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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.
18 terms
English Vocabulary from Classical Roots
accredit
credence
creditable
credulous
verb... to authorize; to certify; to believe... ac=ad <L "to" "towa…
noun... belief; acceptance as true
adjective... deserving praise
adjective... believing too easily; gullible
accredit
verb... to authorize; to certify; to believe... ac=ad <L "to" "towa…
credence
noun... belief; acceptance as true
English Vocabulary List (Classical Roots Chapter 3)
exonerate
exonerate
exorbitant
exposition
(v) to free from blame.
(v) to relieve of a task.
(adj) excessive.
(n) a precise statement or explanation.
exonerate
(v) to free from blame.
exonerate
(v) to relieve of a task.
English Vocabulary List (Classical Roots Chapter 2)
subvert
retort
retort
tortuous
(v) to upset; to overthrow; to ruin.
(v) to reply quickly and sharply, often as if in reply to an…
(n) a quick, witty, sometimes biting reply.
(adj) having many twists and turns.
subvert
(v) to upset; to overthrow; to ruin.
retort
(v) to reply quickly and sharply, often as if in reply to an…
English Vocabulary List (Classical Roots Chapter 1)
perennial
perennial
perennial
permeate
(adj) lasting for an indefinitely long time.
(adj) continuing regularly.
(adj) lasting two or more years, especially plants.
(v) to penetrate through spaces; to spread throughout.
perennial
(adj) lasting for an indefinitely long time.
perennial
(adj) continuing regularly.
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English Lesson 1 Classical Roots Vocabulary
Accredit
Credence
Creditable
Credulous
To authorize; to certify; to believe
Belief; acceptance as true
Deserving praise
Believing too easily; gullible
Accredit
To authorize; to certify; to believe
Credence
Belief; acceptance as true
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English Vocabulary Lesson 2 (Classical Roots)
Genealogy
Genocide
Genre
Genteel
A record of decent from ones ancestors; the study of family r…
The planned annihilation of a racial, political, or cultural…
A type, class, or category, especially if fine art or literat…
Well-mannered; refined; polite.
Genealogy
A record of decent from ones ancestors; the study of family r…
Genocide
The planned annihilation of a racial, political, or cultural…
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English - Classical Roots Vocabulary Lesson 12
SENTIO, SENTIRE, SENSI, SENSUM
assent
assent
dissent
latin... "to feel with the senses"
intransitive verb... to consent; to express agreement (used with…
noun... agreement; consent
intransitive verb... to have or express a different opinion
SENTIO, SENTIRE, SENSI, SENSUM
latin... "to feel with the senses"
assent
intransitive verb... to consent; to express agreement (used with…
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English - Classical Roots Lesson 9 Vocabulary
re-
refute
reiterate
repartee
back; again
transitive verb... - to prove a statement or person to be incor…
transitive verb... - to say over again... - We [ ] the morning pr…
noun... - 1. a quick witty reply... - Her [ ] hurt her friend's f…
re-
back; again
refute
transitive verb... - to prove a statement or person to be incor…
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English - Classical Roots Lesson 11 Vocabulary
toward
ad hoc
admonish
assimilate
AD
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 make a part of the body; to digest.... 2.…
toward
AD
ad hoc
adj. ... for a specific purpose or situation.
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English - Classical Roots Lesson 10 Vocabulary
SPECTO, SPECTARE, SPECTAVI, SPECTATUM
auspicious
introspection
retrospect
to look at
adj. showing signs that promise success ... - successful
n. examination of one's own thoughts and feelings... - examination
n. a survey of past times or events... - afterthought
SPECTO, SPECTARE, SPECTAVI, SPECTATUM
to look at
auspicious
adj. showing signs that promise success ... - successful
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English 4 vocabulary from classical roots
CREDO,CREDERE,CREDIDI,CREDITUM
Accredit
Credence
Creditable
Latin> to believe
To authorize
Belief: acceptance as true
Deserving praise
CREDO,CREDERE,CREDIDI,CREDITUM
Latin> to believe
Accredit
To authorize
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Vocabulary Words English (From Classical Roots Section)
inhumane
humanities
misanthrope
virile
something that is not normal
Human race, or the humanities a person takes
person who hates all people
manly, tough
inhumane
something that is not normal
humanities
Human race, or the humanities a person takes
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English Vocabulary-> Classical Roots L. 8
Super
Superlative
Superfluous
Caedo
above
the highest; above the rest
beyond what is required; extra
to cut
Super
above
Superlative
the highest; above the rest
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Hadden English Book A Classical Roots Vocabulary
bilateral
bipartisan
bisect
duplex
1. Having two sides. adj.... 2. Made between two persons or grou…
Involving two political parties. adj.
