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from Roots & Prefixes

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moratorium
a formal delay; a suspension
demure
modest and shy
demur
to express unwillingness to do something; to object
extemporaneous
done without planning; improvised
temporal
having to do with finite time or everyday life (as opposed to the eternal or spiritual)
temporize
to put off making a decision; to stall
diurnal
happening or active during the day
sojourn
a short stay or visit
adjourn
to formally bring to an end
anachronism
something that seems to be out of its proper time
chronicle
to tell or write the history of
synchronous
happening at the same time as
regal
of or like a king or queen
reign
authority; rule
regicide
the murder of a king
convict
to find guilty
victorious
winning or succeeding
evict
to force to leave
possessive
wanting to own or control; jealous
potent
very strong or powerful
omnipotent
ruling all; all-powerful
domestic
having to do with the home
dominate
to rule completely
dominion
an area ruled or controlled
domicile
a home
capacity
an ability; potential
captivate
to interest greatly; to charm
recipient
a person who gets something
apprehend
to seize; to arrest
comprehend
to understand
assumption
a belief that is accepted as true
consume
to use up; devour
presumptuous
having too much confidence
sumptuous
very luxurious or rich
rapture
a state of intense joy
rapidity
speed; quickness
deposit
to put down; to drop
composition
the makeup of something
proposition
an idea put forth; a suggestion
opponent
one who goes against; rival
impermanent
not lasting forever
remnant
something left over
status
a condition or situation
circumstance
condition surrounding something; a situation
constant
something that stays the same
stationary
standing still; not moving
affection
a feeling of love or liking; tender feeling
agenda
a list of things to do
coagulate
to solidify; to clump or clot
cooperate
to work with; to be helpful
deficient
not having enough; lacking
defunct
no longer working; no longer active
facsimile
a copy; an imitation
inoperable
not working; not able to be fixed or cured
malfunction
something that goes wrong; problem
operational
in working order
petrify
to scare; frighten
suffice
to be enough
transact
to carry out