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Latin Prefixes 2

English Vocab
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CED-, CESS-
to yield, go
DUC-, DUCT-
to lead
JUDIC-
judgement
JUR-, JUST-
right, law; take an oath, form an opinion
LEV-
light (in weight); to lift
LOQU-, LOCUT
to speak
LUD-, LUS-
to play, mock
Conduct
Verb
•to direct the course of
•to manage or control
Concede
Verb
•to acknowledge grudgingly or hesitantly
Precede
Verb
•to surpass in rank, dignity or importance
•to be, go, or come ahead or in front of
Procession
Noun
•(act of) continuous forward movement
•a # of people or vehicles moving forward in an orderly fashion
Induce
Verb
•to call forth or bring about by influence r stimulation
Traduce
Verb
•to cause humiliation or disgrace by making malicious and false statements
Levity
Noun
•a manner lacking in seriousness
Justify
Verb
•to show to be reasonable
Conjure
Verb
•to summon into action or bring into existence (often as by magic)
Jury
Noun
•A group of people empowered to reach a verdict in trial or to award prizes in a competitive event
Abjure
Verb
•to formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
Reduction
Noun
•the amount by which something is lesser or diminished
Adjudicate
Verb
•to give formal decision on a dispute
Ludicrous
Adjective
•laughable or hilarious because of obvious absurdity or incongruity
Illusion
Noun
•a fake appearance or impression of reality
Delude
Verb
•to decide the mind or judgement of ____
Interlude
Noun
•an intervening episode, feature, or period of time (between things)
Loquacious
Adjective
•extremely talkative or garrulous
Interlocutor
Noun
•someone who takes part in a conversation (usually between 2 or more people); often officially or formally
Elocution
Noun
•the art of public speaking
•the manner or quality in which omeone gives a speech
Colloquial
Noun
•characteristic of informal spoken language
(common word)
Levitate
Verb
•to cause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
Judicial
Adjective
•showing or using good judgement
•of judges or the administration of justice