English 8 Vocabulary Lesson 2

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English 8 Vocabulary Lesson 2
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Vocabulary From Classical Roots Book Lesson
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Vocabulary From Classical Roots Book A Lesson 2
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  1. n. A group of three literary or musical works that have a related theme
    trilogy
  2. tr. v. To divide into three parts
    trisect
  3. n. A group of three, especially in authority
    triumvirate
  4. n. A quarter of a circle or of its circumfreence
    quadrant
  5. n. An early machine for measuring altitudes
    quadrant
  6. n. Any of the four parts of an area divided by perpendicular lines
    quadrant
  7. n. A musical composition for four voices or instruments
    quartet
  8. n. A set of four, especially of four musicians
    quartet
  9. n. A stanza or group of four lines of poetry
    quatrain
  10. ir. v. To destroy a large part of
    decimate
  11. ir. v. To kill one in every ten
    decimate
  12. n. An athletic contest in which each contestant takes part in ten events
    decathlon
  13. n. A two-hundredth anniversary
    bicnetennial
  14. adj. Happening every 200 years
    bicentennial
  15. adj. Pertaining to a 100 year period
    centenary
  16. adj. Referring to a thermometer scale of 100 degrees where water freezes at 0 degrees and boils at 100 degrees
    centigrade

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