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cajole (v)
to persuade by using flattery
exhort (v)
to urge strongly
ex + hortari
coerce (v)
to persuade through the use of force
wheedle (v)
to influence by flattery
goad (v)
to urge into action
begrudge (v)
to give in to something reluctantly
resigned (adj)
accepting one's fate
tactile (adj)
able to be sensed by touch
tactilis
olfactory (adj)
relating to the sense of smell
olere + facere
discern (v)
to perceive as separate; to sense keenly
dis + cencere
palpable (adj)
detectable by touch
palpare
ascertain (v)
to learn for certain
aural (adj)
relating to the sense of hearing
auris
tangible (adj)
detectable by touch; substantial
tangere
abstain (v)
to refrain from action
abs + tenere
deterrent (n)
something that acts to discourage
de + terrere
curtail (v)
to make less
curtus
stymie (v)
to present an obstacle to
hamper (v)
to restrict the progress of
destitute (adj)
completely penniless
destitutus
remuneration (n)
payment for services
re + munerari
impecunious (adj)
without money
im + pecunia
improvident (adj)
failing to provide for the future
im + pro + videre
parsimony (n)
excessive thriftiness
parsi + monium
venal (adj)
able to be bribed
venalis
mercenary (n)
one who gives his services to the highest bidder
merces
perquisite (n)
payment or privilege received in addition to wages
insolvent (adj)
bankrupt
in + solvent
indigent (adj)
impoverished, poor
indu + egere
pecuniary (adj)
pertaining to money
pecunia
augur (v)
to predict the future
premonition (n)
a forewarning
pre monere
portend (v)
to give adfance warning
por + tendere
prescient (adj)
having knowledge of future events
pre + scientia
clairvoyant (n)
one with great foresight
clair + voyant
portent (n)
an omen of a future event
por + tendere
preempt (v)
to block by acting first
pre
premeditate (v)
to plan ahead of time
pre + meditari
bode (v)
to be an omen for something
archaic (adj)
ancient
arch
decrepit (adj)
worn out from old age or use
de + crepare
antiquated (adj)
obsolete; outdated
antiquus
antidiluvian (adj)
very old
ante + diluvim
defunct (adj)
no longer in existence
dilapidated (adj)
worn out
archive (n)
a collection of historically interesting materical
apathy (n)
lack of feeling; lack of interest
a- + pathos
contrite (adj)
repentant (showing sorrow or remorse)
con + terere
impassive (adj)
lacking emotion
im- + passivus
ignominy (n)
humiliation; shame
pathos (n)
pity; feeling of sorrow
pathos
penitent (adj)
feeling remorse for one's actions
poignant (adj)
causing a sharp emotional response
poindre
antipathy (n)
strong feelings against something
anti + pathos