Vocab.txt

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A list of the vocabulary words for my Honors Humanities class.
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  1. retro(1)
    backward
  2. retroactive(1)
    effective from a past date
  3. cap(it)(1)
    head, leader
  4. per capita(1)
    for each person
  5. pop(1)
    people
  6. depopulate(1)
    reduce population of
  7. circum(1)
    around
  8. circumspect(1)
    cautious, wary, watchful
  9. medi(1)
    half, middle
  10. medieval(1)
    of the middle ages
  11. a(1)
    not
  12. apathetic(1)
    lacking interest or concern
  13. agogos(1)
    lead, leader
  14. pedagogue(1)
    teacher, schoolmaster
  15. alter(1)
    other
  16. altruism(1)
    devotion to the welfare of others
  17. ambi(1)
    both
  18. ambidextrous(1)
    using both hands with equal ease
  19. anima(1)
    soul, breath, life
  20. magnanimous(1)
    showing a lofty and courageous spirit
  21. vict, vinc(2)
    conquer
  22. invincible(2)
    unconquerable
  23. phil(2)
    love
  24. Anglophile(2)
    lover of all things english
  25. jud, judic(2)
    law
  26. judicious(2)
    thoughtful, considered
  27. oper, opus(2)
    work
  28. opus(2)
    musical composition numbered as one of a composer�s works
  29. un, in(2)
    not, in
  30. inconsequential(2)
    unimportant, irrelevant
  31. port(2)
    carry
  32. deport(2)
    remove an unwanted person from a country
  33. dict(2)
    say
  34. malediction(2)
    curse
  35. epi(2)
    upon, up
  36. epitaph(2)
    a brief statement commemorating the deceased
  37. fratr(2)
    brother
  38. fraternize(2)
    to associate on close terms w/hostile group
  39. genos(2)
    people, race
  40. genocide(2)
    destruction of a racial, political, or cultural group
  41. mob, mot, mov(3)
    move
  42. immobile(3)
    unable to move
  43. loc, loqu(3)
    speak
  44. soliloquy(3)
    speech in which an actor speaks aloud to himself
  45. mitt, miss(3)
    send
  46. emissary(3)
    ambassador, messenger
  47. hum(3)
    earth, man
  48. exhume(3)
    to dig up something buried
  49. humane(3)
    compassionate, merciful
  50. de(3)
    away, from
  51. delude(3)
    deceive, trick
  52. ad(3)
    to, toward
  53. advocate(3)
    to favor, encourage
  54. icon(3)
    image
  55. iconography(3)
    the imagery or symbolism of a work of art
  56. levis(3)
    light
  57. alleviate(3)
    relieve, lessen
  58. monit, mon(3)
    to warn
  59. admonish(3)
    to give friendly earnest advice or encouragement to
  60. ortho(3)
    straighten
  61. orthodox(3)
    conventional, conforming to established beliefs
  62. spec, spect(4)
    look at
  63. spectacle(4)
    public display
  64. meter(4)
    measure
  65. barometer(4)
    instrument which measures atmospheric pressure
  66. eu(4)
    good, well
  67. euphoria(4)
    feeling of well-being, joy
  68. ante(4)
    before
  69. antebellum(4)
    before the war
  70. uni(4)
    one
  71. unison(4)
    together, in agreement
  72. clam, claim(4)
    cry out, declare
  73. proclamation(4)
    public announcement
  74. plac, pac(4)
    soothe, please
  75. implacable(4)
    not capable of being appeased
  76. pod, ped(4)
    foot
  77. pedestrian(4)
    going or performed on foot
  78. scrib, scrip(4)
    write
  79. ascribe(4)
    attribute, credit
  80. sequi(4)
    follow
  81. subsequent(4)
    following in time or order
  82. rog(5)
    ask, beg
  83. derogative(5)
    insulting, contemptuous
  84. gest(5)
    carry, bear
  85. gesticulate(5)
    expressive movements of hands or face
  86. logy(5)
    study of
  87. psychology(5)
    study of the mind or personality
