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Root: Caput
Latin "Head"
Capitalist
(Caput L. Head) - A person who has invested personal wealth in busiess.
Capitulation
(Caput L. Head) - Surrender
Decapitate
(Caput L. Head) - To behead
Precipice
(Caput L. Head) - A steep cliff
Precipitate
(Caput L. Head) - To throw down from a great height; to make happen suddenly
Recapitulation
(Caput L. Head) - Restatement of a main idea; summary/review
Root: Cerebum
Latin "Brain"
Cerebral
(Cerebrum L. Brain) - Partaining to the brain; intellectual
Cerebration
(Cerebrum L. Brain) - The act of thinking
Root: Facies
Latin "face"
Deface
(Facies L. Face) - To mar / spoil
Efface
(Facies L. Face) - To wipe/rub out; to make oneself inconspicuous
Facade
(Facies L. Face) - A face of a building; a false front
Facet
(Facies L. Face) - One aspect of a situation; a side of a jewel
Root: Frontis
Latin "Front"
Affront
(Frontis L. Front) - Insult intentionally
Confront
(Frontis L. Front) - Stand or come directly in front of; face with defiance
Effrontery
(Frontis L. Front) - boldness / audacity
Root: Supercilium
Latin "eyebrow"
Supercillious
(Supercilium L. Eyebrow) - disdainful, haughty and aloof
Root: Os
Latin "mouth"
Inexorable
(Os L. Mouth) - Relentless; unyeilding
Oracle
(Os L. Mouth) - Greek shrine; prophecy made at the shrine; person who prophesizes
Oration
(Os L. Mouth) - Speech
Orifice
(Os L. Mouth) - Mouth or Vent; Opening
Osculate
(Os L. Mouth) - To kiss (playfully)
Root: Dentis
Latin "Tooth"
Indentation
(Dentis L. Tooth) - a cut or notch
Indenture
(Dentis L. Tooth) - A written contract; an agreement of apprenticeship
Trident
(Dentis L. Tooth) - A long three-pronged fork or weapon
Root: Odontos
Greek "tooth"
Orthodontist
(Odontos G. tooth) - A specialist who corrects irregularly positioned teeth
Root: Gurges
Latin "throat"
Gorge
(Gurges L. Throat) - A deep, narrow passage between mountains; gluttonous eating
Disgorge
(Gurges L. Throat) - To vomit / discharge violently
Gargantuan
(Gurges L. Throat) - Huge
Gargoyle
(Gurges L. Throat) - Groseque carved human or animal figure, usually a rainspout
Regurgitate
(Gurges L. Throat) - Vomit / rush or surge back
Root: Carnis
Latin "flesh"
Carnage
(Carnis L. Flesh) - The killing of many people; massacre
Carrion
(Carnis L. Flesh) - Dead and decaying flash
Incarnate
(Carnis L. Flesh) - Embodied in human form
Root: Collum
Latin "neck"
Accolade
(Collum L. Neck) - An honor or award / a ceremonial tap on the shoulder (for knighting usually)
Decolletage
(Collum L. Neck) - Garmet with a low neckline
Root: Corpus
Latin "Body"
Corporal
(Corpus L. Body) - Relating to or having an effect on the human body
Corporeal
(Corpus L. Body) - Characteristic of or resembling the physical body
Corps
(Corpus L. Body) - An army unit / a group of people having purpose and direction in common
Corpulent
(Corpus L. Body) - Excessively bulky; fat
Corpus
(Corpus L. Body) - A body or collection of writings
Root: Cordis
Latin "Heart"
Accord
(Cordis L. Heart) - an agreement
Cordial
(Cordis L. Heart) - Hearty, warm, sincere
Concordance
(Cordis L. Heart) - A state of agreement
Root: Os
Latin "Bone"
Ossify
(Os L. Bone) - to turn into bone / to become rigid (in behavior, habits or beliefs)