Vocab Test Units 5-6-7

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  1. Define postcript
    A note added after ending a letter. (often abbreviated P.S)
  2. What is the P.O.S of postscript?
    Noun.
  3. Define prescription
    An order for medicine or other treatment written by a doctor.
  4. What is the P.O.S of prescription?
    Noun.
  5. What is another form of prescription and the P.O.S for that form?
    prescribe, Noun.
  6. Define scribe
    A person who wrote books by hand before the invention of printing; a writer.
  7. What is the P.O.S of scribe?
    Noun.
  8. Define script.
    (Hint: There are two different definitions.)
    What is the P.O.S of these two definitions?
    • Noun.
    • 1. The text of a play, movie, or broadcast.
    • 2. Handwriting.
  9. Define subscription
    An order for, or a pledge to pay for, regular copies of publication, a group of plays or concerts, and so on.
  10. What is the P.O.S of subscription?
    Noun.
  11. What is another form of subscription and the P.O.S for that form?
    subscribe, Verb.
  12. Define autobiography
    A life story written by the person who lived it.
  13. What is the P.O.S of autobiography?
    Noun.
  14. What is another form of autobiography and the P.O.S for that form?
    autobiographical, Adjective.
  15. Define autograph.
    (Hint: There are two different definitions.)
    What are the P.O.S for these two definitions?
    • Definition 1, verb: To sign one's name.
    • Definition 2, noun: A signature.
  16. Define biography
    An account of someone's life, written by another person.
  17. What is the P.O.S of biography?
    Noun.
  18. What is another form of biography? What is the P.O.S of this form?
    biographical, Adjective.
  19. Define paragraph
    A section of a piece of writing, dealing with one topic.
  20. What is the P.O.S of paragraph?
    Noun.
  21. Define the root scrib/scrip
    "To write"
  22. Define the root graph
    "To write, to record"
  23. Define antisocial.
    (Hint: there are two definitions for antisocial.)

    What are the two definitions and the P.O.S for both definitions?
    • Adjective.
    • 1. Unfriendly; not enjoying the company of others.
    • 2. Harmful or hostile to the society of other people.
  24. Define association
    (Hint: there are two definitions for association.)
    What are the two definitions and the P.O.S for both definitions?
    • Noun.
    • 1. A club, society, or organization of people with similar intrests.
    • 2. Connection, friendship.
  25. Define dissocate
    To break the ties between, seperate from, stop associating with.
  26. What is the P.O.S of dissocate?
    Verb.
  27. Define society
    There are two definitions with the same P.O.S. What are they and what is the P.O.S?
    • Noun.
    • 1. People, human beings living and working as a group or a community.
    • 2. A club, association, or organization of people with similar intrests.
  28. What is another form of society? What is the P.O.S for that form?
    societal, Adjective.
  29. Define sociologist
    A scientist who works in the area of sociology, which examines the relationships, values, and institutions of communites of people.
  30. What is the P.O.S of sociologist?
    Noun.
  31. Define commemorate
    To honor the memory of.
  32. What are two other forms of commemorate, and what is their P.O.S?
    • commemoration, Noun.
    • commemorative, Adjective.
  33. Define memento
    An object that reminds one of a special time or place.
  34. What is the P.O.S of memento?
    Noun.
  35. Define memorandum
    A written or typed note to help one remember something.
  36. What is the P.O.S of memorandum?
    Noun.
  37. Define memorial
    There are two definitions with different P.O.S. What are the definitions and their P.O.S?
    • Definition 1, Noun: A monument or statue built in memory of a person or an event.
    • Definition 2, Adjective: Serving as a reminder.
  38. Define remembrance
    An object that keeps a memory of something alive.
  39. What is the P.O.S of remembrance?
    Noun.
  40. Define decrease
    There are two definitions with different P.O.S. What are these definitions and their P.O.S?
    • Definition 1, Verb: To make less, to become smaller.
    • Definition 2, Noun: The process of getting smaller.
  41. Define dejected
    Downhearted, in low spitits.
  42. What is the P.O.S of dejected?
    Adjective.
  43. Define demote
    To lower in rank or position, to move down or back.
  44. What is the P.O.S of demote?
    Verb.
  45. What is another form of demote and it's P.O.S?
    demotion, Noun.
  46. Define denominator
    The numeral below the line, or to the right of the line, in a fraction.
  47. What is the P.O.S of denominator?
    Noun.
  48. Define descend
    To come down, to go from a higher to a lower place.
  49. What is the P.O.S of descend?
    Verb.
  50. What is another form of descend and it's P.O.S?
    descent, Noun.
  51. Define the root soci
    "companion"
  52. Define the root mem
    "memory"
  53. Define subdue
    To bring under control, to quiet down; to conquer.
  54. What is the P.O.S of subdue?
    Verb.
  55. Define subheading
    The title or heading for one section of an outline or paper.
  56. What is the P.O.S of subheading?
    Noun.
  57. Define submerge
    To move, or be pushed, under water.
  58. What is the P.O.S of submerge?
    Verb.
  59. What is another form of submerge? What is the P.O.S of this form?
    submersion, Noun.
  60. Define subside
    To go down, recede, settle, sink to a lower level.
  61. What is the P.O.S of subside?
    Verb.
  62. Define subsistence
    The minimum amount to sustain life.
  63. What is the P.O.S of subsistence?
    Noun.
  64. What is another form of subsistence? What is the P.O.S of this form?
    subsist, Verb.
  65. Define prefix de
    "down"
  66. Define prefix sub
    "under," "below"

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