Greek

  1. Homonym –One of two or more words spelled and pronounced alike but different in
  2. meaning (such as the noun quail and the verb quail.)
  3. Thesaurus – A book of words or of information about a particular field or set of concepts,
  4. especially a book of words and their synonyms
  5. Cryptic – Secret, occult
  6. Protagonist – The principal character in a literary work
  7. Didactic – Designed or intended to teach
  8. Stoic – One apparently or professedly indifferent to pleasure or pain
  9. Patriarch – A man who is father or founder
  10. Ephemeral – Lasting a very short time
  11. Synopsis – A condensed statement or outline
  12. Melancholy – A depression of spirits; dejection
  13. Metaphor – A figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of
  14. object is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in
  15. drowning in money)
  16. Democracy – A government by the people; rule of the majority
  17. Misanthropy – A hatred or distrust of humankind
  18. Diagnosis – The art or act of identifying a disease from its signs and symptoms
  19. Myriad – A great number
Week 1 – Latin
  • Inane – Lacking significance, meaning, or point
  • Lucid – Clear to the understanding
  • Access – Freedom or ability to make use of something
  • Foliate – Shaped like a leaf
  • Aquatic – Taking place in or on water
  • Predicate – A term designating a property or relation
  • Imperative – Expressive of a command
  • Discipline – Orderly or prescribed conduct or pattern of behavior
  • Magnanimous – Showing or suggesting a lofty and courageous spirit
  • Triumvirate – A group or association of three
  • Accommodate – To provide with something desired, needed, or suited
  • Recalcitrant – Obstinately defiant of authority or restraint
  • Aggregate – Taking all units as a whole
  • Corpuscle – A minute particle
  • Prerogative – An exclusive or special right, power, or privilege
Week 2 –   Latin
  • Fracture – A break
  • Gratify – To please someone
  • Granary – A repository for grain
  • Amiable – Friendly
  • Defunct – No longer working or alive
  • Ambulatory – Relating to or adapted for walking
  • Anniversary – A date observed once a year
  • Enumerate – To name a number of items on a list
  • Immobilize – To stop from moving
  • Minuscule – Extremely small
  • Commemorate – To honor the memory of
  • Medieval – Pertaining to the Middle Ages
  • Rejuvenate – To bring back to youthful strength or appearance
  • Ambidextrous – Able to use both hands equally
  • Equanimity – Of balanced spirit
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