72 terms

Week 20 Latin Roots Big Dawg

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inquisition
punitive investigation
prerequisite
something required beforehand
inquisitive
showing curiosity
exquisite
beautifully made
query
question
inquest
an investigation; an inquiry
conquest
Capture or taking of something by force
acquire
To gain possession of
multifarious
having great variety; numerous and diverse
multinational
a corporation that has manufacturing or service operations in a number of different countries
multiracial
made up of people from several ethnic groups
multitudinous
too numerous to be counted
multilingual
speaking several languages
multifaceted
having many aspects
multimedia
using or involving several forms of communication or expression
multilateral
having many sides
extraterrestrial
outside or originating outside the limits of the earth's atmosphere
terrace
a broad platform of flat land cut into a slope
territorial
of or relating to territory
terrarium
a clear container housing plants and small land animals
subterranean
underground
terrier
small dog which hunts for burrowing game
disinter
to dig up
internment
confinement
exhale
to breathe out
exhaltation
rasing up; praise
halitosis
bad breath
inhalant
a drug that is inhaled as a vapor
halitophobia
fear of bad breath
halimeter
instrument for measurement of the level of volatile sulfur compounds in the mouth
inhale
to breathe in
inhaler
an instrument to administer medications by inhalation
habeas corpus
the right not to be held in prison without first being charged with a specific crime
habitat
Place where an organism lives
habitual
established by long use
rehabilitate
to return to normal life
habituate
to become used to
habit
a repetitive act performed by a particular individual
cohabit
live together
inhibit
to hold back
maternal
of or like a mother
matrimony
marriage
matronly
like a married woman; dignified, stately
matriarch
a female head of a family or tribe
patriarchy
a form of social organization in which males dominate females
patronize
condescend to
repatriate
to return to one's country of origin
expatriate
an exile
credibility
the quality of being believable or trustworthy
incredulous
unwilling or unable to believe something
accredit
to authorize; to certify; to believe
credulous
gullible
incredulity
disbelief
credentials
the necessary qualifications
creditor
a person who believes that he will be paid back the money that he loaned
credo
statement of belief or principle; creed
immigrate
to move permanently to a new country
emigrate
To leave one country or region and settle in another
migrant
traveler who moves from one region or country to another
migratory
moving from place to place
emigre
person who flees his or her country for political reasons
omnibus
covering many things
omnivore
An animal that eats both plants and animals
omnipotent
all-powerful
omniscient
all-knowing
omnipresent
present in all places at all times
omnify
to make universal
judicious
(adj.) using or showing good judgment, wise, sensible
adjudicate
to judge
prejudice
A negative attitude toward an entire category of people, often an ethnic or racial minority.
judgment
The use of available evidence or facts to formulate a rational opinion
judiciary
That department of government which administers the law relating to civil and criminal justice.
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