24 terms

English 2 Latin Roots for Mr. Pogreba: Week 10

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projectile
an object that is thrown
injection
the throwing of medicine into flesh by a needle
objective
a goal or purpose
trajectory
the path of a moving object
reject
to throw something out because it's defective
ballistics
the study of the dynamics of projectiles
parabola
the shape of the graph of a quadratic function
parable
a simple story that illustrates a moral or religious lesson
quadrant
one of four sections into which the coordinate plane is divided
quadruped
a four-footed creature
quadruplets
four people born at the same time
quadriceps
a muscle group consisting of four muscles that is located along the front of the thigh
quadrennial
happening every four years
quadrisect
to cut into four equal parts
quadrangle
a four-sided enclosure usually surrounded by buildings
quadriplegic
a person who is paralyzed in both arms and both legs
precocious
talented beyond one's age
predicament
a difficult situation
predilection
a preference toward someone or something
prescient
to have foreknowledge of events
preamble
an introduction to a speech or piece of writing
predispose
to incline to beforehand
preponderance
a great amount or frequency
prevaricate
to lie or deviate from the truth
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