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abrupt
broken off; lacking in continuity; steep
corrupt(adj.)
changed from good to bad; viscious
corrupt(v.)
changed from good to bad.
disrupt
break apart; cause disorder
erupt
burst or break out
erupt
burst or break out
incorruptible
inflexibly honest; incapable of being corrupted or bribed
interrupt
break into or between;hinder; stop
rupture
1.break; breaking
2.hostility
sloping
antonym of abrupt
bactericide
substance that kills bacteria
cide-killing, killer
biocide
substance that destroy linving microorganisms
cide-killing, killer
fratricide
act of killing on's brother
cide-killing, killer
fungicide
susbstance that kills fungi or inhibits their growth
cide-killing, killer
genocide
deliberate extermination of a racial or curltural group
cide-killing, killer
germicide
susbstance that kills germs
cide-killing,killer
herbicide
substance that kills plants
cide-killing,killer
homicide
killing og one human by another
cide-killing,killer
infanticide
act of killin an infant
cide-killing,killer
insecticide
substance that kills insects
cide-killing,killer
matricide
act of killing one's mother
cide-killing, killer
patricide
act of killin one's father
cide-killing, killer
pesticide
substance that kills rats, insects, bacteria, etc.
cide-killing, killer
regicide
act of killing a king
cide-killing, killer
sororicide
act of killing one's sister
cide-killing, killer
suicide
act of killin one's self
cide-killing, killer
tyrannicide
act of killing a tyrant
cide-killing, killer
astringent(adj.)
drawing tightly together
stern; austere
String(strict)- bind, draw tight.
astringent(n.)
substancde that shrinks tissues and checks flow of blood by drwaing together blood vessels
String(strict)- bind, draw tight.
boa constrictor
snake that "constricts" or crushes its prey in its coils.
String(strict)- bind, draw tight.
constrict
draw together; render narrower; shrink
String(strict)- bind, draw tight.
restrict
deep within limits; confine
String(strict)- bind, draw tight.
stricture
adverse criticism; censure
String(strict)- bind, draw tight.
stringent
strict;rigid;severe
String(strict)- bind, draw tight.
unrestricted
not confined within bounds; free
open to all
String(strict)- bind, draw tight.
carnivore
flesh-eating animal
vor- eat greedily
carnivorous
flesh-eating
vor- eat greedily
devour
eat greedily or ravenously
seize upon and destroy
vor- eat greedily
frugivorous
feeding on fruit
vor- eat greedily
herbivorous
plant-eating animal
vor- eat greedily
insectivorous
dependent on insects as food
vor- eat greedily
omnivore
person or animal that eats everything
vor- eat greedily
omnivorous
eating everything, both plan and animal substances
Vore- eat greedily
voracious
greedy in eating
insatiable, as a voracious appetite
vore- eat greedily
omnibus (adj.)
covering many things at once, as an omnibus bill
omni- all - every - everywhere
omnibus(n.)
1.bus
2. book containing a variety of works by one author, as aHemingway omnibus
omni- all - every - everywhere
omnifarious
of all varieties, forms, of kinds
omni- all - every - everywhere
omnific
all-creating
omni- all - every - everywhere
omnipotent
unlimited in power; almighty
omni- all - every - everywhere
omnipresent
present everywhere at the same time; ubiquitous
omni- all - every - everywhere
omniscient
knowing everything
omni- all - every - everywhere
omnivorous
1. eating verything, both plant and animal substances
2. avidly taking in everything, as an omnivorous reader
omni- all - every - everywhere
deflect
turn aside
Flect(flex)- bend
flex
bend, as to flex a limb
Flect(flex)- bend
flexible
pliable; not rigid; tractable
Flect(flex)- bend
flexor
muscle that serves to bend a limb
Flect(flex)- bend
genuflect
bend the knee; tousch the right knee to the ground, as in worship
Flect(flex)- bend
inflection
change in the pitch or tone of a person's voice
Flect(flex)- bend
inflexibility
rigidity; firmness
Flect(flex)- bend
reflect
1. throuw back light, as from a prism
2. think
Flect(flex)- bend
reflex
involuntary response to a stimulus; for example, sneezing s a reflex
Flect(flex)- bend
convivial
fond fo eating and drinking with freinds; jovial; hopitable
viv- live, alive
revive
bring back to life;restore
viv- live, alive
survive
outlive; remain alive after
viv- live, alive
vivacious
lively in a temper or conduct
viv- live, alive
vivacity
liveliness of spirit
viv- live, alive
vivid
1. used with things having the vigor and spirit of life
2. sharp and clear;graphic
viv- live, alive
vivify
enliven; make vivd
viv- live, alive
vivisection
operation on a living animal for scientific investigation
viv- live, alive
contortionist
person who can twist his or her body into odd postures
tort(tots)- twist
distort
1. twist out of shape; contort
2. twist out of the true meaning; misrepresent; perver; falsify
tort(tots)- twist
extort
wrest from a person by force
tort(tots)- twist
retort (v.)
reply quickly or sharply
tort(tots)- twist
retort (n.)
quick, witty, or cutting reply
tort(tots)- twist
torsion
act of twistin; twisting of a body by two opposing forces
tort(tots)- twist
tortuous
full of twists or curves; winding; as a tortuous road
tort(tots)- twist
torture (v.)
