unit 6 Flashcards Preview

Latin/Greek Roots > unit 6 > Flashcards

Flashcards in unit 6 Deck (16):
1

her/hes

latin. "to attach, be fixed
- adherent, incoherent, inherent

2

adherent

n. a follower of a person or idea
root: her
syn: disciple
ant: opponent

3

incoherent

adj. not able to be understood, nonsensical
root: her
syn: confused
ant: clear

4

inherent

adj. existing as a natural part
root: her
syn: inmate, inborn

5

fus

latin, "to pour out"
- diffuse, effusive, profuse

6

diffuse

adj. not concentrated or focused; wordy
root: fus
syn: scattered
ant: concentrated

7

effusive

adj. overflowing with words or feelings; gushing
root: fus
syn: enthusiastic
ant: restrained

8

profuse

adj. plentiful, abundant
root: fus
syn: bounteous

9

solu/solv

latin "to loosen, to solve"
- resolute, dissolute, insoluble

10

resolute

adj. determined; steadfast
root: solu
syn: unshakeable

11

dissolute

adj. devoted to sensual pleasure, lacking moral restraint.
root. solu
syn: dissipated, decaded

12

insoluble

adj. impossible to solve or fix; unable to be dissolved
root: solu
syn: puzzling, tough
ant: uncomplicated

13

leg

latin " to choose, to gather, to select"
- diligent, recollect, sacrilege

14

diligent

adj. hard-working and careful
root: leg
syn: assiduous
ant: lazy

15

recollect

v. to remember; to recall
root: leg

16

sacrilege

n. an act against a holy person or place
root: leg
syn: profanity
ant: reverance