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manus
latin for hand
emancipate
1- to free from restraint or influence 2- to free a slave from bondage
manacle
1- a device for confining the hands; handcuffs 2- anything that constrains
mandate
formal order from a higher court; command, order, or injunction
manifest
1- obvious, to show plainly, to reveal, to prove, a list of cargo or passengers
manipulate
1- to use or handle skillfully 2- to manage w/ devious skill
dextra
latin for right hand
dexterity
1- skill in the use of the hands or body 2- mental skill, cleverness
ambidextrous
able to use either hand equally well
digitus
latin for finger
digital
1- relating to a finger or to a unit of measure 2- referring to a numerical system for encoding data
flecto, flectere, flexi, flexum
latin for to bend
deflect
to swerve or turn aside
genuflect
to bend the knee in a kneeling or half-kneeling position to express reverence or respect
inflection
1- an alteration of pitch or tone of the voice 2- in grammar, an alteration of the form of a wrod to show different grammatical or syntactical relationsips
reflection
1- the act or condition of being thrown back, 2- discredit; indirect reproach
rapio, rapere, rapui, raptum
latin for to snatch
rapacious
1- excessively grasping or greedy 2- given to seizing for plunder or as prey
rapt
1- giving one's complete attention, 2- overcome w/ emotion, completely filled with joy
surrpetitious
done secretly, without approval
plico, plicare, plicavi, plicaturm
latin for to fold
complicity
participation with another in an act that is or seems to be decietful
duplicity
1- deceitfullness in speech or conduct; double dealing
2- being physically or numerically double or two-fold, doubleness
explicate
to make clear; to explain thoroughly, often in literary context
explicit
definite; stated in detail, leaving nothing to be guessed at; outspoken
exploit
1- a notable or heroic deed 2- to use to the greatest advantage 2- to make use of selfishly or unethically 3- to publicize
imply
1- to indicate indirectly 2- to require as a necessary condition
ploy
a tactic intended to frustrate, embarrass, or gain an advantage over an opponent
ply
to use a tool or weapon vigorously, to offern something persistently, the thickness of a cloth, yarn, or rope, wood layered with crosswise grain
supplicate
to ask humbly or earnestly for, as in praying; to beseech
prehendo, prehendere, prehendi, prehensum
latin for to catch
apprehend
to arrest, to grasp mentally, to understand, to anticipate with anxiety
comprise
to consist of; to contain
entrepreneur
a person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for business ventures
impregnable
strong enough to resist attack of capture, not to be outweighed or overcome in arguement
reprehend
to reprimand, reprove, or express disapproval
reprehend
to reprimand, reprove, or express disapproval
reprehend
to reprimand, reprove, or express disapproval
reprisal
an action or attack of retaliation against someone for injuries recieved