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latin prefixes 1-15 and latin roots 1-12 vocabulary for the college bound student

vocabulary for the college bound student
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a, ab
away
ad
to
ante
before
bi
two
circum
around
con
with, together
contra
against
de
from
dis
away
e, ex
out
extra
beyond
in (il, im, ir)
not
in (il, im, ir)
in, into
inter
between
intra
within
rupt
break
cide
killer
string
bind together
vor
eat greedily
viv
live
tort
twist
vict
conquer
fract
break
omni
all
flect
bend
ten
hold, keep
mon
warn
premonitory (adj)
conveying a forewarning
omnivorous (adj)
eating everything, both plant and animal; avidly taking in everything
pertinacious (adj)
adhering firmly to a purpose or opinion; very persistent
pertinent (adj)
having to do with the matter at hand; relevant
impertinent (adj)
irrelevant; not pertinent; inappropriate; rude
flexible (adj)
pliable; not rigid; tractable
omnipresent (adj)
present everywhere at the same time; abiquitous
omnific (adj)
all-creating
omnibus (adj)
covering many things at once
omniscient (adj)
knowing everything
admonitory (adj)
conveying a gentle reproof
omnifarious (adj)
of all varieties, forms, or kinds
untenable (adj)
incapable of being held or defended
retentive (adj)
tenacious; able to retain or remember
omnipotent (adj)
unlimited in power; almighty
reflect (v)
throw back light rays from a mirror; think
deflect (v)
turn aside
monitor (v)
keep track of regulate, or control the operation of a machine or process
genuflect (v)
bend the knee; touch the right knee to the ground, in worship
flex (v)
bend
admonish (v)
warn of a fault; reprove; rebuke
monument (n)
means of reminding us of a person or event
retinue (n)
group of followers or assistants attending a distinguished person
tenet (n)
principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true
flexor (n)
muscle that serves to bend a limb
admonition (n)
gentle reproof; counseling against a fault or error
monitor (n)
person or device that keeps track of, checks, or warns
detention (n)
act of keeping back or retaining
reflex (n)
involuntary response to a stimulus
inflexibility (n)
rigidity; firmness
tenacity (n)
firmness in holding fast; persistence
omnibus (n)
bus; book containing a variety of works by one author
premonition (n)
forewarning; intuitive anticipation of a coming event
inflection (n)
change in the pitch or tone of a person's voice
tenure (n)
period for which an office or position is held; status assuring an employee a permanent position
tenancy (n)
period of a tenant's temporary holding of real estate