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60 terms
English classical roots final
credence
creditable
credulous
creed
belief; acceptance as true
deserving praise
believing too easily; gullible
a statement of belief or principle
credence
belief; acceptance as true
creditable
deserving praise
24 terms
English Classical Roots Suffixs
-ee
-or
-ible
-ive
One Who
One Who
Able to
Having the nature of
-ee
One Who
-or
One Who
12 terms
English - Classical Roots
Humanus
Anthropos
Homi- Homin-
Vir
L. Human being
G. Human being, man
L. Human being
L. Man
Humanus
L. Human being
Anthropos
G. Human being, man
10 terms
Final English-Classical Roots
monarch
monogram
unanimous
bilateral
a person who rules a kingdom or empire; a king or queen, empe…
a design composed of letters, usually the first letter of a n…
being in complete agreement;
having two sides; made between two persons or groups
monarch
a person who rules a kingdom or empire; a king or queen, empe…
monogram
a design composed of letters, usually the first letter of a n…
10 terms
English classical roots
Contradict
Addictive
Dictator
Avocation
To speak against, to say opposite of.
Habit-Forming, easy to say "yes" to.
A person who commands or rules with total authority.
A hobby or pastime that you enjoy doing in your spare time.
Contradict
To speak against, to say opposite of.
Addictive
Habit-Forming, easy to say "yes" to.
11 terms
English Final/Classical Roots
misanthrope
genteel
heterogeneous
homogeneous
a person who hates all people
well-mannered; refined; polite
having parts that are unrelated or completely different
of the same kind or sort
misanthrope
a person who hates all people
genteel
well-mannered; refined; polite
11 terms
English Vocab. classical roots
Monos
Unus
Dou
Douplex
One
One
Two
Twofold
Monos
One
Unus
One
18 terms
English Classical Roots 7
Decrease
Dejected
Demote
Denominator
To make less, to become smaller
Downhearted, in low spirits, unhappy
To lower in rank or position, to move down or back
The numeral below the line, or to the right of the line, in a…
Decrease
To make less, to become smaller
Dejected
Downhearted, in low spirits, unhappy
19 terms
English Classical Roots
MIKROS
microbe
microcosm
MINUO
small
an organism invisible to the naked eye, especially one that c…
a miniature world, something that resembles something else on…
to lessen
MIKROS
small
microbe
an organism invisible to the naked eye, especially one that c…
10 terms
English Classical Roots
Antisocial
Association
Dissociate
Society
adj. Unfriendly; not enjoying the company of others. Harmful…
n. A club, society, or organization of people with similar in…
v. To break the ties between, separate from, stop associating…
n. People, human beings living and working as a group or a co…
Antisocial
adj. Unfriendly; not enjoying the company of others. Harmful…
Association
n. A club, society, or organization of people with similar in…
22 terms
English Classical Roots #13
Cosmopolitan
Metropolitan
Policy
Politician
1. adj. Representative of many countries.... 2. At home anywher…
1. adj. Having to do with a city and its surrounding communit…
1. n. A plan for action, a governing.
1. n. A person who is running for, or serving in, political o…
Cosmopolitan
1. adj. Representative of many countries.... 2. At home anywher…
Metropolitan
1. adj. Having to do with a city and its surrounding communit…
10 terms
English: Classical Roots #3
-Cit-
-Dorm-
-Endo-
-Fide-
Call,start (incite, citation)
Sleep (dormant, dormin)
Within (endorse, endorsement)
Faith,trust (confident, confidentially)
-Cit-
Call,start (incite, citation)
-Dorm-
Sleep (dormant, dormin)
20 terms
English Vocab Classical Roots
humane
inhumane
humanism
humanities
...
...
...
...
humane
...
inhumane
...
