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atrophy (v)
to weaken from disuses
a + troph
abate (v)
to subside; to decrease in intensity
ad + batre
lassitude (n)
feeling of weakness
lassus
obsequious (adj)
overly submissive
ob + sequi
attrition (n)
a wearing away of strencth of morale
enervate (v)
to weaken someone's vitality
ebb (v)
to decrease or decling slowly
debilitate (v)
to sap the strength of
de + bilis
inert (adj)
sluggish, inactive
in + erterm
listless (adj)
sluggish, without energy
-less
static (adj)
stationary
status (standing)
moratorium (n)
postponement
stagnate (v)
to become inactive; to become stale
status
torpor (n0
lethargy; apathy
respite (n)
rest; time of relief; pause
hiatus (n)
a break in the continuity of something
torpid (adj)
hibernating; dormant
torpere
belligerent (adj)
warlike; quarrelsome
bellum
irascible (adj)
easily angered
ire
pugnacious (adj)
quarrelsome; warlike
pugnare
bellicose (adj)
warlike in manner
bellum
assail (v)
to attack or assault
ad + salire
tumultuous (adj)
violently agitaged
acrimony (n)
bitterness of feeling; harsh words
acri + monia
cacophony (n)
discord; harsh sounds
cacos + phon
acrid (adj)
harsh smelling or tasting
acri
deplorable (adj)
worthy of reproach or censure
plorare
egregious (adj)
conspicuously bad; flagrant
e + greg
lurid (adj)
shocking; sensational
noisome (adj)
offensive to the senses or the health
noi
flagrant (adj)
offensively bad; reprehensible
astringent (adj)
caustic; pungent
ambulatory (adj)
capable of moving around
ambulare
meander (v)
to put into motion
peripatetic (adj)
traveling from place to place
peri + patein
impel (v)
to put into motion; to urge
pel
itinerant (adj)
travelingn from place to place
compel (v)
to urge into action by force
com + pel
vagrant (adj)
wandering from place to place
vagus
perambulate (v)
to move about
per + ambulare
jettison (v)
to throw overboard
purge (v)
to cleanse of something unwatned
purgare
dearth (n)
lack; scarcity
dear
rescind (v)
to take back; to cancel
re + scindere
efface (v0
to erase by rubbing
e + face
abdicate (v)
to give up power
ab + dicare
relinquish (v)
to abandon or give up
re + linquere
altruism (n)
selflessness
alter
philanthropist (n)
one who does good; lover of humankind
Phil + anthro
congenial (adj)
friendly; pleasant
con + genialis
munificent (adj)
generious
munus
decorum (n)
propriety; good manners
decorus
decorous (adj)
exhibiting decorum
decorus
affable (adj)
friendly; kind
affabilis
geniality (n)
cheerfulness
genialis