40 terms

Vocab 5B

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MAL(E), MALIGN
(base) bad
SANCT
(base) holy, sacred
SOL
(base) alone
TEN (TIN), TENT (TAIN)
(base) to hold
VID, VIS
(base) to see
VOC
(base) voice, to call
Malignant
Evil; virulent; infectious
Malaria
fever caused by a parasite spread by mosquitoes
Sanctuary
A place of protection; sacred place
Sanctimonious
affectedly holy; morally superior
Desolate
Lonely; forlorn; uninhabited; barren; abandoned
Solitude
act or state of being alone
Tension
Pressure; tightness
Tent
a portable shelter made of cloth, supported by one or more poles and stretched tight
Video
the recording, reproducing, or broadcasting of moving visual images
Vision
the ability to see
Vocal
pertaining to the voice
Vocabulary
the body of words used in a particular language
Malevolent
ill-willed; causing evil or harm to others
Malefactor
an evil-doer, criminal
Dismal
Depressing;gloomy; dreary
Sanction
authorize
Sanctify
to make holy
Sanctitude
the state or quality of being holy, sacred, or saintly
Console
To comfort
Isolation
the complete separation from others
Solitary
Alone, without anyone or anything else
Content
Happy, satisfied
Maintain
to keep in existence or continuance; preserve; retain
Tenuous
weak, insubstantial
Discontented
not content or satisfied; dissatisfied; restlessly unhappy
Taint
a trace of something bad, offensive, or harmful
Visual
pertaining to seeing
Advise
to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following
Visage
the face, appearance
Advocate
to argue in favor of; someone who argues for
Vocalize
to produce a sound of the voice like talking or singing
Vocation
a profession to which one feels called to carry out
Evoke
To summon of call forth; to inspire
Vociferous
loud and noisy; compelling attention