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25 terms

Latin Roots 1

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rupture
break
genocide
extermination of a race or cultural group
matricide
killing of one's mother
patricide
killing of one's father
astringent
substance that shrinks tissue and checks the flow of blood by drawing together blood vessels
constrict
draw together
carnivorous
flesh-eating
omnivore
eats flesh and plants
voracious
greedy in eating
convivial
fond of eating and drinking with friends
vivisection
operation on a live animal for scientific research
distort
twist out of shape
tortuous
winding
evince
show clearly
vanquish
conquer in battle
refractory
hard to manage
omnibus
covering many things at once
omnipotent
unlimited in power
genuflect
bend the knee
pertinacious
holding firmly to a purpose or opinion
premonition
intuitive anticipation of a coming event
remand
back or recommit
credulous
easily deceived
fidelity
faithfulness to a trust or vow
perfidious
false to a trust