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World Literature Units 1-4 game cards

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viaduct
A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley
Impervious
Unable to be affected
deviate
To depart
defer
To put aside until later
confer
To discuss something with someone else, consult
inference
A conclusion not directly provided by evidence
proliferate
To increase greatly in number; to multiply
purported
Claimed as true, but probably false
via
road, way
fer
to carry, to bring
port
to carry, to bring
vinc/vict
to conquer
invincible
unable to be conquered
provincial
limited knowledge of the world, narrow minded
duc/duct
to lead
conducive
supportive, encouraging, helping to bring about
deduce
to draw a conclusion from fact, to infer
tract
to drag
protracted
extended in time
retract
to withdraw, to pull back
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peto
to assail, to rush
impetuous
acting passionately and without forethought, rash, impulsive
impetus
that which drives one; momentum
compel
to force, to coerce
impulse
sudden urge to do something
expel
to send out or send away
dejected
sad or depressed
dismissive
showing little regard or concern
motive
cause for action
motif
a recurring theme, subject or idea
remiss
failing to fulfill ones's duty
jac/ject
to throw, to cast
pel/puls
to push or drive
mit/mis
send
mot/mov
to move
fract
break
infraction
minor violation of a rule or law
infringe
to intrude on an area belonging to another, to tresspass
incisive
direct and powerful
concise
brief and to the point
epitome
best/most typical example
dichotomy
divided into two opposite parts
anatomy
the structure or parts of a plant or animal
pungent
strong taste or smell
cis
cut, kill
tom
to cut
punct
to sting, pierce