8th - Classical Roots 1 & 2

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8th - Classical Roots 1 & 2
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Classical Roots 1 & 2
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  1. n.  the sharpt striking of one thing against another.   2.  instruments that make a sound when struck
    percussion
  2. Latin root meaning "through"
    Per
  3. adj. 
    1. lasting for an indefinitely long time.  2.continuing regularly 
    3. Living longer than two years, said especially of plants
    perennial
  4. v. to penetrate through spaces; to spread throughout.
    permeate
  5. v. to hold fast to a task or purpose despite handicaps or obstacles.
    persevere
  6. Latin root meaning "to bring," "to bear," "to carry"
    Fero, Ferre, Tuli, Latum
  7. v.
    1. to postpone; to delay. 
    2. to yield respectfully to the opinion or will of another.
    defer
  8. adj. tending to delay or postpone.
    dilatory
  9. n. excited feelings of pride, triumph, or happiness.
    elation
  10. v.
    1. to use available evidence to form a conclusion. 
    2. to guess
    infer
  11. Latin root meaning "to stretch"
    Tendo, Tendere, Tetendi, Tensum
  12. v. to engage in a quarrel, a struggle, or rivalry.  2. to assert; to put forward in argument.
    contend
  13. 1.  n. purpose 
    2.  adj. concentrating on or dedicate to an idea or action.
    intent
  14. Latin root meaning "under"
    Sub
  15. v. to upset; to overthrow; to ruin.
    subvert
  16. adj. excessively willing to yield; submissive.
    subservient
  17. Latin root meaning "to twist," "to bend," "to turn around"
    Toqueo, Torquere, Torsi, Tortum
  18. v. to twist or bend out of shape.
    contort
  19. v.
    1.  to change something to make it false. 
    2. to twist (something) out of its natural shape.
    distort
  20. v. to reply quidkly and sharply, often as if in reply to an accusation.  n. a quick, witty, sometimes biting reply
    retort
  21. adj.
    1.  having many twists and turns. 
    2. deceitfully roundabout; tricky.
    tortuous
  22. Latin root meaning "to turn," "to turn around"
    Verso, Versare, Versavi, Versatum
  23. n. hardship; misfortune.
    adversity
  24. 1.  v. to turn away (one's eyes). 
    2. to prevent.
    avert
  25. n. a person whose thoughts and interests are directed inward.
    introvert
  26. adj. stubbornly doing something other than what is reasonable or required.
    perverse
  27. 1.  n. ordinary speech or writing without rhyme or meter (that is, without verse). 
    2.  adj. referring to speech or writing other than verse.
    prose

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