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Latin and Greek Roots Units 4-6

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Somn
Sleep
Lang
To be weak, be faint
Vigil
Watchful
Quies
To rest
Joc
Joke
Fest, fet
Festive
Bacch
From the name of the Roman god of wine and celebration Bacchus
Plaint (root)
To lament
Eleg
Song of lament
Pecc
To sin, to be flawed
Pej, pair
Worse
Mal
Bad
Neg
To deny, to neglect
Impeccable (antonym)
Flawed
Impair (antonym)
Fix
Malign (antonym)
Praise
Negligent (antonym)
Careful, attentive
Plaintive (antonym)
Joyful
Acquiesce (antonym)
Resist
Somnolent (antonym)
Alert
Negligible (antonym)
Significant
Languid (antonym)
Active
Malign
To speak of maliciously; insult
Pejorative
Negative and critical; insulting
Elegy
Song or poem memorializing something or someone
Sopor
Sleep; drowsiness
Malaise
Sense of unease; depression
Negate
To cancel the effect of; nullify
Jocular
Characterized by joking
Languish
To waste away
Malinger
To pretend to be sick in order to avoid something
Pecadillo
A small sin or fault
Festoon
To drape or adorn festively
Peccant
Violating a moral flaw; sinful
Plaint
A lament or complaint
Bacchanal
Drunken party or celebration
Requiem
Song or religious service for the lost or dead
Vigilant
On the alert; watchful
Languor
Lack of physical or mental energy
Bacchic
Of or related to a wild celebration
Elegiac
Mourning that which is lost or past; sorrowful
Soporific
Causing sleep or fatigue
Vigilante
Someone who takes law enforcement into his or her own hands
Quittance
Repayment; compensation
Negligent
Not properly attentive
Impeccable
Having no flaws
Jocose
Cheerful; merry
Fete
To honor with a banquet or feast
Pejorative
Negative and critical; insulting