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Vocab. Test Practice 7-15.

This is practice for Finals for First Semester. VTCTA
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-scrib-,-scrip-
to write
Conscription
compulsory enrollment; especially for the armed forges; draft
Describe
to give an account of in speech or writing
Inscription
the act or an instance of inscribing such as a coin, a monument; a short, signed message in a book
Manuscript
a book, document; or other composition written by hand; a piece of writing prior to print
Prescription
a written order for medication or care given by a physician
Scribble
to write hurriedly without heed to legibility
Scribe
a professional copyist of manuscripts
Script
a style of writing in cursive; handwriting
Scrivener
a professional copyist of manuscripts, someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts
Subscribe
mark with one's signature
Transcribe
to make a full written or typewritten copy
Transcript
a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record) something transcribed, especially a written, typewritten, or printed copy
-nom-,-nym-
write
Anonymous
having an unkown or unacknowledged name; something that's origin is not know
Antonym
a word having a meaning that is opposite to that of another word
Cognomen
a family name; a surname
Denomination
a large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name
Misnomer
an error in naming a person or place
Namesake
one that is named after another
Nom de plume
a pen name; a name other that your given name that you use to author something
Nomenclature
a system of name used in an art or a science; the procedure of assigning names to kinds of things in a group
Nominate
to propose by name as a candidate; especially for election to some post
Pseudonym
a fictitious name assumed by an author; a pen name
Renown
the quality of being widely honored and acclaimed; fame
Surname
a name shared in common to identify the members of a family
Synonym
a word having a similar or same meaning as another word
-mitt-,-miss-
to send
Admit
to allow entrance
Commissary
a type of grocery store; a gathering place to eat
Commitment
an agreement or obligation
Committee
a collective group working together toward a common goal
Intermittent
ceasing for a time then resuming
Message
communication either written or verbal
Missile
projectile object; weapon
Missionary
person sent to spread the word of some ideal
Missive
one who is sent, a messenger; word went by letter
Permission
authorization to go forth with some endeavor
Remittance
a payment for something sent to another
Smitten
hit hard or affected greatly by something; overwhelming feelings of affection toward someone
Submissive
obedient
-chron-,-temp-
time
Anachronism
something that is out of proper chronological order
Chronic
lasting for a prolonged time period
Chronicle
to make a detailed narrative record of events
Chronology
arrangement in order of time or occurrence
Chronometer
an exceptionally precise timepiece
Contemporary
belonging to the same age or time period
Extemporaneous
carried out with little practice or preparation ahead of time
Synchronize
to occur simultaneously in time
Temper
to strengthen through experience or hardship; process to strengthen glass through heating
Tempest
a violent wind storm; a showing of great anger
-terra-,-geo-
Earth
Extraterrestrial
orginating, located or occurring outside earth or it's atmosphere
Geocentric
relating to, measured from, or with respect to the center of earth
Geodesic
relating to the geometry of geodesics...the geolgic science of the size and shape of the earth
Geography
the study of the earth and its features
Internment
the act or ritual of burying; placing in the earth for burial
Mediterranean
(still capitalized) reference to any large body of water that is surrounded completely or almos completely by dry land; proper noun the Mediterranean is a region of the word and also a sea
Subterranean
situated or operating beneath the earth's surface; underground
Terra firma
solid ground; dry land
Terrace
a flat, narrow stretch of ground, often having a steep slpe facing a river, lake or sea
Terrain
an area of land; ground
Territory
an area of land; a region
-ject-
throw
Conjecture
inference of judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork
Deject
to lower the spirits of
Interjection
; putting a liquid substance (medicine) into the body throught the use of a needle and syringe
Interjection
a sudden, short utterance
Jet
a high-velocity fluid stream forced under pressure out of a small-diameter opening or nozzle something emitted at high velocity
Jetsam
cargo or equipment thrown overboard to lighten the load something discarded; odds and ends
Project
to thrust outward or forward
Rejection
the act of rejection or the state of being rejected; turned away, shunned
Subject
to submit for consideration; to submit to authority; to expose to something
Trajectory
the path of a projectile or other moving body through space a chosen path
-carn-,-corp-
body
Carnage
slaughter or massacre in battle
Carnation
a flower with ruffled edges or a pale pink color
Carnelian
a reddish stone used in jewelry making
Carnival
revelry or festival; merrymaking
Carnivore
flesh eating animal
Corporal
of the human body; physical to the body
Corpse
a dead body
Corpulent
portly; stout; fat
Corpuscle
a mall cell such as a blood cell
Corsage
small boquet worn by a woman
Esprit de corps
unity among a group
Incorporate
to unite with something
Reincarnation
rebirth of the soul into a new body
-ped-,-pod-
foot
Biped
two footed animal
Centipede
a worm-like anthropod with 100 legs
Decapod
any crustacean having five pairs of legs
Impediment
any physical defect that obstructs or hinders
Pedagogue
an educator or teacher
Pedal
a foot operated lever
Pedestal
supporting piece for a vase, statue or column
Pedestrian
one who walks or travels on foot; or lacking creativity, imagination, or vitality
Pediatrician
physician who specializes in the care of children and babies
Pediatrics
branch of medicine that cares for children
Pedicure
cosmetic care for the feet
Pedigree
an ancestral line of descent
Pedometer
an instrument that measures walking distances
Podiatrist
doctor who specializes in the care and health of feet
Podiatry
branch of medicine devoted to the care of feet
Podium
stand for holding notes for a person making a speech or other public talk
Quadruped
a four-footed animal
Tripod
a three legged stand
-manu-
hand
Emancipate
to release from bondage
Manacle
a shackle for the hand; handcuffs
Manage
to direct the affairs or interests
Mandate
an authoritative command or order
Mandatory
authoritatively ordered; obigatory; required
Maneuver
a planned tatical movement
Manicure
care of the hand and nails, to apply treatment to the hands and nails for cosmetic purposes
Manifest
to make clear, obvious or evident, a document inventory for shipments
Manipulate
to move or operate by the hands, to slyly encourage someone; to be sneaky for ones own gain from another
Manner
a way in which something occurs
Manual
hard work involve the hands and great effort
Manufacture
making of goods and products
Manure
animal waste used as fertilizer for lawns and plants