30 terms

Vocab 1B

STUDY
PLAY
RECT(I)
(base) correct, right, straight
SACR, SECR, ECR
(base) sacred, holy
SPEC, SPIC, SPECT
(base) to look
TURB
(base) to disturb
UND, OUND
(base) wave
VOL
(base) to wish
Rectangle
A right-sided parallelogram, or four-sided shape
Rectify
to correct; to make right
Sacred
declared or believed to be holy
Secret
something that is kept or meant to be kept unknown or unseen by others
Spectate
Watch or observe
Despicable
Deserving of hatred or disgust
Turbulence
Violent or unsteady movement of air
Turbine
Machine that spins
Sound
the sensation perceived by the sense of hearing; noise; vibration
Abound
to exist in great quantities or numbers
Evolve
to develop or change gradually
Volition
A choice/decision made by the will
Direct
straight; with no one or nothing in between
Erection
the action of building a structure or object
Sacrifice
an act of offering something precious to a deity
Spectacular
beautiful in a dramatic and eye-catching way. striking, picturesque
Inspect
To look at something closely and carefully
Speculate
To engage in thought or expression; think
Disturbance
the interruption of a settled and peaceful condition
Mound
a rounded mass projecting above a surface
Undulate
move in a wavelike motion
Volunteer
do something because you want to
Benevolence
Any act of kindness or well-doing
Desecrate
to render unholy or to treat as unholy