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Rupt
"break" "burst"

-incorruptible(adj.)-inflexibly honest. incapable of being corrupted.

-corrupt(v.)- change from good to bad.
Cide
"killing" "killer"

-Fraternicide(n.)-the act of killing one's brother.

Patricide(n.)-act of killing one's father.
String(strict)
"bind" "draw tight"

-constrict(v.) - draw together, tender narrower, shrink.

-stringent(adj.)-strict, rigid, severe.
vor
"eat greedily"

-Omnivorous(adj." - eating everything both plant and animal.

Voracious(adj.) - greedy in eating
vivir
"live" "alive"

-Convivial(adj.)-fond of eating and drinking with friends, jovial.

-Vivacious(adj.) lively in temper or conduct.
tort(tors)
"twist"

-contotionist(n)-person who can twist his/her body into odd postures.

Extort(v.) - wrest ($, promises, etc) froma person by force.
Vict(vinct)
"conquer"

-convict(v.) -- prove guilty; show conclusively to be guilty.

-victor(n)-winner, conquerer
Fract(fraq)
"break"

-Fracticous(adj- apt to break out in a passion.

-infraction--act of breaking the law
omni
"all" "every" "everywhere"

-omnifarious--of all varieties, forms or kinfs.

Omniscient--knowing everything

Omnipotent--unlimited power, almighty.
Flect(flex)
"bend"

-Genuflect(v.)- bend the kneww, touch the right knee to the ground in worship.

-Inflection-change the pitch or tone of a person's vouce.
Ten(tin, tent)
"hold" "keep"

-impertinent(adj.)-not pertinent, inappropriate, rude.

-Tenacity(n.)--firmness in holding fast persistance.
Mon(monit)
"warn"

Admonish(v.)- warm of a fault, repove, rebuke.

-Premonition(n.) -- forwarming, intuitive anticipation of a coming event.
Mand(mandat)
"order" "command" "commit"

-Countermand(v.)-issue and contrary order

-Mandatory(adj.) - obligatory, required by command
cred(credit)
"believe"

-Acredited(adj)-officaly authorized or recognized; provided with credentials.

-Credulous(adj)-too ready to believe; easily decieved. GULLIABLE.
FID
"faith" "trust"

-Affidavit(n.)-sworn written statement made before an authorized official.

-Diffident(adj.)-lacking faith in oneself, timid, shy.
grat
"pleasant" "thank" "favor"

-Gracious(adj.) - pleasant; courteous; kindly.

Ingratiate(v.)--establish oneself in the favor or good graces or another.
mor(mort)
"death"

Moribund(adj)--dying, near death

Mortification(n)-- shame; humiliation, embarrassment.
corp
"body"

corporal(adj.) bodily, corporal punishment

Corpulent(adj.)--bulky obese, very fat.
DUC(DUCT)
"lead" "conduct" "draw"

-Conductive(adj)-tending to lead to; contribute helpfull.

-Ductile(adj.)--easily led, docile.

-Induce(v.)-lead one, move by persuassion.
Secut(segu)
"follow"

-Consecutive(adj.)-following in regular order; succesive.

Inconsequential(adj.)--running over hastily, superficially done, as a cursory glance.

Discursive(adj.)-wandering from one topic to another; rambling;digressive
Gress(grad)
"step" "walk" "go"

-Egress(n.)-means of going out; exit

-Graduated(adj) arranged in regular steps, stages or degrees.

Retrogression(n.)-act of going from a better to worse state.
Ped
"foot"

-Expedite(v.) -- facilitate; accelerate or speed up.

Impede(v.) -- hinder; obstruct; block.
Tact(tang)
"touch"

-Contringent(adj.)- dependent on something else, accidental.

-Intangable(adj.) - not capable of being percieved by the sense of touch, hard to group or define.
Prehend(prehens)
"seize" "grasp"

-Apprehensive(adj)-fearful of what may come, anxious.

