Etymology: Idioms #4

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Etymology: Idioms #4
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2013-12-10 20:19:03
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First semester Etymology idioms.
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  1. back, again (prefix)
    RE
  2. backward (prefix)
    RETRO
  3. aside (prefix)
    SE
  4. under (prefix)
    SUB
  5. above (prefix)
    SUPER
  6. across (prefix)
    TRANS
  7. beyond (prefix)
    ULTRA
  8. to utter clearly
    ARTICULATE
  9. distant in interest or feeling
    ALOOF
  10. confident or daring without regard for others' feelings
    AUDACITY
  11. kind, not dangerous
    BENIGN
  12. a person who is especially good at judging something like art or food
    CONNOISSEUR
  13. a puzzling or unexplainable occurrence or situation
    ENIGMA
  14. extremely thin and boney
    GAUNT
  15. a wealthy powerful business man
    TYCOON
  16. to feel sorrow
    RUE
  17. happening at irregular intervals
    SPORADIC
  18. preoccupation with one or emphasis on material objects and comforts with a disinterest in or rejection of spiritual, intellectual or cultural values
    MATERIALISM
  19. forbidden by society as improper or unnacceptable
    TABOO
  20. to place side by side for the purpose of comparing
    JUXTAPOSE
  21. logically connected, consistent
    COHERENT
  22. to recall past experiences
    REMINISCE
  23. a guarantee given to the purchaser to repair or replace a defect for a certain length of time
    WARRANTY
  24. a passage or quotation taken or selected from a book or document
    EXCERPT
  25. agreeable to reason
    RATIONAL
  26. to amend or alter
    REVISE
  27. to make clear or intelligible, to free from ambiguity
    CLARIFY
  28. pertaining to a distinctive literary type
    GENRE

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