Vocab 4

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Mr. Allens vocab part 4
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  1. nomadic, always moving
    transient
  2. both
    amphi/ambi
  3. a place where you carry the canoe
    portage
  4. a good example
    paradigm
  5. deals with horses
    equine
  6. crippled below the waist
    paraplegic
  7. balance and fairness
    parity
  8. deals with donkey, stupid, ass
    asinine
  9. the highest, utmost
    paramount
  10. a stage with an audience surrounding it
    amphitheatre
  11. a nagative thinker
    pessimist
  12. a positive thinker
    optimist
  13. one who sees things as you hope they are
    idealist
  14. write
    graph
  15. fear of wide open spaces
    agoraphobia
  16. fear of being naked
    gymnophobia
  17. "to the stars on the wings of a pig"
    ad astra per alia porci
  18. "to the stars through dificulties"
    ad astra per aspera
  19. a small star for noting
    asterisk
  20. fear of the number 13
    triskadekaphobia
  21. "bad star" catasrophe
    disaster
  22. fear of cats
    gatophobia
  23. fear of gay of lesbian
    homophobia
  24. fear of being touched, molested
    erotophobia
  25. to take back in public
    recant
  26. organized movement
    choreography
  27. believe
    cred
  28. beautiful, elegant handwriting
    calligraphy
  29. has one syllable, limited vocab
    monosyllabic
  30. post
    after, back
  31. posterior
    the back, rear of
  32. at the back of the nose
    postnasal
  33. after, back
    post
  34. the back, rear of
    posterior
  35. after giving birth
    postnatal
  36. afer giving birth depression
    postpartum
  37. music at the end, chapter at the end, scene at the end, etc.
    postlude
  38. post script, after the signature, an after thought
    p.s.
  39. post meridiem
    p.m.
  40. refers to a law made after the crime
    ex post facto
  41. after ones death, an autopsy
    post mortem
  42. after ones death and burial
    posthumous
  43. year
    anni/enni
  44. once a year, a yearbook
    annual
  45. twice a year, semi-annual
    biannual
  46. every 2 year
    biennial
  47. comes back every year
    perennial
  48. marks 100 years
    centennial
  49. marks every 200 years
    bicentennial
  50. marks every 150 years
    sequicentennial
  51. marks every 1000 years, millenia
    millennium
  52. per year, or yearly salary
    per annum
  53. a daily allowance
    per diem
  54. a yearly allowance, (already yours)
    annuity
  55. anno domini
    a.d.
  56. call
    voc
  57. sung, spoken, outspoken
    vocal
  58. loud, chitty chatty
    vociferous
  59. to talk
    vociferate
  60. "a calling"
    vocation
  61. a hobby
    avocation
  62. a prayer at the beginning
    innovation
  63. to start, investigate, initiate
    provoke
  64. stimulating
    provocative
  65. to call it back
    revoke
  66. indirect, foggy, useless
    equivocal
  67. direct, clear
    unequivocal
  68. law
    leg
  69. with the law
    legal
  70. not within the law
    illegal
  71. ok'd, recognized by the authorities
    legitimate
  72. not recognized by the authorities
    illegitmate
  73. an inheritance, what you leave behind
    legacy
  74. a minor point of view
    legality
  75. to assign a chore, task
    relegate
  76. to assign a responsibility
    delegate
  77. a partner, a co-worker
    colleague
  78. a private law:a special right
    privilege

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