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emancipate
v. #1. to free from restraint

#2. to free (a slave) from bondage
MANUS
(L) hand
manacle
n. (usually plural) #1. a device for confining the hands; handcuffs

#2. anything that constrains

v. to restrain, as with handcuffs
mandate
n. a formal order from a higher court; an authoritative, an injunction
manifest
adj. clearly apparent to sight or understanding; obvious

v. #1. to show plainly; to reveal

#2. to prove

n. a list of cargo or passengers
manipulate
v. #1. to use or handle skillfully

#2. to manage with devious skill, or to adjust to suit one's purpose
DEXTRA
(L) right hand
dexterity
n. #1. skill in the use of the hands or body; adroitness

#2. mental skill or adroitness; cleverness
ambidextrous
adj. able to use either hand equally well
DIGITUS
(L) finger
digital
adj. #1. relating to a finger or to a unit of measure(3/4 inch) the breadth of a finger

#2. referring to a numeral system for encoding data
FLECTO
(L) to bend
genuflect
v. to bend the knee in a kneeling or half-kneeling position to express reverence or respect
deflect
v. #1. to turn aside

#2. to swerve or turn aside`
inflection
n. #1. an alteration of pitch or tone of the voice

#2. in grammar, an alteration of the form of a word to show different grammatical or syntactical relationships
reflection
n. #1. the act or condition of being thrown back

#2. something thrown back, as light, heat, sound, or an image

#3. discredit; indirect reproach

#4. deep thought
RAPIO
(L) to snatch
rapacious
adj. #1. excessively grasping or greedy

32. given to seizing for plunder or as prey
rapt
adj. #1. giving one's complete attention

#2. overcome with emotion; completely filled with joy or emotion
surreptitious
adj. done secretly, without approval