21 terms
English Classical Roots
Humane
Inhumane
Humanism, humanist
Humanities
compassionate and kind towards others
cruel towards others
a philosophy in which interests and values of human beings ar…
Branches of knowledge concerned with human beings and their c…
Humane
compassionate and kind towards others
Inhumane
cruel towards others
15 terms
English Vocab (classical roots)
accredit... verb
credence... noun
creditable... adjective
credulous ... adj
to authorize, certify, or believe
belief, acceptance as truth
deserving praise
believing too easily , gullible
accredit... verb
to authorize, certify, or believe
credence... noun
belief, acceptance as truth
8 terms
English: Building Classical Roots
Aggressive
Digress
Gradient
Regress
Attacking, taking the first step in an attack or quarrel; ene…
To turn aside, get off the main topic ("To step away")
A part (as of a road or path) that slopes upward or downward
To move backward; to decline, grow worse
Aggressive
Attacking, taking the first step in an attack or quarrel; ene…
Digress
To turn aside, get off the main topic ("To step away")
40 terms
English Finals- Classical Roots
Fete
Festoon
Suave
Assauge
n; a party or festival, especially one held outdoors ... v.; to…
n; a decorative chain of flowers, leaves, or ribbons hung in…
adj.; smooth in social manner
v.; to soothe; to make less severe; to satisfy
Fete
n; a party or festival, especially one held outdoors ... v.; to…
Festoon
n; a decorative chain of flowers, leaves, or ribbons hung in…
10 terms
English classical roots
Loqui
Plic
spec
Und
to speak
to fold
to look
wave
Loqui
to speak
Plic
to fold
15 terms
Classical Roots 2 English
Genealogy
Genocide
Genre
Genteel
record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
Deliberate extermination of a racial or cultural group
A category or type of literature (or of art, music, etc.) cha…
refined; polite; aristocratic; affecting refinement
Genealogy
record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
Genocide
Deliberate extermination of a racial or cultural group
15 terms
English classical roots
Interloper
Internecine
Interpolate
Interregnum
Intrudes by meddling or trespassing on rights of others
Very destructive to both sides
To insert or add something between other parts in a text
A period of time when a state is without a ruler or has provi…
Interloper
Intrudes by meddling or trespassing on rights of others
Internecine
Very destructive to both sides
38 terms
English Classical Roots Terms
accredit
atheist
creditable
credulous
To authorize; to credify; to beleive
A person who believes there is no god
Deserving praise
Beleiving too easily; gullible
accredit
To authorize; to credify; to beleive
atheist
A person who believes there is no god
15 terms
Classical English roots
Interloper
Internecine
Interpolate
Interregnum
One who intrudes, medddling or treapassing by the rights of o…
Very destructive to both sides in a conflict
To insert or add something between other parts
Any period of time when a state is without a ruler or has a p…
Interloper
One who intrudes, medddling or treapassing by the rights of o…
Internecine
Very destructive to both sides in a conflict
11 terms
English Classical Roots 11
ad hoc
admonish
assimilate
olfactory
adj. For a specific purpose or situation
tr. v. 1. To scold gently but firmly ... 2. To caution; to warn
v. 1. To take in and to make part of the body; to digest... 2. T…
adj. Pertaining to sense of smell
ad hoc
adj. For a specific purpose or situation
admonish
tr. v. 1. To scold gently but firmly ... 2. To caution; to warn
24 terms
english classical roots
acerbic
acrid
exacerbate
acer
sour or bitter in taste; harsh or sharp in speech, manner, or…
bitterly pungent or harsh in taste or smell; sharply stinging
to increase the severity of something; to intensify irritatio…
sharp
acerbic
sour or bitter in taste; harsh or sharp in speech, manner, or…
acrid
bitterly pungent or harsh in taste or smell; sharply stinging
21 terms
English Vocabulary~Classical Roots.
Contend
Defer
Dilatory
Elation
To engage in a quarrel, struggle, or rivalry.
To postpone or delay.
Tending to delay or postpone.
Excited feelings of pride, triumph, or happiness.
Contend
To engage in a quarrel, struggle, or rivalry.
Defer
To postpone or delay.
15 terms
English Vocab (classical roots)
anachronism
annals
biennial
chronicle
something or someone out of place for the time period
a historical record or a periodical journal or an annual report
lasting 2 years or happening every 2 years
a continuous record of historical events in order of their oc…
anachronism
something or someone out of place for the time period
annals
a historical record or a periodical journal or an annual report
10 terms
English Classical roots
avocation
vocal
vocalist
vocation
A pastime or hobby; a profession practiced with enjoyment
Connected with speaking or with the voice.
