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Mr. Earles Vocab Unit 3

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mal
bad
malevolent
having or showing intense ill will or hatred
malicious
desiring to cause pain, injury, or distress to another
malign
to make harsh and often false or misleading statements about
cata
down
cataclysm
a violent and massive change or the earth's surface OR a momentous event that results in great upheaval and often destruction
catatonic
relating to or suffering from a form of schizophrenia OR showing an unusual lack of movement, activity, or expression
prot/ proto
first in time; first formed
prototype
an original model on which something is patterned OR a first, full-scale, usually working version of a new type or design
ante
before; in front of
antedate
to date something (such as a check) with a date earlier than that of actual writing OR to precede in time
ortho
straight; right; true
orthography
the spelling of words, especially spelling according to standard usage
rect
straight; right
rectitude
moral integrity
eu
well; good; true
euphemism
an agreeable or inoffensive word or expression that is substituted for one that may offend or disgust
euphoria
a strong feeling of well-being or happiness
dys
bad; difficult
dystopia
an imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives
equ
equal
equable
tending to remain calm OR free from harsh changes or extreme variation
quis
to seek or obtain
perquisite
a privilege or profit that is provided in addition to one's base salary OR something claimed as an exclusive possession or right
acquisitive
eager to acquire; greedy
ple/ plen
to fill
plenary
including all who have a right to attend OR complete in all ways
replete
fully or abundantly filled or supplied
metr/ meter
measure
aud
hearing
inaudible
not heard or capable of being heard
son
sound
dissonant
clashing or discordant, especially in must OR incompativle or disagreeing
err
to wander, to stray
errant
wandering or moving about aimlessly OR straying outside proper bounds, or away from an accepted pattern or standard
aberrant
straying of differing from the right, normal, or natural type
erroneous
mistaken, incorrect
ced
to proceed; to yield
accede
to give in to a request or demand OR to give approval or consent
lethargic
lazily sluggish OR indifferent or apathetic
stygian
extremely dark, dank, gloomy, and forbidding