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15 terms

Vocabulary from Classical Roots C 8

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Concoct
1. To mix ingredients, as in cooking
2. To invent or devise
Cuisine
A characteristic style of cooking
Precocious
Showing unusually early development, especially mentally
Carnivorous
Meat-eating
Herbivorous
Plant-eating
Voracious
1. Extremely hungry; greedy
2. Eager for some activity or interest
Mellifluous
Sweet as honey (referring to voice or words)
Saline
Having to do with salt
Imbibe
1. To drink
2. To absorb; to take in
Potable
Fit to drink
Potion
A liquid for drinking, especially a medicinal, magical, or poisonous drink
Allude
To make an indirect reference to
Collusion
A secret agreement for a deceitful purpose; conspiracy
Delusion
1. A false belief, especially one held in spite of contradictory evidence
2. A deception
Elude
1. To avoid or escape from by cunning; to evade
2. To escape detection; to baffle