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Latin Words

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abrupt
broken off; lacking in continutity

sudden; quick and unexpected
corrupt
change - good to bad
disrupt
break apart; cause disorder
erupt
burst or breakout
incorruptible
inflexibly honest; incapable of being corrupted or bribed
interrupt
break into or between; hinder; stop
rupture
break

hostility
bactericide
substance that kills bacteria
biocide
substance that kills organisms
fratricide
act of killing one's brother
fungicide
substance that kills fungi or inhibits their growth
genocide
deliberate extermination of racial or cultural group
germicide
substance that kills germs
herbicide
substance that kills plants
homicide
killing of one human by another
infanticide
killing an infant
insecticide
substance that kills insects
matricide
killing a mother
patricide
killing a father
pesticide
killing pests - rats, insects, bacteria
regicide
killing a king
sororicide
killing a sister
suicide
killing your self
tyranicide
killing a tyrant
astringent
drawing tissues closly together
substance that shrinks the tissues and checks flow of blood

stern
boa constrictor
snake that constricts its prey to kill it
constrict
draw together - shrink
restrict
keep within limits; confine
stricture
adverse criticism

restriction
stringent
strict, rigid or severe
unrestricted
no limits - open to all
carnivore
flesh eating animal
carnivorous
flesh-eating
devour
eat greedily or ravenously
furgivorous
feeding on fruit
herbivore
plant eating animal
herbivorous
dependant on plants as food
insectivorous
dependant on insects
omnivore
person or animal that eats everything
omnivorous
eating everything
voracious
greedy in eating

insatiable
convivial
fond of eating and drinking with friends
revive
bring back to life
survive
outlive and life after
vivacious
lively in temper or conduct
vivacity
liveliness of spirit
vivid
sharp and clear

vigor and spirit of life
vivify
enliven; make vivid
vivisection
operation on living animal for scientific investigation
contortionist
person who can twist body into odd shapes
distort
twist out of shape
extort
wrest from a person by force
retort
quick, witty, or cutting reply
torsion
act of twisting
tortuous
full of twists or curves
tricky
torture
twist

inflict pain on someone - make agony
convict
prove guilty

person serving in prision
conviction
state of having been judged guilty of an offence

strong belief
convince
persuade by argument or proof
evict
expel by legal process
oust
evince
show clearly; disclose
invincible
incapable of being conquered
vanquish
overcome in battle
victor
winner
fraction
one or more of equal parts of whole
fractious
break out into a passion; cross; irritable
fracture
break or crack
breaking of a bone
fragile
eaily broken
frail
delicate
fragment
part broken off
infraction
act of breaking; breach, violation
refract
bend
refractory
resisting; intractable
omnibus
covering many things at once

book containing variety of works by one author
bus
omnifarious
of all varieties forms or kinds
omnific
all creating
omnipotent
unlimited in power
omnipresent
present everywhere
omniscient
knowing everything
omnivorous
eating everything

taking in everything
deflect
turn aside
flex
bend (flex a limb)
flexible
pliable
flexor
muscle that serves to bend a limb
genuflect
bend the knee
touch the right knee to ground
inflection
change in pitch or tone of voice
inflexibility
firmness
reflect
throw back light rays

think
reflex
involuntary responce to a stimulus
detention
act of keeping back
impertinent
irrevelent or inappropriate
rude
pertinent
having to do with the matter at hand
revelant
pertinacious
adhering firmly to a purpose or opinion
retentive
tenacious
able to retain or remember
retinue
group of followers or assistants attending a distinguised person
tenacity
firmness in holding fast
persistance
tenancy
period of temporary holding of real estate
tenure
period of time which office or position is held

status assuring an employee a permanet position
tenet
principle, belief which is generally true
untenable
unable to be held or defended
admonish
warn of fault
admonition
gental reproof
counseling aganist fault or error
admonitory
conveying a gentle reproof
monitor
person or device that tracks, checks or warns
monument
reminder of a person or event
premonition
forewarning
premonitory
conveying a forewarning
countermand
issue a contrary order
mandate
command

territory administered by trustee
mandatory
obligatory
remand
send back
writ of mandamus
written order from a court to enfore the performance of public duty
accredited
offically authorized or recognized
credence
belief as the truth
credentials
documents, letters and references that inspire belief or trust
credible
believable
credit
belief, faith or trust
credulous
ready to believe and easily deceived
creed or credo
summary of principles believed or adhered to
discredit
cast doubt on or refuse to believe

loss in belief or trust
damange a reputation
incredible
not believeable
incredulity
disbelief
affidavit
sworn written statement made before an authorized offical
bona fide
made or carried out in good faith
confidant
one to whom secrets are entrusted
confident
having faith in oneself
condifential
communicated in trust, priviate, secret
diffident
lacking self confidence
fidelity
faithfulness to trust or vow
fiduciary
held in trust
confidential
infidel
one who does not accept a particular faith

unbeliever
perfidious
false to a trust, faithfulness treacherous
perfidy
violation of a trust, treachery, faithlessness