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Mr. B's Latin Roots Semester 1 Final

Semester 1 - Final
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-foli-
Meaning - "Leaf"
bifoliate
having two leaves
folic acid
a vitamin contained in leafy green vegetables
portfolio
a case for carrying loose papers
foliage
The leaves of trees and other plants
exfoliate
To strip of leaves
folio
pages of a manuscript
foil
a thin sheet of metal
trefoil
plant with three leaves
defoliant
a chemical that is sprayed on plants and causes their leaves to fall off
unifoliate
having a single leaf
-mal-
Meaning "bad" or "wrong"
malevolent
having bad feelings toward someone or something; spite, hatred
malapropism
humorous misuse of a word
malicious
desiring harm to someone or something else
malodorous
having a bad smell
malady
bad health; illness; sickness
malaria
bad air; a disease usually spread by infected mosquitoes
malediction
evil speech; curse
malefactor
one who does wrong; a villain
malignant
harmful; something bad enough that it could result in death when related to cancer
malpractice
failure of professional duty or professional misconduct
-miss- -mitt-
Meaning "to send"
commissioner
a person sent to meet with others to plan and make official decisions.
smite
to send a sharp blow; to strike
transmit
to send on, pass along, send out
admissible
1.that can be properly accepted or allowed admissible evidence
missive
a message sent through the mail
submissive
willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
permit
to allow; to authorize
missionary
a person sent for a special task, usually religious
missile
a rocket or weapon sent through the air
remittance
the act of sending back money to pay
-chron- -temp-
Having to do with time
anachronism
something or someone existing outside of its proper time
chronicles
a historical account of events of a particular time
chronic
continuing for a long time
chronometer
a timepiece; a watch; a clock
temporary
lasting for a short time
extemporaneous
Done with little or no preparation
contemporary
living or happening at the same time
tempo
time in music; rate of speed at which a piece of music moves
synchronize
to cause to happen at the same time
tempest
a violent storm lasting for a short period of time
-manu-
Meaning "hand"
manufacture
To make something, especially on a large scale using machinery.
manual
done by hand
manuscript
a handwritten or typed piece of writing, such as a book
manicure
a treatment for the hands and nails
manacle
handcuffs
manager
One who handles business affairs
manipulate
to operate using the hands, especially in a skillful way
maneuver
a planned movement; a skillful plan; a scheme; to perform or carry out such a planned movement
mandate
a command; an order
emancipate
to set free, liberate