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  • I was facing a pretty big impedance when my cat was sitting on the keyboard. Impedance – something that delays or prevents progress PED – latin root meaning “foot, children” […]

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    I was facing a pretty big impedance when my cat was sitting on the keyboard. Impedance – something that delays or prevents progress PED – latin root meaning “foot, children” […]

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  • I’m in heaven as a turophile because I have an unlimited supply of cheese sticks. Turophile: a connoisseur of cheese, lover of cheese phil: Greek root meaning “love” other “phil” […]

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    I’m in heaven as a turophile because I have an unlimited supply of cheese sticks. Turophile: a connoisseur of cheese, lover of cheese phil: Greek root meaning “love” other “phil” […]

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  • If you plan to be a veterinarian for the rest of your life you, must have philotherianism or you wouldn’t fit the job. Philotherianism: is the love/ care for animals […]

    Philotherianism

    If you plan to be a veterinarian for the rest of your life you, must have philotherianism or you wouldn’t fit the job. Philotherianism: is the love/ care for animals […]

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  • The two people found amor after all the pain they went through Amour; a love affair falling in love. am: latin root meaning “love” Other “am” words Amatory; things you […]

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    The two people found amor after all the pain they went through Amour; a love affair falling in love. am: latin root meaning “love” Other “am” words Amatory; things you […]

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  • Even in public Chris and Sam show their amity for one another, no matter the circumstances. amity- a friendly relationship Am- is latin root for “love” inamorta- a women lover […]

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    Even in public Chris and Sam show their amity for one another, no matter the circumstances. amity- a friendly relationship Am- is latin root for “love” inamorta- a women lover […]

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  • Shooting free throws is not for Amateurs. Amateur: a person inexperienced or unskilled in a particular activity am/amor: to love amiable: likeable and friendly in nature amicable: characterized by friendliness […]

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    Shooting free throws is not for Amateurs. Amateur: a person inexperienced or unskilled in a particular activity am/amor: to love amiable: likeable and friendly in nature amicable: characterized by friendliness […]

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  • On Halloween night, there’s an abundance of travesties to choose from. Travesty : (trav’ e stee) n. A parody; a disguise to make a thing ridiculous Vest: Latin root meaning […]

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    On Halloween night, there’s an abundance of travesties to choose from. Travesty : (trav’ e stee) n. A parody; a disguise to make a thing ridiculous Vest: Latin root meaning […]

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  • Kevin was so belligerent when Cameron stole one of his fries that he broke his arm. Belligerent: Hostile and aggressive Bell: War Other words: Bellicosity: inclined or eager to fight […]

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    Kevin was so belligerent when Cameron stole one of his fries that he broke his arm. Belligerent: Hostile and aggressive Bell: War Other words: Bellicosity: inclined or eager to fight […]

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  • The child king had his servants bow down to him. Pedarchy: Rule or government by a child or children Ped: Greek PAIS, PAIDOS “child” other “ped” words: Pediophobia: a morbid […]

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    The child king had his servants bow down to him. Pedarchy: Rule or government by a child or children Ped: Greek PAIS, PAIDOS “child” other “ped” words: Pediophobia: a morbid […]

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  • The cowgirl antagonized the Native American, so she tripped her. Antagonize- make someone go crazy or annoy someone agon: Greek root meaning “contest, struggle, conflict” 1. Agonistic: Of or relating […]

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    The cowgirl antagonized the Native American, so she tripped her. Antagonize- make someone go crazy or annoy someone agon: Greek root meaning “contest, struggle, conflict” 1. Agonistic: Of or relating […]

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  • I was in agonizing pain after I walked into the wall. Agonizing accompanied by, filled with, or resulting in agony or distress I was in agonizing pain after I walked […]

    Agonizing

    I was in agonizing pain after I walked into the wall. Agonizing accompanied by, filled with, or resulting in agony or distress I was in agonizing pain after I walked […]

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  • Shooting free throws is not for Amateurs. Amateur: a person inexperienced or unskilled in a particular activity am/amor: to love amiable: likeable and friendly in nature amicable: characterized by friendliness […]

    Amateur

    Shooting free throws is not for Amateurs. Amateur: a person inexperienced or unskilled in a particular activity am/amor: to love amiable: likeable and friendly in nature amicable: characterized by friendliness […]

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  • Because it was freezing in the school, Chris decided to revest his new North Face jacket. Revest: to vest (a person) again, as with ownership or office; reinvest; reinstate vestis: […]

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    Because it was freezing in the school, Chris decided to revest his new North Face jacket. Revest: to vest (a person) again, as with ownership or office; reinvest; reinstate vestis: […]

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  • Madison got thrown off of the roof, but it’s okay, because she’s an aliped. Other “Ped” Words Biped: creature with two feet Pedicure: a treatment for the feet Peddler: someone […]

    Aliped

    Madison got thrown off of the roof, but it’s okay, because she’s an aliped. Other “Ped” Words Biped: creature with two feet Pedicure: a treatment for the feet Peddler: someone […]

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  • Although the two girls thought they were good dancers, they were amateurs compared to their friends. Amateur: does for pleasure other than a job; a person that does something poorly. […]

    Amateur

    Although the two girls thought they were good dancers, they were amateurs compared to their friends. Amateur: does for pleasure other than a job; a person that does something poorly. […]

