Latin Derivatives

Words #301-360

Latin 1 Quizzes

Eugene R. Moutoux

Eastern High School, Louisville, KY 40243

 
Latin 1 Quiz 31: Derivatives #301-310

A. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best fit the definitions. No word is used more than once.

1. ____________ beginning

2. ____________ a verbal noun

3. ____________ to make gestures with the hands and arms to help express an idea

4. ____________ lasting forever, never ceasing

5. ____________ the act or period of carrying offspring in the uterus from conception to birth

B. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best complete the sentences. Do not use words that you used in part A.

6. To a man, the striking players ___________ their willingness to cancel the entire season rather than accede to the owners’ requests.

7. Doctors and nurses often say "___________" instead of "eat," "drink," or "swallow."

8. Among people for whom appearance means more than reality, ____________ and hypocrisy abound.

9. It’s one thing to acknowledge our ____________ and quite another to try to reduce or eliminate them.

10. A sharp reduction in pay has resulted in widespread ____________ among the workers.

 

affectation affirm gerund gesticulate inception
disaffection infirmity gestation ingest perpetual
 
Latin 1 Quiz 32: Derivatives #311-320

A. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best fit the definitions. No word is used more than once.

1. ____________ to attend a class as a listener, not for credit

2. ____________ the words of an opera; a small book containing these words

3. ____________ to use words to express meaning

4. ____________ a stretch of land or water

5. ____________ the idea of a quality apart from any concrete object

B. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best complete the sentences. Do not use words that you used in part A.

6. Children who enjoy pictures more than ____________ images prefer comic books to novels.

7. Dogs and other animals can hear high sounds that are ____________ to the human ear.

8. The Barkers, ____________ at the loss of their money and credit cards to a Paris pickpocket, wanted to return home immediately.

9. According to mine officials, the gold could not be ____________ profitably from the ore in which it was contained.

10. The autistic youngster was able to repeat ____________ entire paragraphs that he had heard for the first time.

 

inaudible distraught verbal audit abstraction
 tract verbatim libretto extract verbalize
 
Latin 1 Quiz 33: Derivatives #321-330

A. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best fit the definitions. No word is used more than once.

1. ____________ customary; not unusual; ordinary

2. ____________ of or having to do with the Middle Ages

3. ____________ the compulsory enlistment into the armed services

4. ____________ using too many words

5. ____________ a go-between; mediator

B. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best complete the sentences. Do not use words that you used in part A.

6. An afternoon of rummaging through grandma’s attic turned up many ____________ from before the turn of the century.

7. This meeting is adjourned; we will ____________ tomorrow morning at nine o’clock in the room across the hall.

8. An educated person should be able to write ____________.

9. One of the responsibilities of a counselor is to ____________ disputes among students.

10. Occasionally a book collector will find a(n) ____________ by a famous person.

 

legible conventional verbose conscription relic
medieval convene intermediary inscription mediate
 
Latin 1 Quiz 34: Derivatives #331-340

A. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best fit the definitions. No word is used more than once.

1. ____________ words written after the signature of a letter or added as an afterthought to a book or speech

2. ____________ to make a written or typewritten copy of

3. ____________ the name by which someone or something is called; nickname

4. ____________ hard to describe; not easily classified

5. ____________ a letter or symbol written, typed, or printed above and to the right of another

B. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best complete the sentences. Do not use words that you used in part A.

6. One advantage of military life is that supplies are less expensive in the ____________ than on the general market.

7. Before the invention of printing in the 15th century, books and manuscripts were copied by ____________, who worked mostly in monasteries in rooms called scriptoria.

8. Always able to laugh at himself, old Jim used to say that his corpulence made up for a ____________ of brain cells.

9. On matters of politics or religion, some people remain assiduously ____________.

10. The lawyer is optimistic about his client’s chances in the ____________ court.

 

scribe paucity superscript appellate transcribe
appellation nondescript noncommittal postscript commissary
 
Latin 1 Quiz 35: Derivatives #341-350

A. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best fit the definitions. No word is used more than once.

1. ____________ a group of attendants surrounding a person of high rank or importance

2. ____________ hostile; unfriendly; unfavorable

3. ____________ to place in danger; endanger

4. ____________ any office providing an income but requiring little or no work

5. ____________ an inordinate desire for wealth; avarice; greed

B. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best complete the sentences. Do not use words that you used in part A.

6. Having herself undergone similar surgery in the previous year, she was able to ____________ with her anxious friend.

7. What one person considers ____________ another considers a healthy sexual desire. This is just one example of the disjunctive ethos of 20th century America.

8. Three failed marriages had been enough to make her ____________ in the small town that she still called home.

9. Believing the casualty report to have been based on ____________ evidence, the general refused to sign it.

10. His popularity had become burdensome to him; as a result, he often went into public places ____________.

 

incognito dubious imperil sinecure inimical
concupiscence commiserate retinue notorious cupidity
 
Latin 1 Quiz 36: Derivatives #351-360

A. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best fit the definitions. No word is used more than once.

1. ____________ door; gate; entrance

2. ____________ an ecclesiastical office that provides an income

3. ____________ unable to be doubted

4. ____________ excessive reference to oneself in speaking and writing

5. ____________ essential to the whole; necessary for completeness

B. From the box at the bottom of the page, select the words that best complete the sentences. Do not use words that you used in part A.

6. A particularly ____________ error, costing the company tens of thousands of dollars, brought about the dismissal of the bookkeeper and the reassignment of the manager.

7. The deceased woman’s sole ____________ was a teenage boy who had cut her grass and run errands for her in recent years.

8. As we walked by, the president was standing on the ____________ of the While House.

9. My teacher says that uncompromised ____________ is an unattainable ideal. No one is perfect, says my grandfather.

10. All children are ____________; some adults are not.

 

portico integrity egotism indubitable egregious
benefice portal integral egocentric beneficiars
 
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