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PCHS Greek & Latin Roots/Vocabulary Unit 8

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PED
Latin PES, PEDIS, "foot"
impediment
n. Something that gets in the way; obstacle
expedient
adj. Providing results quickly; practical and effective
pedestrian
adj. Lacking excitement; ordinary
PED
Greek PAIS, PAIDOS, "child"
pedant
n. Someone who knows a lot about minor, uninteresting things
pedagogue
n. A teacher, especially one who is dull and narrow-minded
VEST
Latin VESTIS, "clothing"
travesty
n. A bad imitation of; a perversion of
vested
adj. Significant to one's own profit or well-being
vestment
n. Clothing worn to symbolize religious or political authority
divest
v. To remove a title or position of authority
CORPOR/CORPU
Latin CORPOR, "body"
coporeal
adj. Having to do with the body
corpulent
adj. Extremely fat; obese
incorporate
v. To bring together features, ideas, or elements