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lessons 5 and 6

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aver
veritas- to back somthing up, declare to be positively
penchant quote
Americans have a ____ for the future and tend to disregard the past. -Alan Dundes
verisimilitude
veritas- n, a thing or a quality that appears true. ITS A LIE BOY!
declivity quote
A pitch is ___; the descent of land or a hill; a slope.
catapult
kata- n, used to hurl missles
hypochondria
hupo- n, psycho belief that one is ill or going to be ill, underrr cartilage of breastbone
ponderous
pendo- massive, awkwar, and/or dull...
sublimate
sub- to turn aside an instinctual impulse in favor of a more socially acceptable choice
levitate
levis- to defy grafity!
scandi-ROOT
basis- ROOT
root
debase
basis-v. to lower in quality, to degrade
penchant
pendo- n, a strong inclination or liking, similar to proclivity
declivity
clivus- n. declination, a downward slope antonymn: proclivity
proclivity quote
By necessity, by ____, and by delight, we all quote. -Emerson
proclivity
clivus- n. inclination, tendency antonymn: declivity
clivus- ROOT
root
versimi. quote
"What is a novel if not a conviction of our fellow-men's existence strong enough to take upon itself a form of imagined life clearer than reality and whose accumulated _____ of selected episodes puts to shame the pride of documentary history?"
imponderable
pendo- adj- unpercise, unable to be measured exactly
incumbo-ROOT
subterfuge quote
The right thing to do never requires any ____, it is always simple and direct.- Calvin Coolidge
suborn
sub- v, to induce a person in secret to do a crime or give false testimony: lie
sub-ROOT
debase quote
The origins of disputes between philosophers is, that one class of them have undertaken to raise man by displaying his greatness, and the other to debase him by showing his miseries
leaven
levis- yeast, causes dough to rise, enlivening influence
veritas- root
verity quote
"Unity without ____ is no better than conspiracy."
suborn quote
___ of perjury is a crime of persudaing another to commit a crime
transcendent quote
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those ____ moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.
hupo- ROOT
leverage quote
___ your brand. You shouldn
ponderous quote
If you desire information on some point of law, you are not likely to ___ over the ___ous tomes of legal writers in order to obtain the knowledge you seek, by your own unaided efforts.- Felix Adler
levis-ROOT
levitate quote
We can fly, you know. We just don't know how to think the right thoughts and ___ ourselves off the ground. -Michael Jackson
catapult quote
He would ____ you forward, and that was his intention with the Jazz Messengers. He would take young people with a potential and help them develop a voice as a player and as a writer.
legerdemain
levis- "quick of hand", n- magic trick, a deception
hypothesis quote
A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A ___ is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective.
imponderable quote
The older view of the nature of heat was that it is a substance, very fine and imponderable indeed, but indestructible, and unchangeable in quantity, which is an essential fundamental property of all matter. -Herman von Helmsmots
succumb quote
Never ___ to the temptation of bitterness. -Martin Luther King Jr. My brotha
pendo-ROOT
verity
veritas- n, the condition of being true, a belief expressing something true
leverage
levis- n, action of a lever that raises or lifts, position of strength, power to influence
hypothesis
hupo- n, a theory, an assumption
subterfuge
sub- n, an artifice, device, or evasion to hide or avoid something or to escape an outcome- something used to protect urself from getting introuble
hypochondria quote
The trouble with being a ____ these days is that antibiotics have cured all the good diseases. -Caskie Stinnet
leaven quote
Thou art my single day, God lends to ____ What were all earth else, with a feel of heaven.
levity quote
The thing which grieves and oppresses my heart with respect to poor Scotland, is the hardness of heart manifest in the ___ and cruelty with which they speak of others. -Edward Irving
succumb
incumbo- v, to give in or up to force or desire, to DIE (U SCUM.)
echelon
scandi- n, a step-like formation of troops, ships, or aircraft, a level of authority (rung of a ladder)
incumbent quote
It is ____ on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world. -Jefferson
levity
levis- n, lightness in speech or behavior, ce n'est pas grave, casual
subjective quote
I have a problem when people say something's real or not real, or normal or abnormal. The meaning of those words for me is very personal and ____. I've always been confused and never had a clearcut understanding of the meaning of those kinds of words.
aver quote
I will not attack your doctrines nor your creeds if they accord liberty to me. If they hold thought to be dangerous - if they ___ that doubt is a crime, then I attack them one and all, because they enslave the minds of men
cataclysm
kata- n, catastrophe
cataclysm quote
A million million spermatozoa, / All of them alive: / Out of their ____ but one poor Noah / Dare hope to survive. / And among that billion minus one / Might have chanced to be / Shakespeare, another Newton, a new Donne -/ But the One was Me."
bas-relief
basis- n. raised above the background
recumbent
incumbo- adj, reclining; lying down
sublimate quote
Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to ____ them. -Salvidor Dali
subjective
sub- concentrating on the self in feelings and perceptions, relating to personal opinions rather than fact
transcendent
scandi- adj, going beyond the limits of ordinary experience
incumbent
incumbo- n, a person who holds an office, adj- already holding office, required as a duty of obligation often used with "on", depends on, it requires.. etc
echelon quote
These ivy league students are in the upper echelon of the college boards and had great opportunity in front of them regardless of where they go to college. Its in their very nature and it is something they expect.
recumbent quote
to describe the position romans ate and a way u ride some bikes: -rebecca liz
kata-ROOT

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