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Big Dawg Latin Prefixes and Roots Weeks 9-11

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circumvent
to get around; to bypass
circumference
the distance around a circle
circumstantial
suggesting that something is true without proving it
circumspect
cautious
circumlocution
an indirect way of expressing something
circumscribe
to draw a circle around; to restrict
circumnavigate
to sail around the world
circuit
a path for an electrical current to flow around
emit
to send out; to give forth, as in sound or light
commitment
A pledge or promise
admittance
the right to enter
unremitting
not stopping or slowing down; constant
intermittent
stopping and beginning again, sporadic
omit
to leave out
missive
a written note or letter
emmissary
messenger
spectacles
glasses that help someone see better
introspective
inward looking
retrospective
looking back at past things
aspect
a part that can be considered or viewed
inspection
the act of examining or reviewing
respectable
worthy of respect
estimable, honorable, reputable
spectrum
broad range of related values or qualities or ideas or activities
speculate
To form opinions without definite knowledge or evidence
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
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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