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Flashcards in Latin Roots #11 Deck (27):
1

Scrib, script

Write

2

Liter

Letter

3

Litig

Dispute; quarrel; sue

4

Leg, lig, lect

Choose; gather

5

Leg, lect

Read

6

Leg

Law

7

Lig

Bind

8

String, strict [strain, straint]

Bind

9

Stingu, stinct

Prick; prick out; quench

10

Stimul

Goad; rouse

11

Pung, punct [point]

Point, prick

12

Pugn, pug

Fight; fist

13

Inscription

Something marked with words, characters, etc.

14

Literature

Any kind of printed material

15

Litigation

The act or process of carrying on a lawsuit

16

Eligible

Fit or proper to be chosen; worthy of choice

17

Legible

Capable of being read or deciphered

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Illegal

Forbidden by law or statute

19

Ligature

The act of binding or tying up

20

Stringent

Rigorously binding or exacting; strict; severe

21

Restrict

To confine or keep within limits

22

Distinct

Distinguished as not being the same

23

Stimulate

To rouse to action or effort; spur on

24

Pungent

Sharply affecting the organs of taste or smell

25

Puncture

The act of piercing or perforating

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Pugnacious

Inclined to quarrel or fight readily

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Pugilist

A person who fights with the fists