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Vocab 1-3

These are all the words and parts for weeks 1-3

Word/PartDefinition/Sentence
-ast(er)- star
Astronomy science of the heavenly bodies
Asterisk a tiny star; used in printing to note something special
-audi-, -audio- hear
Audible able to be heard
Auditor 3-someone who listens attentively
Subaudible having a frequency or intensity of sounds below the limit of hearing
Anti- against
Anticoagulant having the effect of slowing or stopping the coagulation of the blood
Antithesis exact opposite
Antipathy a deep-seated feeling of dislike
De- opposite
Deactivate make something inactive by disconnecting or destroying it
Decalcify to deprive of (or remove) calcareous matter
-auto- self
autonomy immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority; independence
automation the act of implementing the control of equipment with advanced technology
-bene- good
benevolence an act of kindness or an inclination to be kind
benefactor a person who gives money or other help to a person or cause
-bio- life
autobiography an account of a person’s life written by that person
symbiotic a symbiotic relationship is one in which two organisms, organizations, or people intimately depend on each other
dis- not, opposite of
discontinue to end something; to not use anymore; cease
discontent not content; dissatisfied; a restless desire or craving for something one does not have
-able, -ible can be done
amiable having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
tangible perceptible by touch
-chrono- time
chronic (of an illness) persisting for a long time or constantly recurring; (of a problem) long-lasting and difficult to solve
chronicle a record of historical events kept in chronological order
synchronize to cause two or more acts to happen at the same time
-dict- say
diction the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
edict an official order or command usually given by a government or someone in authority
indictment a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
en-, em- cause to
embrace to hold closely in one’s arms; to accept or support as in a belief, theory, or change
embark go on board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle; begin (a course of action, especially one that is important or demanding
-al, -ial having characteristics of
pestilential harmful or destructive to crops or livestock; tending to cause infectious diseases; plaguelike
medial situated in the middle
tangible Unlike during the Salem Witch Trials, courts today only accept _________ evidence.
symbiotic During the period of incubation, the cells of the _________ are abundantly supplied with starch.
antithesis She is the _________ of a good student --- she sleeps through class and never does her homework.
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