24 terms

English 2 Latin Roots for Mr. Pogreba: Unit 5

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contradiction
the statement of a position opposite to one already made
contraband
goods that have been imported or exported illegally
contrary
"opposite in nature, direction, or meaning"
counterfeit
made in exact imitation of something valuable or important with the intention to deceive or defraud
counterbalance
a weight that balances another weight.
contrast
the state of being strikingly different from something else
contrarian
a person who opposes or rejects popular opinion
contravene
"violate the prohibition or order of (a law, treaty, or code of conduct)"
mediocre
of only moderate quality; not very good.
medieval
relating to the Middle Ages
mediation
intervention in a dispute in order to resolve it; arbitration.
medial
"situated in the middle, in particular"
median
the strip in the middle of the highway
media
a means by which something is communicated or expressed
medium
a person claiming to be in contact with the spirits of the dead and to communicate between the dead and the living
intermediary
a person who acts as a link between people in order to try to bring about an agreement or reconciliation
transcribe
"put (thoughts, speech, or data) into written or printed form"
transect
to cut across
transparent
allowing light to pass through so that objects behind can be distinctly seen
transport
take or carry (people or goods) from one place to another
translucent
"allowing light, but not detailed images, to pass through"
transfuse
transfer (blood or its components) from one person or animal to another
travesty
represent in a false or distorted way
transfix
"cause (someone) to become motionless with horror, wonder, or astonishment"
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