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47 terms

everyday words from classic origins unit 9

STUDY
PLAY
both
AMBI
to hear
AUD, AUDIT
body
CORP, CORPOR,(CORPUS)
to flow
FLU, FLUX
form; shape
FORM
race; kind; to produce
GEN, GENER, GENIT
to throw
JAC, JECT
hand
MANU, MAIN
to carry; port
PORT
king; royal
REX, REG
to be strong; to be worthy
VAL (VAIL)
to conquer
VINC, VICT (VANQU)
genesis
origin
conjecture
surmise, guess
regalia
paraphernalia of royalty
amanuensis
secretary
formulate
devise
corpulent
obese
affluent
wealthy
victor
conqueror
ambience
environment
prevalent
widespread
inaudible
incapable of being heard
opportune
favorable
ambidextrous
equally skillful with each hand
corpse
the dead body of a human being
reform
a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
reject
dismiss from consideration
import
commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
prevail
use persuasion successfully
auditorium
the area of a theater or concert hall where the audience sits
influence
causing something without any direct or apparent effort
generation
the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
manual
a small handbook
regal
royal
maintain
keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
ambivalent
characterized by a mixture of opposite feelings or attitudes
uniform
clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
regicide
the act of killing a king
manufacture
the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
genealogy
successive generations of kin
valiant
brave, courageous
corpuscles
living cells capable of moving about in a liquid
deportment
(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
project
cause to be heard
invincible
impossible to defeat
fluent
smooth and unconstrained in movement