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15 terms

Vocab from Classical Roots C Ch. 11

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carnage
the killing of many people; massacre (sometimes used metaphorically)
carrion
dead & decaying flesh
incarnate
embodied in human form
accolade
anyhonor, award, or expression of approval OR a ceremonial tap on the shoulder (dub) with the flat side of a sword
decolletage
a low neckline on a garment or a garment with a low neckline
corporal
relating to or having an effect on the human body
corporeal
characteristic of or resembling the physical body OR having material substance; able to be seen
corps
a military organization of officers or of officers and enlistees OR an army unit OR a group of people having purpose and direction in common
corpulent
excessively bulky; fat
corpus
a body or collection of writings OR a structure of special character in an animal body
accord
harmony; agreement OR to grant or bestow upon OR to agree
cordial
hearty; warm; sincere OR stimulating
concordance
a state of agreement; harmony OR an alphabetical index of all the words in a text or corpus of texts, showing every occurrence of a word
ossify
to turn into bone; to become bony OR to become rigid (in behavior, habits, or beliefs)
carnal
relating to the desire's and appetite of the flesh; sensual