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amoral
neither moral or immoral
amoral:neither moral or immoral
atypical
not typical
atypical:not typical
apathy
lack of interest or emotion
apathy:lack of interest or emotion
atrophy
wasting away of body tissue
atrophy:wasting away of body tissue
anomaly
an irregularity
anomaly;an irregularity
abhor
to hate, detest
abhor; to hate, detest
abstract
conceived apart form concrete realities, specific objects or actual instances
abstract:conceived apart form concrete realities, specific objects or actual instances
abdicate
to renounce or resign from a throne
abdicate;to renounce or relinquish a throne
abstruse
hard to understand, secret, hidden
abstruse;hard to understand, secret, hidden
acute
sharp at the end, ending in a point
acute;sharp at the end, ending in a point
acerbic
sour or astringent in taste; harsh in temper
acerbic; sour or astringent in taste; harsh in temper
acrid
sharp or biting to the taste or smell
acrid; sharp or biting to the taste or smell
acrimonious
caustic, stinging or bitter in nature
acriminious; caustic, stinging or bitter in nature
exacerbate
to increase bitterness or violence; aggravate
exacerbate; to increase bitterness or violence; aggravate
agile
quick and well coordinated in movement; active, lively
agile; quick and well coordinated in movement; active, lively
agitate
to move or force into violent, irregular action
agitate; to move or force into violent irregular action
litigate
to make the subject of a lawsuit
litigate; to make the subject of a lawsuit
prodigal
wastefully or recklessly extravagant
prodigal; wastefully or recklessly extravagant
pedagogue
a teacher
pedagogue; a teacher
address
to direct a speech or written statement to
address; to direct a speech or written statement to
adhere
to stick fast, cleave, cling
adhere; to stickfast, cleave, cling
adjoin
to be close or in contact with
adjoin; to be close or in contact with
alias
an assumed name, another name
alias; an assumed name, another name
alter ego
second self, a substitute or deputy
alter ego; a second self, a substitute or deputy
altruist
a person unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others
altruist; a person unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others
allegory
figurative treatment of one subject under the guise of another
allegory; figurative treatment of one subject under the guise of another
amatory
of or pertaining to lovers or lovemaking
amatory; of or pertaining to lovers or lovemaking
amenity
agreeable ways or manners
amenity; agreeable ways or manners
amorous
inclined to love, esp. sexual love
amorous; inclined to love, esp. sexual love
enamored
inflamed with love, charmed; captivated
enamored; inflamed with love, charmed; captivated.
amity
friendship; peaceful harmony
amity; friendship, peaceful harmony
inamorata
a female lover
inamorata; a female lover
amiable
having or showing agreeable personal qualities
amiable;having or showing agreeable personal qualities
amicable
exhibiting good will
amicable; exhibiting good will
ambient
moving freely; circulating
ambient; moving freely; circulating
preamble
and introductory statement
preamble; an introductory statement
Vor
To eat
Vor- to eat
Voracious
having great appetite
voracious- having great appetite
omnivorous
eating or absorbing everything
omnivorous-eating or absorbing everything
vol
to wish
vol-to wish
malevolent
characterized by expressing bad will
malevolent-characterized by expressing bad will
benevolent
characterized by expressing good will
benevolent- characterized by expressing good will
volition
free choice, free will; act of choosing
volition- free choice, free will, act of choosing
VOC/VOK
to call
voc/vok-to call
invoke
to call on a deity
invoke-to call on a deity
convoke
to call together
convoke-to call together
vociferous
crying out noisily
vociferous-crying out noisily
avocation
something one does in addition to a principle occupation
avocation- something one does in addition to a principle occupation
vocation
a particular occupation
vocation-a particular occupation
equivocate
to use ambiguous or unclear expressions
equivocate- to use ambiguous or unclear expressions
advocate
to support or urge by arguement
advocate-to support or urge by argument
VIL
base, mean
VIL-base, mean
revile
to criticize with harsh languate
revile-to criticize with harsh language
vilify
to slander, to defame
vilify-to slander , to defame
VID/VIS
to see
VID/VIS- To see
evident
plain or clear to the sight or understanding
evident-plain or clear to the sight or understanding
survey
to view or prospect
survey-to view or prospect
VI
Life
VI-life
viarious
performed, exercised, received, or suffered in place of another
viarious-performed, exercised, received, or suffered in place of another
viable
capable of living
viable-capable of living
vivacity
the quality of being lively, animated, spirited
vivacity-the quality of being lively, animated, spirited
joie de vivre
joy of life (french)
joie de vivre-joy of life (french)
convivial
sociable
Convivial-sociable
VERS/VERT
to turn
VERS/VERT-to turn
avert
to turn away from
avert-to turn away
covert
hidden, clandestine (executed in secrecy or concealment)
covert-hidden, clandestine (executed in secrecy or concealment)
inadvertent
unintentional
inadvertent-unintentional
extrovert
an outgoing person
extrovert-outgoing person
introvert
a person concerned primarily with inner thoughts and feelings. person who likes to be alone because the presence of others is draining.
