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39 Cards in this Set

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atrophy (v)
to weaken from disuse
a - without
troph - nourishment
abate (v)
to subside
ad - to
batre - to beat
porous (adj)
filled with many holes
porus (opening)
lassitude (n)
a feeling of weakness
lassus - weary
enervate (v)
to weaken someone's vitality
ebb (v)
to decrease slowly
debilitate (v)
weaken someone's strength
de - away
bilis - strength
inert (adj)
sluggish
in- not
eterm - active
moratorium (n)
postponement
stagnate (v)
to become inactive
status - standing
hiatus (n)
a break in continuation
irascible (adj)
easily angered
ire - anger
refute (v)
to disaprove
refutare - to drive back
incite (v)
to urge into action
bellicose (adj)
warlike
pugnare - fight
assail (v)
to attack
ad - at
salire - leap
tumultuous (adj)
violently agitated
acrimony (n)
harsh words; bitter
cacophony (n)
harsh sounds
abysmal (adj)
extremely bad
deplorable (adj)
needs censure
lurid (adj)
shocking
noisome (adj)
offensive to senses
noi - harm
astringent (adj)
pungent
peripatetic (adj)
traveling from place to place
impel (v)
put into motion
pel - force
vagrant (adj)
wandering from place to place
raze (v)
to destroy completely
jettison (v)
to throw overboard
purge (v)
to cleanse of unwanted
forgo (v)
to give something up
rescind (v)
to take back
abdicate (v)
to give up power
ab - away
dicare - proclaim
altruism (n)
selflessness
alter - other
amiable (adj)
friendly
munificent (adj)
generous
munus - sharing
decorum (n)
good manners
decorus - proper
gregarious (adj)
friendly
geniality (n)
cheerfullness