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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 4
peccadillo
impeccable
peccant
pejorative
n. A small sin or fault
adj. Having no flaws
adj. Violating a moral law; sinful
adj. Negative and critical ; insulting
peccadillo
n. A small sin or fault
impeccable
adj. Having no flaws
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 15
detrimental
contrite
trite
detritus
adj. causing damage or harm; injurious
adj. feeling regret and sorrow; penitent
adj. boring because of overuse or repetition
n. debris; junk
detrimental
adj. causing damage or harm; injurious
contrite
adj. feeling regret and sorrow; penitent
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GACS lclab English 10 - Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 13
aberrant
circumvent
congress
covenant
adj. Deviating from a pattern or rule
v. To avoid by going around; bypass
n. A coming together
n. A mutual or legal agreement
aberrant
adj. Deviating from a pattern or rule
circumvent
v. To avoid by going around; bypass
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GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 10
ben
benevolent
benefactor
benign
Latin bene, "well, good"
adj. Kindly; favorable towards
n. A person who gives friendly aid
adj. Causing no harm
ben
Latin bene, "well, good"
benevolent
adj. Kindly; favorable towards
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 8
importune
importunate
rapport
insufferable
v. To urge or beg without end
adj. Extremely demanding; insistent
n. a positive relationship
adj. Impossible to bear; intolerable
importune
v. To urge or beg without end
importunate
adj. Extremely demanding; insistent
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 11
assertion
exertion
dissertation
disconcert
n. something declared or stated positively
n. the use of power and of strength
n. a formal and long paper, written for a degree at a univers…
v. to upset and confuse
assertion
n. something declared or stated positively
exertion
n. the use of power and of strength
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 12
sedition
ambiance
circuitous
transitory
n. act or practice aimed at undermining authority, rebellion
n. environment surrounding; atmosphere
adj. roundabout or lengthy
adj. short-lived or temporary
sedition
n. act or practice aimed at undermining authority, rebellion
ambiance
n. environment surrounding; atmosphere
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 2
stanch
staunch
extant
restive
v. To stop the flow of
adj. Firm and steadfast
adj. Still in existence; not destroyed
adj. 1. Resisting authority; difficult to control; 2. Restles…
stanch
v. To stop the flow of
staunch
adj. Firm and steadfast
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 1
discomfit
edification
malfeasance
feasible
v. To embarrass and confuse
n. Improvement or enlightenment
n. Misconduct or wrongdoing, especially by a public official
adj. Capable of being accomplished
discomfit
v. To embarrass and confuse
edification
n. Improvement or enlightenment
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots- Unit 6
somnolent
soporific
sopor
languid
adj. Drowsy; sleepy, somnia
adj. Causing sleep or fatigue
n. Sleep; drowsiness
adj. Lacking energy; weak
somnolent
adj. Drowsy; sleepy, somnia
soporific
adj. Causing sleep or fatigue
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 9
monotonous
mononsyllabic
monotone
divulge
adj. unvarying; lacking in variety
adj. having only one syllable
n. sameness of sound, style, manner, or color
v. to make public
monotonous
adj. unvarying; lacking in variety
mononsyllabic
adj. having only one syllable
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 17
desultory
resilient
exultant
expendable
adj. moving ior jumping from one thing to another
adj. able to recover readily; persistent
adj. marked by great joy or jubilation
adj. not necessary; dispensable
desultory
adj. moving ior jumping from one thing to another
resilient
adj. able to recover readily; persistent
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 3
verdure
verdant
viridity
candid
n. Greenery; fresh and ripe vegetation
adj. Green; lush with vegetation
n. Lack of experience; innocence
adj. Open and sincere
verdure
n. Greenery; fresh and ripe vegetation
verdant
adj. Green; lush with vegetation
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 13
incendiary
incense
inflammatory
flamboyant
adj. inflaming; provoking heat or anger
n. to infuriate; to make passionately angry
adj. arousing anger or strong emotion
adj. intended to attract attention; showy
incendiary
adj. inflaming; provoking heat or anger
incense
n. to infuriate; to make passionately angry
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 5
jocose
jocular
festoon
fete
adj. Cheerful; merry,
adj. Characterized by joking aka y so gravity?
v. To drape or adorn festively
v. To honor with a banquet or feast
jocose
adj. Cheerful; merry,
jocular
adj. Characterized by joking aka y so gravity?