introvert-a person concerned primarily with inner thoughts and feelings. person who likes to be alone because the presence of others is draining
aversion
dislike
aversion= dislike
diverse
of a different kind, form, character
diverse-of a different kind, form, character
revert
to return to a former habit
revert--to return to a former habit
controversy
a public dispute involving a matter of opinion
controversy-a public dispute involving a matter of opinion
VERD
Green
VERD= Green
verdant
green with vegetation. in experienced, unsophisticated ex) a verdant college freshman
Verdant-green with vegetation. in experienced, unsophisticated/ ex) a verdant college freshman
verdure
fresh, rich vegetation
verdure-fresh, rich vegetation
VER
truth
VER-truth
aver
to affirm, to declare to be true
aver-to affirm, to declare to be true
verisimilitude
the appearance of truth
verisimilitude-the appearance of truth
verity
truthfulness
verify-truthfulness
veracious
habitually truthful
veracious-habitually truthful
verdict
any judgment or decision
verdict-any judgement or decision
VEN/VENT
to come or to move toward
VEN/VENT-to come or to move toward
adventitious
accidental
adventitious-accidential
contravene
to come in conflict with
contravene-to come in conflict with
intervene
to come between disputing factions, TO MEDIATE
intervene-to come between disputing factions, to mediate
venturesome
showing a disposition to undertake risks
venturesome- showing a disposition to undertake risks
convene
to assemble for some public purpose
Convene- to assemble for some public purpose
A
without
A-without
AB/ABS
off, away from, apart, down
AB/ABS-off, away from, apart, down
AC/ACR
sharp, bitter
AC/ACR-sharp, bitter
ACT/AG
to do; to drive; to force; to lead
ACT/AG-to do; to drive; to force; to lead
AD/AL
to, toward, near
AD/AL- to, toward, near
AL/ALI/ALTER
other, another
AL/ALI/ALTER- other, another
AM
Love
AM= love
AMB
to go walk
AMB-to go walk
US/UT
to use
US/UT- to use
abuse
to use wrongly or improperly
abuse-to use wrongly or improperly
usage
a customary way of doing something
usage-a customary way of doing something
usurp
to seize and hold
usurp-to seize and hold
utilitarian
efficient, functional, useful
utilitarian-efficient, functional, useful
Trans
Across
trans-across
intransigent
refusing to agree or compromise
intransigent-refusing to agree or compromise
transcendent
going beyond ordinary limits
transcendent-going beyond ordinary limits
Transgress
to violate a law, command, or moral code
transgress-to violate a law, command, or moral code
transition
to change from one way of being to another
transition- to change from one way of being to another
transparent
easily seen through, recognized, or detected
transparent-easily seen through, recognized, or detected
transaction
the act of carrying on or conducting business to a conclusion or settlement
transaction-the act of carrying on or conducting business to a conclusion or settlement
TRACT
to drag; to pull, to draw
TRACT-to drag, to pull, to draw
protract
to prolong, draw out, extend
protract-to prolong, draw out, extend
tractable
easily managed or controlled
tractable-easily managed or controlled
abstract
to draw or pull away from, remove
abstract-to draw or pull away from, remove
detract
to take away from, esp a positive thing
detract-to take a way from, esp. a positive thing
contract
a legally binding document
contract-a legally binding document
attract
to draw either by physical force or by an appeal to emotions or senses
attract-to draw either by physical force or by an appeal to emotions or senses
THEO
god
THEO-GOD
theocracy
a form of government in which a deity is recognized as a supreme ruler
theocracy-a form of government in which a deity is recognized as a supreme ruler
theology
the study of divine things and the divine faith
theology-the study of diving things and the divine faith
apotheosis
glorification, glorified ideal
apotheosis= glorification, glorified ideal
TEND/TENS/TENT/TENU
to stretch; to thin
