GreLatinRootsWeek1.txt

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  1. A (root)
    without
  2. Ab / Abs (root)
    off,away from, apart, down
  3. Ac / Acr (root)
    sharp, bitter
  4. Act / Ag (root)
    to do, to drive, to force, to lead
  5. Ad / Adl (root)
    to, toward, near
  6. Al / Ali / Alter (root)
    other, another
  7. Am (root)
    love
  8. Amb (root)
    to go, to walk
  9. Ambi / Amph (root)
    both, more than one, around
  10. amoral
    (root: A - without) neither moral nor immoral
  11. athiest
    (root: A - without) one who does not believe in God
  12. atypical
    (root: A - without) not typical
  13. anonymous
    (root: A - without) of unknown authorship or origin
  14. apathy
    (root: A - without) lack of interest or emotion
  15. atrophy
    (root: A - without) the wasting away of body tissue
  16. anomaly
    (root: A - without) an irregularity
  17. agnostic
    (root: A - without) one who questions the existence of God
  18. abduct
    (root: Ab/Abs - off, away from, apart, down) to take by force
  19. abhor
    (root: Ab/Abs - off, away from, apart, down) to hate, detest
  20. abolish
    (root: Ab/Abs - off, away from, apart, down) to do away with, make void
  21. abstract
    (root: Ab/Abs - off, away from, apart, down) conceived apart from concrete realities, specific objects, actual instances
  22. abnormal
    (root: Ab/Abs - off, away from, apart, down) deviating from a standard
  23. abdicate
    (root: Ab/Abs - off, away from, apart, down) to renounce or relinquish a throne
  24. abstinence
    (root: Ab/Abs - off, away from, apart, down) forbearance from any indulgence of appetite
  25. abstruse
    (root: Ab/Abs - off, away from, apart, down) hard to understand, secret, hidden
  26. acid
    (root: Ac/Acr - sharp, bitter) something that is sharp, sour, or ill-natured
  27. acute
    (root: Ac/Acr - sharp, bitter) sharp at the end, ending in a point
  28. acerbic
    (root: Ac/Acr - sharp, bitter) sour or astringent in taste, harsh in temper
  29. acrid
    (root: Ac/Acr - sharp, bitter) sharp or bitter to the taste or smell
  30. acrimonnious
    (root: Ac/Acr - sharp, bitter) caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature
  31. exacerbate
    (root: Ac/Acr - sharp, bitter) to increase bitterness or violence, aggrevate
  32. agile
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) quick and well-coordinated in movement, active, lively
  33. agitate
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) to move or force into violent, irregular action
  34. litigate
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) to make the subject of a lawsuit
  35. prodigal
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) wastefully or recklessly extravagant
  36. pedagogue
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) a teacher
  37. synagogue
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) a gathering or congregation of Jews for the purpose of religious worship
  38. adapt
    (root: Ad/Al - to, toward, near) adjust or modify fittingly
  39. adjacent
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) near, close, or contiguous, adjoining
  40. addict
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) to give oneself over, as to a habit or pursuit
  41. admire
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) to regard with wonder, pleasure, and approval
  42. address
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) to direct a speech or written statement to
  43. adhere
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) to stick fast, cleave, cling
  44. adjoin
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) to be close or in contact with
  45. advocate
    (root: Act/Ag - to do, to drive, to force, to lead) to plead in favor of
  46. alternative
    (root - Al/Ali/Alter - other, another) a possible choice
  47. alias
    (root - Al/Ali/Alter - other, another) an assumed name, another name
  48. alibi
    (root - Al/Ali/Alter - other, another) the defense by an accused person that he or she was verificably elsewhere at the time of the crime with which he or she is charged
  49. alien
    (root - Al/Ali/Alter - other, another) one born in another country, a foreigner
  50. alter ego
    (root - Al/Ali/Alter - other, another) the second self, a substitute or deputy
  51. altruist
    (root - Al/Ali/Alter - other, another) a person unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others
  52. allegory
    (root - Al/Ali/Alter - other, another) figurative treatment of one subject under the guise of another
  53. amateur
    (root - Am - love) a person who engages in an activity for pleasure rather than financial or professional gain
  54. amatory
    (root - love) of or pertaining to lovers or lovemaking
  55. amenity
    (root - love) agreeable ways or manners
  56. amorous
    (root - love) inclined to love, especially sexual love
  57. enamored
    (root - love) inflamed with love, charmed, captivated
  58. amity
    (root - love) friendship, peaceful harmony
  59. inamorata
    (root - love) a female lover
  60. amiable
    (root - love) having or showing agreeable personal qualities
  61. amicable
    (root - love) characterized by exhibiting good will
  62. ambient
    (root - Amb - to go, to walk) moving freely, circulating
  63. ambitious
    (root - Amb - to go, to walk) desiring of achieving or obtaining power
  64. preamble
    (root - Amb - to go, to walk) an introductory statement
  65. ambassador
    (root - Amb - to go, to walk) an authorized messenger or representative
  66. ambulance
    (root - Amb - to go, to walk) a wheeled vehicle equipped for carrying sick people, usually to a hospital
  67. ambulatory
    (root - Amb - to go, to walk) of, pertaining to, or capable of walking
  68. ambush
    (root - Amb - to go, to walk) the act of lying concelaed so as to attack by surprise
  69. perambulator
    (root - Amb - to go, to walk) one who makes a tour of inspection on foot
  70. ambiguous
    (root - Ambi/Amph - both, more than one, around) open to various interpretations
  71. amphibian
    (root - Ambi/Amph - both, more than one, around) any cold-blooeded vertebrate, the larva of which is aquatic and the adult of which is terrestrial, a person or thing having a twofold nature
  72. ambidextrous
    (root - Ambi/Amph - both, more than one, around) able to use both hands equally well

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