Latin Derivatives

Words #241-300

Latin 2 Quizzes

Eugene R. Moutoux

Eastern High School, Louisville, KY 40243

 
Latin 2 Quiz 25: Derivatives 241-250

A. Fill in the blanks with the words defined.

1. _______________ - having only one meaning

2. _______________ - quarrelsome, belligerent

3. _______________ - seriously bad

4. _______________ - that may not be taken away

5. _______________ - important; serious

6. _______________ - loud, noisy (because of shouting or loud talking)

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words, altered if necessary to make them grammatically correct.

7. Her bizarre behavior served only to _______________ her friends and infuriate her enemies.

8. There is no excuse for laws that favor the wealthy and _______________ the poor.

9. In the regional meet, nine teams will _______________ for the right to advance to the state meet.

10. In recent decades, people in the Orient have _______________ toward the clothes, music, and movies of the West.

 

contend gravitate univocal inalienable grave
oppress alienate contentious grievous vociferous
 
Latin 2 Quiz 26: Derivatives #251-260

Choose all words from the box below. No word should be used more than once.

A. Fill in the blanks with the words defined.

1. ____________ - miserable, wretched

2. ____________ - an official proclamation; decree

3. ____________ - to make a formal accusation of (done by a grand jury)

4. ____________ - lightness of disposition, especially an improper lack of seriousness

5. ____________ - 1) rising or floating in the air; 2) the illusion of rising or being raised in the air with no physical support

6. ____________ - 1) style of speaking and writing; 2) enunciation

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words, altered if necessary to make them grammatically correct.

7. The judge dismissed the investigative report as pure ____________.

8. Is it ethical for a physician to ____________ the suffering of a terminally ill patient if the patient's life is shortened thereby?

9. Shakespeare's words, "This above all, to thine own self be true," can be understood to mean that one should follow the ____________ of his/her conscience.

10. A pharmacy stood on one corner of the short block, a grocery store on the other; on the ____________ lot a small office building was being constructed.

 
abject levitation edict indict interjacent
conjecture dictate alleviate diction levity

 

Latin 2 Quiz 27: Derivatives #261-270

Choose all words from the box below. No word should be used more than once.

A. Fill in the blanks with the words defined.

1. ____________ - to declare free from guilt or sin:

2. ____________ - disgrace, discredit

3. ____________ - apparent (sometimes implying a concealment of the truth); professed

4. ____________ - pay for work done or services rendered; recompense; compensation

5. ____________ - 1) done for display; pretentious; 2) habitually showing off

6. ____________ - of or pertaining to a city or town

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words, altered if necessary to make them grammatically correct.

7. She is ____________ to be the brightest person in her class.

8. Some cases of ___________ are attributable to coincidence or chance, others to perspicacity.

9. Oil is ____________ in water; in addition, most oils are lighter than water, which means that they float.

10. Unassuming ____________ asks no praise, and needs none.

 
disrepute ostensible insoluble municipal munificence
repute prescience absolve ostentatious remuneration

 

Latin 2 Quiz 28: Derivatives #271-280

Choose all words from the box below. No word should be used more than once.

A. Fill in the blanks with the words defined.

____________ 1. 1) to make worse; 2) to irritate (someone's feelings)

____________ 2. unable to pay one's debts

____________ 3. 1) derived from or appealing to the senses; 2) susceptible to the pleasures of the senses.

____________ 4. determined; having a fixed purpose; firm in one's resolve

____________ 5. 1) sour; 2) harsh

____________ 6. a feeling that something is about to happen; a sense of approaching misfortune

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words, altered if necessary to make them grammatically correct.

7. The federal government has been criticized for providing too little support for____________ renewal.

8. Careless gratification of ____________ desires can have unpleasant consequences.

9. The eyes, ears, nose, and mouth are ____________ organs.

10. ____________ to a prescribed set of beliefs is required or expected of members of many religions and cults.

 

sensuous urban adherence presentiment acerbic
exacerbate sensory insolvent resolute sensual

 

Latin 2 Quiz 29: Derivatives #281-290

Choose all words from the box below. No word should be used more than once.

A. Fill in the blanks with the words defined.

____________ 1. to remove a tenant from leased property

____________ 2. unable to be conquered or overcome

____________ 3. elegant; refined; polite in a smooth way

____________ 4. 1) given to plundering; seizing by violence; 2) subsisting by preying on other animals; predatory

____________ 5. a formally established rule; an enacted and formally recorded law

____________ 6. the power to change easily and fit in different situations; the ability to adjust to different conditions

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words, altered if necessary to make them grammatically correct.

7. To fall in love is to be ____________ by the beauty and personality of another.

8. Both engineers and architects design things, but with different ends in mind; the engineer's eye is focused on utility, whereas the architect seeks a balance between the ____________ and the aesthetic.

9. If you are ____________ in a foreign language or two, you might want to consider a career in international business.

10. The new employee ____________ a belligerent attitude and a predilection for gossip.

 
invincible adaptability evict adept urbane
enrapture rapacious evince statute utilitarian

 

Latin 2 Quiz 30: Derivatives #291-300

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. ____________ eating, drinking, and good company; a fondness for eating, drinking, and good company

2. ____________ appropriate; quick to learn, gifted

3. ____________ people of high social position

4. ____________ fashionable, elegant

5. ____________ the branch of government responsible for administering justice

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. For some time after the death of Jesus, his apostles preached primarily to the Jews; it was a Jewish convert, Paul, who took the lead in introducing Christianity to the ____________.

7. Country-music fans admire the ____________ of Dolly Parton.

8. Aesthetic disagreements are not ____________ in a civil court; that is, one cannot take questions of beauty before a civil judge.

9. She seems to think her every lecture is a(n) ____________.

10. The research paper was made more convincing by the ____________ use of quotations.

 
judicable conviviality gentile judicious apt
judiciary vivacity gentry oration genteel
 
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