Latin Derivatives

Words #301-360

Latin 3 Quizzes

Eugene R. Moutoux

Eastern High School, Louisville, KY 40243

 
Latin 3 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. ____________ (adj.) evil; (n.) an evil person

2. ____________ the act of forcibly taking the property of others and carrying it off

3. ____________ (1) connecting; joining together; (2) united, joined together; (3) used as a conjunction

4. ____________ (adj.) cowardly; disloyal; (n.) coward; traitor

5. ____________ done secretly and stealthily, clandestine

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. Behind a ____________ countenance was a spirit at war with itself.

7. As part of her masterís exam, she had to ____________ a poem by Goethe and a short story by Kafka.

8. Itís one thing to impute ____________ to enemies who use reason cleverly, quite another thing to expose it.

9. Coaches caution their victorious teams not to become ____________.

10. Did not Edward Gibbon attribute the fall of the Roman Empire to widespread ____________?

 

surreptitious placid decadence explicate recreant
rapine complacent casuistry conjunctive miscreant
 
Latin 3 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. _______________ - easily managed or controlled; docile; easily shaped; malleable

2. _______________ - clear, easy to understand

3. _______________ - stormy; 2) given to violent outbursts

4. _______________ - giving off light; 2 ) clear (translucent)

5. _______________ - precluding debate; final, decisive; 2) not tolerating dissent; dogmatic, dictatorial

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. In a passionate speech filled with both praise and _______________, the senator left no doubt about his position on crucial issues of domestic and foreign politics.

7. Our _______________ society desperately needs to recycle, but not all of us do.

8. In a Halloween tragedy, a young girl dressed as a witch accidentally _______________ herself on her broomstick when she jumped from a porch.

9. Fatuously aloof, she _______________ family, coworkers, and acquaintances; not surprisingly, she had no friends.

10. Debating involves more than _______________; the successful debater must know the facts, have a command of rhetoric, and exhibit poise.

 

pellucid consumptive invective tempestuous disdain
ratiocination lucent impale tractable peremptory
 
Latin 3 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._______________ - very sorrowful

2. _______________ - all of one's clients

3. _______________ - laziness

4. _______________ - to make a violent verbal attack; to rail

5. _______________ - the organizer, director, or manager of an opera or ballet company

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. Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor during the latter part of the 11th Century, refused to abide by Pope Gregory VII's proscription of lay _______________, whereby bishops were chosen by laymen; thus the Pope excommunicated him.

7. The Pope _______________ the recalcitrant archbishop of rank and privileges and remanded him to his monastery.

8. It was the CEO's prerogative to explain the reasons for the impending merger, but he _______________ to the company's founder.

9. After World War I, the French built a system of heavy fortifications along their eastern border, which they hoped would be _______________; in 1940 the Germans captured it from the rear.

10. Noting that her _______________ interests could make her vulnerable to a charge of partiality, she excused herself from the committee.

 

investiture clientele impregnable impresario dolorous
defer inveigh divest vested indolence

 

Latin 3 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. _______________ - being at rest; inactive; motionless

2. _______________ - 1) to repay, to make repayment

3. _______________ - based solely on one's own wishes, not restricted by reason or rules; 2) tyrannical; 3) unreasonable, unsupported.

4. _______________ - used in or appropriate to everyday, informal conversation

5. _______________ - talkative, tending to talk too much

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. The aged king, ailing and confined to his chambers, had granted his private physician unrestricted ingress and _______________.

7. Ignoring references to her intelligence and hard work, the esteemed educator attributed her success to the three c's: compassion, _______________, and common sense.

8. Some employers appreciate employees who speak their minds openly; others can tolerate only those who _______________ in the boss's ideas.

9. With fame comes loss of privacy, scrutiny by the media and, all to often, _______________.

10. When the President judges that a strike is seriously damaging the common good of the nation, he appoints someone to _______________ the dispute.

 

colloquial arbitrate loquacious acquiesce quiescent
egress arbitrary obloquy requite colloquy

 

Latin 2 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. ____________ - act of killing one's wife

2. ____________ - 1) cheerful readiness or promptness; 2) liveliness.

3. ____________ - self-denial; renunciation

4. ____________ - wealth, riches

5. ____________ - (adj.) 1) moving backwards; 2) becoming worse; 3) in inverse or reversed order; (v.) to move backwards.

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. The Renaissance brought with it a renewed interest in the art and ideas of classical Greece and Rome and a _______________ shift in focus away from the divine and toward the human; thus, for example, halos disappear in 16th-century art.

7. Some consider the state lottery a _______________ means of revenue enhancement because it takes more money from the poor than from the wealthy.

8. Now and then he would try to convince her that ironing his cotton shirts was one of her _______________ duties, but always to no avail.

9. Carrol O'Connor, who played Archie Bunker in the TV sitcom "All in the Family," has taken upon himself the twofold task of educating the American people about the importance of the first three years of life and of _______________ congressmen and the President to funnel commensurate amounts of public money into early-childhood education.

10. Every evening at five, the monastery bells summon the monks to _______________.

 

concomitant uxorial opulence retrograde alacrity
abnegation exhort uxoricide regressive vespers
 
Latin 3 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. ____________ - anything received for work over and above the regular pay

2. ____________ - pleasantly calm

3. ____________ - 1) legal investigation of the cause of death when murder is suspected

4. ____________ - (n.) 1) question; 2) doubt; (trans. v.) 1) to ask about; 2) to ask questions of; (intrans. v.) to ask questions

5. ____________ - a formal speech or writing about a subject

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. Silver, in its pure state too soft for most uses, remains _______________ when combined with copper, which makes it harder.

7. As he awaited the results of the biopsy, he was sure that the _______________ hand of death was resting on his shoulder.

8. Who on his high horse doesn't have a blot or two on his _______________?

9. The retreat speaker described an _______________ society that has forgotten the joys of giving and conversing.

10. Neither Spain nor Europe has a monopoly on _______________; they occur wherever nonconformists are sought out, tortured, given a perfunctory trial, and condemned on fraudulent charges.

 

perquisite placid escutcheon query inquisition
acquisitive malleable inquest disquisition inexorable

 

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