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Greek/Latin 5+6

Classical Roots words for "Joining" (Pre-AP)

TermDefinition
Coherent <adj> 1: Showing an orderly relation of parts. 2: Sticking together
Colloquial <adj> Characteristic of ordinary conversation rather than formal speech or writing.
Commiserate <verb> To feel or express sorrow or pity (used with "with")
Condone <verb> To forgive; to disregard an offense.
Commodious <adj> Spacious, roomy, as in a house.
Contrite <adj> Thoroughly remorseful and repentant of one's sins.
Abstain <verb> To refrain from something by one's choice.
Impertinent <adj> 1: Impudent; rude. 2: Irrelevant
Pertinacious <adj> Holding firmly, even stubbornly, to a belief
Tenacity <noun> Hanging on to something persistently or stubbornly.
Aptitude <noun> A natural talent or ability; quickness in learning.
Inept <adj> 1: Without skill. 2: Inappropriate or out of place; foolish or absurd.
Adjunct <noun> An added part not essential to the whole.
Conjugate <verb> To give forms of verbs in a fixed order
Injunction <noun> An authoritative command or order
Juncture <noun> 1: A serious state of affairs. 2: The condition or point of being joined.
Subjugate <verbs> To conquer; to dominate completely.
Astringent <adj> Harsh; severe <noun> A substance that tightens tissues (In medicine, a substance constricting living tissue)
Strait <noun> 1: A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water. 2: (usually plural) A difficulty or bad decision.
Stringent <adj> 1: Severe, constricted; tight. 2: Pertaining to scarcity of money.
Latin Root : "cum" Together with
Latin Root: "Teneo, Tenere, Tenui, Tentum" To hold, to keep
Latin Root: "Apo, Apere, Epi, Aptum" To fasten, to attach
Latin Root: "Jungo, Jungere, Junxi, Junctum" To join
Latin Root: "Stringo, Stringere, Strinxi, Strictum" To draw together tightly
Words that have root that means to hold or to keep Tenacity, Pertinacious, Impertinent, Abstain
Words that have root that means with or together with. Commodious, Coherent, Colloquial, Condone, Contrite, Commiserate
Words that have root that means to fasten or to attach. Aptitude, inept
Words that have root that means to join Adjunct, Conjugate, Injunction, Juncture, Subjugate
Words that have root that means to draw together tightly or tie. Strait, Astringent, Stringent
Created by: Turicek