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44 terms

Roots Test #2 Review

STUDY
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PEL, PULS
to push
compulsion
An irresistible urge to repeatedly carry out some act that seems strange and unreasonable
compelling
Forceful, demanding attention
dispel
To drive away; scatter, as to dispel a misconception. Push away an idea
repulsive
Disgusting
impulsive
Acting or done without forethought
pulsate
to throb
repel
to push away
propulsion
Forward motion
expel
To send out or away
propeller
a mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water
RUPT
to break, burst
corrupt
Dishonest
disruptive
causing or tending to cause disruption
rupture
To break apart, to burst
erupt
burst or break out
abruptly
Suddenly
eruption
The act of breaking up, appearing, or becoming visible; the appearance of a tooth through the gums.
abruptness
sudden or unexpected
interruption
something that breaks up what you were doing; an unplanned event that breaks up an activity
interrupt
interfere in someone else's activity
corruption
Dishonest or fraudulent conduct
SEC, SECT SEG
to cut or divide
dissect
To cut apart for the purpose of investigation
intersection
A point where lines intersect.
bisect
To divide into two equal parts
sector
A section or division of an area
intersect
the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path)
segment
A division or section
insecticide
substance that kills insects
sectional
part of a whole, a couch that is divided into sections
section
part of a whole
dissection
Act of cutting apart.
SENS, SENT, SENTI
to feel, perceive
consensus
General agreement
consent
permission to do something
dissension
A difference of opinion; disagreement
insensitive
not caring; slow to feel or notice
sensation
a feeling
nonsense
Absurdity
sentimental
A term that describes characters' excessive emotional response to experience; also nauseatingly nostalgic and mawkish.
assent
agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
resent
To feel hostility because of a perceived insult or injury
sensible
Smart and practical