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16 terms
GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 13
affluent
superfluous
mellifluous
leaven
adj. Wealthy and privileged; well-to-do
adj. Additional to what is necessary; extra
adj. Sweetly flowing or sounding
v. To make less heavy or serious
affluent
adj. Wealthy and privileged; well-to-do
superfluous
adj. Additional to what is necessary; extra
16 terms
GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 7
bellicose
antebellum
belligerence
enamored
adj. Warlike in nature
adj. Occurring before a war
n. Warlike mood or attitude
adj. Fond of; feeling love towards
bellicose
adj. Warlike in nature
antebellum
adj. Occurring before a war
16 terms
GACS lclab English 10 - Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 6
adherent
diffuse
diligent
dissolute
n. A follower of a person or idea
adj. Not concerntrated or focused; wordy
adj. Hard-working and careful
adj. Devoted to sensual pleasure; lacking in moral restraint
adherent
n. A follower of a person or idea
diffuse
adj. Not concerntrated or focused; wordy
16 terms
GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 9
uniform
unison
unanimous
monologue
adj. The same all the way through; consistent
n. In one voice
adj. Showing complete agreement
n. A speech made by a single person
uniform
adj. The same all the way through; consistent
unison
n. In one voice
16 terms
GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 3
prohibit
inhibit
suffuse
confound
v. To stop one from doing something; prevent
v. To get in the way of; hinder
v. To fill up from within; to spread throughout
v. To confuse and frustrate
prohibit
v. To stop one from doing something; prevent
inhibit
v. To get in the way of; hinder
16 terms
GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 14
semantic
semiotic
paradigm
phraseology
adj. having to do with the meaning of words or language
adj. of or relating to signs or symbols
n. a pattern or model
n. the way in which something is expressed
semantic
adj. having to do with the meaning of words or language
semiotic
adj. of or relating to signs or symbols
14 terms
GACS lclab English 12 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 5
abscond
recondite
cryptic
apocryphal
v. to leave in a hurry, especially to escape the law
adj. difficult to understand; hidden from understanding
adj. hard to understand; having a secret meaning
adj. coming from an unreliable source; untrue
abscond
v. to leave in a hurry, especially to escape the law
recondite
adj. difficult to understand; hidden from understanding
47 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 8 - Applying the Meanings
accompany
accompanies
captive
captives
The pianist offered to _____________ the singer.
Thunder often ________________ lightening.
The hospital patients provided a ___________ audience for the…
The ___________ were closely guarded.
accompany
The pianist offered to _____________ the singer.
accompanies
Thunder often ________________ lightening.
48 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 2 - Applying the Meanings
astute
authentic
authenticity
authenticate
An _________shopper compares prices carefully before making a…
An authority on old maps declared that the sixteenth-century…
Lawyers questioned the ______________of the signature on the…
Only an art expert can _____________the painting as one by Ru…
astute
An _________shopper compares prices carefully before making a…
authentic
An authority on old maps declared that the sixteenth-century…
49 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 4 - Applying the Meanings
acquire
acquisitions
antagonize
competent
Most tourists _____________souvenirs from the paces they visit.
We left the store with our shopping bags filled with our_____…
You will ________________your classmates if you make derogato…
The mechanic is ________________to work on the car's brakes.
acquire
Most tourists _____________souvenirs from the paces they visit.
acquisitions
We left the store with our shopping bags filled with our_____…
43 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 5 - Applying the Meanings
audacious
audacious
audacity
confiscated
Their _____________escape plan involved a helicopter landing…
Judge Miller admonished the defense lawyer for her __________…
Oliver Twist was the only boy with the ___________to ask for…
The Miami police _____________the stolen paintings they found…
audacious
Their _____________escape plan involved a helicopter landing…
audacious
Judge Miller admonished the defense lawyer for her __________…
47 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 4 - Applying the Meanings
abhor
abhorrent
affable
affability
We ___________cruelty in all its forms.
The caste system was _________________to Gandhi.
Maribel's _________________manner brought her many friends.
The counselor welcomed the young campers with such __________…
abhor
We ___________cruelty in all its forms.
abhorrent
The caste system was _________________to Gandhi.
23 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 3
anonymous
anthology
conjecture
disposition
adj. of an unknown source or unrevealed name
n. a collection of various writings, such as songs, stories,…
n. a conclusion based on guesswork or insufficient evidence
n. a person's usual mood; temperament; a regular tendency or…
anonymous
adj. of an unknown source or unrevealed name
anthology
n. a collection of various writings, such as songs, stories,…
44 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 7 - Applying the Meanings
claustrophobia
colleagues
condescended
condescended
Although John is in the navy, his _______________prevents him…
On her birthday, Mom's _________surprised her by taking her o…
Once he became president of the company, Mr. Rose never _____…
During rehearsals, the star of the show never _______________…
claustrophobia
Although John is in the navy, his _______________prevents him…
colleagues
On her birthday, Mom's _________surprised her by taking her o…
47 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 5 - Applying the Meanings
adequate
administers
administered
agitated
One blanket will be __________on such a warm night.
