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114 Cards in this Set

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lingua, ae
f. tongue, language

(linguistics, bilingual)
ferox, ferocis
fierce, savage

fidelis, fidele
faithful, loyal

geminus, a, up
sapiens, sapientis
wise, judicious OR a wise man
ultimus, a, um
farthest, extreme, last, final

adv. then, next
ait, aiunt
he says, they say, they assert
credo, credere, credidi, creditum
to believe, to trust

(credentials, credible)
iaceo, iacere, iacui
to lie, or to lie dead

nego, negare, negavi, negatum
to deny, to say that....not

(negate, renegade)
nescio, nescire, nescivi, nescitum
to not know, to be ignorant of

(ne + scio)
nuntio, nuntiare, nuntiawi, nuntiatum
to announce, report, relate

(denounce, enunciate)
patefacio, patefacere, patefeci, patefactum
tomake open, to disclose, to expose

(pate + facio)
puto, putare, putavi, putatum
to recon, suppose, imagine

(compute, count, repute)
spero, sperare, speravi, speratum
to hope

(desperado, desperate)
suscipio, suscipere, suscepi, susceptum
to undertake

(sus + cepere)
cena, ae
f. dinner
forum, i
n. marketplace, forum
Lex, legis
f. a law, statute

(college, privilege, legitimate)
limen, liminis
n. threshold

(subliminal, preliminary)
lux, lucis
f. light

(lucid, translucent)
mensa, ae
f. table, dish, course of a meal
nox, noctis
f. night

somnus, i
m. sleep

quidam, duaedam, quiddam, quoddam
a certain one/thin, someone, something

(gen. cuidam, cuiusdam)
pudicus, a, um
modest, chaste

supervus, a, um
arrogant, overbearing, proud

tristis, triste
sad, sorrowful
turpis, turpe
ugly, shameful

urbanus, a, um
urban, elegant, of the city

in front of, before

sometimes used as a prefix
than, possible

used with comparatives and superlatives
invito, invitare, inbitavi, invitatum
to invite, entertain, summon

bonus, a, um
melior, ius
optimus, a, um
good, better, best
magnus, a, um
maior, ius
maximus, a, um
great, greater, greatest
malus, a, um
peior, ius
pessimus, a, um
bad, worse, worst
multus, a, um
plurimus, a, um
much, more, most
parvus, a, um
minor, minus
minimus, a, um
small, smaller, smallest
prae, pro
prior, ius
primus, a, um
before, former, first
superus, a, um
superior, ius
summus, a, um
supremus, a, um
that above, higher, highest (furthest), highest (last)
delectatio, delectationis
f. delight, pleasure

nepos, nepotis
m. grandson or descendant

sol, solis
m. sun

diligens, diligentis
diligent, careful
dissimilis, dissimile
unlike, different

(dis + similis) (dissimilar)
gracilis, gracile
slender, thin

(gracile australopithicines)
humilis, humile
lowly, humble

(humiliate, humility)
maiores, maiorem
m. pl. ancestors
how many, as many as

similis, simile
similar to, like, resembling

superi, orum
m. pl. the gods (those above)
utilis, utile
useful, advantageous

(utilize, utilitarian)
pono, ponere, posua, positum
to put, place, set
probo, probare, probavi probatum
to approve, recommend, test

(probable, probation)
cursus, cursus
m. race, course

(courser, discourse)
luna, ae
f. moon

occasio, occasionis
f. occasion, opportunity

parens, parentis
m/f parent

pario, parere, ..., ...
to give birth to
stella, ae
star, planet

(stellar, constellation)
vesper, vesperis
m. evening

mortuus, a, um

(mortal, mortuary)
princeps, prencipis
chief, leader, emperor

(prince, principal)
in order that, so that
in order that... not, so as not to
cedo, cedere, cessi, cessum
to go, withdraw, yield

(access, cede)
dedico, dedicare, dedicavi, dedicatum
to dedicate

egeo, egere, egui
to need, lack
expleo, explere, explevi, expletum
to fill up, complete

(expelative, deplete)
praesto, praestare, praestavi, praestatum
to excel, exhibit, show
taceo, tacere, tacui, tacitum
to be silent

(tacit, reticent)
fatum, i
n. fate, death

ingenium, ii
n. nature, innate tallent

(genious, ingenuity)
moenia, moenium
n. pl., city walls

nata, ae
f. daughter

oaculum, i
n. kiss

sidus, sideris
n. constellation

(siderial, consider)
dignus, a, um
worthy of

durus, a, um
hard, harsh, stern

(durable, endure)
tantus, a, um
so large, so great, of such a size

at last, finally
indeed, certainly, even

ne....quidem = not...even
in truth, indeed

condo, condere, condidi, conditum
to put together, to establish
contendo, contendere, cotendi, contentum
to strive, struggle, hasten

(contender, contentious)
mollio, mollire, mollivi, mollitum
to soften, make calm

(mollify, emollient)
pugno, pugnare, pugnavi, pugnatum
to fight

(repugnant, impugn)
respondeo, respondere, respandi, responsum
to answer

(response, correspond)
surgo, surere, surrexi, surrectum
to get up, arise

(surge, resurgent)
honor, honoris
m. honor, esteem, public office

(honorary, dishonor)
ceteri, a, um
pl. the remaining, the other

(et cetera)
quantus, a, um
how large, how much

(quantity, quantify)

tantus...quantus = just as much as
ridiculus, a, um
vivus, a, um
alive, living
stealthily, secretly

(furtively, ferret)
at first, at the beginning
whence, from which place
bibo, bibere, bibi
to drink

(beverage, bibulous)
cognosco, cognoscere, cognovi, cognitum
to learn, recognize
(in perfect tense "to have learned", to know)

(cognitive, incognito)
comprehendo, comprehendere, comprehendi, comprehensum
to grasp, seize, understand

consumo, consumere, consumpsi, consumptum
to consume
dubito, dubitare, dubitavi, dubitatum
to doubt, hesitate

(dubious, doubtful)
expono, exponere, exposui, expositum
to expose, explain

(exponent, exposition)
minuo, minuere, minui, minutum
to lessen, diminish

(minor, diminutive)
rogo, rogare, rogavi, rogatum
to ask

(interrogate, surrogate)