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Pugn/acious
Adj. Having a belligerant nature; quarrelsome.
Pugn/ac/ity
N. The Desire to fight.
Pug/il/ist
N. One who fights with his fists.
Re/pugn/ant
Adj. Incompatible; distaste.
Im/pugn
V. To cause to doubt
Pung/ent
Adj. Sharp in Smell or taste sharply painful.
Pung/ency
State of being sharp in smell or taste.
Punct/ure
V. To pierce with a pointed instrument or object.
Com/punct/ion
N. A feeling of guilt; anxiety from guilt.
Punct/il/ious
Adj. Concerned with details.
Punct/ual Adj.
Prompt; on time.
Ex/pung/e
V. To cancel or delete.
Stimul/ate
V. To excite to activity, growth or greater activity.
Stimul/ant
An agent that produces a temporary increase in activity.
Stimul/us
N. Something that rouses or incites to activity.
Di/stinct
Adj. Distinguishable; unique.
Di/stingu/ish
V. To perceive as being separate and different.
In/di/stingu/ish/able
Adj. Not easily defined.
In/stinct N.
N. Natural, in born ability or impulse.
Ex/tingu/ish
V. To put out a light or fire.
In/stig/ate
V. To provoke urge.
Sting/ent
Adj. Constricted; imposing strict rules; severe.
Con/strict
V. To make narrow by drawing together; to stop; to inhibit.
Con/strict/ion
Act of making together; narrow.
A/string/ent
Adj. Able to draw.
Re/strict
V. To confine with in bonds or limits.
Lig/at/ure
N. Something that's used to bind.
Lig/a/ment
N. A band of tissues connecting bone to bone.
Ob/lig/at/ion
N. Duty (moral/legal); responsibility.
Ob/lig/at/ory
required or mandatory.
Al/leg/iance
N. Loyalty
Il/leg/al
Adj. Not authorized by law; unlawful.
Leg/al
Adj. Lawful, according to specific law.
Extra/leg/al
Adj. Not regulated by law.
Leg/itim/ate
Adj. Lawful; according to laws of reason.
Leg/acy
N. Something inherited.
De/leg/ate
N. The person appointed with power to act.
De/leg/at/ion
A group of representatives.
Al/leg/e
V. To assert as true without much evidence.
Al/leg/at/ion
An assumption.
Rel/leg/ate
V. To send back to a lower position- to demote.
Leg/at/ion
N. Sending of official representatives.
Leg/ible
Adj. Capable of being read.
Il/leg/ible
Adj. Not capable of being read.
E/lig/ible
Adj. Qualified to be chosen; entitled.
Se/lect
V. To make a choice; to pick out.
Se/lect/iv/ity
N. The act of choosing; pickiness.
Se/lect/ive
Choosing carefully.
Leg/ion
N. A very large number or gathering.
Neg/lect
V. To give little or no attention; to disregard.
Neg/lig/ent
Careless; disregarding proper care.
Pre/di/lect/ion
N. A preference or choice.
Di/lig/ent
Adj. Having steady, persistant work; hard working.
In/e/lig/ible
Adj. Not qualified to be chosen.
E/lect
V. To choose by vote.
Litig/ate
V. To dispute in a court of law to take part in a lawsuit.
Litig/at/ion
Act of carrying on a legal contest by judicial process.
Litig/ant
N. One engaged in a lawsuit.
Litig/ious
Adj. Contentious- prone to engage in lawsuits; quarrelsome.
Liter/at/ure
N. The production of literate work, esp. as an occupation.
Feder/ate
Adj. Joined by common agreement.
Liter/al
Adj. Accurate.
Al/liter/at/ion N.
The repitition of initial consonant sounds in a phrase/line.
Feder/at/ion
N. The act of uniting.
Il/liter/ate
Adj. Having little or no education; can't read/write.
Ob/liter/ate
V. To do away with completely; to wipe out; to erase.
Feder/al
Adj. Having to do with a central government.
Liter/ate
Adj. Educated; able to read/write.
in/script/ion
N. Something that's written, engraved or printed as a lasting record.
Circum/scribe
V. To surround by a boundary.
Feder/al/ism
The belief in a strong central gov.
Tran/script/ion
N. Process of making a copy of something.
Con/feder/at/ion
N. A league or alliance.
Tran/scrib/e
To write over again or copy.
Tran/script
Written copy.
Fid/el/ity
N. Loyalty; Faithfulness.
Con/script/ion
N. Required or mandatory enrollment of people; draft.
Con/script
To draft.
A/scrib/e
V. To attribute to a given cause.
Fid/uc/iary
Adj. Of, rel. to, or involving..confidence of trust.
Pre/scrib/e
V. To set down as a rule to be followed;to recommend.
Con/fid/ent/ial
Adj. Private; communicating secretly.
Pro/scrib/e
V. To prohibit or restrict, usu. an activity.
Sub/script/ion
N. The act of supporting.
In/fid/el/ity
N. Lack of belief in a religion.
Non/de/script
Adj. Lacking individual character.
Super/script/ion
N. Something written on outside.
Super/script
Something written above where there are other letters.
In/fid/el
N. One who's renounced his religious beliefs.
Post/script
N. A note added below the signature.
Dif/fid/ent
Adj. Lacking faith in oneself; shy; timid.
Scrib/e
N. A writer.
Re/fer/e/ndum
N. A public vote for final approval or rejection.
Ag/e/nda
N. A schedule of things to be done.
Con/fid/ant
N. A much trusted person; one who u would trust with private info.
Oss/eous
Adj. Bone or bone-like.
Memora/nda
N. A written reminder.
Af/fid/avit
N. A sworn written statement.
Propaga/nda
N. Ideas deliberately spread to further one's own cause.
Oss/uary
N. A depository for the bone of the dead.
Pe/fid/y
N. An act of disloyalty or betrayal.
Oss/i/fy
V. to turn to bone; or to harden like bone.
Oss/i/ficat/ion
The Natural process of bone formation.
Oscill/ate
V. To swing backward and forward like a pendulum; vibrate (an object).
Per/fid/ious
Disloyal.
Negat/e
V. To deny or reject the existence or truth of.
Vacill/ate
V. To waver or hesitate like a person.
Dub/ious
Adj. Giving rise to doubt.
In/dubit/able
Adj. Too evident to be doubted; unquestionable.
Ab/negat/e
V. to surrender or deny; to renounce.
Dub/iety
N. Uncertainty.
Doc/ile
Adj. Easily taught; teachable.
Re/nag/e
V. to fail to adhere to a promise.
Doc/il/ity
The quality of being teachable.
In/doct/rin/ate
V. To teach; to force; to accept without any critical thought.
re/naga/de
n. a traitor; outlaw; rebel.
Doc/um/ent/ary
Adj. Contained or certified in writing; factual; objective.
nega, negat
deny
Doct/rine
N. Instruction, principal.
Doc/ent
N. A teacher or tutor w/o regular faculty rank.
Fid
Faith
Feder
League; Alliance; Bond.
Doc, Doct
Teach
Dub, Dubit
Doubt
Vacill
Waver
Oscill
Swing
Oss
Bone
-ndum, -nda
To be.
Scrib, script
Write
Liter
Letter
Litig
Dispute; quarrel; sue.
Leg, Lig, Lect
Choose; gather.
Leg, Lect
Read.
Leg
Law
Lig
Bind
String, strict (strain, straint)
Bind
Pung, punct (point)
Point; prick.
Stingu, Stinct
Prick; Prick out; Quench
Stimul
Goad; rouse
Pugn, Pug
Fight; Fist.