The Red Cross __________the blood donor program
The scout leader _____________first aid to the child who had…
Talk of sharks in the water ____________swimmers at the beach.
adequate
One blanket will be __________on such a warm night.
administers
The Red Cross __________the blood donor program
50 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 2 - Applying the Meanings
abrasion
abrasion
abrasive
abrasive
This protective coating helps to prevent ______________of the…
Natalie's fall during the basketball game resulted in an ____…
Don't use this ___________cleaner on the vinyl bathtub becaus…
The bus driver's _____________tone made the excited children…
abrasion
This protective coating helps to prevent ______________of the…
abrasion
Natalie's fall during the basketball game resulted in an ____…
44 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 7 - Applying the Meanings
beseech
consternation
delectable
garlands
I ____________ you to stay just one more day.
We were filled with ______________ when we saw that our car h…
My grandfather's homemade apple pie is ________________.
The islanders greet new arrivals with ___________ of fresh fl…
beseech
I ____________ you to stay just one more day.
consternation
We were filled with ______________ when we saw that our car h…
50 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings
anonymous
anthology
conjecture
conjectured
It is frustrating to be unable to thank the person who gave t…
This ______________of science-fiction stories includes some b…
Dad's _____________that the derelick building would be a prob…
The fire chief _____________that oily rags may have been the…
anonymous
It is frustrating to be unable to thank the person who gave t…
anthology
This ______________of science-fiction stories includes some b…
45 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 16 - Applying the Meanings
bounty
bountiful
camouflage
camouflage
The town offered a $25 ___________for each predatory animal t…
Farmers attributed to the ______________ harvest to adequate…
The green color of a praying mantis is its natural means of _…
Octopuses ___________themselves by changing color to match th…
bounty
The town offered a $25 ___________for each predatory animal t…
bountiful
Farmers attributed to the ______________ harvest to adequate…
53 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 19 - Applying the Meanings
breach
breach
breached
breaches
Water poured through the ____________in the dam.
Your attempts to manipulate your roommate are what caused the…
The eager spectators _______________the barriers along the pa…
Not making payments on time ________the agreement you made.
breach
Water poured through the ____________in the dam.
breach
Your attempts to manipulate your roommate are what caused the…
42 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 9 - Applying the Meanings
abetted
agile
agile
agility
Randy ______________his friend in stealing pumpkins by helpin…
Alexandra's _________steps followed Wilfredo's as the band pl…
In the final round of the chess tournament, Gary Kasparov's _…
Our karate instructor carefuly developed our __________throug…
abetted
Randy ______________his friend in stealing pumpkins by helpin…
agile
Alexandra's _________steps followed Wilfredo's as the band pl…
40 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 8 - Applying the Meanings
adept
audible
azure
bantered
Odgen Nash's poems reveal how ________he was at writing comic…
The sound of the harp was barely _______________in the large…
The ___________of Caribbean waters is in striking contrast to…
The opposing players ______________nervously before the socce…
adept
Odgen Nash's poems reveal how ________he was at writing comic…
audible
The sound of the harp was barely _______________in the large…
52 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings
avid
avid
brusque
brusqueness
_____________for the attention of their baby sitter, the chil…
Marcia is an ___________skier who spends each weekend on the…
The lawyer's _______________questioning intimidated the witne…
With a ____________unlike her, Melanie ended the phone conver…
avid
_____________for the attention of their baby sitter, the chil…
avid
Marcia is an ___________skier who spends each weekend on the…
42 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 13 - Applying the Meanings
arduous
canny
climax
endorsed
Frequent sandstorms made the ___________trek across the Sahar…
A _______businessperson can make a profit even in the worst o…
Slugger Norris's winning home run in the World Series was a t…
The bank teller wouldn't cash my check until I had ________ it.
arduous
Frequent sandstorms made the ___________trek across the Sahar…
canny
A _______businessperson can make a profit even in the worst o…
29 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 3
Admonish
Admonish
Admonition
Aghast
v. To worn
v. To criticize gently
n. A warning
adj. Struck with horror; shocked
Admonish
v. To worn
Admonish
v. To criticize gently
48 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings
abated
unabated
acknowledge
acknowledge
The speaker waited until the applause had ___________ before…
Representative Millet showed _____________enthusiasm for camp…
Did the police officer ___________your right to remain silent?
