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AG, ACT:

-COGENT:
-EXIGENT:
-ASSAY:
-INTRANSIGENT:
-“to drive, do”

-strong and to the point; convincing
-urgent; pressing
-to test, analyze
-refusing to compromise
CIT:

-INCITE:
-RESUSCITATE:
-SOLICITOUS:
-“to stir up, rouse”

-to stir up; to provoke
-to bring back to consciousness
-showing care or worry
TURB:

-PERTURB:
-TURBULENT:
-TURBID:
-“disturb”

-to make worried or upset
-very excited or upset
-cloudy; confused
ALACR:

-ALACRITY:
-“lively”

-lively
CELER:

-CELERITY:
-“quick”

-speed or quickness
GEN:

-DEGENERATE:
-ENGENDER:
-GENRE:
-“race, type, kind”

-a corrupt wrongdoer
-to bring about; to produce
-a kind or type of art
NASC, NAT:

-COGNATE:
-INNATE:
-NASCENT:
-“to be born”

-related to or coming from the same source
-natural; present from birth
-in the act of being born; growing
FIG, FICT:

-TRANSFIGURE:
-FICTIVE:
-FEIGN:
-“to shape”

-to change the form of appearance of
-not real
-to make up or invent; pretend
PAR, PER:

-PARTURIENT:
-REPERTORY:
-“to give birth, produce”

-about to bring forth or give birth; pregnant
-the range of works an artist can produce or perform
VEH:

-VEHEMENT:
-INVEIGH:
-“to drag, to carry”

-strongly emotional, fierce and passionate
-to attack strongly in words; to talk or write bitterly against
MIS:

-SURMISE:
-DEMISE:
-REMIT:
-“to spend, to put”

-to draw a conclusion based on little or no information; to guess
-the end of existence; death
-to make less or weaker; to forgive or pardon
BOL, BLEM:

-EMBLEMATIC:
-DIABOLICAL:
-HYPERBOLE:
-“to throw, to cast”

-standing for another thing
-of or like a devil; very wicked or cruel
-an exaggeration for effect
OD:

-EPISODIC:
-METHODICAL:
-SYNOD:
-“read, way, coming”

-happening in parts or segments
-orderly and regular
-a council, especially of churches or church officials
PAST:

-PASTORAL:
-REPAST:
-“to feed (especially flocks or herd)”

-having to do with the country
-a meal; food and drink for a meal
GREG:

-AGGREGATE:
-EGREGIOUS:
-GREGARIOUS:
-“herd, flock”

-gathered into a whole; thought of as a group
-standing out sharply as wrong or bad
-liking to be with other people
AGRI:

-AGRARIAN:
-PEREGRINATION:
-“field”

-having to do with farming
-the act of traveling about; a journey
FRUI:

-FRUITION:
-FRUITLESS:
-“to enjoy, to harvest”

-fulfillment of an effort or desire
-yielding no positive result
RUS:

-RUSTIC:
-“country”

-having to do with the countryside; rural
COL:

-BUCOLIC:
-“herdsman”

-having to do with country life or farms
ID:

-IDYLLIC:
-“form, shape, little work of verse”

-simple and pleasant
COND:

-ABSCOND:
-RECONDITE:
-“hide, put away”

-to leave in a hurry, especially to escape the law
-difficult to understand; hidden from understanding
CRYPT:

-CRYPTIC:
-APOCRYPHAL:
-“to hide”

-hard to understand; having a secret meaning
-coming from an unreliable source; untrue
ERT:

-APERTURE:
-OVERT:
-COVERT:
-“uncover or cover”

-an opening or a hole
-public, unhidden; open
-done in a hidden or secret manner
TEXT:

-CONTEXT:
-SUBTEXT:
-PRETEXT:
-“weave, cover”

-the circumstances or setting surrounding an event
-the hidden or underlying meaning of something
-a stated reason for doing something; an excuse
MOR, MUR:

-MORATORIUM:
-DEMURE:
-DEMUR:
-“delay”

-a formal delay; a suspension
-modest and shy
-to express unwillingness to do something; to object
TEMP:

-EXTEMPORANEOUS:
-TEMPORAL:
-TEMPORIZE:
-“time”

-done without planning; improvised
-having to do with finite time or everyday life (as opposed to the eternal or spiritual)
-to put off making a decision; to stall
DIES:

-DIURNAL:
-SOJOURN:
-ADJOURN:
-“day”

-happening or active during the day
-a short stay or visit
-to formally bring to an end
CHRON:

-ANACHRONISM:
-CHRONICLE:
-SYNCHRONOUS:
-“time”

-anything that seems to be out of its proper time
-to tell or write the history of
-happening at the same time as
PSYCH:

-PSYCHE:
-PSYCHOSOMATIC:
-PSYCHOTIC:
-“soul, mind”

-the mind, especially as the center of a person’s being
-having an effect on the body, but mental or emotional in origin
-having severe mental illness to the point of disconnection from reality
ANIMA:

-PUSILLANIMOUS:
-ANIMADVERSION:
-INANIMATE:
-“soul, mind, life, spirit”

-timid or cowardly; not brave
-strong criticism or blame
-without life; unmoving
SPIR:

-TRANSPIRE:
-CONSPIRE:
-ASPIRE:
-ESPRIT:
-“to breathe”

-to take place; to happen
-to plan together secretly
-to have a strong desire to get or do something
-liveliness; high-spiritedness
CORD:

-DISCORDANT:
-CONCORDANCE:
-“heart”

-Not agreeing or going well together
-agreement or harmony
CUR:

-DISCURSIVE:
-CONCUR:
-SUCCOR:
-“to run”

-wandering from one topic to another
-to agree in an opinion or decision
-badly needed help; aid
SEQ, SEG, SU:

-OBSEQUIOUS:
-SEGUE:
-ENSUE:
-“to follow”

-too willing to serve or obey
-movement from one thing to another; transition
-to come after; to happen as a result of
CED, CES:

-INCESSANT:
-CONCEDE:
-INTERCEDE:
-“to go, to yield”

-going on without stopping; seemingly never-ending
-to admit that something is true; to give up
-to ask or plead with on behalf of another
PET:

-PERPETUITY:
-PERPETUATE:
-“to seek, to go towards”

-a time period lasting through the ages; eternity
-to cause to continue; to further