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Chapter 18 Vocabulary and Derivatives List

Here is a list of the Chapter 18 vocabulary and derivatives list.
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praecurrere
to run ahead
precursor
one that precedes and indicates the approach of another
homicide
the killing of one human being by another
hominid
any of a family of erect bipedal primate mammals that includes recent humans together with extinct ancestral and related forms and in some recent classifications the gorilla, chimpanzee and orangutans
precipitate
to throw violently, hurl, to throw down, to bring about abruptly. to condense from a vapor and fall as in rain or snow
fugitive
a person running away or intending flight
fugue
a musical composition in which 1 or 2 themes are repeated or imitated by successfully entering voices and developed into an interweaving of the voice parts
manual
made or done by hand
manipulate
manage unfairly or dishonestly
manicure
trim or polishing of the fingernails
canine
relating to dogs
coda
a concluding part of a literary, dramatic, or musical work, a concluding musical section that is distinct from the main part
coward
one who shows disgraceful fear or timidity
apparition
an unusual or unexpected sight, a ghostly figure
obese
having excessive body fat
revocation
to bring or call back. to annul by calling back or taking back
legate
a usually official emissary (someone sent to do something)
agile
marked by quick ability to move with grace, having a resourceful or adaptable mind
Hercules
a mythical Greek hero known for his great strength and for performing the 12 labors imposed on him by Hera
err or error
an act or condition of ignorant and imprudent deviation from a code of behavior, a mistake
agnostic
a person who holds the view that any ultimate reality is unknown and unknowable. One who is not committed to believing in or not believing in God
condolence
sympathy with another in sorrow
doleful
causing grief or affliction, full of grief, cheerless
doldrums
a spell of listlessness or despondency, a part of the ocean near the equator that is calm
homo, hominis
man
se praecipitant
they hurl themselves, rush
fugere
to flee
manum
hand
hi canes
these dogs
modo
only
cauda
tail
apparēre
to appear
obesus
fat
revocare
to call back
pernoctaverunt
to have spent the night
olim
once
legatus
envoy
quid agis?
how are you?
mehercule!
by hercules! Goodness me!
nisi erro
unless I am mistaken
errare
to wander, to stray, to make a mistake
agnoscere
to recognize
dolēre
to be sad