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SPRING EXAMS 2012 english vocab vocab from classical roots book b lessons 9-16
from VFCR book b lessons 9-16 and roots
Cautious and watchful; prudent
The outer boundary of a circle; the perimeter
Path of one body as it revolves around another body; A sphere of influence, a range of action and experience
a sphere; anything spherical in shape
a globe carried by a monarch as a symbol of office
shape or outline; a method of arrangement
using figures of speech; symbolic, not literal
occurring or moving in cycles
possessing information about many subjects or intensively one subject
L>to look at
L> circle, anything round
L> form, shape
G> wheel, circle
To consent; to express agreement (used with to)
To have or express a different opinion
A sense of something about to happen
Appealing to the senses, especially aesthetically
A sentry; one who keeps watch
Adjoining; sharing a boundary
Perceptible by sense of touch
Clear and definite; real; concrete
Pertaining to or using the sense of touch; tangible
Irrelevant; off the subject
A straight line that touches the outside of a curve but does not cross it
A sudden change of direction: "to go off on a tangent"
For a specific purpose or situation
To scold gently but firmly
To caution; to warn
To take in and make part of the body; to digest
To cause to become similar or part of a whole
Pertaining to the sense of smell
Full of memories
To produce or show sound vibrations; to echo or resound
Pertaining to sound waves or audible sounds
To speak in favor of something; to recommend
A person who argues, supports, or defends a cause
To summon or call forth; to inspire
To produce a reaction or response
Making an outcry; chracterized by loudness, especially in protest
Showing signs that promise success
Examination of one's own thoughts or feelings
A survey of past times or events
A single thing that is taken as an example of a whole category
A haunting fear of future trouble
The distribution of characteristics of a physical system, especially bands of colors seen as a rainbow or bands of differing sound waves
A wide range of qualities or ideas
To form opinions without definite knowledge or evidence
To buy or sell something to make a profit but with risk of loss
Supervision or close observation, especially of a suspected person
A period of staying awake to keep watch or to pray
Watchful; on the lookout for danger
to prove a statement or person to be incorrect; to disprove
to say over again
a quick, witty reply
conversation characterized by such remarks
the stock of plays, stories, song, or other pieces that a player or company is prepared to perform
the skills or accomplishments of a particular person or group
a rest, a peaceful state; to rest
to place trust in or expectations on something
of a silent nature; reserved in manner
pretended; given as an excuse to conceal the real reason
showy; intended to impress people
to make up something without preparation; to make or provide from materials on hand
existing only in imagination; fanciful; not practical
characterized by vision or forethought
To put off doing something; to delay neeedlessly
Adj. 1) Recklessly wasteful; extravagant
A person with exceptional talent or powers
Adj. 1) Showing disrespect toward god or sacred things 2) Nonreligious in subject, form , or use.
To treat with irreverence
Plentiful, prodigial, overflowing; giving abundantly(usually used with in).
Joking; avoiding seriousness
To soothe; to make less severe; to satisfy
Smooth in social manner
A decorative chain of flowers, leaves, or ribbons hung in a curve
To decorate with hanging ornaments
A party or festival, especially one held out of doors
To give a party in someone's honor
With round (eloquent) mouth.
<L. "to shape"
A misleading movement or pretended attack.
A sculpture or model of a person.
<G. "shape," "form"
The main ideas of a class, group, or movement.
A short description of a peaceful or romantic scene, usually of country life.
By memory without thought of the meaning; mechanical routine.
A circular domed building or hall.
<L. "a hollow"
Like a large cave in size or darkness.
Curved like the inner surface of a ball.
To dig out; to make a hole by digging.
Volens et potens
Willing and able.
<L. "to grieve"
To express sympathy.
irritable; hot tempered.
<L. "to wish"
wishing harm to others; malicious.
a conscious choice; use of one's will to make a decision.
passionate devotion to a cause, ardor.
a zealous person; a fanatic.