Latin Derivatives

Words #181-240

Latin 3 Quizzes

Eugene R. Moutoux

Eastern High School, Louisville, KY 40243

 
Latin 3 Quiz 19: Derivatives #181-190

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. done or expressed appropriately; appropriate; suitable to the occasion

____________ 2. to seize and hold (power, a position, rights) unlawfully and by force

____________ 3. faithfulness, loyalty

____________ 4. skilled in the use of the hands or body; adroit

____________ 5. right (or leaning toward the right side); right-handed

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

6. Renaissance painters eliminated the ____________ from their paintings of religious scenes because they believed that man's attention should be directed to the earth.

7. Apple trees are supposed to be sprayed one time in the late winter, while the trees are still ____________.

8. The purpose of the Crusades was to rescue the Holy Land from the Moslem ____________.

9. She wondered why her father always talked about the ____________ of childhood and never said anything about the joys of adult life.

10. Throughout Roman times and until the late Middle Ages, all lending of money at interest was considered ____________.

 

felicitous fidelity dormant dextral usury
aureole felicity usurp infidel dexterous

 

Latin 3 Quiz 20: Derivatives #191-200

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. nearness in time, place, or relationship

____________ 2. a derogatory or disparaging word or phrase, especially one whose basic meaning has changed for the worse.

____________ 3. of or pertaining to a society with groups distinctive in ethnic origins, religion, etc.

____________ 4. to make better; improve

____________ 5. evil; wicked

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

6. It seems probable that ____________ will judge us harshly for our pollution of the environment.

7. If you need a ____________ to win, and if an even number of votes is cast, then you must win by two votes.

8. There is no reason to think that ____________ individuals are sinister, just as it makes no sense that dextral individuals are particularly dexterous.

9. If you say, "One should ____________ one's potential," when you mean, "You should do your best," you may be accused of using gobbledegook.

10. The lies of the ____________ Iago cause Othello to suspect Desdemona of infidelity.

 

ameliorate optimize sinister plurality posterity
pejorative perfidious sinistral pluralistic propinquity

 

Latin 3 Quiz 21: Derivatives #201-210

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 give a false appearance of; to act like

____________ 2. an animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants

____________ 3. the tendency to look at the bright side of things and to expect the best

____________ 4. daily; everyday

____________ 5. the quality or fact of occurring at the time time

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

6. It is natural for people in their 50's and 60's to wonder if their transient forgetfulness is incipient ____________.

7. The ____________ looks at life, sees suffering and death, and stops looking.

8. In the summertime, Swiss families harvest the ____________ of the Alpine meadows and store it as hay for the winter months.

9. The police laughed when the marijuana dealer called his stash a ____________.

10. In his letter he had ____________ that he would be in town at the end of the month; however, the 31st came and went, and she heard nothing.

 

simultaneity optimism quotidian herbivore intimate
herbage pessimist simulate herbarium senility

 

Latin 3 Quiz 22: Derivatives #211-220

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. the phase of the moon when it appears to have one concave and one convex edge

____________ 2. tending to avoid capture or to escape discovery

____________ 3. an abnormal growth or disfiguring addition

____________ 4. to increase gradually in force or intensity

____________ 5. to refer to indirectly or casually

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

6. The storms of winter erode the beaches of southern California, which the gentler waves of summer restore by ____________.

7. Long suspected of ____________ in the transportation of illegal drugs, he was finally brought to justice through evidence obtained by an FBI agent posing as a cleaning lady.

8. Ritualistic ____________ is found in many religions; in Christianity, it takes the form of baptism.

9. The raise was expected, but the ____________ surprised everyone.

10. ____________ by the false promises of unscrupulous solicitors, the elderly are cheated out of millions of dollars each year.

 

lavation delude crescent increment collusion
crescendo excrescence allude (to) elusive accretion

 

Latin 3 Quiz 23: Derivatives #221-230

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. living in trees; of or like a tree

____________ 2. of or pertaining to the moon

____________ 3. a glassed-in room or porch where people can sit or lie in the sun

____________ 4. a place where trees and shrubs are grown for exhibition or study

____________ 5. a false idea or belief; a misleading appearance

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

6. The teacher praised Matthew for his ____________ performance in the Foreign Language Festival.

7. No one missed the irony when she said it grieved her to ____________ her opponent.

8. Both sides agreed to a three-day ____________, during which their leaders were expected to discuss plans for peace.

9. In legal matters, voluntary ____________ is inexcusable.

10. In the Northern Hemisphere, the summer ____________ is on or near June 21, while the winter ____________ is on or near December 21; these days are the longest and shortest of the year, respectively.

 

nescience lunar solstice disillusion arboretum
solarium illusion arboreal moratorium stellar

 

Latin 3 Quiz 24: Derivatives #231-240

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. a small tower, usually at the corner of a building

____________ 2. to block (a passage)

____________ 3. that which makes a thing what it is; essence

____________ 4. star-shaped, radiating from a center to points

____________ 5. moderate in eating and drinking

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

6. People who are disturbed by recent ____________ like "to access" may scarcely notice older ones like "to eye" or "to center."

7. Unless a way is found to extend human life far beyond its present length, ____________ travel by humans will continue to be impossible.

8. Having plunged from the pinnacle of respectability to the depths of ____________, he resigned his office and went into seclusion.

9. The world of politics seems to be one ____________ after another.

10. Sooner or later, one becomes aware of the ____________ nature of life; of course, awareness and acceptance are two different things.

 

occlude stellate quiddity fugacious ignominy
turret abstemious denominative interstellar quid pro quo

 

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