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46 terms

Latin Prefixes 7-12

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emigrate
move out of a country or region to settle in another
immigrate
move into a foreign country or region as a permanent resident
eminent
standing or jutting out; conspicuous; famous; distinguished; noteworthy
imminent
hanging over one's head; threatening; about to occur; impending
enervate
lessen the strength of; enfeeble; weaken
erosion
gradual wearing away; deterioration; depletion
evoke
bring out; call forth; elicit; produce
invoke
call on for help or protection; appeal to for support
excise
cut out; remove by cutting out
incise
cut into; carve; engrave
exclusive
shutting out, or tending to shut out, others; not shared with others; single; sole
inclusive
including the limits (dates, numbers, etc.) mentioned; broad in scope; comprehensive
exhibit
show; display
inhibit
hold in check; restrain; repress
expel
drive out; force out; compel to leave; banish; eject
impel
drive on; force; compel
implicate
show to be a part of or connected with; involve; entangle
impugn
call in question; assail by words or arguments; attack as false; contradict; attack; malign
incarcerate
put in prison; imprison; confine
inscribe
write, engrave, or print to create a lasting record; imprint; autograph
insurgent
one who rises in revolt against authority; rebel; mutineer
insurgent
rebellious; insubordinate; mutinous
extracurricular
outside the regular curriculum or course of study
extraneous
coming from or existing outside; foreign; not essential; not pertinent; irrelevant
extravagant
outside or beyond the bounds of reason; excessive; spending lavishly; wasteful
intramural
within the walls or boundaries (of a school, college, etc.); confined to members (of a school, college, etc.)
intraparty
within a party
intrastate
within a state
intravenous
within or by way of veins
con
against; on the negative side
con
opposing argument; reason against
contraband
merchandise imported or exported contrary to law; smuggled goods
contravene
go or act contrary to; violate; disregard; infringe
controversy
dispute; debate; quarrel
counter
contrary; in the opposite direction
countermand
cancel (an order) by issuing a contrary order; revoke
incontrovertible
not able to be "turned against" or disputed; unquestionable; certain; indisputable
intercede
interfere to reconcile differences; mediate; plead in another's behalf; intervene
intercept
stop or seize on the way from one place to another; interrupt; catch
interlinear
inserted between lines already printed or written
interlude
anything filling the time between two events; interval; break; intermission
intermediary
go-between; mediator
intermission
pause between periods of activity; interval; interruption
intersect
cut by passing through or across; divide; cross
interurban
between cities or towns
intervene
come between; come in to settle a quarrel; intercede; mediate