Unit 13 Flashcards Preview

Latin/Greek Roots > Unit 13 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Unit 13 Deck (17):
1

Err

Latin: means "to wander"
Aberrant, erroneous, errant

2

Aberrent

Adj. Deviating from a pattern or rule
Root: Err
Syn: abnormal
Ant: typical

3

Erroneous

Adj. Wrong or inaccurate
Root: Err
Syn: mistaken
Ant: correct

4

Errant

Adj. Wandering or straying
Root: Err
Syn: wayward
Ant: on course

5

Grad/gress

Latin: means "to go forth, to proceed"
Degrade, congress, egress

6

Degrade

V. To lower in dignity or esteem; insult
Root: Grad/gress
Syn: belittle
Ant: honor

7

Congress

N. A coming together
Root: Grad/gress

8

Egress

N. Act of going out; exit
Root: Grad/gress

9

Ven/vent

Latin: means "to come"
Convene, covenant, circumvent

10

Convene

V. To call together, to assemble
Root: Ven/vent
Syn: gather
Ant: adjourn

11

Covenant

N. A mutual or legal agreement
Root: Ven/vent
Syn: contract
Ant: break off

12

Circumvent

V. To avoid by going around; bypass
Root: Ven/vent
Syn: sidestep
Ant: confront

13

Cur/curs

Latin: means "to run"
Cursory, precursor, recourse, incursion

14

Cursory

Adj. Hasty and superficial
Root: Cur/curs
Syn: casual
Ant: comprehensive

15

Precursor

N. That which comes before; forerunner
Root: Cur/curs
Syn: harbinger

16

Recourse

N. Help for a problem; solution
Root: Cur/curs
Syn: resource

17

Incursion

N. An attack on another person's territory; a raid
Root: Cur/curs
Syn: invasion