10 terms

Roots Classwork #3B: Rupt Words

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abrupt (adj)
sudden; unexpected; broken into what is expected
bankrupt (adj)
to be out of money; financially ruined; to "break the bank"
corrupt (adj)
evil; dishonest; to break away from honesty
corruptible (adj)
able to be influenced into doing something that breaks away from the rules; able to become bad
disrupt (v)
to break up; to cause confusion
disruption (n)
something that breaks someone's concentration; bothersome; annoying
erupt (v)
to explode; to break out with force
interrupt (v)
to break into someone's conversation
interruption (n)
something that breaks up what you were doing; an unplanned event that breaks up an activity
rupture (v)
to burst or break open (usually a body part)
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