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cl roots vocabulary 1-10

Terms

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auditorium
a large room or hall where people gather to hear speakers or view performances
reverse
causing movement backward ; to change or turn in a different direction
portable
able to be carried or moved about
revise
to look back and change; to correct and improve
postscript
a note added after ending a letter, often abbreviated PS
vocal
connected with speaking or with the voice; expressing one's ideas firmly and often; outspoken
decrease
to make less, to become smaller; the process of getting smaller
stereophonic
an elecronic system that blends sounds from more than one source
antisocial
unfriendly, not enjoying the company of others;harmful or hostile to the society of other people
autograph
to sign one's name, a signature
subheading
the title or heading for one section of an outline or paper
version
a way of presenting, a point of view
contradictory
inclined to say the oppositeor deny; inconsistent
missile
an object, such as a rocket or torpedo, that can be launched or sent to hit something at a distance; a projectile
respect
admiration, high regard; a specific point or detail; to have a good opinion of; to look up to
sociologist
a scientist who works in the area of sociology, which examens the relationships, values, and institutions of communities of people
subside
to go down, recede, settle, sink to a lower level
vertebrate
a creature with a spine or backbone
verdict
the words of decision from the jury
prospect
to look for; to explore and search for mineral deposits; something that is looked forward to.
script
the text of a play, movie, or broadcast; handwriting
supervise
to direct or oversee, to look after and take care of
envision
To imagine; to form a picture in the mind of something that has not yet happened
audition
a tryout for a role, a hearing to test and judje a performer's ability ; to perform for a part, to tryout for a role
biography
an account of someone's life, written by another person
spectator
onlooker, one who watches an event without taking part
audience
the people who hear a speaach or performance
addictive
habbit forming, hard to break away from, easy to say yes to
avocation
a pasttime or hobby; a profession practiced with enjoyment
emit
to send forth or release, to give off energy
megaphone
a cone -shaped horn used to direct the voice and make it sound louder
commemorate
to honor the memory of
phonics
the study of the sounds of the letters of the alphabet
spectacle
a strikingly grand or unusual sight.
versatile
talented, not limited, able to turn easily from one thing to another
memento
an object that reminds one of a special time or place
dejected
downhearted, in low spirits, unhappy
contrary
inclined to oppose and be stubborn, opposite
subdue
to bring under control, to quiet down, to conquer
submit
to be controlled by, to accept the rule of; to send for consideration
submerge
to move, or be pushed underwater
remembrance
an object that keeps a memory of something alive
geography
the study of the features of the different places on Earth
vocation
a job; a calling or inclination toward a type of work or service
omit
to leave out, to exclude
association
a club. society, or organization of people with similar interests; connection, friendship
controversial
debatable, stirring up opinions that turn against each other and clash
prescription
an order for medicine or other treatment written by a doctor
predict
to say what will happen in the future, often using reason or experience
vocalist
singer
portfolio
a container for holding and carrying papers, drawings, or records
saxophone
a curved wind instrument made of brass with a reed mouthpiece and keys for the fingers
admit
to allow to enter, send in, receive ; to confess, own up to acknowledge
contradict
to speak against, to say te opposite of
versus
Against ( usually abbreviated to vs.) ; in contrast to
memorial
a monument or statue built in memory of a person or event
dissociate
to break the ties between, seperate from, stop associating with
dictation
the act of saying words for someone else to write down
spectacular
impressive to look at , remarkable
visible
able to be seen or perceived
rapport
a relationship based on feelings of agreement and trust; positive feelings
descend
to come down , to go from a higher to lower place
mission
a job one is sent to do, a goal or purpose; a church set up to do religious work
inaudible
not able to be heard, to soft or faint to hear, unheard
society
people, human baings living and working as a group or community; a club,association, or organization of people with similar interests
divert
to turn aside or in another direction ; to entertain or amuse
memorandum
a written or typed note to help one remember something
audible
able to be heard, loud enough to hear
demote
to lower in rank or position, to move down or back
dictator
a person who commands and rules with total authority
symphony
a long piece of music to be played by an orchestra
deportation
an official order telling someone to leave the country; expulsion
subsistence
the minimum amount to sustain life
visor
a shield for the eyes, like the brim of a cap or the sunshade in a car
subscription
an order for, or a pledge to pay for, regular copies of a publication, a group of plays or concerts, and so on
scribe
before the invention of printing, a person who wrote books by hand; a writer
paragraph
a section of a piece of writing, dealing with one topic
denominator
the numeral below the line or to the right of a line in a fraction
contrast
to point out differences; to set apart one as unlike the another ; difference
autobiography
a life story written by the person who lived it

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