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ORDO, ORDINIS
<L. “order,” “series,” “row,” “line”
insubordinate
adj. not submissive to authority
inordinate
adj. excessive; immoderate; not controlled
ordain
1) tr. V. to confirm priestly authority upon
2) to order by superior authority
ordinance
n. 1) a command or order; a law or regulation, especially by a city government
2) a custom or practice established by tradition, especially a religious rite
STELLEIN
<G. “to put,” “to place”
apostle
n. a leader or teacher of a (new) faith or movement. (When capitalized, Apostle refers to one of the twelve men sent forth by Jesus to spread his teachings.)
stolid
adj. showing or appearing to feel no emotion; apathetic
epistolary –
adj. Pertaining to letter-writing or contained in letters
REGO, REGERE, REXI, RECTUM
<L. “to guide,” “to govern”
rectify-
v. to set right; to correct
rectitude-
n. Moral uprightness; correctness of behavior
STELLA
<L. “star”
constellation-
n. 1) a group of fixed stars
2) a brilliant gathering
3)a set of related objects or individuals
stellar –
adj. 1) pertaining to stars
2) outstanding; referring to a star performer
ASTER
<G. & L. “star”
asterisk –
n. a star-shaped figure used to indicate an omission or a footnote
astral –
adj. Of or from the stars
KOSMOS
<G. “universe”
cosmology –
n. The study of the whole universe: origin, evolution, and relationship of its parts
cosmopolite-
n. a person at ease in any part of the world and/or knowledgeable in many subjects
MUTO, MUTARE, MUTAVI, MUTATUM
<L. “to change”
immutable-
adj. never changing or varying; unchangeable
permutation
n. an alteration; a rearrangement of elements, especially in mathematics
transmute
tr.v. to transform; to change from one form of nature into another
TEMERITAS
<L. “rashness,” “thoughtlessness”
temerity
n. Foolish boldness; recklessness; rashness
temerarious
adj. daring; rash; reckless
TURBO, TURBARE, TURBAVI, TURBATUM
<L. “to disturb,” “to throw into disorder”
imperturbable
adj. Unexcitable; unflustered; calm
turbid-
adj. 1) Muddy; not clear; opaque
2) confused; disordered
perturb –
v. to agitate; to upset
SPARGO, SPARGERE, SPARSI, SPARSUM
<L. “to scatter,” “to cast,” “to sprinkle”
aspersion
n. a remark that disparages, maligns, or slanders another
disperse
– tr v. to spread widely; to disseminate
- tr and intr v. To scatter; to dispel; to drive away
TEMPERO, TEMPERARE, TEMPERAVI, TEMPERATUM
<L. “to combine in proportion”
temper
tr v. – 1) to moderate
2) to bring to a particular texture or consistency, often hardness
temperance
n. 1) moderation in expressing feelings, in appetite, and in consumption of alcoholic drink; self-restraint
2) total abstinence from alcoholic beverages; teetotalism
ULTIMO, ULTIMARE
ULTRA
<L. “to come to the end,” “to be last”
<L. “beyond”
outré
adj. deviating from the usual or proper; eccentric; outlandish
penultimate
adj. next to last
ultimatum
n. a final, uncompromising condition or demand, especially one whose rejection will close negotiations