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44 terms

root words pg 17-24

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degenerative
of or causing a decline in quality or strength
geanology
the science or study of family descent from their ancestors
gender
sexual identity; the formal classification by which nouns and pronouns are grouped
regenerate
to make new; form again
genesis
beginning or birth of something; origin
engender
to bring forth; to produce
gracious
having or showing kindness, courtesy, charm, etc
gratuity
a gift of money for a service rendered; a tip
congratulate
to express pleasure at another's success, good fortune etc.
gratis
without charge; free
gratify
to give pleasure; satisfy
gratitude
a state of thankfulness
conjecture
a throwing together of information based on inference
projectile
designed to be hurled forward
trajectory
the curve of an object takes in space; path
rejection
the action of being refused or thrown back
ejection
the act of being thrown out or away
junction
point of joining or meeting
rejoin
to join again; reunite
conjugal
of or relating to marriage or joining
enjoin
to direct to do something; order; forbid
conjunctive
serving to join together, connective; combined
conjoint
linked together
perjury
the deliberate telling of a lie while under oath
juror
a member of a jury
jurisdiction
legal power to interpret and administer the law
adjure
to command solemnly, under oath; to appeal to earnestly
justify
to show to be right or correct; to prove
election
the act or process of selecting by vote
lecture
an informative talk presented to a group
eligible
qualified; fit to be chosen
selection
an available choice
illegible
impossible to read
linguist
one who specializes in languages
bilingual
involving the use of two languages
lingual
of or relating to the tongue
linguistics
the study of language
trilingual
having or expressed in three languages
velocity
speed;swiftness
peddler
a traveling salesman
velocimeter
an instrument for measuring speed
pedal
a lever operated by foot
velocipede
any of various early bicycles or tricycles
expedite
to hurry; to speed up the process