72 terms

Big Dawg Latin 16: Weeks 15, 14,13

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malaria
bad air; a disease usually spread by infected mosquitoes
maladroit
clumsy
malediction
a curse
malefaction
an evil deed
malign
bad
malinger
to feign illness to escape duty
malaise
a vague feeling of physical discomfort or uneasiness
malfeasance
wrongdoing or bad conduct by a public official
sentimental
emotional
sentinel
a guard
sententious
full of maxims
self-righteous
sentient
conscious; capable of feeling or perceiving
resentment
bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly
presentiment
a vague sense of approaching misfortune
dissent
to disagree
assent
to express agreement
subpoena
notice ordering someone to appear in court
subordinate
rank or order as less important or consider of less value
subsidiary
a company that is completely controlled by another company
subversive
intended to undermine or overthrow
subsequent
following
subsistence
the minimum amount to sustain life
subjugate
to conquer by force
to bring under control; to conquer
subterfuge
evasive dodge
deceit used in order to achieve one's goal
fractals
A geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is a reduced-size copy of the whole.
fracture
a break in a part of the body
infraction
a breaking of a law or obligation
refract
bend from a straight path
suffrage
the right to vote in political elections
frail
weak
conflate
combine into one
congenial
agreeable
connote
to suggest; to imply
convocation
a group united for a particular purpose
conjugal
relating to marriage
contingent
dependent on something else
conclave
private secret meeting
concomitant
naturally accompanying or associated
contumacious
disobedient; rebellious
conjecture
guess
contemporary
belonging to the present time
tempestuous
turbulent, stormy
extemporaneous
made or delivered on the spur of the moment
tempo
speed of music
temporary
not permanent
temporize
to act evasively in order to gain time
contemporaneous
happening at or around the same time
contretemps
an embarrassing occurrence
emancipate
(v.) to free from slavery; to release or liberate
manipulate
to skillfully operate by hand
manifest
obvious
manicure
professional care for the hands and fingernails
manacle
handcuffs
mannerism
a distinctive behavioral trait; an idiosyncrasy
manumission
A grant of legal freedom to an individual slave.
manual
done by hand
unison
in one voice
university
a school of advanced learning
unanimous
showing complete agreement
unilateral
one-sided
unicorn
a horse-like fabled animal that has one horn growing out of the middle of its forehead
reunion
the act of coming together again
unionize
to organize into a labor union
unify
to join together into one group
abstain
to not do something; refrain
detain
to stop or hold; to keep from going on
retainer
a fee paid in advance for services; a servant; an attendant
tenant
A person who pays for the right to live in a residence owned by someone else
tentative
experimental in nature; uncertain; hesitant
tendon
connects muscle to bone
contain
to hold; to have within
patent
a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
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