TEND/TENS/TENT/TENU-to stretch; to thin
tension
the act of stretching or straining
tension-the act of stretching or straining
tentative
of the nature of, or done as a trial, attempt
tentative-of the nature of , or done as a trial, attempt
tendentious
having a predisposition towards a point of view
tendentious-having a predisposition towards a point of view
distend
to expand by stretching
distend-to expand by stretching
attenuate
to weaken or reduce in force
attenuate-to weaken or reduce in force
extenuating
making less serious by offering excuses
extenuating-making less serious by offering excuses
contentious
quarrelsome, disagreeable, belligerent
contentious-quarrelsome, disagreeable, belligerent
TAIN/TEN/TENT/TIN
to hold
TAIN/TEN/TENT/TIN-to hold
detain
to keep from proceeding
detain-to keep from proceeding
pertain
to have reference or relation
pertain- to have reference or relation
tenacious
holding fast
tenacious-holding fast
abstention
the act of refraining voluntarily
abstention-the act of refraining voluntarily
tenure
the holding or possessing of anything
tenure-the holding or possessing of anything
tenable
capable of being held, maintained, or defended
tenable-capable of being held, maintained or defended
sustenance
nourishment, means of livelihood
sustenance-nourishment, means of livelihood
pertinacious
persistent, stubborn
pertinacious-persistent, stubborn
TAC/TIC
to be silent
TAC/TIC-to be silent
reticent
disposed to be silent or not to speak freely
reticent-disposed to be silent or not to speak freely
tacit
unspoken understanding
tacit-unspoken understanding
taciturn
uncommunicative
taciturn-uncommunicative
SUPER/SUR
ABOVE
super/sur- Above
surpass
to go beyond in amount, extent, or degree
surpass-to go beyond in amount, extent, or degree
superlative
the highest kind or order
superlative-the highest kind of order
supersede
to replace in power, as by another person or thing
supersede-to replace in power, as by another person or thing
supercilious
arrogant, haughty, condescending
supercilious- arrogant, haughty, condecending
superfluous
extra, more than necessary
superfluous-extra, more than necessary
surmount
to get over or across, to prevail
surmount, to get over or across, to prevail
surveillance
a watch kept over someone or something
surveillance-a watch kept over someone or something
SUB/SUP
below
SUB/SUP-below
submissive
inclined or ready to submit
submissive-inclined or ready to submit
subsidiary
serving to assist or supplement
subsidiary-serving to assist or supplement
subliminal
existing or operating below the threshold of confidence
subliminal-existing or operating below the threshold of confidence
subtle
thin, tenuous, or rarefied
subtle- thin, tenuous, or rarefied
subterfuge
an artifice or expedient used to evade a rule
subterfuge-an artifice or expedient used to evade a rule
supposition
the act of assuming
supposition- the act of assuming
Auto
self
auto-self
automatic
self moving, self acting
automatic-self moving, self acting
autocrat
an absolute ruler
autocrat-an absolute ruler
autonomy
independence or freedom
autonomy-independence or freedom
BE
to be; to have a particular quality ; to exist
BE= to be; to have a particular quality; to exist
be little
to regard something as less impressive than it apparently is
be little-to regard something as less impressive than it apparently is
bemoan
to express pity for
bemoan-to express pity for
bewilder
to confuse or puzzle completely
bewilder-to confuse or puzzle completely
belie
to misrepresent; to contradict
belie-to misrepresent; to contradict
BEL/BEL
war
BEL/BEL-War
antebellum
before the war
antebellum-before the war
rebel
a person who reisits authority, control, or tradition
rebel- a person who resists authority, control, or tradition
belligerent
warlike, given to waging war; belonging to or recognized as a state at war and protected by and subject to the laws of war
belligerent-warlike, given to waging war, belonging to or recognized as a state at war and protected by and subject to the laws of war.
