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61 Cards in this Set

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conticuere (conticescō, conticescere, conticuī); TACIT, TACITURN, RETICENT, RETICENCE
to become silent
toro (torus, -ī m.)
orsus (ordior, ordīrī, orsus sum); PRIMORDIAL
to begin
infandum (infandum, -a, -um); INFANT, INFANTRY, [from Latin infantem or youth], FAME, NEFARIOUS
opes (ops, opis f. sing.;opēs, opum pl.); OPULENT, COPIOUS, COPY, CORNUCOPIA
pl. resources and power
eruerint (eruō, eruere, ēruī, ērutus); RUIN, RUINOUS
to overthrow
related to ruo, ruere, rui, rutus to rush, fall violently, collapse; Present Participle: ruens, ruentis hence ruin
quaeque (quī, quae, quod)
and which things (relative pronoun neuter pl.)
miserrima (miser, -a, -um, miserior, -or, -us, miserrimus, -a, -um); COMMISERATION, MISERABLE
very/most wretched or unhappy
fando (for, fārī, fatus sum); INFANT, PROPHET (via Greek)
to speak or say
temperet (temperō, temperāre, temperāvī, temperātus); TEMPERANCE, TAMPER, TEMPER
to refrain or control oneself
lacrimis (lacrima, lacrimae f.); LACRIMAL or LACRYMAL
umida (ūmidus, -a, -um); HUMID
praecipitat (praecipitō, praecipitāre, praecipitāvī, praecipitātus); PRECIPITATION
to rush or throw headlong
suadentque (suādeo, suādēre, suāsī, suasus); PERSUADE, DISSUADE, SWEET
to urge
cadentia (cadō, cadere, cecidī, cāsus); ACCIDENT, CADENCE, CASE, DECADENCE,
to fall or die
horret (horreō, horrēre, horruī); ABHOR, HORRIBLE, HORRID, ORDURE
to shudder at
repulsi (repellō, repellere, reppulī, repulsus); REPULSIVE, REPEL, IMPEL, EXPEL, REPEAL, PROPEL, IMPULSE, PULSE, PUSH
to drive or push back
[Middle English pusshen, from Old French poulser, pousser, from Latin pulsāre, frequentative of pellere, to strike, push.]
costas (costa, costae f.); INTERCOSTAL, COAST (sea-side or seashore), ACCOST
rib or side
French accoster, from Old French, from Medieval Latin accostāre, to adjoin : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin costa, side.
simulant (simulō, simulāre, simulāvī, simulātus); SIMULATE, SIMILE, SIMILAR
to pretend (to be); to imitate, look like or copy [Latin simulāre, simulāt-, from similis, like. See similar.]
votum (vōtum, -ī n. from voveō, vovēre, vōvī, vōtus); VOTIVE, VOW, VOTE (vow of support)
votive offering (made for an answered prayer); solemn vow (made to a deity)
reditus (reditus,-ūs m.); RETURN
return (a turn back)
vagatur (vagor, vagārī, vagātus sum); VAGABOND (a wanderer), VAGUE, VAGARY, EXTRAVAGANT
to wander or go about
In 1387 from M.L. extravagantem, originally a word in Roman Catholic Canon Law for uncodified papal decrees, prp. of extravagari "wander outside or beyond," from L. extra "outside of" + vagari "wander, roam." Extended sense of "excessive, extreme" first recorded 1599; that of "wasteful, lavish" 1711. See
includunt (inclūdō, inclūdere, inclūsī, inclūsus); CLOSE, INCLUDE, CLOISTER, CONCLUSION
to shut in
see claudō
penitus adv.; PENETRATE, PENATES (gods of the inside of the house)
deep within (penetrālis, penetrāle adj. inmost)
lateri (latus, lateris n.); LATERAL, QUADRALATERAL, COLLATERAL
side or flank
COLLATERAL (a security pledged a-side to guarantee the loan)
cavernas (caverna, -ae f.); CAVERN
cavity or cavern
uterumque (uterus, -ī m.); UTERUS
belly or womb
provecti (prōveho, provehere, provēxī, provectus): VEHICLE, INVECTIVE, INVEIGH, VECTOR
to carry forwards; transport or convey
condunt (condo, condere, condidi, conditus); CONDITION, AB URBE CONDITA
to build, found or establish; hide or bury
con + do
rati [sumus] (reor, rērī, ratus sum); RATE, REASON, RATIONAL, REASONABLE
to think
solvit (solvo, solvere, solvi, solutus); SOLVENT, SOLVE, SOLUBLE, DISSOLUTION, ABSOLUTE, ABSOLUTION
to loosen
panduntur (pandō, pandere, pandī, passus); PASS
to throw open; open up; spread out
iuvat (imp. verb)
it pleases
litus (litus, litoris n.); LITORAL
relictum (relinquo, relinquere, reliqui, relictus); RELINQUISH, RELIC, DERELICT, DELINQUENT
to leave behind
hand or band
saevus (saevus, -a, -um)
classibus (classis, classis f.); CLASS, CLASSIC
certare (certo, certāre, certāvī, certātus)
to fight or contend; vie
stupet (stupeo, stupēre, stupuī); STUPID, STUPEFACTION, STUPENDOUS
to be amazed
from L. stupidus "amazed, confounded," lit. "struck senseless," from stupere "be stunned, amazed, confounded
innuptae ( NUPTIAL
exitiale (exitiālis, exitiāle adj.);
destructive, fatal or deadly
exitus, -ūs, final departure or exit, hence death.
melior (bonus, -a -um, melior, -or -us, optimus, -a, -um); AMELIORATE
sententia (sententia, -ae f.); SENTENCE, SENTIENT
menti (mens, mentis f.); MENTAL
pelago (pelagus, -ī n.);
insidias (insidiae, -ārum f. pl.); INSIDIOUS
ambush or strategem
praecipitat (praecipitō, praecipitāre, praecipitāvī, praecipitātus); PRECIPITATION
to rush or throw headlong
urere (urō, urere, ussī, ustus); COMBUSTION, URN (?)
to burn
subiectis (subiciō, subicere, subiēci, subijectus
to throw or place under
cavas (
terebrare (
temptare (tempto, temptare, temptavi, temptatus); ATTEMPT, TEMPTATION, TENTACLE, TENTATIVE
to test or try
latebras (
scinditur (scindo, scindere, scidī, scissus); SCISSORS, RESCIND
to split or divide
studia (
contraria (
vulgus (vulgus, -ī n.); VULGAR
the common people
caterva (caterva, -ae f);
avectos (āveho, avehere, avēxī, avectus): VEHICLE, INVECTIVE, INVEIGH, VECTOR
to carry away
inclusi (