The new Wimbledon singles champion raised her hand to _______…
abated
The speaker waited until the applause had ___________ before…
unabated
Representative Millet showed _____________enthusiasm for camp…
47 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 16 - Applying the Meanings
awe
awed
awesome
catastrophe
The view of the earth from space filled the astronauts with _…
The immensity of the whale breaking the surface ____________t…
The herd of stampeding buffalo was an ____________sight.
The earthquake was a __________that claimed thousands of vict…
awe
The view of the earth from space filled the astronauts with _…
awed
The immensity of the whale breaking the surface ____________t…
45 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 5 - Applying the Meanings
antics
attire
attired
captivated
The _____________of the clown made the crowd roar with laught…
One often needs special ___________to be in a wedding party.
The designer ______________the models in shirts and trousers…
The cast's superby acting ________________the audience.
antics
The _____________of the clown made the crowd roar with laught…
attire
One often needs special ___________to be in a wedding party.
40 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 10 - Applying the Meanings
aquatic
aquatic
asserted
assertion
Water lilies are ___________plants.
Water skiing is an ______________sport.
Charles ______________that the money entrusted to him was in…
No one challenged her ___________ that Tuckerman's Ravine was…
aquatic
Water lilies are ___________plants.
aquatic
Water skiing is an ______________sport.
53 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 19 - Applying the Meanings (practice from the workbook)
breach
breach
breached
breaches
Water poured through the ____________in the dam.
Your attempts to manipulate your roommate are what caused the…
The eager spectators _______________the barriers along the pa…
Not making payments on time ________the agreement you made.
breach
Water poured through the ____________in the dam.
breach
Your attempts to manipulate your roommate are what caused the…
46 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings
admonished
admonition
aghast
annihilated
Resue workers __________us to stay away from the flooding riv…
We remembered our parents' ___________to stay close to shore…
We were ___________at the photographs of starving children in…
General Custer's army of over 200 men was __________at the ba…
admonished
Resue workers __________us to stay away from the flooding riv…
admonition
We remembered our parents' ___________to stay close to shore…
53 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 11 - Applying the Meanings
augmented
benign
benign
connoisseur
In order to buy a new bike before summer, Iris _____________h…
Friendly nurses were a __________presence in the hospital.
Although the weather had been ___________when Harry & Laura h…
A ______________of rare stamps would recognize the famous Eng…
augmented
In order to buy a new bike before summer, Iris _____________h…
benign
Friendly nurses were a __________presence in the hospital.
49 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 10 - Applying the Meanings
abject
advocates
advocate
atrocities
King Lear's life changed from one of luxury and power to one…
This organization ____________the release of all people impri…
Former Surgeon General Koop was a strong ____________for a ba…
The war crimes judges in the Hague examined the _____________…
abject
King Lear's life changed from one of luxury and power to one…
advocates
This organization ____________the release of all people impri…
44 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings
abundant
abundance
arid
distinct
If good weather continues, farmers can expect an ____________…
Natural gas supplies an _______________of power to the entire…
Much of North Africa is _____________land.
Apples come in over two thousand _____________varieties.
abundant
If good weather continues, farmers can expect an ____________…
abundance
Natural gas supplies an _______________of power to the entire…
52 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 2 - Applying the Meanings
arrogant
arrogance
boycott
boycott
You were ______________to claim that you knew all the answers.
Declaring that you are sure to win is another example of your…
Customers plan to ________________that store if it continues…
The fans called off their _______________when the teams agree…
arrogant
You were ______________to claim that you knew all the answers.
arrogance
Declaring that you are sure to win is another example of your…
48 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 18 - Applying the Meanings
abroad
anguish
anguished
commences
Exaggeration adds to the humor of Mark Twain's accounts of hi…
The captives' _____________ is expressed eloquently in the po…
Jess ________________over whether to tell Bob that she had se…
The school year _______________on September 9.
abroad
Exaggeration adds to the humor of Mark Twain's accounts of hi…
anguish
The captives' _____________ is expressed eloquently in the po…
44 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 6 - Applying the Meanings
anarchy
apprehended
apprehended
arraigned
Government officials fled, leaving the country in a state of…
John Brown was ______________when he tried to confiscate guns…
When contact with the space shuttle Columbia was lost on Febr…
Lee Harvey Oswald had barely been _____________for the assass…
anarchy
Government officials fled, leaving the country in a state of…
apprehended
John Brown was ______________when he tried to confiscate guns…
50 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 12 - Applying the Meanings
acceded
affluent
affluence
arbitrary
Myron _________to the wishes of his colleagues when he stoppe…
Although Cicely was not from an _________family, she could at…
Mrs. Winn's ____________is due to oil being discovered on her…
Even though our choice of restaurant was __________, the food…
acceded
Myron _________to the wishes of his colleagues when he stoppe…
affluent
Although Cicely was not from an _________family, she could at…
45 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 18 - Applying the Meanings
acclaimed
acclaim
bigot
bigotry
Car magazines have _____________ the Z202's performance.
