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10 terms

7th Grade Roots Lesson 8

From the Vocabulary from Classical Roots workbook.
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primus
(Latin) First
post
(Latin) After
premier
(adjective) First in time or importance. (noun) A prime minister or head of state.
primate
(noun) 1. An archbishop or bishop who ranks highest among others. 2. A member of the order of animals that includes monkeys, apes, and humans.
prime
(noun) First in rank, excellence, quality, importance, or time. (adjective) Chief; most important. (verb) To prepare something or someone for use or action.
primeval
(adjective) Belonging to the first ages; ancient.
primordial
(adjective) Primeval; original; fundamental
posterior
(adjective) Situated behind or at the back.
posterity
(noun) 1. Future generations. 2. A person's descendants.
posthumous
(adjective) occurring or continuing after death, especially a work published after the author's death or a child born after the father's death.