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English Vocabulary

Vocab

TermDefinition
de down
ob away from,against
inter within,among,against
sub under
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
ped foot
port to carry
mit/miss to send
chron/temp relating to time
mob/mot move
carn/corp flesh,body
port to carry
cept to recieve
cred to believe
tenacious determined, relentless, go getting
exuberant thrilled, excited
somber serious sad
fallible capable of making mistakes
belligerent ready to fight, confrontational, aggressive, angry
intricate detailed, particular, involved (spider web)complex
luminous . bright, filled with light, en”lightened”
apathetic not caring
condescend to look down upon someone
empathy caring and feeling
banish to dismiss or send out
grieve to mourn over loss
ponder to think about
profound deep thoughtful
indignant angry
dilemma a serious problem
decorum polite manner
contempt hatred disgust
rivulet a tiny little trickly stream
hospitable a welcoming manner
console to soothe
ominous a dark foreshadowing
faltering to move unsteadily, stumble stagger
pallid pale or lacking color
spasm sudden movement of muscles
cumbersome bulky or heavy
disfigurement misshapen, deformed, in appearance
semblance appearance, likeness
penchant 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, infatuate
raucous out of control, mischievous, chaos, out of control situation
minutiae tiny little details of life… trivial details magazine, insignificant details
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
charisma a positive, magnetic personality, a quality of charm
complacent quiet, calm, relaxed, almost withdrawn
frail weak
sullen sad, somber
concede to give in
smug arrogant, stuck-up
vehement like tenacious, passionate, strong
serene tranquil peaceful
relentless unceasing, unstopping
jeer to sneer or mock, make fun of in an evil way
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