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Vocab Test:

Units 5-7

TermDefinition
JOCUS Joke
Jocose Cheerful; merry
Jocular Characterized by joking
FESTUS Festive
Festoon To drape or adorn festively
Fete To honor with a banquet or feast
BACCHUS Wine and celebration
Bacchic Of or related to a wild celebration
Bacchanal A drunken party or celebration
PLANGERE, PLANCTUS To lament
Plaintive Sorrowful; expressing or evoking mourning or sadness
Plaint A lament or complaint
ELEGOS Song of lament
Elegy A song or poem memorializing something or someone
Elegiac Mourning that which is lost or past; sorrowful
SOMNUD Sleep
Somnolent Drowsy; sleepy
SOPOR Sleep
Soporific Causing sleep or fatigue
Sopor Sleep; drowsiness
LANGUERE To be weak; to be faint
Languid Lacking energy; weak
Languish To waste away
Languor A lack of physical or mental energy
VIGIL Watchful
Vigilant On the alert; watchful
Vigilante Someone who takes law enforcement into his or her own hands
QUIESCERE, QUIETUS To rest
Acquiesce To give in
Requiem A song or religious service for the dead or lost
Quittance A repayment; a compensation
FORTUITUS Happening by chance
Fortuitous Happening by a lucky accident or chancel fortunate
Fortuity A chance or accident
AUSPEX Bird-watcher; fortune-teller
Auspices Protection or support; patronage
Auspicious Followed by favorable circumstances
DESTINARE, DESTINATUM To determine
Predestination The belief that one's fate has been determined in advance by a higher power
Destine To intend for a specific end or purpose
SORS, SORTIS Chance, lot, fate
Consortium A group of companies or institutions
Consort To keep company; to associate ---- a companion, especially a romantic one
PROPITIUS Favorable
Propitious Lucky; favorable
Propitiate To sooth or satisfy; to appease
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