PCHS Greek & Latin Roots/Vocabulary Unit 8
Latin PES, PEDIS, "foot"
n. Something that gets in the way; obstacle
adj. Providing results quickly; practical and effective
adj. Lacking excitement; ordinary
Greek PAIS, PAIDOS, "child"
n. Someone who knows a lot about minor, uninteresting things
n. A teacher, especially one who is dull and narrow-minded
Latin VESTIS, "clothing"
n. A bad imitation of; a perversion of
adj. Significant to one's own profit or well-being
n. Clothing worn to symbolize religious or political authority
v. To remove a title or position of authority
Latin CORPOR, "body"
adj. Having to do with the body
adj. Extremely fat; obese
v. To bring together features, ideas, or elements
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