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  • 1. Teacher for a Day: Classical Roots 5 & 6 By: Kendall Munoz
  • 2. Mikros-G= “small” Microphone=Sound Intensifier. Microscope= Allows the naked eye to see small things.
  • 3. Minuo, Minuere, Minui, Minutum-L= “to lessen” Minutia= a small detail Mince= cut up into very small pieces
  • 4. Minus= with the subtraction of Minus= with the subtraction of Minus-L= “less” Terminus= an end or extremity Minus=with the subtraction of
  • 5. Tenuo, Tenuare, Tenuavi, Tenuatum- L= “to make thin” Tenuousness= doubt, a state between belief and disbelief the seriousness of Extenuate= reducing guilt
  • 6. Tenuis-L= “thin” Attenuated= unnaturally thin
  • 7. Satis- L= “enough” Dissatisfaction= the state of not being pleased Satisfy= to give pleasure to
  • 8. Impleo, Implere, Implevi, Imp letum- L= “ to fill” Implemented= to put a plan into effect Implication= the conclusion that can be given although not stated; inference
  • 9. Plenus-L=”full” Splendiferous= splendid Plenary= unqualified; absolute
  • 10. Copia- L=”plenty” Copy= a thing made to be similar to another Cornucopia= a symbol of plenty
  • 11. Makros- G= “large” Macroscopic= Visible to the naked eye Macrostructure= the large scale or overall structure of something
  • 12. Magnus-L= “great” Magnificent= extremely beautiful, elaborate, or impressive Magnum Opus= a work of art that is regarded as the best work of a artist
  • 13. Megas-G=”great” Megaphone= a large device for amplifying the voice Megalith= a large stone monument
  • 14. Poly- G= “many” Polygraph= a machine designed to detect changes in physiological characteristics Polysyllabic= words having more than one syllable
  • 15. CLASSICAL ROOTS 7&8 By: Kathryn Knight
  • 16. Classical roots lesson 7
  • 17. ANTE • Before • Latin root
  • 18. ANTE • ANTEBELLUM – of a period before war, especially the American Cival War • ANTECEDENT – a thing or event that precedes – The noun to which a pronoun refers
  • 19. ANTE • ANTERIOR – Coming before in position or time • AVANT-GARDE – Ahead of times, especially in the arts
  • 20. ANTE • VANGUARD – The foremost position, especially of an army or fleet – Leaders of a movement, fashion, ect.
  • 21. PRE • Before • Latin root
  • 22. PRE • PRECEPT – A command; rule of conduct • PREDESTINATION – The belief that what happens in human life has already been determined by someone higher
  • 23. PRE • PREEMPT, PRE-EMPT – To take possession of something before anyone else can do so • PREMONITION – A warning in advance
  • 24. PRE • PREPOSTEROUS – Absurd; contrary to nature or reason • PRETENTIOUS – Showy; pompous; claiming unjustified distinction
  • 25. PRIMUS • First • Latin root
  • 26. PRIMUS • PREMIER – First in time or importance – A prime minister or head of state • PRIMATE – An archbishop or bishop who ranks highest among others – A member of the order of animals that includes monkeys, apes, and humans
  • 27. PRIMUS • PRIME – First in rank, excellence, quality, importance, or time – Chief; most important – To prepare something or someone foe use or action
  • 28. PRIMUS • PRIMIVAL – Belonging to the first ages; ancient • PRIMORDIAL – Primeval; original; fundamental
  • 29. POST • After • Latin root
  • 30. POST • POSTERIOR – Situated behind or at the back – The buttocks • POSTERITY – Future generations – A persons decendents
  • 31. POST • POSHUMOUS – occurring, awarded, or appearing after the death of the originator