Vocab Week 21.txt

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  1. soph
    wisdom
  2. philosopher
    a wise person who is calm and rational; specialist in philosophy
  3. sophistry
    an invalid argument composed of specious reasoning
  4. spec/spic
    see, look
  5. retrospective
    literally, a look back in history
  6. perspicacious
    acutely insightful and wise
  7. sper
    hope
  8. prosperous
    infortunate circumstances financially
  9. desperate
    showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire
  10. spers/spar
    scatter
  11. disparate
    fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind
  12. aspersion
    an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
  13. spir
    breathe
  14. transpire
    to come about, happen or occur
  15. spiritual
    concerned w/ sacred matters or religion or church
  16. strict/string
    bind
  17. stringent
    strict adherence to a set standard
  18. astringent
    an agent that causes tissue to contract
  19. summ
    highest
  20. summit
    the highest point of any landscape feature
  21. consummate
    to bring something to its completion, such as a transaction, concept, plan or action
  22. surge/surrect
    rise
  23. resurgent
    rising again as to new life and vigor
  24. insurgent
    a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority

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