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Unit 7 Roots (Sample words)

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antecede
to come before something in time
antemeridian
before noon
anteroom
a small room before the main room
ascertain
to find out something with certainty
certain
being absolutely sure
certify
to state that something is true
demitasse
a small cup of coffee
demimonde
someone of little respected life
style
artifact
an object made by a person
factory
a place where things are made
malefact
a person who does wrong
hydrate
to add water to
hydrophobia
intense fear of water
hydroponics
growing plants in liquid nutrient solution
hydraulic
operated by force created by
a liquid.
liberate
to set free
libertine
a person with a free, wild lifestyle;
Mesoamerica
Middle America
meson
elementary particle with a mass between
an electron and a proton.
innovate
to introduce a new way
novelty -
something new;
novice -
a person
who is new at a job;
renovate -
to make something like new again.
opponent -
a person who places him/herself against an action, idea, etc.;
postpone -
to put off doing something.
deride -
to make fun of someone;
ridicule -
to make fun or mock;
ridiculous -
silly,
causing laughter.
contact -
a state in which two things touch;
tactile -
relating to the sense of touch;
tangible -
able to be touched;
intact -
with nothing missing.
benevolent -
showing good will and kindness;
volition -
the act of making a choice
or decision
voluntary -
resulting from your own free will