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Presentiment
divide, part of speech, & definition
(N)
Def: a feeling of evil to come
P- pre- before, very
R-sent- feel, be aware
S- ment- condition, quality, act
dessent
(N)
Def: dissagreement
P- dis- not very apart, in different directions
R- sent- feel, be aware
disconcerted
(Adj)
Def: uneasy
P-dis- not,very, apart, in different directions
P-con- together, with, very
R-cert- sift, seperate, distinguish, decide
ascertain
(V)
Def: to discover for cetain
P-as- to, toward, near, very
R-cert- sift, seperate, distinguish, decide
incriminate
(V)
Def: charge someone with a crime
P- in, within, into, on, not
R- crimin- judgement, accusation, crime
S-ate- do, make, cause
indiscriminate
(Adj)
Def: making no distinctions
P-in- in, into, on, not, within
P-dis- not, very, apart, in diff. directions
R-crimin- judgement, accusation, crime
S- ate- having quality of
omniscient
(Adj)
Def: all-knowing
P- omni- all
R- sci- know
S-ent- relating to; like
nescient
(Adj)
Def: ignorant
P- ne- not
R-sci- know
S- ent- relating to; like
sapient
(Adj)
Def: wise
R- sap- taste, be wise, dicern
S- ent- relating to; like
insipient
(Adj)
Def: foolish/ stupid
P- in, into, within, on, not
R- sip- taste, discern, be wise
S- ent- relating to; like
sage
(Adj)
Def: wise
R- sag- shrewd, wise
sagacious
(Adj)
Def: having keen perception
R- sag- shrewd, wise
S- acious- having quality of
affable
(Adj)
Def: easy to talk to; likable
P- af- to toard near very
R- fa- speak
S- ble- having power
preface
(N)
Def: an introduction
P- pre- before, very
R- fa- speak
nefarious
(Adj)
Def: wicked
P- ne-not
R- far- divine law
S- ous- full of
bifarious
(Adj)
Def: having double meaning
P- bi- two (2)
R- far- divine law
S- ous- full of
fatuity
(N)
Def: stupidity
R-fatu- foolish
S- ity- condition, quality, act
infatuate
(V)
Def: to turn to foolishness by charm
P-in- in, into, within, on, not
R- fatu- foolish
S- ate- do make cause
edifice
(N)
Def: a building/ structure
faction
(N)
Def: active of people with a cause
R- fac- do, make, cause
S- ion- condition, quality, act
fiction monger
(N)
Def:liar
R- fict- form shape invent image
S- ion- condition quality act
R- mon- warn, think, remind
R- ger- to bear carry
feign
(V)
Def: fake pretent
effigy
(N)
Def: crude representation of a hated person
P- ef- out of , from , very
R- fig- form shape invent image
transfix
(V)
Def: to immobilize
P- trans- beyond through across
R- fix- fashten pierce
similitude
(N)
Def: resemblance; similartiy
R- simil- together, likeness, pretense
S- tude- conditon quality act
assimulate
(V)
Def: absorb; be familiar with
P- as- to toward near very
R- simul- together, likeness, pretense
S-ate- do make cause
quasi
(Adj)
Def: as if seemingly
nonsensical
(Adj)
Def: making no sense
P- non- not
R- sens- feel, be aware,
S-ical- relating to; like
nonsequitur
(N)
Def: illogical step/ statement
P- non- not
R- sequ- follow
S- tur- act/ state