15 terms

English III SAT Vocab Set VIII and roots

SAT Vocab Set VIII and roots
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mater/matr
mother
mela
black
meta
change, beyond, behind
moll
soft
mon
warn
prescient
knowledge of actions or events before they occur
progenitor
a direct ancestor; an originator of a line of descent
propensity
an innate inclination; bent
puerile
immature; childish
quiescent
inactive or still; dormant
quixotic
impractically romantic or idealistic
raconteur
one who tells stories and anecdotes with skill and wi
rescind
to void; repeal
rubric
any brief, authoritative rule or direction; a short commentary or explanation covering a broad subject
salutary
beneficial; wholesome