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Flashcards in Vocab 4-5 Etymology Deck (20):
1

anomaly

[G, an, not + homalos, even]

2

apathy

[G, a, w/out + pathos, feeling/suffering]

3

appall

[L, ad, at + pallere, be pale]

4

apprehend

[L, ad, to + prehendere, seize

5

arbitrary

[L, arbiter, judge + arius, connected w/]

6

arbitrate

[L, arbiter, judge]

7

array

[VL, arredare, arrange]

8

articulate

[L, articulus, division/part]

9

askew

[ME, a, on + skew]

10

assimilate

[L, ad, to + similis, like/same]

11

astute

[L, astus, craftiness]

12

asylum

[G, a, w/out + sylon, right of seizure]

13

atone

[E, to be at one w/]

14

atrocity

[L, atrocis, cruel + ox/oc, looking]

15

atrophy

{G, a, w/out + trophe, nourishment]

16

attrition

[L, ad, against + terere, rub]

17

augment

[L, augere, to increase]

18

augur

[L, augur, soothsayer]

19

austere

[G, austeros, harsh/rough]

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authentic

[G, authentikos, genuine]