Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/22

Click to flip

22 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
QUAERO, QUAERERE, QUAESIVI, QUAESITUM
<L. "to seek" "to search for"
acquisitive
eagerly seeking to obtain things, wealth, or information
inquisition
1. a prolonged inquiry or questioning, esp. in a harsh investigation on religious or political issues
2. (capitalized) the special court of the Roman Catholic church in the Middle Ages to combat, suppress, and punish heresy, i.e., any belief varying from orthodox doctrine
querulous
complaining; irritable; peevish
DUNAMIS
<G. "power"
DUNASTHAI
<G. "to be able" "to have strength"
dynamo
1. an electric generatior
2. an extremely forceful, energetic, or hardworking person
dynasty
1. a succession of rulers from the same family group or line
2. a succession of influential people linked by familial, political, social, or cultural association
MITTO, MITTERE, MISI, MISSUM
<L. "to send"
demise
death, or the end of existence or operation of something
emissary
a person sent on a special mission
premise
1. a proposition offered a basis for argument
2. in logic, each of the first two propositions in a syllogism
MEREO, MERERE, MERUI, MERITUM
<L. "to earn" "to deserve" "to merit'
meretricious
1. attention-getting in a vulgar way; tawdry or tacky
2. insincere; based on pretense or deception
meritorious
praiseworthy; deserving reward or esteem
PORTUS
<L. "harbor" "gate"
importune
to make repeated and insistent demands or requests
opportunist
a person (or animal) taking advantage of any chance to achieve an end in a forceful or self-serving way
SUMO, SUMERE, SUMPSI, SUMPTUM
<L. "to take" "to obtain"
presumption
1. arrogance; excessive self-assurance; unbecoming boldness
2. grounds for belief; assumption or supposition
subsume
to place in a larger catergory or under a general heading or principle
sumptuary
pertaining to or regulating expenditure, often for religious or moral reasons, usually relating to clothing or food