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Flashcards in Vocab 19-20 Etymology Deck (30):
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haughty

L, altus, high

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heinous

OF, haine, hatred

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ignominy

L, in, not + nomen, name

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illicit

L, in, not + licitus, allowed

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immaculate

L, in, not + maculatus, blemished

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immunity

L, in, not + munia, duty/tax

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immutable

L, in, not + mutare, change + abilis, able to

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impasse

F, in, not + passer, pass

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impediment

L, in, in + pedis, foot

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impervious

L, in, not + per, through + via, road

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implacable

L, in, not + placare, calm + abilis, able to

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implicit

L, in, in + plicare, fold

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impugn

L, in, against + pugnare, fight

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incarcerate

L, in, in + carcer, prison

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incense

L, in, in + candere, glow

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inception

L, in, in + capere, take

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indigent

L, indigens, lacking

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ingenious

L, ingenium, inborn talent

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inherent

L, in, in + haerere, stick

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innovation

L, in, completely + novus, new

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instigate

L, instigare, spur on

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insuperable

L, in, not + superare, conquer + abilis, able to

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intervene

L, inter, between + venire, come

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intrepid

L, in, not + trepidus, frightened

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inveigh

L, in, in + vehere, carry

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irony

G, eirein, say

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jeopardize

F, jeu, game + parti, divided

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jettison

L, jacere, throw

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judicious

L, judicium, judgment

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justify

L, justus, just + facere, do/make