BEN/BON
good
BEN/BON-good
benefit
anything advantageous to a person or thing
benefit-anything advantageous to a person or thing
benign
having a kindly disposition
benign-having a kindly disposition
benediction
the act of uttering a blessing
benediction-the act of uttering a blessing
benevolent
desiring to do good to others
benevolent-desiring to do good to others
bonus
something given over and above what is due
bonus-something given over and above what is due
bona fide
in good faith; without fraud
bona fide-in good faith, without fraud
BI
twice, double
BI- twice, double
Binocular
involving two eyes
Binocular-involving two eyes
biennial
happening every 2 years
biennial-happening every 2 years
bilateral
pertaining to or affecting two or both sides
bilateral-pertaining to or affecting 2 or both sides
bilingual
being able to speak ones native language and another with equal fluency
bilingual-being able to speak ones native language and another with equal fluency
bipartisan
representing two parties
bipartisan-representing 2 parties
CAD/CID
to fall; to happen by chance
CAD/CID-to fall; to happen by chance
accident
happening by chance; unexpected
accident-happening by chance, unexpected
coincidence
a striking occurrence of two or more events at one time, apparently by chance
coincidence- a striking occurence of 2 or more events at one time, apparently by chance
decadent
decaying; deteriorating
decadent-decaying;deteriorating
cascade
a waterfall descending over a steep surface
cascade-a waterfall descending over a steep surface
recidivist
one who repeatedly relapses as into crimme
recidivist-one who repeatedly relapses as into crime
CANT/CENT/CHANT
to sing
CANT/CENT/CHANT-to sing
accent
prominence of a syllable in terms of pronunciation
accent-prominence of a syllable in terms of pronunciation
chant
a song; singing
chant-a song, singing
enchant
to subject to magical influence; bewitch
enchant-to subject to magical influence; bewitch
recant
to withdraw or disavow a statement
recant-to withdraw or disavow a statement
incantation
the chanting of words purporting to have magical power
incantation-the chanting of words puporting to have magical power
incentive
that with incites action
incentive-that with incites action
CAP/CIP/CEPT
to take; to get
CAP/CIP/CEPT- to take ; to get
Capture
to take by force or stratagem
capture- to take by force or stratagem
anticipate
to realize beforehand; foretaste or foresee
anticipate- to realize beforehand; foretaste or foresee
susceptible
capable of receiving; admitting, undergoing, or being affected by somehting
susceptible= capable of receiving ; admitting undergoing , or being affected by something
emancipate
to free from restraint
emancipate-to free from restraint
percipient
having perception; discerning; discriminating
percipient-having perception, discerning, discriminating
precept
a commandment or direction given as a rule of conduct
percept= a commandment or direction given as a rule of conduct
CAP/CAPIT/CIPIT
head, headlong
cap/capit/cipit- head, headlong
capital
the city or town that is the official seat of government
capital=the city or town that is the official seat of government
disciple
one who is a pupil of the doctrines of another
disciple-one who is a pupil of the doctrines of another
precipitate
to hasten the occurrence of; to bring about prematurely
precipitate-to hasten the occurrence of; to bring about prematurely
precipice
a cliff with a vertical face
precipice-a cliff with a vertical face
capitulate
to surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms
capitulate-to surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms
caption
a heading or title
caption-a heading or title
CARD/CORD/COUR
heart
CARD/CORD/COUR-heart
cardiac
pertaining to the heart
cardiac-pertaining to the heart
encourage
to inspire with spirit or confidence
encourage= to inspire with spirit or confidence
concord
agreement; peace, amity
concord-agreement; peace, amity
discord
lack of harmony between persons or things
discord-ack of harmony between persons or things
concordance
agreement, concord, harmony
concordance-agreement, concord, harmony