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Vocabulary from Classical Roots - Book A - Lesson 8

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premier
adj. First in time or importance.
n. A prime minister or head of state.
primate
n. 1. An archbishop or bishop who ranks highest among others.
2. A member of the order of animals that includes monkeys, apes, and humans.
prime
n. First in rank, excellence, quality, importance, or time.
adj. Chief; most important.
tr. v. To prepare something or someone for use or action.
primeval
adj. Belonging to the first ages; ancient.
primordial
adj. Primeval; original; fundamental.
posterior
adj. Situated behind or at the back.
posterity
n. 1. Future generations.
2. A person's descendants.
posthumous
adj. Occurring or continuing after death, especially a work published after the author's death or a child born after the parent's death.