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Latin and Greek Root Words - Julia De Souza
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Criterion or Criteria
A standard, rule, or test on which a decision or judgement can be made.
Pretending to have feelings, beliefs, or virtues that one does not.
A general pardon for offenders; especially political offenses.
Relating to or assisting the memory, or as a noun, a device used in remembering.
Frantic; frenzied; wildly excited; crunk.
A severe mental disorder in which a person becomes unable to act, or, reason in a rational way or a situation of extreme conflict between choices, loyalties, or ways of life.
Fervid or Fervor
Full of intense passion or enthusiasm.
Bubbling up from a liquid, or, very excited; bubbling over with high spirits.
Arousing strong emotion (anger), or, pertaining to redness, swelling, or pain as a result of an infection or injury.
Colored or decorated in a showy way (appearance or manner).
A large and destructive fire.
Shockingly evident, outrageously obvious.
Designed or intended to cause a fire, or, tending to stir up trouble; inflammatory.
To infuriate or enrage.
Like a dictator.
A decree or proclamation issued by an authority.
Choice of words in your speech or writing, or, a person's manner of pronouncing words.
To issue a formal charge, or, to accuse.
Control and authority, especially for laws.
A bidding farewell; a leave-taking; a farewell speech.
To speak against or deny something.
A person who makes an argument in support of someone or something.
The organization of supplies and services.
A short concluding section a literary work.
A speech or writing in praise of a person or thing; especially honoring the dead.
The use of many words when few will do, or, expression.
A meeting for discussion, especially in an academic setting.
Applause' enthusiastic approval, or, an oral vote; especially one of approval.
A loud outcry; especially in protest, or as a verb, to insist or exclaim noisily.
An inscription on a monument or building; on coin, or at the beginning of a book or chapter.
Relating to the visual arts, or, giving a vivid expression.
The art of creating dances.
The features of an area, such as rivers, mountains, and roads.
The repetition of consonant sounds in several words.
Able to read and write, or, well-educated.
The primary meaning of a word or phrase, or, word for word.
To do away with completely; to wipe out; erase.
To draw a line around; encircle, or, to confine; to limit.
A military draft, or, conscript.
To pledge to pay for something or contribute to something, or, to express consent or agreement.
To make a copy of; to write out fully.
A brief, often repeated statement that expresses a general truth or common observation.
Wordy; using excessive words.
Word for word; in exactly the same words.
A system of naming; especially in the arts and sciences.
A wrong or inappropriate name.
"To separate" "To decide" "To judge"
To glow" "To burn" "To blaze"
"To set on fire"
"To say" "To tell"
"Speech" "Word" "Reason"
"To cry out" "To shout out"
"Scratch" "Draw" "Write"
Scribo or Scriptum
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