The musicians from China won the critic's __________last nigh…
Only a _________would claim that one race is superior to anot…
In one of their songs, the Beatles asked listeners to imagine…
acclaimed
Car magazines have _____________ the Z202's performance.
acclaim
The musicians from China won the critic's __________last nigh…
52 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 15 - Applying the Meanings
analyze
analysis
apprehensive
apprehension
Experts who _____________violent crime point to poverty as on…
Chemical _____________of the rock showed that it contained ur…
Talk about another war made us ____________________.
The police chief was filled with _________________when an unr…
analyze
Experts who _____________violent crime point to poverty as on…
analysis
Chemical _____________of the rock showed that it contained ur…
52 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 7 - Applying the Meanings
brawl
brawl
casual
casual
A _______ broke out when one of the workers accused another o…
Players who _______ during the game are fined.
Several friends got together for a ________ meeting after the…
I have a ________ job doing errands for my uncle when he need…
brawl
A _______ broke out when one of the workers accused another o…
brawl
Players who _______ during the game are fined.
44 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 4 - Applying the Meanings
aloft
attain
attained
buffet
A strong breeze kept the kites _____________.
Redwood trees ____________heights over 300 feet.
The library ____________its lofty goal of raising ten thousan…
This splendid antique ___________contains a valuable collecti…
aloft
A strong breeze kept the kites _____________.
attain
Redwood trees ____________heights over 300 feet.
41 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 14 - Applying the Meanings
allege
alleged
allegation
conclusive
The police ___________that the two teenagers took the car wit…
This is the _________troublemaker.
Our neighbor claimed that my brother was the boy who broke hi…
The cancelled check was ____________ proof that the bicycle h…
allege
The police ___________that the two teenagers took the car wit…
alleged
This is the _________troublemaker.
50 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings
affectionate
appealed
appeal
appeal
My cousin took my hand and gave it an _________________squeeze.
Three students ______________for more time to finish the work.
This very funny movie will ____________to children of all ages.
The letter contained an ____________for money to provide shel…
affectionate
My cousin took my hand and gave it an _________________squeeze.
appealed
Three students ______________for more time to finish the work.
46 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 9 - Applying the Meanings
dumbfounded
dumbfounded
ensued
flourish
The announcement that my cat Patch had won the "best of show"…
The _______________tenants stared at the eviction notice in d…
When the headmaster declared the next day a holiday, shouting…
Plants ___________in a greenhouse.
dumbfounded
The announcement that my cat Patch had won the "best of show"…
dumbfounded
The _______________tenants stared at the eviction notice in d…
48 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 6 - Applying the Meanings
addicts
addict
addict
addictive
Junk food ______________ need to change their eating habits.
A true crossword puzzle ___________ should complete this puzz…
Pushers try to _________ people to illegal drugs.
We need more treatment centers for drug ______________.
addicts
Junk food ______________ need to change their eating habits.
addict
A true crossword puzzle ___________ should complete this puzz…
48 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 17 - Applying the Meanings
corrode
corrosion
debris
debris
Exposure to the weather can ____________unprotected metal sur…
Metal bridges must be painted frequently to prevent _________…
________from buildings damaged by the hurricane littered the…
It took city workers all day to clean up the _______________f…
corrode
Exposure to the weather can ____________unprotected metal sur…
corrosion
Metal bridges must be painted frequently to prevent _________…
47 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 17 - Applying the Meanings
appoints
appointments
appointment
assented
The president ________ justices to the Supreme Court.
All _________to the Supreme Court must be approved by Congress.
I made an __________to see the editor on Thursday at 3:00 p.m.
The members of the union ______ to the terms of the new contr…
appoints
The president ________ justices to the Supreme Court.
appointments
All _________to the Supreme Court must be approved by Congress.
47 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 20 - Applying the Meanings
blustered
bluster
blustering
council
"It's none of your business," he _____________ when asked why…
They can talk tough, but their ___________doesn't scare me.
The ______________winds buffeted the ferry as it crossed the…
Members of the town _____________are elected for a two-year t…
blustered
"It's none of your business," he _____________ when asked why…
bluster
They can talk tough, but their ___________doesn't scare me.
43 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 12 - Applying the Meanings
abducted
abduction
abode
Abyss
Bandits stopped the jeep and _______________the driver.
According to Greek myth, the ____________of Helen was the cau…
My summer __________was a small cabin that I shared with two…
We were afraid to look down as we crossed the ___________ on…
abducted
Bandits stopped the jeep and _______________the driver.
abduction
According to Greek myth, the ____________of Helen was the cau…
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