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48 terms

Vocabulary Lesson 7

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CID, CIS
TO CUT; TO KILL
FID, FIDEL
FAITH; FAITHFUL
FIN
END; LIMIT
LINE
LINE
LITER
LETTER; LITERATURE
LUMIN
LIGHT; TO SHINE
PART (PORT)
PART; SHARE
PREC
PRAYER
SUI
SELF
TERMIN
BOUNDARY; END
VER
TRUE
VEST
GARMENT
scissors
instrument to cut
finale
conclusion; concluding part
literature
the body of written works of a language, period, or culture
portion
a part or share of the whole
suicidal
act of voluntarily taking one's life, tending toward the act of voluntarily taking one's life
verify
to establish the truth or accuracy of, confirm
infidelity
disloyalty
linear
having to do with lines; straight
luminous
giving off light
deprecate
to express disapproval of
terminate
to bring to an end
vestibule
A small entryway within a building
definitive
conclusive, final, representing the limit of what can be done
aver
to affirm, declare confidently
uxoricide
the killing of one's wife
obliterate
to destroy completely
travesty
A bad imitation of; a perversion of
impart
to make known, tell; to give, pass something on
indeterminate
uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
perfidy
breach of faith
sui generis
of its own kind
luminary
shining light
precarious
insecure, uncertain, Not safe or secure; dangerously uncertain
lineage
descent; ancestry
semifinal
the round before the finals
verdict
the decision reached at the end of a trial
tripartite
divided into or consisting of three parts
suicide
act of killing one's self
multilinear
the accepted notion that different cultures pass through any one of a number of possible sequences of change
partner
each member of a partnership
diffident
shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved
alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
parricide
The murder of a parent.
terminally
ending in death; fatal
confinement
Restriction within limits or boundaries.
imprecation
a curse; the act of cursing