Flashcards in Unit 3 Deck (65)
Having an excessive use of Latin derivatives.
Word that shows a relationship between nouns or pronouns and some other words in a sentence. (Ex: of, by, etc).
Link together words, phrases, or clause. (For, and, nor, but, or, yet, so).
makes a noun out of a verb
stretch, to exert oneself
makes an adjective out of a verb; can also be a noun
makes an adjective
denoted as ant; words that have opposite meanings
denoted as syn; words that have similar meanings
late middle english
rivalry, particularly involving imitation
excessive display of admiration
an assembly or advisory group of people
(n) advice; (n) lawyer, legal advisor; (v) to advise
official at a consulate; top roman officer
a change in word form that affects the word's function without changing its class (ex: bake, bakes, baked)
Etymology: private person, layman, person lacking skill or expertise
Modern: an utterly foolish or senseless person
Origin: Arabic/Persian fairytale
Etymology: whose heroes were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of.
Modern: Discovery by fortunate accident
Etymology: crossroads or street (a commonplace).
Modern: not important, minor; ordinary, commonplace.
Etymology: to rend the flesh
Modern: a sharp, bitter, or cutting expression or remark
Origin: Arabic; hashishiyyin
Etymology: hashish users
Modern: a murderer of an important person in a surprise attack for political or religious reasons.