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Vocabulary From Classical Roots (lesson 3)

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Pan
The Greek Root for all
pandemonium
an uproar
panacea
a cure-all for diseases or troubles
Omnis
The Latin Root for all
omnipotent
Having unlimited power; all-powerful
omnipresent
Present everywhere
omnivorous
Feeding on both plants and animals
omnivorous
Devouring everything, especially intellectually
Holos
The Greek root for whole
catholic
universal; including most things
Catholic
A religion; referring to the Roman Catholic Church
holocaust
A great destruction, especially by fire
holocaust
Murder by the Nazis of over six million Jews and millions of other people in World War II
Totus
The Latin Root for whole
totalitarian
Referring to a form of government in which one person or party holds absolute control
Clausi; Clausum; Claudere; Claudo
The four Latin Roots for "to close"
cloister
a covered walk along the inside walls of a building, usually looking out on a courtyard
cloister
a monastery or similar place of religious seclusion
cloister
to seclude as in a monastery
preclude
to prevent; to make impossible
recluse
a person who avoids mixing with people