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Vocabulary from the lesson 2 Latin roots


(adj) greater than the speed of sound waves through air; capable of achieving such speed


(adj) of or pertaining to words; consisting of or in the form of words


(adj) of or pertaining to the tongue or some tonguelike part; pertaining to languages


(adj) lacking in vigor or vitality; slack or slow; lacking in spirit or interest


(n) habitual observance of truth in speech or statement; truthfulness; conformity to truth or fact


(n) the condition or quality of devouring or craving food in great quantities


(adj) of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a man; masculine; manly


(n) a person who has special knowledge or skill in a field; a person who excels in musical technique or execution


(adj) eating both animal and plant foods; eating all kinds of food indiscriminately


(adj) using or able to speak several or many languages with some facility; spoken or written in several or many languages


(n) smallness of quantity; scarcity; scantiness; smallness or insufficiency or a person without any means of support, especially a destitute


(v) to draw out to greater length; lengthen; extend; to increase in length


(n) shortness of time or duration; briefness; the quality of expressing much in a few words; terseness


(n) the state or quality of being true; accordance with fact or reality; something that is true, as a principle, belief, idea, or statement


(adj) characterized by the use of many or too many words; using or containing an excess of words, so as to be pedantic or boring; prolix


(v) to be or become weak or feeble; droop; fade; to lose vigor and vitality


(n) person who depends on aid from public welfare funds or charity


(v) to shorten (a word or phrase) by omitting letters, substituting shorter forms, etc, so that the shortened form can represent the whole or phrase; to reduce in length, duration, etc; make briefer


(n) a long individual life; great duration of individual life; the length or duration of life


(adj) almighty or infinite in power, as God; having very great or unlimited authority or power

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