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CUBO, CUBARE, CUBITUM
<L. "to lie down"
INCUMBO, INCUMBERE, INCUBUI, INCUBITUM
<l. "to recline"
incumbent
1. a person who holds an office or position
2. required as a duty or obligation (often used with on)
recumbent
reclining; lying down
succumb
1. to yield; to give in or give up, esp. to a powerful force or desire (ofted used with to)
2. to die
HUPO
<G. "under" "beneath"
hypocondria
a psychological disorder characterized by the illusory conviction that one is ill or in pain, or likely to become so
hypothesis
1. a theory or explanation that leads to further investigation for proof or disproof
2. an assumption on which a conclusion or decision is based
KATA
<G. "down"
cataclysm
a disaster or catastrophe on such a large scale that biological, environmental, or cultural elements are permanently altered or irreparably lost to the earth
catapult
1. an ancient mechanical device for hurling missiles
2. a modern mechanism for launching aircraft from the deck of a ship
3. to hurl or launch suddenly (as if from a slingshot); to spring up
SUB
<L. "under"
subjective
1. concentrating on the self in the expression of feelings and perceptions
2. relating to personal opinions and thought processes rather than factual information or universal experience
sublimate
to turn aside an instinctual, perhaps primitive impulse in favor of a more socially or culturally acceptable activity
suborn
1. to induce a person in secret to commit a misdeed or a crime
2. to induce someone to give false testimony
subterfuge
an artifice, device, or evasion to hide or avoid something, or to escape an outcome
VERITAS
<L. "truth"
verisimilitude
a thing or a quality that appears true or real
verity
1. the condition or quality of being true or accurate
2. a belief, principle, or statement expressing some basic human truth
aver
to affirm; to declare or attest to positively or dogmatically