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CR 8 1-2

Lessons 1 and 2

Latin root meaning "through" Per
n. the sharpt striking of one thing against another. 2. instruments that make a sound when struck percussion
adj. lasting for an indefinitely long time. 2.continuing regularly 3. Living longer than two years, said especially of plants perennial
v. to penetrate through spaces; to spread throughout. permeate
v. to hold fast to a task or purpose despite handicaps or obstactles. persevere
Latin root meaning "to bring," "to bear," "to carry" Fero, Ferre, Tuli, Latum
v. to postpone; to delay. 2. to yield respectfully to the opinion or will of another. defer
adj. tending to delay or postpone. dilatory
n. excited feelings of pride, triumph, or happiness. elation
v. to use available evidence to form a conclusion. 2. to guess. infer
Latin root meaning "to stretch" Tendo, Tendere, Tetendi, Tensum
v. to engage in a quarrel, a struggle, or rivalry. 2. to assert; to put forward in arguement. contend
n. purposeadj. concentrating on or dedicate to an idea or action. intent
Latin root meaning "under" Sub
v. to upset; to overthrow; to ruin. subvert
adj. excessively willing to yield; submissive. subservient
Latin root meaning "to twist," "to bend," "to turn around" Toqueo, Torquere, Torsi, Tortum
v. to twist or bend out of shape. contort
v. to change something to make it false. 2. to twist (something) out of its natural shape. distort
v. to reply quidkly and sharply, often as if in reply to an accusation. n. a quick, witty, sometimes biting reply retort
adj. having many twists and turns. 2. deceitfully roundabout; tricky. tortuous
Latin root meaning "to turn," "to turn around" Verso, Versare, Versavi, Versatum
n. hardship; misfortune. adversity
v. to turn away (one's eyes). 2. to prevent. avert
n. a person whose thoughts and interests are directed inward. introvert
adj. stubbornly doing something other than what is reasonable or required. perverse
n ordinary speech or writing without rhyme or meter (that is, without verse). adj. referring to speech or writing other than verse. prose
Created by: seils
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