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Classical Roots Book A Lesson 5

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MIKROS <G.
Small
microbe
An organism invisible to the naked eye, especially one that causes disease
microcosm
A miniature world; something that resembles something else on a very small scale
MINUO, MINUERE, MINUI <L.
To lessen
minuscule
Extremely small
minutia
A small or trivial detail
TENUO, TENUARE, TENUAVI, TENUATUM <L.
To make thin
attenuate
1. To make slender or small
2. To weaken; to reduce in force or value
tenuous
1. Flimsy, having little substance or validity. 2. Thin in form.
SATIS <L.
Enough
satiate
To satisfy an appetite fully; to gratify to excess
IMPLEO, IMPLERE, IMPLEVI, IMPLETUM <L.
To fill
comply
To do as one is asked or ordered
implement
1. Put into effect, carry out. 2. A tool or utensil.
replete
1. Well-stocked or abundantly supplied. 2. Completely filled, utterly satisfied.
expletive
An exclamation or oath, often obscene