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Greek and Latin Roots

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Transcript of Greek and Latin Roots

Greek
&
Latin
Roots
Alyssa Chin
Period 6
CON
Definition:
Together; Jointly; With
Examples:
Convention-a large meeting of people who come together to a place to talk about their shared work or other interests or to make decisions as a group
Construct-to build or make something by putting things together
DICT
Examples
FID
Definition:
Trust; Faith
Examples:
Fidelity: the quality of being faithful
Confide: to tell (something that is secret or private) to someone you trust
Bona fide: true, genuine, authentic
FORT
Definition:
Strong
Fortify:to make (someone or something) stronger
Force: physical strength, power, or effect
Forte: one's strong point
LUC
Light
Bright
Translucent: permitting the passage of light:
Lucifer: a once one of the highest arch angel, who was by historical reference called - "Light Bearer." Cast out of heaven by God to hell.

Lucid: very clear and easy to understand
Examples:
Speak
Say
NAT
Indictment: formal words spoken or written by a jury that charge a person with a crime
Edict: public words issued by an official that explain a law or command
Born
Examples:
Innate: present at birth but not necessarily hereditary
Renaissance: the revival of learning and culture
SANCT
Definition:
Holy
Examples:
Sanctify: make pure or free from sin or guilt
Sanctimonious: excessively or hypocritically pious
SPECT
Definition
See; Look
Examples:
Spectator: a close observer
Respect: look up to someone or something
Inspect: to look over carefully
TRANS
Definition:
Across
Translate:
to cut through any language barrier by changing one language to another
Transfer:
to move from one place to another; to move across places
VOC
Voice; Call
Examples:
Vocalization: an utterance or sound made with the voice
Vociferous:: a loud cry or yell
CUSS
Definition:
Hit; Strike
Examples:
Concussion: injury to the brain or spinal cord due to jarring from a blow, fall, or the like.
Percussion: the striking of a musical instrument to produce tones.
PRECI
Price
Value
Examples:
Appreciate: to value or regard highly; place a high estimate on. Increase the value of.
Depreciate: decrease the value of
Precious: of high worth or cost
CHRON
Time
Examples:
Chronic: continuing for a long time, as a chronic disease
Synchronize: to cause to keep time in unison
Anachronism: anything out of its proper historical time
PATH
SCOPE
Feeling
Emotion
Disease
Apathetic: indifferent
Pathetic: arousing feelings of pity
Empathy: as if one were in the other person's place; an understanding of another's feelings
Sympathy: a feeling for another person
Pathological: caused by disease
Pathogen: any disease-producing agent
Psychopathic: mentally disordered
Look; Watch; View; Examine
Examples:
Telescope: an optical instrument for making distant objects appear larger and nearer
Horoscope: diagram of the relative positions of the zodiac signs used to foretell events of a person's life
Microscope: an optical instrument used for viewing very small objects
Kaleidoscope: an optical toy that makes symmetrical patterns by multiple reflections in a tube
Stethoscope: an instrument used to hear sounds in the chest or other parts of the body
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