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Lesson 4: All or Nothing

Freshmen A
STUDY
PLAY
INCIPIO/INCIPERE
Latin for to begin
inception
(n.) the beginning, start, earliest stage of some process, institution, etc.
incipient
beginning; in an early stage (adj)
NIHL
Latin for nothing
annihilate
to destroy completely (tr. verb)
nihilism
complete denial of all established authority and institutions, especially religion or moral beliefs ( noun)
NEGO/NEGARE/NEGAVI
Latin for to deny
negate
1. to disprove, to nullify
2. to rule out, to cancel or repeal (tr. verb)
renegade
1. a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc. (noun)
2. like a renegade or traitorous (adj)
VANUS/VACUUS
Latin for empty
vacuous
devoid of significance or point, empty of meaning (adj)
vanity
1. Conceit, especially about one's appearance
2. something worthless or useless
3. a dressing table (noun)
vaunt
to boast or brag (tr. verb)
APERIO/APERTUM
Latin for to open
aperture
An opening, especially one that admits light (noun)
overt
open and observable (adj)