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jud
judgement
judicious
having or showing good judgement
adjudicate
to settle a dispute or argument
mor
kaw, custom, habit, humor
amoral
not concerned about morality
Mores
attitudes and behaviors that are so firmly fixed that they act like laws
morose
gloomy, bad tempered
pi
law abiding
expiate
to make up for doing wrong
impious
lacking respect for what should be worshipped
sacr
holy, sacred
consecrate
to set apart as holy
execrable
very bad, hateful
sacrosanct
so sacred or revered as to be off-limits
art, ert
art
artifice
clever trickery, deception
artless
without strategy or deceit
inert
not having power to move, slow to act
icon
image
inconoclast
a person who attacks or mocks things most people believe in
icon
an image that best represents something, a symbol
iconography
the study of a group of representative pictures or symbols
im, em
to mimic, to imitate
emulate
to seek to be like
inimitable
impossible to imitate or copy
vis, vey, view
to see
perveyor
one who supplies or sells
proviso
a clause or statement that gives instuctions for a potential event or situation
purview
range of skills or authority, capability
cura
cure
sinecure
a job that brings a salary or reward without requiring work
incurious
not inclined to seek knowledge, idle
procure
to get with some effort
nec
death, to harm, to kill
internecine
causing many deaths on all sides of a conflict
innocuous
not causing harm or injury
sol
to comfort
solace
comfort or consulation
inconsolable
very sad, unable to be comforted
sal
healthy, whole
salubrious
promoting good health
salutary
having a positive or healthy result
salutation
an act of greeting
jug
yoke
subjugate
to bring under control, to conquer or subdue
conjugal
of or related to marriage
tig, ting
to touch
contiguous
touching on one side, sharing a border
contingent
possible, conditional
frang, fray
to break
infrangible
unable to be broken or removed; inalienable
defray
to pay or supply the money for
suffrage
the right to vote
refract
to filter through a lens or medium
sect
to cut
transect
to divide by cutting across
sectarian
of or having to do with a sect; limited
cap, cip
head
capitulate
to yield, to surrender
recapitulate
to summarize briefly
caprice
sudden change of intention, impulsiveness
precipitate
to cause something to happen immediately, to speed up
duc
lead
adduce
to bring forth as evidence, to use as an example
traduce
to say false things in order to harm the reputation of others
subdue
to conquer or overcome
serv
to serve, to keep
subservient
willing to obey
servile
like a slave, too humble
reserved
keeping ones thoughts to oneself, withdrawn
sup, sov, sur
above
sovereign
having the highest power or authority; ruling
surfeit
to fill in excess, gorge
insuperable
not able to overcome
loc
place
locus
specific place, especially the center of an activity or event
in lieu of
in place of
allocate
to set aside for a special purpose
pos
to put, place
apposite
relevant or appropriate
interpose
to come between, especially to insert a remark
composite
a combination, a blend
top
place
utopian
of an ideal nature, model
dystopian
nightmarish, grim
topical
dealing with current subject matter, relevent
thet, them
placed
anathema
something hated or strongly avoided
epithet
a phrase or term that describes something or someone
loq, loc
to speak
magniloquent
high-flown and elevatedin speech
loquacious
very talkative
circumlocution
roundabout or overly long way of saying something
colloquy
formal conversation or dialogue
obloquy
harsh criticism; abuse
sign
sign
consign
to deliver, especially to a negative fate or outcome
resignation
acceptance of something that cannot be avoided; patient submission
signatory
a party to a contract, treaty or other legal document
scrib
to write, draw
proscribe
to forbid, to outlaw
ascribe
to think of as belonging to or coming from; to assign
circumscribe
to tightly limit or restrict
voc
voice
vociferous
loud and noisy in making one's feelings known
avocation
something done for pleasure; hobby
vocation
profession; trade
univocal
having a single, clear meaning
tac
to be silent
reticent
not saying much, tight lipped
tacit
understood as meant but not openly said; implied
taciturn
characterized by infrequent speech; silent
verb
word
verbiage
an overabundance of words; excessive wordiness
verbatim
word for word
verbose
using too many words