26 terms

English 2 Latin Roots for Mr. Pogreba: Unit 1

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centennial
relating to a hundredth anniversary
anniversary
a date that is remembered or celebrated on the same day every year
millennium
a period of time equal to 1,000 years
perennial
lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time
biannual
occurring twice a year
Superannuated
too old to be useful
Annals
a record of events by year
Annuity
a fixed sum of money paid to someone each year
Aqueduct
an artificial channel for conveying water, typically in the form of a bridge
Aquarium
• a transparent tank of water for fish and other water creatures
Aquatic
Relating to, living in, or growing in water
Aqueous
of or containing water, typically as a solvent or medium.
Aquarist
person who studies aquatic life; owner of an aquarium
Aquifer
an underground layer of rock that water continually moves through
Aquanaut
one who travels under water; a person trained to work in an under water chamber
Hydraulic
moved or operated or effected by liquid (water or oil)
Scripture
the books of the Bible or a body of writings considered sacred
Hydrant
a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
Scribble
to write hastily or carelessly without regard to legibility or form
Prescription
a written set of directions for taking a medicine
Manuscript
a written or typewritten composition or document as distinguished from a printed copy
Circumscribe
to define or mark off carefully
Proscribe
to condemn or forbid as harmful or unlawful; to publish the name of as condemned to death
Inscription
a short dedication written in a book or engraved on something, such as a coin or monument
Scribe
a copier of manuscripts
Ascribe
to say or think that (something) is caused by, comes from, or is associated with a particular person or thing
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