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Vocab for english

De Down
Ob Away from, against
Inter Within, among, between
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
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
Apathy 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 A polite manner
Contempt Hatred, disgust
Rivulet A tiny little trickly stream
Hospitable A welcoming manner
Console To soothe
Ominous A dark foreshadowing
you 2 POV
We/our/my/me 1 POV
Objective Just the facts
Subjective Bias/opinion
Omniscient 3rd person/all knowing
Point of view Perspective
Limited 3rd person one person's thoughts
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Complacent Quiet, calm, relaxed, almost withdrawn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
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, infatuated
Raucous raw cuss
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
Optimistic Positive
Pessimistic Negative
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
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 Adj, stubborn
Perverse Adj, contrary, argumentative, stubborn minded
Conventional (custom) Adj, 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: mcmaemil



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