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1

Acer = sharp

Acerb - acerbic
Edge
Acrimony
Acrid
Acumen
Acidulous
Acid

2

Capere = to take

Perceive, perception
Receive, receipt, reception
Deceive, deceit, deceptive
Conceive, conceit, concept
Capture, captive
Prince, principle, principal = primus + capere

3

Cedere = to yield
Withdraw
To go

Cede

Concede
Recede
Cede
Proceed, precede, precedent
procedure
Accede
Exceed
Intercede
Cease
Decease
Predecessor
Ancestor

4

Calamare = to cry out, to shout

Acclaim
Exclaim
Declaim
Claim
Clamor, clamorous
Proclaim
Intercalate

5

Dicere = to say, to decide
dicare to proclaim

Latin

Indicate
Diction
Dedicate
Predicate
Predict
Dictate
Judge from judicere

6

Ducere= to lead

Introduce
Produce
Reduce
Subdue
Conduce
Induce

7

Ferre = to carry

Latus past participle of ferre

Infer
Refer
Defer
Confer
Prefer
Interfere

Relate
Translate
Tolerate

8

Faire = to do

Feasible

9

Fidere = to trust

Confide,
Confidence, confident
Diffidence, diffident

10

Jacere = to throw

Dejection, Dejected
Eject
Reject
Interject
Subject
Object
Conjecture
Project

10

Fundere = to pour
Fundus = bottom

Confuse - confound
Profuse - profound
Defuse

Not =
Seems refuse and refound are not of this root type.

11

Nuntiare = to report

Announce
Pronounce
Denounce

12

Plenus, plethin = to be full

Plete

Complete
Replete
Deplete

Plenty
Replenish
Plenary

13

ponere = to put

Pose
Pound

Suppose, presuppose
Impose
Expose
Dispose, predispose, disposal
Position
Compose, compound, composure
Purpose
propose, propound
Interpose

Repose is from pausare: to stop

13

Putare = to consider, to think

Depute - deputy
Impute
Repute - reputation
Compute - computer
Count >> counter >> compute >> putare
Putative
Dispute

14

Quaerere= to seek, obtain

Acquire, acquisition
Conquer, conquest
Inquire
Query
Question

15

Regere = to lead straight

Rectify, rectitude
Correct
Erect
Right
Derogate, derogatory

16

Sequi = to follow

Sequence
Consequence
Subsequent
Sequester

17

Specere = to look

Respect
Aspect
Inspect
Prospect
Speculate
Spectacle
Spectacular
Specular
Speculum
Spectator
Spector
Spectrum, spectro- like in spectroscopy


Spy

19

Stare = to stand

Insist
Persist
Resist
Consist
Desist
Exist
Subsist

19

Servare = to keep, to guard

Observe
Conserve
Deserve
Preserve
Serve
Reserve

21

Spirare = to breath, to blow

Inspire
Expire
Respire, respiration
Spirit, spiritual
Conspire

22

Stringere = to bind tight, to press together

Strict - strain
Constrict - constrain
Restrict - restrain

23

Trahere

Latin
Tract

Attract, attractive
Distract
Contract
Abstract
Retract
Retreat
Protract
Extract
Tractor



24

Sumere = to take up

Sub-up + emere-to take

Assume
Consume
Subsume
Resume
Presume - presumption

25

Tendere = to stretch

Attend - attendant
Intend - intent
Contend
Tend
Pretend
Tenor
Portent - portentous

27

Venire = to come

Invent
Convent, convention
Prevent
Circumvent
Revenant
Avenue
Revenue
Venture
Advent - adventure
Event
Intervene - intervention

29

Vertere= to turn

Pervert, perverse
Revert, reverse
Convert, converse
Divert, diverse
Advert, adverse
Verse
Versus
Universe
-ward e.g. Toward, leftward, forward, froward

31

Tenere = to hold

Contain
Obtain
Retain
Abstain
Tenacious - tenacity
Pertinacious - pertinacity