30 terms

Vocab 2B

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POT
(base) to have power
PUNG, PUNCT, POIGN, PUG
(base) to prick, to point
SEQU, SECUT
(base) to follow
SIMIL, SIMUL
(base) like, same
TEMPOR
(base) time
VERB
(base) word, verb
Despot
a ruler with absolute power
Potential
possible; that which is capable of coming into being
Punctuate
occur at intervals throughout, or add the marks used in writing to separate sentences or parts of sentences
Pungent
having a sharp taste or smell
Sequence
The following of one thing after another; succession; orderly series
Consecutive
Next, or following in order
Simultaneous
Existing, occurring,or operating at the same time, concurrent
Simile
a word or phrase by which anything is likened to something else; it's often introduced by "like" or "as"
Temporary
lasting for a limited time
Contemporary
A person or thing from the same period or generation
Verbal
spoken rather than written
Verbatim
Exactly the same words
Impotent
lacking physical strength; powerless
Potion
A powerful liquid for drinking, especially a medicinal, magic, or poisonous drink
Puncture
Pierce;make a hole in; a small hole
Poignant
Painfully affecting feelings, or evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret
Sequel
something that follows; continuation
Consequence
that which follows logically; result
Similar
Of the same sort or "having things in common"
Simulation
Imitation of a situation or process
Temporal
relating to time
Temporize
To postpone a decision in order to gain time
Proverbial
of or like a wise or witty folk saying, or well-known; notorious; frequently spoken of
Punch
Strike with a fist