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  • My dog and I both walk on all fours because we are quadrupeds. Quadruped- having four feet ped- Latin Pes, Pedis “foot” other “ped” words: Pedigerous- having feet Pedometer- an […]

    Quadruped

    My dog and I both walk on all fours because we are quadrupeds. Quadruped- having four feet ped- Latin Pes, Pedis “foot” other “ped” words: Pedigerous- having feet Pedometer- an […]

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  • At Glen Allen High School, Shawn Fellin is the antagonist to all. antagonist: one who is hostile towards; one who opposes AGON: greek root meaning “contest, struggle” other “agon” words: […]

    Antagonist

    At Glen Allen High School, Shawn Fellin is the antagonist to all. antagonist: one who is hostile towards; one who opposes AGON: greek root meaning “contest, struggle” other “agon” words: […]

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  • Ambidextrous: The ability to use both appendages (hands). ambi: Greek root meaning “both” other “ambi” words: ambiguous: Having a double, or more than one meaning ambivalent: Having mixed feeling about […]

    Ambidextrous

    Ambidextrous: The ability to use both appendages (hands). ambi: Greek root meaning “both” other “ambi” words: ambiguous: Having a double, or more than one meaning ambivalent: Having mixed feeling about […]

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  • Word: Replete                   Define the word: filled up with  Root Word: Ple               Latin/Greek: Plete, pletum            Meaning: to fill  Three other works that have the same root, with definitions. 1.    Deplete- to […]

    Replete

    Word: Replete                   Define the word: filled up with  Root Word: Ple               Latin/Greek: Plete, pletum            Meaning: to fill  Three other works that have the same root, with definitions. 1.    Deplete- to […]

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  • Word:  Inept          Define the word: having or showing no skill; clumsy Root Word:  APT/EPT           Latin                       […]

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    Word:  Inept          Define the word: having or showing no skill; clumsy Root Word:  APT/EPT           Latin                       […]

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  • Word: obfuscate                  Define the word: to confuse or to darken Root Word: fus                      Latin         Meaning: to pour out Three other […]

    Obfuscate

    Word: obfuscate                  Define the word: to confuse or to darken Root Word: fus                      Latin         Meaning: to pour out Three other […]

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  • Word: Transform Define the word:to make a dramatic change in the form, appearance, or character of Root Word: form              Latin:            Meaning: shape Three other works […]

    Transform

    Word: Transform Define the word:to make a dramatic change in the form, appearance, or character of Root Word: form              Latin:            Meaning: shape Three other works […]

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  • Configure: To design, arrange, set up, or shape with a view to specific applications or use Fig: Latin root meaning “to shape” FIGMENT: Something invented or imaginary  EFFIGY: A figure […]

    Configure

    Configure: To design, arrange, set up, or shape with a view to specific applications or use Fig: Latin root meaning “to shape” FIGMENT: Something invented or imaginary  EFFIGY: A figure […]

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  • Juxtapose– To place close together or side by side Root: Pos/Pon                Latin Pos: To place or set 1. Expose- To put out in […]

    Juxtapose

    Juxtapose– To place close together or side by side Root: Pos/Pon                Latin Pos: To place or set 1. Expose- To put out in […]

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  • Word:       Detain               Define the word:  To keep from proceeding; delay Root Word:     TAIN          Latin:       teneo       Meaning: To hold/ hold together Three other works that […]

    Detain

    Word:       Detain               Define the word:  To keep from proceeding; delay Root Word:     TAIN          Latin:       teneo       Meaning: To hold/ hold together Three other works that […]

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  • Word: Juxtapose Define the word:To place close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast. Root Word: Pos/Pon               Latin            Meaning: To put […]

    Juxtapose

    Word: Juxtapose Define the word:To place close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast. Root Word: Pos/Pon               Latin            Meaning: To put […]

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  • Word:  confabulate                 Define the word: to engage in conversation Root Word: fa             Latin          Meaning: to say, to talk Three other works that have the same […]

    Confabulate

    Word:  confabulate                 Define the word: to engage in conversation Root Word: fa             Latin          Meaning: to say, to talk Three other works that have the same […]

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  • Word:  Confound        Define the word:  to perplex or amaze, especially by a sudden disturbance or surprise Root Word:  Found/Fus                    Latin                    Meaning: to astound or perplex; bewilder Three other works […]

    Confound

    Word:  Confound        Define the word:  to perplex or amaze, especially by a sudden disturbance or surprise Root Word:  Found/Fus                    Latin                    Meaning: to astound or perplex; bewilder Three other works […]

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  • Word: Hallucinate– experience a seemingly real perception of something not actually present  Root word: LUC- latin, meaning light Other “LUC” words: Translucent- allowing light, but not detailed images, to pass […]

    Hallucinates

    Word: Hallucinate– experience a seemingly real perception of something not actually present  Root word: LUC- latin, meaning light Other “LUC” words: Translucent- allowing light, but not detailed images, to pass […]

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  • Word:  Vocation                    Define the word: a calling to a particular job Root Word: voc/vok              Latin […]

    Vocation

    Word:  Vocation                    Define the word: a calling to a particular job Root Word: voc/vok              Latin […]

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