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CAPUT
(L) head
capitalist
n. #1. a person who has invested personal wealth in a business

#2. a very wealthy person
capitulation
n, surrender; ending resistance
decapitate
v. to cut the head off; to behead
precipice
n. #1. a very steep or vertical face of a cliff or rock

#2. the edge of a dangerous situation
precipitate
v. #1. to throw down from a great hight

#2. to make happen suddenly or quickly

adj. (pri-sip-uh-tut) speeding along heedlessly; headstrong
recapitulation
n. #1. the restatement of a main idea

#2. a summary or concise review
CEREBRUM
(L) brain
cerebral
adj. #1. pertaining to the brain

#2. intellectual
cerebration
n. the action of thinking; thought
FACIES
(L) face, form, shape
deface
v. to mar or spoil the appearance of something
efface
v. #1. to wipe out; to obliterate. Also, to make less clear, as if rubbing out.

#2. to make oneself inconspicuous
facade
n. #1. a face of a building

#2. the face or front of anything, especially an artificial or false front
facet
n. #1. one of the many sides of a cut stone or jewel

#2. one aspect of a situation, or of a tooth
FRONS
(L) front, forehead, face
affront
n. to insult intentionally, to offend or embarrass

n. an insult or offensive act
confront
v. #1. to stand or come directly in front of

#2. to face with defiance or hostility
effrontery
n. flippant or insulting boldness; audacity