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39 terms

GREEK & LATIN SON

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Putative
Supposed, Reputed. Ls 4
Notorious
Widely and Unfavorably Known, Infamous. Ls 4
Sage
An Elderly person honored for wisdom or experience. Ls 4
Cognizant
Aware, Having knowledge of something. Ls 4
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same initial sound in several words in succession. Ls 5
Nomenclature
A system of naming, especially in the arts or sciences Ls 5
Ignominious
shameful, disgraceful. Ls 5
Proscribe
To denounce or condemn. Ls 5
Annals
A chronicle record of events, a historical record. Ls 15
Chronicle
A continuos, detailed record of events. Ls 15
Sojourn
A temporary stay, a brief visit. Ls 15
Temporal
Pertaining to worldly affairs . Ls 15
Dogmatic
Expressed in argumentative matter. Ls 3
Physiognomy
The Art of judging human characters by their facial features. Ls 3
Prognosis
The course of a sickness. Ls 3
Mnemonic
Patterns of letters. Ls 3
Accredit
To authorize, to certify, to believe. Ls 1
Creed
A statement of belief or principal. Ls 1
Theocracy
Government by priests. Ls 1
Divinity
A god or goddess. Ls 1
Consecrate
To make or declare something sacred. Ls 2
Impious
Lacking appropriate reverence or respect; Sacrilegious. Ls 2
Sacrament
Something considered to have sacred significance. Ls 2
Analogy
A comparison between things that are alike in some ways. Ls 6
Apologist
A person who makes an argument in support of someone or something. Ls 6
Epilogue
Short concluding section in a literary work. Ls 6
Topography
The features of an area. Ls 6
Affable
Easy to speak, approachable, polite. Ls 7
Gloss
An explanation of a difficult expression in a text. Ls 7
Indict
To issue a formal charge of crime. Ls 7
Polygot
A person who knows several languages. Ls 7
Caustic
Able to burn or eat away by chemical reaction. Ls 11
Flamboyant
Colored or decorated in a showy way. Ls 11
Pyrotechnics
A display of fire works! Ls 11
Scintilla
A very small amount. Ls 11
Ordinance
A command or order, a law or regulation. Ls 13
Rectify
To set right, to correct. Ls 13
Cosmology
The study of the whole universe. Ls 13
Stellar
Pertaining to stars. Ls 13