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Latin and Greek Root Words - Maxwell Fitchue
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Pretending to have feelings, beliefs, or virtues that one does not.
A general pardon for offenders; especially political offenses.
Criterion or Criteria
A standard, rule, or test on which a decision or judgement can be made.
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.
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.
Designed or intended to cause a fire, or, tending to stir up trouble; inflammatory.
Shockingly evident, outrageously obvious.
Fervid or Fervor
Full of intense passion or enthusiasm.
To infuriate or enrage.
Like a dictator.
Choice of words in your speech or writing, or, a person's manner of pronouncing words.
A decree or proclamation issued by an authority.
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.
A short concluding section a literary work.
The organization of supplies and services.
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.
An inscription on a monument or building; on coin, or at the beginning of a book or chapter.
A loud outcry; especially in protest, or as a verb, to insist or exclaim noisily.
Relating to the visual arts, or, giving a vivid expression.
The art of creating dances.
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.
The features of an area, such as rivers, mountains, and roads.
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.
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