24 terms

English 2 Latin Roots for Mr. Pogreba: Week 9

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concept
a general idea or thought about something
exceptional
unusual, extraordinary
imperceptible
barely noticeable
preconception
An opinion formed before having enough information or experience
inception
the beginning of something
deception
the act of deceiving
intercept
to stop something from reaching its intended destination
conceptual
theoretical, abstract
attractive
appealing
extract
to pull out by force
distraction
something that draws attention away
tract
a major passage in the body
retract
to take back
protract
to prolong
distraught
deeply upset and agitated
intractable
not easily managed or manipulated
benediction
a good blessing in a religious service
dictatorial
domineering; oppressively overbearing
jurisdiction
(law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
malediction
a curse
diction
word choice
indict
to officially charge with wrongdoing or a crime
edict
an official order
predict
to say what will happen before it occurs
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