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GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 12

GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 12
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rapacious
adj. Seizing everything; greedy
rapt
adj. Giving total attention to; captivated
surreptitious
adj. Hidden or secret; done without notice
perceptible
adj. Able to be noticed or felt
susceptible
adj. Able to be influenced
precept
n. An idea important to a system of beliefs
voracious
adj. Devouring everything
omnivorous
adj. Feeding on both animals and plants
herbivorous
adj. Eating only plants
decadent
adj. Overly luxurious and lacking moral discipline; excessive
cadence
n. Rhythmic rise and fall
casualty
n. Something or someone injured, killed or eliminated
rap
Latin rapere, raptum, "to snatch"; rapax, "greedy, devouring"
cep
Latin capere, captum, "seize, take"
vor
latin vorare, voratum "to eat"
cad/cas
Latin cadere, casum, "to fall"