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24 terms

Blocher Latin Week 2W

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gratis
without charge or payment; free
gratuitous
given freely, unwarranted
ingratiate
establish (oneself) in the favor or good graces of another
moribund
dying; near death
mortification
shame; humiliation; embarrassment
rigor mortis
stiffness of the body that sets in several hours after death (literally, "stiffness of death")
corporal
bodily, as corporal punishment
corpus
general collection or body of writings, laws, etc.
corpus delicti
facts proving that a crime has been committed; body of the victim in a murder case
habeas corpus
a writ requiring a person to be brought before a judge or court, especially for investigation of a restraint of the person's liberty, used as a protection against illegal imprisonment.
ductile
able to be drawn out or hammered thin; easily led; docile
traduce
(literally, "lead along" as a spectacle to bring into disgrace); malign; slander; vilify; calumniate
viaduct
bridge for conducting a road or railroad over a valley, river, etc.
non sequitur
statement that does not follow from previous statements
sequential
arranged in a sequence; serial
cursory
running over hastily; superficially done
discursive
wandering from one topic to another; rambling; digressive
precursor
forerunner; predecessor
egress
means of going out; exit
gradient
rate at which a road; railroad track; temperature; voltage; etc., rises or falls; slope; inclination
retrograde
going backward; becoming worse
expedite
facilitate; accelerate or speed up
impediment
hindrance; obstacle; defect
velocipede
child's tricycle; early form of bicycle