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ob away from, against
inter within,among, between
Tenacious-adj go getting
ject to throw or push in
syn/sym same
domin to lead
Uni one,single
mono one,single
du two
bi two
tri three
quad four
pent five
oct eight
dec ten
cent one-hundred
gen family, life
scrip/scrib to write
struc to build
frag/frac to break
vis/vid to see,look
Spec to see, watch
man(u) hand
ped/pod foot
mitt/miss to send
Chron/temp relating to time
mob/mot move
carn/corp flesh,body
port to carry
cept to receive
cred to believe
Grimace-N a frown
ex out
pre before
post after
trans across
circum around
dis away from, opposite
contr/ant(i) against
bene good
mal bad,evil
Wince-v to cringe
Exuberant- adj excited
somber- adj sad, serious
fallible-adj capable of making mistakes
BELLIgerent - adj ready to fight
intricate-adj complex, detailed (spider web)
LUMINous- adj filled with light
Apathy-N not caring
condescend-V to look down upon someone
empathy-N caring and feeling
Banish-V to dismiss or send out
grieve-V to mourn over loss
ponder-v to think about
profound- adj deep thoughtful
indignant-adj angry
dilemma-N a serious problem
decorum-N a polite manner
contempt-N hatred, disgust
rivulet-N a tiny little trickly stream
Hospitable-adj a welcoming manner
Console-V to soothe
Ominous-Adj a dark foreshadowing
Faltering-v to move unsteadily
Pallid-adj pale or lacking color
Spasm-n sudden movement of muscle
Cumbersome-adj bulky or heavy
Disfigurement-n misshapen, deformed, in appearance
Semblance-n appearance, likeness
Penchant-n a strong desire or wish to accomplish something
Pilgrimage-page 1 a spiritual journey, a lengthy journey
Convulsions-page 2 small seizures, mini violent motions
Enamored-page 13 deeply in love with, infatuated
Raucous- page 20 mischievous, out of control situation
Minutiae-page 20 tiny little details of life
Dignitaries-page 24 important people, people with dignity
Prowess-page 26 courage and skills
Errant- page 29 random, off topic, out of time
Tranquil- page 44 peaceful
Junket- page 53 a quick trip, like and errand
Gallantry- page 54 a member of the elite, special people, like royalty
Adulation- page 59 praise
Retribution- page 71 payback or punishment
charisma-N a positive, magnetic personality
complacent--ADJ quiet, calm, relaxed, almost withdrawn
frail--ADJ weak
Sullen-- ADJ sad
concede--V to give in
vehement- ADJ passionate, strong
Smug--- ADJ stuck-up
serene---ADJ peaceful
relentless--ADJ unstopping
jeer--V to sneer or mock
optimistic positive
pessimistic negative
capsize to turn over(in liquid)
concede give up
patriarchal male- based society
fledgling new to flight
indigenous native to the land or area
illiterate can't read
disconsolate sad, depressed
descendent a person who continues a legacy
destiny one's face
legacy the impact one leaves behind after he or she is gone
rebellious ready to fight
adversity problem
obstinate stubborn
perverse stubborn minded
conventional normal
vigil a spiritual time of watching and waiting
prophet someone who sees into the future and will lead
humility quiet
Created by: boombria
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