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vocab words

sub under
de down
inter between
domin lead
re again
bio life
auto self
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 believe
re again
ex out
pre before
post after
trans across
circum around
dis away from, oppsite
charisma N a positive, magnetic personality, a quality of charm
complacent ADJ quiet, calm, relaxed, almost withdrawn
frail ADJ weak
sullen ADJ sad, somber
concede V to give in
vehement ADJ like tenacious, passionate, strong
smug ADJ arrogant, stuck-up
serene ADJ tranquil, peaceful
relentless ADJ unceasing, unstopping
jeer V to sneer or mock, make fun of in an evil way
Faltering (v) to move unsteadily, stumble, stagger
Pallid (adj) pale or lacking color
Spasm (n) sudden movement of muscles
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 a spiritual journey, a lengthy journey
Convulsions small seizures, mini violent motions
Enamored deeply in love with, infatuated
Raucous raw cuss (noun, adj.) out of control, mischievous, chaos, out of control situation
Minutiae tiny little details of lifeā€¦ trivial details magazine, insignificant details MIN- oo--SHA
Dignitaries important people, people with dignity
Prowess courage and skill(emphasis on skill)
Errant random ----off topic ----out of time
Tranquil peaceful
Junket a quick trip , like an errand
Gallantry a member of the elite, special people, like royalty
Adulation praise
Retribution payback or punishment
apathetic 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
Created by: ebedwa
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