16 terms

Lesson 2: Numbers

STUDY
PLAY
TRI
three - 3
QUARTO/QUATRO/QUAD
FOUR - 4
DECA/DECEM/DECI
TEN - 10
CENTUM
ONE HUNDRED - 100
BICENTENNIAL
200 year anniversary
CENTENARY
100 year period (like a century)
CENTENARIAN
person who is 100 years old
CENTIGRADE
temperature measurement in Celsius, 0=freezing, 100=boiling
DECATHLON
athletic competition with 10 events
DECIMATE
to destroy BIG TIME!
QUADRANT
one fourth of a circle, one fourth of something (city, lawn, paper, etc.)
QUARTET
musical group made of four voices, instruments, people
QUATRAIN
group of four lines of poetry, a stanza made of 4 lines
TRILOGY
group of THREE literary/musical works with related theme (Star Wars, Hunger Games, Lord of Rings)
TRISECT
to divide into 3 parts
TRIUMVIRATE
group of three, usually in charge

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