C11-15

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C11-15
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  1. Mortuary
    place where dead bodies are kept 

    Morior (to die);  mortuus (dead man)
  2. Morbid
    occupied with thoughts of death

    Morior (to die);  mortuus (dead man)
  3. Immortal
    cannot die

    Morior (to die);  mortuus (dead man)
  4. Moribund
    on the point of death; no longer active

    Morior (to die);  mortuus (dead man)
  5. Amortize
    to pay off a debt in installments

    Morior (to die);  mortuus (dead man)
  6. Mortal
    doomed to die

    Morior (to die);  mortuus (dead man)
  7. Placid
    peaceful; calm; not easily disturbed

    Placide (quiet, composed, calm)
  8. Placate
    to calm down; pacify

    Placide (quiet, composed, calm)
  9. Implacable
    relentless; cannot be pacified

    Placide (quiet, composed, calm)
  10. Complacent
    smug; self-satisfied

    Placide (quiet, composed, calm)
  11. Phobia
    unreasonable or pathological fear

    Phobos (fear)
  12. Claustrophobia
    fear of enclosed spaces

    Phobos (fear)
  13. Arachnophobia
    fear of spiders

    Phobos (fear)
  14. Xenophobia
    fear of strangers/foreigners

    Phobos (fear)
  15. Ambidextrous
    able to use both hands 

    Ambi-(both)
  16. Ambivalent
    unclear in meaning; indefinite

    Ambi-(both)
  17. Ambiguous
    vague; unclear in meaning

    Ambi-(both)
  18. Ambulant
    able to walk (used of hospital patients) 

    Ambulare (to walk)
  19. Somnambulist
    someone walking in their sleep

    Ambulare (to walk)
  20. Amble
    walk slowly with no definite aim

    Ambulare (to walk)
  21. Ambulatory
    able to walk

    Ambulare (to walk)
  22. Perambulate
    walk around

    Ambulare (to walk)
  23. Ire
    anger 

    Ira (anger)
  24. Irate
    very angry

    Ira (anger)
  25. Irascible
    easily angered

    Ira (anger)
  26. Tremulous
    uncertain; hesitant 

    Tremblare (to tremble)
  27. Trepidation
    fear

    Tremblare (to tremble)
  28. Intrepid
    brave

    Tremblare (to tremble)
  29. Erratic
    not stable 

    Errare (to wander)[ err;error]
  30. Aberration
    deviation from the normal

    Errare (to wander)[ err;error]
  31. Errant
    wandering; in error; straying from good behavior

    Errare (to wander)[ err;error]
  32. Inerrant
    not capable of error; free from mistakes

    Errare (to wander)[ err;error]
  33. Congenital
    present from birth 

    Genus (birth, class)
  34. Ingenious
    clever and inventive

    Genus (birth, class)
  35. Engender
    to cause

    Genus (birth, class)
  36. Progenitor
    ancestor; founder of a line

    Genus (birth, class)
  37. Progeny
    offspring; children

    Genus (birth, class)
  38. Homogeneous
    same all through

    Genus (birth, class)
  39. Heterogeneous
    varied; uneven

    Genus (birth, class)
  40. Indigenous
    native to a locality

    Genus (birth, class)
  41. Genealogy
    study of family trees/ancestry

    Genus (birth, class)
  42. Senile
    with reduced mental faculties due to old age

    Senex (old man) [senior]
  43. Senescent
    decaying; growing old

    Senex (old man) [senior]

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