1. wrench; twist
2. inflict severe pain upon
tort(tots)- twist
torture(n.)
anguish of body or mind; agony
tort(tots)- twist
convict (v.)
prove guilty; show conclusively to be guilty
vict(vinc) conquer show conclusively
convict (n.)
person seving a prison sentence
vict(vinc) conquer show conclusively
conviction
1. state of having been judged guilty of an offense
2. strong belief
vict(vinc) conquer show conclusively
convince
persuade or show conclusively by argument or proof
vict(vinc) conquer show conclusively
evict
1. expel by legal process, as to evict a tenant
2. oust
vict(vinc) conquer show conclusively
evince
show clearly; disclose
vict(vinc) conquer show conclusively
invincible
incapable of being conquered
vict(vinc) conquer show conclusively
vanquish
overcome in battle; conquer
vict(vinc) conquer show conclusively
victor
winner; conqueror
vict(vinc) conquer show conclusively
fraction
one or more of the equal parts of a whole; fragment
fract(frag) - break
fractious
apt to break out into a passion; cross; irritable
fract(frag) - break
fracture
1. break or crack
2. breaking of a bone
fract(frag) - break
fragile
easily broken; frail; delicate
fract(frag) - break
fragment
part broken off
fract(frag) - break
infraction
act of breaking; breach; violation. as an infraction of a law
fract(frag) - break
refract
bend a ray of light; a heat or sound wave, etc., form a straight course
fract(frag) - break
refractory
resisting; intractable; hard to manage, as a refractory mule
fract(frag) - break
detention
act of keeping back or detaining
ten (tin, tent)- hold, keep
impertinent
1. not pertinenet; inapropiate
2. rude
ten (tin, tent)- hold, keep
pertinacious
adhering firmly to a purpose or opinion; very persistent
ten (tin, tent)- hold, keep
pertinent
having to do with the matter at hand; relevant
ten (tin, tent)- hold, keep
retentive
tenacious; able to retain or remember
ten (tin, tent)- hold, keep
retinue
group of followers or assistantas attending a distinguished person
ten (tin, tent)- hold, keep
tenacity
firmness in holding fast; persistence
ten (tin, tent)- hold, keep
tenancy
period of a tenant;s temporary holding of real estate
ten (tin, tent)- hold, keep
tenet
principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true
ten (tin, tent)- hold, keep
tenure
1. period for which and office or position is held, as: "Us Supreme Court Justices enjoy life tenure."
ten (tin, tent)- hold, keep
untenable
incapable of being held or defended
ten (tin, tent)- hold, keep
admonish
warn of a fault; reprove;rebuke
mon (monit)- warn
admonition
gentle reproof; couseling against a fault or error
mon (monit)- warm
admonitory
conveying a gentle reproof
mon (monit)- warm
monitor (n.)
person or mechanical device that keeps tracik of checks, or warns
mon (monit)- warm
monitor (v.)
keep track of, regulate, or control the operation of a machine or process
mon (monit)- warm
monument
a means of reminding us of a person or event; for example, a statue or a tomb
mon (monit)- warm
premonition
forewarning; intuitive anticipation of a coming event
mon (monit)- warm
premonitory
conveying a forewarning
mon (monit)- warm
countermand
issue a contrary order
mand(mandat)- order, command, commit
mandate
1. authorittive command
2. territory administered by a trustee
mand(mandat)- order, command, commit
mandatory
obligatory; required by command
mand(mandat)- order, command, commit
remand
send back; recommit, as to a prison
mand(mandat)- order, command, commit
writ of mandamus
written order from a cout to enforce the performance of some public duty
mand(mandat)- order, command, commit
accredited
officially authorized or recognized; provided with credentials
cred(credit) believe
credence
belief as to the truth of something
cred(credit) believe
credentials
documents, letters, references, etc. , that inspire belief of trust
cred(credit) believe
credible
believable
cred(credit) believe
credit
belief; faith; trust
cred(credit) believe
credulous
too reaky to believe; easily deceived
cred(credit) believe
creed or credo
summary of principles believed in or adhered to
cred(credit) believe
discredit (v.)
1. cast doubt on ; refuse to believe
2. take trust or credit away from; disgrace
cred(credit) believe
discredit(n.)
loss of belief or trust; damage to one; reputation; disgrace
cred(credit) believe
incredible
not believable
cred(credit) believe
incredulity
disbelief
cred(credit) believe
affidavit
sworn written statement made before and authorized official
fid- faith , trust
bona fide
made or carried out in good faith; genuine
fid- faith , trust
confidant
one to whom secrets are entrusted
fid- faith , trust
confident
having faith in oneself; self-reliant; sure
fid- faith , trust
confidential
communicated in trust; secret; private
fid- faith , trust
diffident
lackin faith in oneself; timid; shy
fid- faith , trust
fidelity
1. faithfulness to a trust or vow
2. accuracy; faithfulness of sound reproduction
fid- faith , trust
fiduciary
1. held in trust
2. confidential
fid- faith , trust
infidel
one who does not accept a particular faith; unbeliever
fid- faith , trust
perfidious
false to a trust; faithless
fid- faith , trust
perfidy
violation of a trust; treachery; faithlessness; disloyalty
fid- faith , trust