Latin/Greek Vocab chapter 3-4
Terms in this set (42)
Latin root meaning "green"
Latin for "green"
Latin root meaning "white, pure", " to glow, to burn"
Latin for "to glow, to burn"
Latin for "white, pure"
Latin root meaning "to be pale"
Latin for "to be pale"
Latin root meaning "bluish-black"
Latin for "bluish-black"
Latin root meaning "black"
Latin for "black"
Latin root meaning "worse"
Latin for "worse"
Latin root meaning "to sin, to be flawed"
Latin for "to sin, to be flawed"
Latin root meaning "bad"
Latin for "bad"
Latin root meaning "to deny", "to neglect"
Latin for "to deny"
Latin for "to neglect"
greenery; fresh and ripe vegetation
For decades, tourists have visited the botanical garden to marvel at its astonishing _____.
green; lush with vegetation
Because of the sunny days, the land was _______ and the harvest was full.
lack of experience; innocence
Quentin's ______ was a sure sign that he had led a very sheltered life.
open and sincere
In the privacy of my own home, I gave the film crew my ______ opinion about the matter.
frankness or sincerity of expression; openness
Donald showed a ______ that was unique among the politicians in the race.
The actress ______ gold gown was the talk of all the celebrities at the awards ceremony last night.
When the receptionist suggested that I leave the office, I became ______ and threatened to sue.
extreme or unatural paleness
The guilty man's face took on a distinct ______, and his hands began to tremble.
lacking color; dull
Patrick knew that Juliette was sick when he saw the young girl's ______ face.
to fill with horror or disapproval
Karl was ______ to learn that the beautiful old museum was going to be replaced by a shopping mall.
to attack the character of; to mock
The notoriously harsh theatre critic rarely hesitated to ______ even the most famous and respected actors.
a small sin or fault
Leonard grew so irritated by his roommate's ______ that he threatened to move out.
having no flaws
Oliver's ______ comic timing made him the center of every party.
violating a moral law; sinful
The seamstress was exiled from the colony for her supposedly ______ activity.
negative and critical; insulting
Mosheh was clearly disturbed by the ______ comments used in the review of his latest album.
to cause to diminish, as in strength, value, or quality
A new report claims that many prescription drugs will severely ______ one's ability to operate a vehicle.
to speak of maliciously, insult
The pamphlet tried to help the incumbent win the re-election race for city council by ______ two opposing candidates.
to pretend to be sick in order to avoid something
Shannon ______ all day Friday because she hadn't studied for her math test.
a sense of unease; depression
One year after the crash of the stock market, the economy remains stuck in a deep ______.
not properly attentive
Because the captain had been ______ in his maintenance of the ship, the hull developed a leak.
Although the automobile accident was terrifying, actual damage to the car was ______.
to cancel the effect of, nullify
Donna feared that her years of gymnastics training wold be ______ by an accident during the competition.
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