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Vocabulary from the Greek and Latin Roots Book III Unit #11

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Recant
To formally withdraw
Incantation
Ritual chant; spell
Disenchanted
Losing fondness for; unhappy with
Inaudible
So quiet as to be impossible to hear
Auditory
Having to do with the sense of hearing
Audit
A thorough review
Dissonance
Unpleasant or inharmonious sound
Assonance
Similarity of word sounds
Resonant
Having an effect; powerful
Analogous
Comparable to; like
Dialogue
Communication between two or more people
Prologue
A speech, passage, or event coming before the main speech or event
Prohibit
To stop one from doing something; prevent
Inhibit
To get in the way; hinder
Suffuse
To fill up from within; to spread throughout
Confound
To confuse or fustrate
Infuse
To inject; to fill something or someone with
Sustain
To support for an extended period of time
Abstain
To not do something; refrain
Tenacious
Stubbornly
Retinue
A group that attends an important person
Replete
Filled up with
Implement
To put into action; execute
Deplete
To use up;waste
Hib/Hab
To have, hold
Fus/Found
To pour out
Ten/Tain/Tin
To hold
Ple
To fill
Phototropic
Tending to grow or move towards light
Phosphorescent
Giving off light without heat
Photogenic
Attractive in pictures or photographs
Lucid
Easy to understand; clear
Elucidate
To make clear by explaining
Translucent
Allowing light to pass through
Circumspect
Careful; mindful of rules and consequences
Prospect
That which is expected
Specter
A ghost or phantom
Invidious
Hateful or spiteful
Providential
Happening by good fortune
Improvise
To create without any forethought or preparation
Phot/Phos
Light
Luc
Light
Spec/Spect
To Look at
Vid/Vis
To see, to look
Enunciate
To prnounce or articluate
Renounce
To reject by declaration
Pronouncement
A declaration of opinion; judgement
Invoke
To call upon for support
Provocative
Causing disturbance or excitement
Revoke
To make invalid; deactivate
Ineffable
Unutterable; indescribable
Infantile
Childish; immature
Affable
Easy to converse with; friendly
Edict
An official order
Indict
To charge with a crime; accuse
Dictum
A formal or authoritative statement
Nunc/Nounc
To announce
Voc/Vok
To call
Fa
To speak
Dic/Dict
To say, to tell
Misinformation
Untrue or wrong information
Reform
To bring back to rightness, order or morality
Formative
Occuring at the time of most influence
Inept
Unskilled; clumsy
Adept
Skilled; expert at
Aptitude
Skill or suitability for
Posit
To put forth; assert
Impose
To forcibly place upon
Disposition
Attitude or mood
Figment
Something invented or imaginary
Effigy
A figure constructed in mockery
Prefigure
To look like or predict a later thing or event
Form
To form, to establish
Apt/Ept
To fit
Pos/Pon
To put, place
Fig
To shape
Legacy
Body of ideas, acheivements and morals
Delegate
To divide up, especially responsibilities
Agenda
Plan of action; purpose
Proactive
Seeking to solve a problem before it occurs
Exacting
Demanding perfection; strict
Repulsion
Desire to avoid; disgust
Dispel
To scatter about; break up
Propel
To cause to move towards; push
Realative
Dependent upon
Superlative
Excellent; above all others
Dilate
To widen
Lega
To appoint, to send on a mission, to charge with
Act/Ag
To do, act
Puls/Pel
To push
Lat
Brought, carried
Cant/Chant
To sing, to call
Aud
To hear
Son
To sound
Log
To speak, to reason
Bellicose
Warlike in nature
Antebellum
Occurring before a war
Belligerence
Warlike mood or attitude
Enamored
Fond of; feeling love towards
Amiable
Good-natured; cheerful
Amicable
Not bitter or hostile; friendly
Antagonize
To act hostile towards; provoke
Protagonist
The central character in a work of literature
Antagonist
One who is hostile towards; one who opposes
Philosophical
Calm and wise; reasonable
Philanthropy
Charitable donation to public causes
Bibliophile
One who loves books
Bell
War
Am
Love; friend
Agon
Contest, struggle
Phil
Love
Impediment
Something that gets in the way; obstacle
Expedient
Providing results quickly; practical and effective
Pedestrian
Lacking excitement; ordinary and dull
Pedant
one possessing abundant knowledge of minor, often uninteresting, things
Pedagogue
A teacher, especially one who is dull and narrow-minded
Travesty
A bad imitation of; a perversion of
Vested
Significant to one's own profit or well-being
Vestment
Clothing worn to symbolize religious or political authority
Divest
To strip or remove a title or position of authority
Corporeal
Having to do with the body
Corpulent
Extremely fat; obese
Incorporate
To bring together features, ideas, or elements
Ped (Latin)
Foot
Ped (Greek)
Child
Vest
Clothing
Corpor/Corpu
Body
Uniform
The same all the way through; consistent
Unison
In one voice
Unanimous
Showing complete agreement
Monologue
A speech made by a single person
Monopolize
To use or take so as to prevent others from using or taking
Monogamy
Marriage to only one person at a time
Monolithic
Exactly the same throughout; lacking any diversity
Homonym
A word spelled exactly like another word, but having a different meaning
Homogenized
Forced to be exactly the same
Equitable
Fair; just
Equilibrium
Balance; steadiness
Iniquity
Injustice; wrong or wicked action or situation
Uni
One
Mono
One
Homo
The same
Equi
Equal, even
Benevolent
Kindly; favorable towards
Benefactor
A person who gives friendly aid
Benign
Causing no harm
Accord
Sameness of opinion; agreement
Discord
Lack of agreement; disharmony
Cordial
Warmly friendly and polite
Animosity
Anger or hostility
Equanimity
Evenness of mind and spirit; calm
Magnanimous
Generous in spirit
Dismal
Causing great sadness or pessimism
Malevolent
Wishing harm towards; hostile
Malicious
Intended to hurt or harm
Ben
Well, good
Cord
Heart
Anim
Spirit
Mal
Bad
Perjury
Breaking of a legal oath
Abjure
To swear off; renounce
Conjure
To bring forth, especially through words
Predominant
Being most evident or apparent
Domineering
Forcing other to obey
Indomitable
Unbeatable; resilient
Aristocracy
Group of the most wealthy and privileged
Theocracy
Government by a religious leader or figure
Bureaucrat
A minor official
Legitimize
To give credit or recognition to
Privileged
Available only to a special few; entitled to something Special
Legislative
Having to do with the law
Jur
To swear, to vow; law
Domin
To rule, to dominate
Crat/Crac
To rule; power
Leg
Law