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GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 17

GACS lclab - English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 17
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immortalize
v. To preserve in memory forever
morbid
adj. Taking an unhealthy interest in unpleasant things
mortify
v. To cause extreme embarrassment to
moribund
adj. In a dying or deathlike state
noxious
adj. Harmful to physical or moral health
pernicious
adj. Causing damage; harmful
biodegradable
adj. Able to be broken down naturally
symbiotic
adj. Mutually beneficial; supporting one another's life
antibiotic
adj. Causing the death of living organisms, especially harmful ones
vivacious
adj. Cheerful and full of life
vivid
adj. Making a strong impression on the senses; clear and sharp
revival
n. The act or process of bringing back to life
mort
L. mors, mortis "death"
nec/nox/nic
Latin nocere, noxum, "to hurt, kill"
bio
Greek bios "life"
viv
Latin vivere, victum "to live"