Singer.
A job; a calling or inclination toward a type of work or serv…
avocation
A pastime or hobby; a profession practiced with enjoyment
vocal
Connected with speaking or with the voice.
20 terms
English Grammar Classical Roots
Monograph
Monosyllable
Monotone
Unison
A special symbol that you would have
A word consisting of only one syllable
A single tone without harmony or variation in pitch
Two or more tones in pitch
Monograph
A special symbol that you would have
Monosyllable
A word consisting of only one syllable
155 terms
English Classical Roots
Credo, Credere, Credidi, Creditum
accredit
credence
creditable
to believe
to authorize, to certify, to believe
Belief, acceptance as true
deserving praise
Credo, Credere, Credidi, Creditum
to believe
accredit
to authorize, to certify, to believe
11 terms
Classical Roots (English Final)
Misanthrope
Genteel
Heterogeneous
Homogenous
a person who hates all people
well mannered; refined; polite
having parts unrelated or completely different
of the same sort or kind, composed of parts that are alike
Misanthrope
a person who hates all people
Genteel
well mannered; refined; polite
24 terms
English Flocab and Classical Roots
contrast
contrary
contradictory
vertebrate
v. Find differences
adj. Inclined to oppose and be stubborn, opposite.
Inclined to say the opposite or deny; inconsistent.
n. An animal w/ a spine or a backbone
contrast
v. Find differences
contrary
adj. Inclined to oppose and be stubborn, opposite.
18 terms
english classical root de and sub
decrease
dejected
demote
denominator
to make less to become smaller
downhearted in low spirits
to lower in rank or position to move down or back
the numerical below the line or to the right of the line in a…
decrease
to make less to become smaller
dejected
downhearted in low spirits
93 terms
classical roots english final
Acclamation
acronym
agnostic
alliteration
1. applause, enthusiastic approval 2. an oral vote, especiall…
a word made up of the initials of other words
adj. believing that the existence of God cannot be proven or…
Repetition of consonant sounds
Acclamation
1. applause, enthusiastic approval 2. an oral vote, especiall…
acronym
a word made up of the initials of other words
18 terms
english classical root de and sub
decrease
dejected
demote
denominator
to make less to become smaller
downhearted in low spirits
to lower in rank or position to move down or back
the numerical below the line or to the right of the line in a…
decrease
to make less to become smaller
dejected
downhearted in low spirits
40 terms
English Classical Roots Final
assuage
festoon
fete
jocular
make less severe, to soothe and satisfy
decorative chain of flowers, ribbons, leaves etc. hung in a c…
a party or festival (usually outside)
joking, avoiding seriousness
assuage
make less severe, to soothe and satisfy
festoon
decorative chain of flowers, ribbons, leaves etc. hung in a c…
10 terms
Classical Roots English Midterm
Humanus
Logos/ Ology
Vir
Gyne
Human
Study of
Manly
Women
Humanus
Human
Logos/ Ology
Study of
42 terms
English Classic Roots Prefixes
dis-
aque - aqua-
ab-
con-
Apart/In different directions
Water
Away from
Together/With
dis-
Apart/In different directions
aque - aqua-
Water
10 terms
Classical Roots Lesson #1 English
envision
revise
supervise
visible
V. To imagine to form a picture in the mind of something that…
V. To look back and change to correct and improve
V. to direct or oversee to look after and take care of.
adj. Able to be seen or perceived
envision
V. To imagine to form a picture in the mind of something that…
revise
V. To look back and change to correct and improve
Classical Roots English Lesson #5
Postscript
Prescription
Scribe
Script
n. A note added after ending a letter (often abbreviated PS).
n. A order for medicine or other treatment written by a doctor.
n. Before the invention of printing, a person who wrote books…
n. 1. The text of a play, movie, or broadcast.... 2. Handwriting
Postscript
n. A note added after ending a letter (often abbreviated PS).
Prescription
n. A order for medicine or other treatment written by a doctor.
