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English Exam Vocabulary

English Exam
Vocab from Lessons 1-10

Terms

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contrite
feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
exhilarae
To cheer; to stimulate; to enliven
permeate
to spread or flow throughout; to pass through
mediocrity
the condition of being commonplace or ordinary,somewhere in the middle between high and low, a very ordinary person
strait
a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
apo, apere, epi, aptum
to fasten, to attach
condone
overlook, forgive, give tact approval, excuse
luein
to loosen, to untie
superfluous
beyond what is required, extra
resolve
to make a firm decision about; to find a solution
inept
(adj.) totally without skill or appropriateness
specter
a ghost, a haunting fear of future trouble
stringo, stringere, stinxi, strictum
to draw together tightly, to tie
teneo, tenere, tenui, tentum
to hold, to keep
sequester
to go into hiding; to seek solitude; to isolate
discern
to detect; to understand; to recognize as different
lutos
capable of being untied
prose
ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
exonerate
to free completely from blame, to exculpate
verso versare versavi versatum
to turn, to turn around
dilatory
tending to delay or procrastinate, not prompt
solvo, solvere, solvi, solutum
to loosen, to untie
improvise
to compose or preform without preperation; to construct from available materials
aptitude
a natural talent or ability; quickness in learning
adversity
a state of misfortune or affliction
juncture
a serious state of affairs (to the point where a decision must be made); the condition or point of being joined
infringe
1. To go beyond set limits (used with on or upon)
sub
under
retort
a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
analyze
to look at something carefully by attention to its parts
per
through
introspection
examining one's own thoughts and feelings
non sequitur
a statement that does not follow logically from evidence
fero ferre tuli latum
bear, bring, carry
infer
to reach a conclusion through reasoning
reiterate
To say or do again and again.
avert
turn away or aside
FRANGO, FRANGERE, FREGI, FRACTUM
"to break"
Expound
to explain; to set forth point by point; to intercept
exhilarae
To cheer; to stimulate; to enliven
Sub Rosa
Under the Rose, In Secret
abscond
To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution.
Contend
To engage in a quarrel, a struggle, or rivalry, to asert, to out put forward in a n argument
torqueo torquere torsi tortum
to twist, to bend, to turn around
caedo, caedere, cecidi, caesum
to cut
discreet
showing tact, respect and restraint in speech or behavior
medius
middle
abound
exist in great quantities or numbers
AB
"away from"
pono ponere posui positum
to put, to place
subsequent
coming after; following in time, place, or order
Ex
from, Out of
pertinacious
Persistent or unyielding.
retrospect
a survey of past times
extraneous
coming from the outside; also, not essential; also, irrelevant.
impertinent
insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
extra
on the outside
Proponent
(n) One who argues in support of something; advocate.
tenacity
hanging on to something stubbornly
sequor sequi secutum
to follow
Tendo Tendere Tetendi Tensum
to stretch
percussion
The sharp striking of another object 2. a musical instum,ent
CERNO, CERNERE, CREVI, CRETUM
"to sift" "to decided" "to separate"
vigil
a period of staying awake to keep watch or pray
excerpt
a passage taken from a book, article, etc.; to take such a passage, to quote
distort
alter the shape of (something) by stress
jungo, jungere, junxi, junctum
to join
ostentatious
showy; pretentious; trying to attract attention
Stringent
Strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
concise
saying or writing much in few words

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