To divide into two equal parts. tr. v.
A dwelling with two living units. n.
bilateral
1. Having two sides. adj.... 2. Made between two persons or grou…
bipartisan
Involving two political parties. adj.
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English Final Vocabulary From Classical Roots
PER
percussion
perennial
permeate
"through"
n. the sharp striking of one thing against another... instrument…
adj. lasting for an indefinitely long time,... continuing regula…
tr. v. to penetrate through spaces; to spread throughout
PER
"through"
percussion
n. the sharp striking of one thing against another... instrument…
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ENGLISH CLASSICAL ROOTS Vocabulary lessons 3 & 4
Excerpt
Exhilarate
Exonerate
Exorbitant
- A passage selected from a book ,play, piece of music, etc.…
To cheer; to stimulate; to enliven
- to free from blame... - to relieve from a task
Excessive
Excerpt
- A passage selected from a book ,play, piece of music, etc.…
Exhilarate
To cheer; to stimulate; to enliven
29 terms
Vocabulary From Classical Roots (English 1-2)
anthropology
autocrat
automaton
autonomy
The scientific study of the origins, cultural developments, a…
A ruler with unlimited and absolute power.
A person who behaves in a mechanical, routine manner; a robot.
The condition of being self governing
anthropology
The scientific study of the origins, cultural developments, a…
autocrat
A ruler with unlimited and absolute power.
14 terms
English quiz; vocabulary from classical roots
cresco, crescere, crevi, cretum
accrue
crescendo
excrescence
to grow
natural increase ... ex: Mr. Frazier accrued knowledge over the…
increase in sound ... ex: As the parade approached, the drum bea…
abnormal growth ... ex: She went to the doctor to have an excres…
cresco, crescere, crevi, cretum
to grow
accrue
natural increase ... ex: Mr. Frazier accrued knowledge over the…
21 terms
English 8H 7- 8 classical roots vocabulary
Abrasive
Abound
Abscond
Abhor
Harsh;rough
To exist in great quantities or numbers
To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself
To detest thoroughly
Abrasive
Harsh;rough
Abound
To exist in great quantities or numbers
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English classical roots vocabulary lessons 3+4
Excerpt
Exhilarate
Exonerate
Exorbitant
A passage selected selected frim a book, play, piece of music…
To cheer to simulate to enliven ... [hilaris<L. Cheerful, happy.…
To free from blame ... To relieve from a task ... [onus<L. Burden,…
Excessive ... [orbita<L. Route]
Excerpt
A passage selected selected frim a book, play, piece of music…
Exhilarate
To cheer to simulate to enliven ... [hilaris<L. Cheerful, happy.…
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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
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Classical Roots Vocabulary Lesson 1
"per"
"fero" "ferre" "tuli" "latum"
"tendo" "tendere" "tetendi" "tensum"
percussion
through
to bring, to bear, to carry
to stretch
the sharp striking of one thing against another; instruments…
"per"
through
"fero" "ferre" "tuli" "latum"
to bring, to bear, to carry
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
Classical Roots Vocabulary Lesson 3
ex
pono, ponere, posui, positum
excerpt
exhilarate
from, out of
to place, to put
a passage selected from a book, play, piece of music, etc.
to cheer; to stimulate; to enliven
ex
from, out of
pono, ponere, posui, positum
to place, to put
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
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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.
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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
7 terms
Vocabulary for classical roots: roots
Latum
Vers
Sub
Tor
to bring, bear, or carry
to turn, to turn around
under
to twist
Latum
to bring, bear, or carry
Vers
to turn, to turn around
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
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…
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 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")
10 terms
English classical roots
Loqui
Plic
spec
Und
to speak
to fold
to look
wave
Loqui
to speak
Plic
to fold
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
28 terms
English Roots: Latin and Greek (Vocabulary form Classical Roots B)
AB (A)
AD
ANNUS
CARPERE
Latin for "away from"
Latin for "to" / "toward"
Latin for "year"
Latin for "to pick" / "to pluck" / "to seize"
AB (A)
Latin for "away from"
AD
Latin for "to" / "toward"
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
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