-Comprehensive(adj.)-able to be grasped mentally; understandable.

-Reprehensible(adj)-deservirng of censure, culpapble.
Ject
"throw' "cast"

Conjecture(n.)- a guess, a supposition, inference.

Dejected(adj.)-downcast, discouraged, depressed

Interject(v.)-throw in between, insert, interpose.
Vert(vers)
"turn"

Aversion(n.)--feeling or repugance towards something with a desire to turn away from it; strong dislike; antipathy.

Invertently--without turning one's mind to the matter at hand; carelessly; unintentionally.
mis(miss, mit, mitt)
"send"

Demise(n.)-death

-Emissary(n)-person sent out on a mission.

Remission(n.)-period of lessoning or dissapearing of the symptoms of a disease.
Locut(loqu)
"speak" "talk"

-Colloquy(n.) a talking together conference; conversation.

-Elocation(n)-art of speaking out or reading effectively in public.

-Loquatious(adj)-talkative, garrulous.
Fer(ous)
"bearing" "producing" "yeilding"

-Odiferous(adj.)--yielding an odor, usually fragrant.

Vociferous(adj.)--producing a loud outcry; clamorous; noisy!
grat
"pleasant" "thank" "favor"

-Gracious(adj.) - pleasant; courteous; kindly.

Ingratiate(v.)--establish oneself in the favor or good graces or another.
mor(mort)
"death"

Moribund(adj)--dying, near death

Mortification(n)-- shame; humiliation, embarrassment.
corp
"body"

corporal(adj.) bodily, corporal punishment

Corpulent(adj.)--bulky obese, very fat.
DUC(DUCT)
"lead" "conduct" "draw"

-Conductive(adj)-tending to lead to; contribute helpfull.

-Ductile(adj.)--easily led, docile.

-Induce(v.)-lead one, move by persuassion.
Secut(segu)
"follow"

-Consecutive(adj.)-following in regular order; succesive.

Inconsequential(adj.)--running over hastily, superficially done, as a cursory glance.

Discursive(adj.)-wandering from one topic to another; rambling;digressive
Gress(grad)
"step" "walk" "go"

-Egress(n.)-means of going out; exit

-Graduated(adj) arranged in regular steps, stages or degrees.

Retrogression(n.)-act of going from a better to worse state.
Ped
"foot"

-Expedite(v.) -- facilitate; accelerate or speed up.

Impede(v.) -- hinder; obstruct; block.
Tact(tang)
"touch"

-Contringent(adj.)- dependent on something else, accidental.

-Intangable(adj.) - not capable of being percieved by the sense of touch, hard to group or define.
Prehend(prehens)
"seize" "grasp"

-Apprehensive(adj)-fearful of what may come, anxious.

-Comprehensive(adj.)-able to be grasped mentally; understandable.

-Reprehensible(adj)-deservirng of censure, culpapble.
Ject
"throw' "cast"

Conjecture(n.)- a guess, a supposition, inference.

Dejected(adj.)-downcast, discouraged, depressed

Interject(v.)-throw in between, insert, interpose.
Vert(vers)
"turn"

Aversion(n.)--feeling or repugance towards something with a desire to turn away from it; strong dislike; antipathy.

Invertently--without turning one's mind to the matter at hand; carelessly; unintentionally.
mis(miss, mit, mitt)
"send"

Demise(n.)-death

-Emissary(n)-person sent out on a mission.

Remission(n.)-period of lessoning or dissapearing of the symptoms of a disease.
Locut(loqu)
"speak" "talk"

-Colloquy(n.) a talking together conference; conversation.

-Elocation(n)-art of speaking out or reading effectively in public.

-Loquatious(adj)-talkative, garrulous.
Fer(ous)
"bearing" "producing" "yeilding"

-Odiferous(adj.)--yielding an odor, usually fragrant.

Vociferous(adj.)--producing a loud outcry; clamorous; noisy!