  88. corp(5)
    body
  89. corporeal(5)
    tangible, physical
  90. jus, jur(5)
    law
  91. jurisprudence(5)
    study of law
  92. mors, mort(5)
    death
  93. immortal(5)
    deathless
  94. somnos(5)
    sleep
  95. insomnia(5)
    inability to sleep
  96. taceo(5)
    silent
  97. taciturn(5)
    reserved, uncommunicative
  98. theos(5)
    god
  99. theology(5)
    the study of religious faith
  100. tors, tort(5)
    to twist
  101. distort(5)
    to twist out of the true meaning
  102. poly(6)
    many
  103. polygamy(6)
    marriage to many
  104. tract, trah(6)
    draw, pull
  105. protract(6)
    to prolong, draw out
  106. greg(6)
    flock, herd
  107. gregarious(6)
    talkative, fond of company
  108. monstr(6)
    show
  109. remonstrate(6)
    to protest
  110. sat, satis(6)
    enough
  111. insatiable(6)
    unable to be satisfied
  112. soph(6)
    wise
  113. sophomore(6)
    wise fool, second-year student
  114. vac(6)
    move
  115. vacillate(6)
    to hesitate in choice of opinions
  116. verbum(6)
    word
  117. verbose(6)
    wordiness
  118. via(6)
    road
  119. deviate(6)
    to stray from the norm
  120. vit, vivre(6)
    life
  121. revitalize(6)
    to give new life to
  122. laud(7)
    praise
  123. laudable(7)
    praiseworthy
  124. nov(7)
    new
  125. novice(7)
    beginner
  126. val(7)
    strength, worth
  127. valiant(7)
    brave, courageous
  128. lic(7)
    permitted, proper
  129. illicit(7)
    unlawful, shameful
  130. lucr(7)
    gain, profit
  131. lucrative(7)
    profitable
  132. cred(7)
    believe
  133. credulity(7)
    believing things readily
  134. chron(7)
    time
  135. chronic(7)
    long duration or frequent recurrence
  136. bibre(7)
    drink
  137. inebriate(7)
    to make drunk, intoxicate
  138. volent(7)
    wish
  139. volition(7)
    the power of choosing or determining
  140. fin(7)
    end
  141. finite(7)
    having limits
  142. (co)gnosci(8)
    know
  143. agnostic(8)
    one who is unsure of god�s existence
  144. juxt(8)
    near, next
  145. juxtapose(8)
    put things side by side
  146. post(8)
    after, behind, later
  147. post mortem(8)
    examination to determine cause of death
  148. pneum(8)
    breath
  149. pneumatic(8)
    air-powered
  150. am(ic)(8)
    friend, love
  151. amicable(8)
    friendly
  152. syn(8)
    with, together
  153. synthesis(8)
    combining parts to form a whole
  154. inter(8)
    between
  155. interlude(8)
    a musical insertion between parts of longer composition
  156. intra(8)
    within
  157. intravenous(8)
    entering by way of a vein
  158. deus(8)
    god
  159. deity(8)
    a god or goddess
  160. dox(8)
    belief
  161. paradox(8)
    a self-contradictory statement that at first seems true
  162. acer, acri(9)
    bitter, sour, sharp
  163. acrimonious(9)
    bitter, harsh
  164. test(9)
    bear witness
  165. attest(9)
    declare true or genuine
  166. trib(9)
    pay, bestow
  167. retribution(9)
    a deserved punishment
  168. dia(9)
    through
  169. dialectic(9)
    investigation of philosophical truths
  170. tele(9)
    far, distant, end, purpose
  171. teleology(9)
    the study of meaning in nature
  172. cand(9)
    white, glowing
  173. candor(9)
    honesty, fairness
  174. phobia(9)
    fear
  175. agoraphobia(9)
    fear of public places
  176. phon(9)
    sound
  177. cacophony(9)
    harsh sound
  178. clast(9)
    break
  179. iconoclast(9)
    one who destroys religious images
  180. lith(9)
    stone
  181. monolith(9)
    a single great stone in form of column

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