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39 Cards in this Set

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astral (adj)
relating to the stars
astrum
fecund (adj)
fertile, fruitful
fecundus
cosmic (adj)
relating to the universe
celestial (adj)
relating to the sky
celum
desiccated (adj)
completely dried out
paucity (adj)
lack, scarcity
paucus
surfeit (n)
an excessive amount
sur- + facere
copious (adj)
abundant
copia
capacious (adj)
having lots of room
capax
replete (adj)
completely filled
re- + plere
dearth (n)
a lack, scarcity
rife (adj)
plentiful
despondant (adj)
lacking hope
de- + sperare
anemic (adj)
feeble; characterized by oxygen deficiency in the blood
a- + emia
dirge (n)
a funeral song
blight (n)
a diseased condition
affliction (n)
a disorder causing suffering
ad- + fligere
elegy (n)
a poem or song relating to death
epitaph (n)
an inscription found on a gravestone
epi- + taphos
doldrums (n)
the blues, persistent unhappiness
dolus
adversity (n)
hardship
etymology (n)
the study of the origin of words
semantics (n)
the study of the meanings of words and symbols
sema
entomology (n)
the study of insects
entomon + logia
genealogy (n)
the study of ancestry
genea + logia
recluse (n)
one who likes to live alone
re- + claudere
pariah (n)
an individual who has been exluded from a group
relegate (v)
to banish, to demote in rank
re + legare
disseminate (v)
to spread information
dis + seminare
distend (v)
to swell; to increase in size
dis + tendere
propagate (v)
to cause to multiply; to publicize; to travel through a medium.
pro
inundate (v)
to flood
in + undare
rampant (adj)
growing out of control
ramper
addendum (n)
somethign added; a supplement to a book
ad-
append (v)
to affix (attatch) something; to add on
ad- + pendere
adjunct (adj)
added in a subordinate capacity
ad- + jungere
affix (v)
to attach
ad- + figere
appropriate (v)
to take another's work or possessions as one's own
ad- + proprius
supplement (v)
to add something to complete or strengthen a whole
supplere