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precept
a rule of action or conduct; a commandment
prae - before; capio - to take; to seize; capture
apposition
the placing of a word or phrase immediately after another word having the same grammatical function so that the latter explains the former
pono - to put, place;
gestation
the act or period of carrying offspring in the uterus from conception to birth
gero - to bear; to carry on; to wear
benefactor
a person who gives help to others; especially, one who gives money for a charitable cause
bene - well; facio - to do , make
recur
1). to occur again; 2). to return (to) in thought or in speech; 3). to have reccourse (to)
curro - to run
cede
1). to give up, hand over to another;2). to transfer ownership to
cedo - to move; to yield, give way
regal
royal; of or fit for a king
rex, regis - a king
remission
1). forgiveness; 2). cancellation (of a fine, punishment, debt, etc)3). a lessening; 4). the disappearance of symptioms (of a sickness)
mitto - to send
circumscribe
to draw a line around; to mark off the limits of
circum - around, about; scribo - to write
signal
(adj) beyond the ordinary; remarkable
signum - a sign, signal; a military standard
dictum
1). a formal comment; a pronouncement; 2). a saying; a maxim
dico - to say, tell
surmise
(v)to infer something without sufficient proof; to guess
mitto - to send; to let go