Classical Roots Lesson 2

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Classical Roots Lesson 2
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  1. A tension and uncertainty

    I can't bear the suspense about my upcoming birthday party.
    suspense; n.
  2. Interrupt, temporarily prevent from continuing.

    The court case was ___ due to lack of evidence.
    suspend; v.
  3. Hang down loosely, drooping, sagging.

    The large ___ flowers covered the sides of the fence.
    pendulous; adj.
  4. A locket or medallion

    The grandmother wore a gold ___ around her neck.
    pendant; n.
  5. Close by or approaching.

    The siren warned the people of the ___ storm.
    impending; adj.
  6. Designed to be used only once then abandoned, replaced, or destroyed.

    Mr. Matthews, the boss, decided that the lazy clerk was ___.
    expendable; adj.
  7. When the sun crosses the celestial equator and day and night are of equal length (usually around the end of September and end of March).

    The spring ___ usually occurs around March 20.
    equinox, n.
  8. A state or condition in which opposing forces are balanced; physical balance.

    I stumbled over a rock but regained my ___.
    equilibrium; n.
  9. Mental calmness, even temper in a difficult situation.

    She accepted the good and bad news with ___.
    equanimity; n.
  10. Not equal, not fair

    The size of the shoes were ___.
    unequal; adj.
  11. The same in value.

    Nodding your head is ___ to saying yes or no.
    equivalent; adj.
  12. In the same manner

    All children should be treated ___.
    equally; adv.
  13. - Being the same in quality, size, degree, value, or status
    Mother poured out an ___ portion of soup to all of the children.

    - A person or thing considered to be the same in size or value.
    Mrs. C.C. is Mr. Nagel's ___ because they are both supervisors.

    - To be the same in amount or number.
    Five plus five ___ ten.
    • equal
    • - adj. Being the same in quality, size, degree, value, or status
    • - n. A person or thing considered to be the same in size or value.
    • - v. To be the same in amount or number.

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