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Classic Vocab Lesson 8 + Roots

Terms

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matricide
murder of your mother
fervid
zealous; extremely hot
GER, GEST
TO CARRY; TO PRODUCE
maternal
relating to or derived from one's mother
digestion
the breakdown of absorbed substances
SOROR
SISTER
doctor
a licensed medical practitioner,to restore to original or working condition;
homicide
murder; the killing of one human being by another
rebel
take part in a rebellion, break with established customs
bellipotent
mighty in war
mollify
make less rigid or softer; to calm or soothe
paternity
fatherhood, descent from the father
aggravate
to make worse
impending
nearing; approaching; about to happen
suggestive
suggests or implies
belligerent
, characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight, engaged in war
Homo sapien
human being
mollification
appeasement; causing someone to be more favorably inclined
MOLL
MILD; SOFT
gravity
a manner that is serious and solemn, (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe
Homo sapiens
specie name for humans
patrilineal
based on or tracing descent through the male line
PEND, PENS
TO HANG; TO WEIGH; TO PAY
recompense
the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
BEL(L)
WAR
FERV
TO BOIL; TO BUBBLE
matriarchy
society ruled by mother or women
sorority
sisterhood
emollient
having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin, soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
fraternal
brotherly
docile
easy to teach; willing to be led
fervor
feelings of great warmth and intensity
HOM, HOMO
MAN
PATR, PATERN
FATHER
DOC, DOCT
TO TEACH
grave
causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm, a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
MATR, MATERN
MOTHER
document
support or supply with references, a written account of ownership or obligation
fervent
characterized by intense emotion, extremely hot
bellicose
having or showing a ready disposition to fight
patron
a regular customer
paternal
fatherly
sororcide
the killing of one's own sister
GRAV
HEAVY
FRATR, FRATERN
BROTHER
congeries
miscellaneous collection

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