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48 terms

World Lit {chapters 1 & 2 and units 1 & 2}

for Mrs. White's classes
STUDY
PLAY
Vinc/Vict
"to conquer"
Invincible
unable to be conquered
Provincial
limited in knowledge of the world
Evince
to establish; to reflect the truth of
Duc/Duct
"to lead"
Conducive
supportive; encouraging; helping to bring
Induce
To lead towards some action
Deduce
To draw a conclusion from fact; to infer
Tract
"to drag"
Protracted
extended in time
Intractable
stubborn; obstinate; hard to move
Retract
to draw back; withdraw
Peto
"to seek aggressively, to assail, to rush"
Petulant
irritable or short-tempered
Impetuous
pacting passionately and without forethought
Impetus
that which drives one; momentum
Fract/Fring/Frang
"to break"
Infraction
minor violation of a rule or law
Infringe
to intrude on an area belonging to another; o trespass
Cis
"cut, kill"
Excise
to cut out of; remove
Incisive
sharply cutting; direct and powerful
Concise
Brief and straightforward
Tom
"to cut"
Tome
a large and serious book
Epitome
the best or most typical example
Dichotomy
two opposite parts of one whole
Anatomy
the structure of parts, taken as a whole
Punct
"to sting, pierce"
Compunction
feeling of regret or remorse
Punctilious
paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful
Pungent
stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell
a, ab, abs
"without, away from"
amat, amor
"love, a fondness for"
anim
"life, mind, soul, spirit"
ante
"before"
anthro/andr
"man, human"
aster/astr/astro
"star, heaven"
aud
"hear, listen"
aqua
"water"
arachne
"spider"
annu/enni
"year"
arch/archi
"chief, principal"
archy
"ruler"
auto
"self"
bell
"war"
bi
"two"
ology
"the study of"