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Specto
" to look at"
* think of spectacles that Benjamin Frankilin invented to " " things!
auspicious
showing signs that promice sucess
The sunny morning was an auspicious beginning for our class picnic !
intro
"within," "inward"
remember old vocab : like someone you know> introvert
introspection
examination of one's own thoughts and feelings
experience may help us to understand others , but wihtout introspection we will never understand our own mtoives.
retro
"backward"
liek the fashion > retro> vintage> back in time
retrospect
A survey of past times or events
In rretrospect I wish I had chosen an instrument like the flute when I joined the band rather than this hevay , awkward tuba!
specimen
A single thing that is taken as an example of a whole category
The Apollo astronauts gathered specimens of rock to determine the chemincal compositon of th moon.
specter (2)
1)A ghost
2) A hunting fear of future trouble
1) this monster looks like a spec of light
2) After hail destroyed the corn crop, the specter of famine loomed over the village
specterum
the distribution of charcteristics of a physical system, especially bands of colors seen as a rainbow or bands of differing sound waves
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a wide range of related qualities or ideas
Light refracted through a crystal shows all the colors of the spectrum
OR
Congress represents a wide spectrum of opinion
speculate(2)
to form opinions without definate knowledge or evidence
OR
To but or sell something to make a profit,but with risk of loss
Human beings have long speculated about life on other planets.
OR
She made and then lost a fortune speculating on the stock market.sur
sur
"over"
like in fench because the root in from french> over> sur le table
Surveillance
supervision or close observation, especially of a suspected person
As sson as a candidate for Pres of the US is nominated he or she is immediantly placed under secret Service surveillance
vigil
a period of staying awak to keep watch or to pray
because of her nighlt vigils at the bedsides of dying soliders during the korean war the nursin gpioneer Florence nightengale became knwown as the lady with the lamp
vigilant
watchful; on the lookout for danger
The vigilant red-tailed hawks atacked any intruders gthat approached their nest.