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 7
fortuitous
fortuity
auspices
auspicious
adj. Happening by a lucky accident or chance; fortunate
n. Chance or accident
n. Protection or support; spices protect food
adj. Followed by favorable circumstances
fortuitous
adj. Happening by a lucky accident or chance; fortunate
fortuity
n. Chance or accident
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 16
implicit
inexplicable
diverge
converge
adj. implied or understood but not directly expressed
adj. difficult or impossible to explain
v. to branch out; to go different ways
v. to come together; to gather; to meet
implicit
adj. implied or understood but not directly expressed
inexplicable
adj. difficult or impossible to explain
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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
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GACS lclab English 10 - Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 3
abject
compel
conjecture
dejected
adj. Lowly, miserable and wretched
v. To force or strongly persuade; coerce
n. A guess, often one based on inadequate or faulty evidence
adj. Downcast or sad; depressed
abject
adj. Lowly, miserable and wretched
compel
v. To force or strongly persuade; coerce
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GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 5
legacy
delegate
agenda
proactive
n. Body of ideas, achievements, and morals; example
v. To divide up, especially responsibilities
n. Plan of action; purpose
adj. Seeking to solve a problem before it occurs
legacy
n. Body of ideas, achievements, and morals; example
delegate
v. To divide up, especially responsibilities
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GACS lclab English 10 - Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 7
constructive
construe
destitute
expound
adj. Having a positive effect; helpful
v. To interpret or analyze something in a particular way
adj. Having no money; poor
v. To explain or discuss in detail
constructive
adj. Having a positive effect; helpful
construe
v. To interpret or analyze something in a particular way
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots- Unit 6
somnolent
soporific
sopor
languid
adj. Drowsy; sleepy, somnia
adj. Causing sleep or fatigue
n. Sleep; drowsiness
adj. Lacking energy; weak
somnolent
adj. Drowsy; sleepy, somnia
soporific
adj. Causing sleep or fatigue
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GACS lclab English 12 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 2
degenerate
engender
genre
cognate
n. A corrupt wrongdoer
v. To bring about; to produce
n. A kind or type of art
adj. Related to or coming from the same source
degenerate
n. A corrupt wrongdoer
engender
v. To bring about; to produce
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GACS lclab English 12 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 17
synopsis
myopic
adumbrate
umbrage
n. a short outline or review of main points
adj. nearsighted; lacking vision or foresight
v. to briefly outline or describe
n. anger caused by an insult or slight
synopsis
n. a short outline or review of main points
myopic
adj. nearsighted; lacking vision or foresight
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GACS lclab English 10 - Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 5
apparition
aspect
diaphanous
envisage
n. An unreal figure; a ghost
n. A part that can be considered or viewed
adj. Lightweight and transparent
v. To imagine, to conceive of
apparition
n. An unreal figure; a ghost
aspect
n. A part that can be considered or viewed
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GACS lclab English 10 - Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 1
conducive
deduce
evince
impetuous
adj. Supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about
v. To draw a conclusion from fact; to infer
v. To establish; to reflect the truth of
adj. Acting passionately and without forethought
conducive
adj. Supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about
deduce
v. To draw a conclusion from fact; to infer
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GACS lclab English 12 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 13
capitulate
recapitulate
caprice
precipitate
v. to yield; to surrender
v. to summarize briefly
n. sudden change of intention; impulsiveness
v. to cause something to happen immediately; to speed up
capitulate
v. to yield; to surrender
recapitulate
v. to summarize briefly
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GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 4
misinformation
reform
formative
inept
n. Untrue or wrong information
v. To bring back to rightness, order, or morality
adj. Occurring at the time of most influence
adj. Unskilled; clumsy
misinformation
n. Untrue or wrong information
reform
v. To bring back to rightness, order, or morality
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GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 8
impediment
expedient
pedestrian
pedant
n. Something that gets in the way; obstacle
adj. Providing results quickly; practical and effective
adj. Lacking excitement; ordinary and dull
n. One possessing abundant knowledge of minor, often unintere…
impediment
n. Something that gets in the way; obstacle
expedient
adj. Providing results quickly; practical and effective
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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
GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 5
legacy
delegate
agenda
proactive
n. Body of ideas, achievements, and morals; example
v. To divide up, especially responsibilities
n. Plan of action; purpose
adj. Seeking to solve a problem before it occurs
legacy
n. Body of ideas, achievements, and morals; example
delegate
v. To divide up, especially responsibilities
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 4
peccadillo
impeccable
peccant
pejorative
n. A small sin or fault
adj. Having no flaws
adj. Violating a moral law; sinful
adj. Negative and critical ; insulting
peccadillo
n. A small sin or fault
impeccable
adj. Having no flaws
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 3
verdure
verdant
viridity
candid
n. Greenery; fresh and ripe vegetation
adj. Green; lush with vegetation
n. Lack of experience; innocence
adj. Open and sincere
verdure
n. Greenery; fresh and ripe vegetation
verdant
adj. Green; lush with vegetation
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GACS lclab English 10 - Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 8
