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Vocab

QuestionAnswer
ob against
domin to lead
syn/sym same
inter within, among, between
sub under
ject to throw or push in
auto self
bio life
de down
Uni one, single
Du two
Tri three
Mono one, single
Bi two
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
Re again
ex out
pre before
Post after
Trans across
Circum around
Dis away from, opposite
Contr/Ant(i) against
Bene good
Mal bad, evil
Grimace a frown
Wince to cringe
Tenacious go getting
Exuberant exited
Somber serious, sad
Fallible capable of making mistakes
Belligerent ready to fight
Intricate detailed, complex
Luminous filled with light
Faltering to move unsteadily, stumble, stagger
Pallid pale or lacking color
Pilgrimage a spiritual journey, a lengthy journey
Enamored deeply in love with, infatuated
Dignitaries important people, people with dignity
Prowess courage and skill
Tranquil peaceful
Gallantry a member of the elite, special people, like royalty
Retribution payback or punishment
Semblance appearance, likeness
Charisma a positive, magnetic personality, a quality of charm
Complacent quiet, calm, relaxed, almost withdrawn
Frail weak
Sullen sad, somber
Concede to give in
Vehement like tenacious, passionate, strong
Smug arrogant, stuck-up
Serene tranquil, peaceful
Relentless unceasing, unstopping
Jeer to sneer or mock, make fun of in an evil way
Optimistic positive “open”
Pessimistic negative, “pest”
Capsize verb, to turn over(in liquid)
Concede to give in, give up
Patriarchal male-based society
Fledgling young “bird,” new to flight
Indigenous native(from that area) to a land or area
Illiterate not literate, can’t read
Disconsolate glum, sad, depressed
Descendent individuals who will continue a legacy--children
Destiny one’s fate
Legacy the impact one leaves behind after he or she is gone
Rebellious adj, going against, defiant, ready to fight
Adversity problem, difficulty
Obstinate stubborn
Perverse contrary, argumentative, stubborn minded
Conventional usual as in practice, “normal”, “regular”
Vigil a spiritual time of “watching” and waiting
Prophet someone who “sees” into the future and will lead
Humility quiet, modest, unassertive, lack of arrogance
Created by: CCafarelli
 

 



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