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from
ab
Can't think of one. If you can think of a logical connection that makes it easy to remember, let me know!
beginning
initio
initially, from the start
Or- Your "initials" are the __________ letters of your name.
from the beginning
ab initio
The conductor began the rehearsal __ _________.
without preparation
or literally: "at pleasure"
ad libitum (ad lib)
The actress forgot her lines. She had to ____ ____ or continue ___ ___________.
elsewhere
alibi
2 hints: 1. "al" is short for "alius" meaning "other" like an "alius name". 2. If you have an _____ and were somewhere else, a defendent in court couldn't have committed the crime!
alternate, another
alter
self
ego
If someone has a "big ___", they may have an over inflated view of themselves.
another self
alter ego
Clark Kent's ____ _____ is Superman. Dr. Jeckyll's ___ ____ is Mr. Hyde.
before
ante
If you can think of a good hint, let me know!
war
bellum
A "belligerent" person is often aggressive. To fight in a ____, one must be aggressive on the battlefield.
before the war
Common usage: before the civil war
ante bellum
sometimes written: antebellum
phrase combining the 2 previous words, numbers 9 and 10
cause
casus
looks a lot like the Latin
cause of the war
casus belli
The invasion by the Romans was a ______ ______.
around, approximately
circa
You will often see this abreviation in test books or on old objects of art "ca." or "c."
when the exact date is unkown.
I believe
credo
If something is credible, it is believable.
from
de
another little preposition. Your Spanish may help.
fact
facto
no hint need :)
in fact, in reality
de facto
combine words 1 and 2 for this often used phrase
from the new, anew
de novo
2 words in this phrase, the first one we learned in #1, the preposition meaning "from". The second word looks similar to other foreign words with the same meaning.
merit or with merit
emeritus (man)
emerita (woman)
emeriti (plural)
Easy logical connection, but remember often used to refer to someone retired as being deserving or retiring!
Complete the sentence with Latin words from above:
After the science lab was rocked by the earthquake, we all had to begin our experiments __ ______.
de novo
no hint, the hint is in the phrasing of the sentence. It's all about logic!
Even though the news anchor woman said travel was safe, seeing the crumble road outside my window, I knew ____ ________ it wasn't safe to drive.
de facto
Think "Logic", Speak "Latin"!
The librarian ______________ often volunteered her afternoons to helping the students prepare for their presentations.
emerita
Is the librarian a man or woman?
and the rest
et cetera
etc.
and the list goes on and on and on. Funny line in the musical, "The King and I".
from the books
from the library
ex libris
phrase with 2 words/ 2 hints:
1."ex" is another Latin preposition meaning "from".
2. The Latin for "books" will be similar in other foreign languages.
My mother's note to me to do my weekly chores included, put clothes in laundry, take out trash, make bed, ___.
etc
We know the rest, but the list goes on and on, so we just say: "_____"
When my grandfather loaned me a book from his childhood, the inside cover had a nice stamp:
"__ ________" of Mr. Smith.
ex libris
Logically just make sense!
after
post
This word is used in English all the time meaning "after":
fact
facto
seen this one before!
from what happens after the fact
ex post facto
3 word phrase:
1. "ex" means from
2. after: _ _ _ _
3. fact: _ _ _ _ _
The new grading method will begin next year and not be applied __ _____ ______.