complacent
docile
doctrine
gratuitous
adj. Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or imp…
adj. Easily taught; submissive to instruction
n. That which is taught; body of beliefs or ideas
adj. Unnecessary or unwanted
complacent
adj. Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or imp…
docile
adj. Easily taught; submissive to instruction
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GACS lclab English 10 - Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 9
adverse
convoluted
deflect
extort
adj. Not helpful; harmful
adj. Having too many twists and turns; overly complicated
v. To cause to turn aside or astray
v. To wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a dem…
adverse
adj. Not helpful; harmful
convoluted
adj. Having too many twists and turns; overly complicated
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GACS lclab English 12 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 3
vehement
inveigh
surmise
demise
adj. Strongly emotional; fierce and passionate
v. To attack strongly in words; to talk or write bitterly aga…
v. To draw a conclusion based on little or no information; to…
n. The end of existence; death
vehement
adj. Strongly emotional; fierce and passionate
inveigh
v. To attack strongly in words; to talk or write bitterly aga…
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 11
assertion
exertion
dissertation
disconcert
n. something declared or stated positively
n. the use of power and of strength
n. a formal and long paper, written for a degree at a univers…
v. to upset and confuse
assertion
n. something declared or stated positively
exertion
n. the use of power and of strength
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GACS lclab English 10 - Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 18
aesthetic
anesthetic
antipathy
apathetic
Having to do with beauty or order
A substance which causes loss of feeling
Hostility or hatred
Not interested; having no strong emotion towards
aesthetic
Having to do with beauty or order
anesthetic
A substance which causes loss of feeling
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 8
importune
importunate
rapport
insufferable
v. To urge or beg without end
adj. Extremely demanding; insistent
n. a positive relationship
adj. Impossible to bear; intolerable
importune
v. To urge or beg without end
importunate
adj. Extremely demanding; insistent
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GACS lclab English 10 - Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 4
comportment
confer
defer
deference
n. Manner in which one acts or behaves
v. 1. To discuss something with someone else; consult; 2. To…
v. 1. To put aside until later; 2. To yield respectfully
n. Act or practice of yielding to another
comportment
n. Manner in which one acts or behaves
confer
v. 1. To discuss something with someone else; consult; 2. To…
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 9
monotonous
mononsyllabic
monotone
divulge
adj. unvarying; lacking in variety
adj. having only one syllable
n. sameness of sound, style, manner, or color
v. to make public
monotonous
adj. unvarying; lacking in variety
mononsyllabic
adj. having only one syllable
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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
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 7
fortuitous
fortuity
auspices
auspicious
adj. Happening by a lucky accident or chance; fortunate
n. Chance or accident
n. Protection or support; spices protect food
adj. Followed by favorable circumstances
fortuitous
adj. Happening by a lucky accident or chance; fortunate
fortuity
n. Chance or accident
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 12
sedition
ambiance
circuitous
transitory
n. act or practice aimed at undermining authority, rebellion
n. environment surrounding; atmosphere
adj. roundabout or lengthy
adj. short-lived or temporary
sedition
n. act or practice aimed at undermining authority, rebellion
ambiance
n. environment surrounding; atmosphere
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GACS lclab English 11 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 1
discomfit
edification
malfeasance
feasible
v. To embarrass and confuse
n. Improvement or enlightenment
n. Misconduct or wrongdoing, especially by a public official
adj. Capable of being accomplished
discomfit
v. To embarrass and confuse
edification
n. Improvement or enlightenment
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GACS lclab English 10 - Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 10
approbation
culpable
culprit
decriminalize
n. Praise or approval
adj. Deserving blame
n. One responsible for a crime
v. To do away with legal penalties for
approbation
n. Praise or approval
culpable
adj. Deserving blame
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GACS lclab English 12 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 10
artifice
artless
inert
icon
n. clever trickery; deception
adj. without strategy or deceit; naive
adj. not having power to move; slow to act
n. an image that best represents something; a symbol
artifice
n. clever trickery; deception
artless
adj. without strategy or deceit; naive
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GACS lclab English 12 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 14
locus
in lieu of
allocate
apposite
n. specific place; especially, the center of an activity or e…
adv. in place of
v. to set aside for a special purpose
adj. relevant or appropriate
locus
n. specific place; especially, the center of an activity or e…
in lieu of
adv. in place of
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GACS lclab English 10 - Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots - Unit 13
aberrant
circumvent
congress
covenant
adj. Deviating from a pattern or rule
v. To avoid by going around; bypass
n. A coming together
n. A mutual or legal agreement
aberrant
adj. Deviating from a pattern or rule
circumvent
v. To avoid by going around; bypass
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GACS lclab English 9 - Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots- Unit 19
matron
maternal
matriculate
patronize
n. A married woman
adj. Having the qualities of a mother; motherly
v. To enroll in a degree program, especially at a college
v. To regularly visit or give business to
matron
n. A married woman
maternal
adj. Having the qualities of a mother; motherly
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