C1-5

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C1-5
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  1. Credible
    • believable
    • Credo (I believe)[credit]
  2. Credulous
    • gullible; believing too easily
    • Credo (I believe)[credit]
  3. Incredulous
    • not believing
    • Credo (I believe)[credit]
  4. Credence
    • believability
    • Credo (I believe)[credit]
  5. Cognition
    • knowledge; awareness
    • Cogito (I think); cognitio (knowledge)
  6. Incognito
    • not recognized
    • Cogito (I think); cognitio (knowledge)
  7. Agnostic
    • doubtful of the existence of god
    • Cogito (I think); cognitio (knowledge)
  8. Cogitate
    • think deeply
    • Cogito (I think); cognitio (knowledge)
  9. Prognosis
    • outlook
    • Cogito (I think); cognitio (knowledge)
  10. Gnostic
    • relating to knowledge esp. of spiritual matters
    • Cogito (I think); cognitio (knowledge)
  11. Diurnal
    • active in daytime
    • Dies (day)
  12. Quotidian
    • daily
    • Dies (day)
  13. Cosmology
    • study or theory of the structure and origins of the universe
    • Cosmos (world)
  14. Microcosm
    • small-scale model containing the essential elements of a system
    • Cosmos (world)
  15. Macrocosm
    • the entire world/universe; all-encompassing model
    • Cosmos (world)
  16. Cosmopolitan
    • including people of diverse nationalities; broad-minded
    • Cosmos (world)
  17. Colloquial
    • informal (in speech); slang
    • Locutio (speech)
  18. Circumlocution
    • indirect or longwinded speech
    • Locutio (speech)
  19. Loquacious
    • talkative
    • Locutio (speech)
  20. Soliloquy
    • speech by a single character in a play spoken direct to the audience
    • Locutio (speech)
  21. Eloquent
    • well-spoken; fluent and persuasive in speech
    • Locutio (speech)
  22. Interlocutor
    • a person involved in a conversation
    • Locutio (speech)
  23. Pugnacious
    • aggressive; ready to fight
    • Pugnare (to fight with the fists)
  24. Pugilist
    • boxer
    • Pugnare (to fight with the fists)
  25. Pugilism
    • boxing
    • Pugnare (to fight with the fists)
  26. Bellicose
    • aggressive; warlike
    • Bellum (war)
  27. Belligerent
    • aggressive
    • Bellum (war)
  28. ante bellum
    • before the war (used of the American Civil War)
    • Bellum (war)
  29. Advocate
    • to support; recommend. (An advocate is a lawyer)
    • Vox (voice) [Vocal]
  30. Evoke
    • to bring out memories/ideas etc.
    • Vox (voice) [Vocal]
  31. Invoke
    • to appeal to (esp. an authority); to pray to/call upon
    • Vox (voice) [Vocal]
  32. Vocation
    • one’s calling in life (profession)
    • Vox (voice) [Vocal]
  33. Avocation
    • hobby
    • Vox (voice) [Vocal]
  34. Equivocate
    • speak ambiguously
    • Vox (voice) [Vocal]
  35. Irrevocable
    • cannot be revoked
    • Vox (voice) [Vocal]
  36. Provocative
    • intending to provoke
    • Vox (voice) [Vocal]
  37. Vociferous
    • loud and insistent in speech
    • Vox (voice) [Vocal]
  38. Insecticide
    • chemical to kill insects
    • -cide (murder) [homicide; suicide]
  39. Parricide
    • act of killing one’s father
    • -cide (murder) [homicide; suicide]
  40. Fratricide
    • act of killing one’s brother
    • -cide (murder) [homicide; suicide]
  41. Regicide
    • killing of a king
    • -cide (murder) [homicide; suicide]
  42. Alias
    • assumed/alternative name
    • Alia (others)
  43. Altruism
    • self-sacrifice (putting oneself before others)
    • Alia (others)
  44. Inalienable
    • cannot be denied
    • Alia (others)
  45. Alienate
    • to isolate from (esp. socially)
    • Alia (others)

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