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Classical rotes #1

Language Arts

TermDefinition
Percussion the sharp striking from one thing against another
Perennial lasting for an indefinitely long time
Permeate To penetrate through spaces; to spread throughout
Persevere To hold fast to a task or purpose despite handicaps or obstacles
Defer To postpone; or to delay
Dilatory Tending to delay or to postpone
Elation Excited feelings of pride, triumph, or happiness
Infer To use available evidence to form a conclusion
Contend To engage in a quarrel, in a struggle, or rivalry
Intent Purpose
Subvert To upset; to overthrow; to ruin
Contort To twist or to bend out of shape
Distor To change something to bend it out of shape
Retort To reply quickly or sharply, often as if in reply to an accusation
Tortuous Having many twists or turns
Adversity Hardship; misfortune
avert to turn away (one's eyes)
Introvert A persons who's thoughts and interests are directed inward.
Perverse Stubbornly doing something other than what is responsible or required
Prose Ordinary speech or writing with out rhyme or meter. (That is without verse)
Verso, Versare, Versavi, Versatum To turn or to turn around
Torqueo, Torguere, Torsi, Tortum to twist, to bend, or to turn around
Sub Under
Per Through
Fero, Ferre, Tuli, Latum to bring, to bear, to carry
Tendo, Tendere, Tetendi, Tensum to strech
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