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Fingo, Fingere, Finxi, Fictum
Latin root for "to shape"
Little kids love to feign
Verb: To pretend
Sometimes the smallest feint can create differences with people for ages.
Noun: A misleading movement or pretended attack
Effigies of Caesar can be seen all around the roman kingdom.
Noun- A sculpture or model of a person
Latin root for "Shape" or "Form
The ideology of dogs is to stay loyal to its master
Noun- The main ideas of a class, group, or movement
Disney movies show many idylls in their movies
Noun- A peaceful or romantic scene or incident
Latin Root for "Wheel"
Latin Root for "Round"
To only study topic to do well on tests is rote
Noun- By memory without thought of the meaning
The Hogia Sophia features a beautiful rote
Noun- A circular domed building or hall
Many chefs and bakers are rotund from trying their on food constantly
Adjective- Plump, rounded
Latin root for "a hollow"
The noble's house seemed cavernous compared to the pauper's hut
Adjective- Like a cave in size or darkness
Concave surfaces bend the image to make the image appear shrunk inwards
Adjective- Curved like the inner surface of a ball
The depredators excavated the ruins for any hint of loot
Verb- To dig out
The man not wanting to write in a full books used quartos to record his thoughts
A book a 1/4 in physical size.
The children being irascible as always, annoyed the babysitter
iratating , (adj) easily angered, irritable
The impetuous Mr. Losberne is always rushing into situations without thinking
quick to act without thinking
After runs Essie gains even more ebullition than normal
bubbling over, outburst of spirit
The saturnine day put a damper on everyone's mood
gloomy, dark, sullen, morose
Many remonstrances during the Veitnam War occurred against the war
People who love sports can take up being a coach as an avocation
something a person does in addition to or aside from his or her regular job
A lawyer must be able envince his argument well
show clearly; disclose; reveal
The mollified dog was appreciated at the elderly home because he had a calming effect
The tinctured wool was very colorful and warm
adj. tinged; imbued with some foreign color or substance
The meeting will be held at nonce because of it's urgency
the present occasion
Workers prefer to use fustian for their clothing because of its durability
A coarse sturdy cloth made of cotton and flax; pretentious speech or writing; pompous language; pompous, bombastic, and ranting
Ruminating for extended periods of time relieves stress.
to meditate, think about at length; to chew the cud
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