10 terms
English Lesson #2 Classical Roots
avocation
vocal
vocalist
vocation
n. A pastime or hobby; a profession practiced with enjoyment.
adj. Connected with speaking or with the voice.... adj. Express…
n. Singer.
n. A job; a calling or inclination toward a type of work or s…
avocation
n. A pastime or hobby; a profession practiced with enjoyment.
vocal
adj. Connected with speaking or with the voice.... adj. Express…
10 terms
english classical roots lesson 10
divert
reverse
versatile
version
to turn aside in another direction{vers/vert}
causing movement backward{vers/vert}
talented not limited ability to turn from one thing to anothe…
a way of presenting a point of view{vers/vert}
divert
to turn aside in another direction{vers/vert}
reverse
causing movement backward{vers/vert}
10 terms
English Lesson #2 Classical Roots
postscript
prescription
scribe
script
n. A note added after ending a letter (often abbreviated PS)
n. An order for medicine or other treatment written by a doctor
n. Before the invention of printing, a person who wrote books…
n. The text of a play, movie, or broadcast... n. Handwriting
postscript
n. A note added after ending a letter (often abbreviated PS)
prescription
n. An order for medicine or other treatment written by a doctor
10 terms
Classical roots lesson 1 English
envision
Revise
supervise
visible
To imagine ; to form a picture in the mind of something that…
to look back and change; to correct and improve
to direct or oversee, to look after and take care of
able to be seen or perceived
envision
To imagine ; to form a picture in the mind of something that…
Revise
to look back and change; to correct and improve
10 terms
English Lesson #2 Classical Roots
audible
audience
audition
auditorium
adj. Able to be heard, loud enough to hear
n. The people who hear a speech or performance
n. A tryout for a role; a hearing or test and judge a perform…
n. A large room or hall where people gather to hear speakers…
audible
adj. Able to be heard, loud enough to hear
audience
n. The people who hear a speech or performance
10 terms
English lesson 3 classical roots
hobby
speaking with voice
Singer
full time job
avocation
vocal
vocalist
vocation
hobby
avocation
speaking with voice
vocal
60 terms
English Final Classic Root
Alliteration
Literal
Literate
Obliterate
the occurrence of the same initial sound in several words in…
in accordance with the explain or primary meaning of a word o…
able to read and write; knowledgeable, educated
to do away with completely; to wipe out; erase
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same initial sound in several words in…
Literal
in accordance with the explain or primary meaning of a word o…
10 terms
English Classical Roots Lesson 3
Excerpt (n.) & (tr. v.)
Exhilarate (tr. v.)
Exonerate (tr. v.)
Exorbitant (adj.)
- A passage selected from a book, play, piece of music, etc.…
To cheer; to stimulate; to enliven.
1. To free from blame.... 2. To relieve of a task.
Excessive.
Excerpt (n.) & (tr. v.)
- A passage selected from a book, play, piece of music, etc.…
Exhilarate (tr. v.)
To cheer; to stimulate; to enliven.
10 terms
English Classical Roots Lesson 4
Extraneous (adj.)
Extraterrestrial (adj.)
Extrovert (n.)
Mediate (tr. v.)
1. Coming from outside; foreign.... 2. Not essential or vital.
Outside or originating outside the limits of the earth's atmo…
A person chiefly interested in things outside the self, direc…
To act as negotiator between opposing sides in a dispute.
Extraneous (adj.)
1. Coming from outside; foreign.... 2. Not essential or vital.
Extraterrestrial (adj.)
Outside or originating outside the limits of the earth's atmo…
10 terms
English Classical roots lesson 5
postscript
prescription
scribe
script
n. a note added after ending a letter
n. an order for medicine or other treatment written by a doctor
n. before the invention of printing, a person who wrote books…
n. 1 the text of a play, movie, or broadcast... 2 handwriting
postscript
n. a note added after ending a letter
prescription
n. an order for medicine or other treatment written by a doctor
12 terms
english classical roots lesson 1
monologue
monarch
monogram
monopoly
n. a long speech made by a performer or by one person in a gr…
n 1. a person who rules a kingdom or empire; a king or queen,…
n. a design composed of letters, usually the first letter of…
n 1. exclusive control of the trade in some item or service…
monologue
n. a long speech made by a performer or by one person in a gr…
monarch
n 1. a person who rules a kingdom or empire; a king or queen,…
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