Latin Derivatives

Words #61-120

Latin 3 Quizzes

Eugene R. Moutoux

Eastern High School, Louisville, KY 40243

 
Latin 3 Quiz 7: Derivatives #61-70

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. built like a castle, with turrets and battlements; 2) having many castles

____________ 2. prelate assigned by the pope to represent him in a foreign country

____________ 3. abominable; detestable; damnable

____________ 4. unfavorable criticism; censure

____________ 5. the development of secondary male sex characteristics in a woman

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

6. Only the lovers knew the time and place of the ____________.

7. Some people complain that America has lost its ____________ focus; the poor, they say, do not have the same rights as the wealthy.

8. The pious parishioners believed that every word that fell from the lips of their pastor was ____________.

9. On the desk lay only two books: a bible and a biblical ____________.

10. Puns are among the favorite toys of people who like to play with language; puns make the listener laugh (or groan) when he/she recognizes that what has been said is humorously (or grotesquely) ____________.

 

concordance sacrosanct assignation execrable castellated
equivocal animadversion nuncio virilism egalitarian

 

Latin 3 Quiz 8: Derivatives #71-80

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 use ambiguous words and expressions in order to deceive

____________ 2. a rotting, decomposing; decay

____________ 3. a person employed to do all sorts of work; a handyman

____________ 4. a person who has recently obtained wealth or power beyond his/her merits; an upstart

____________ 5. the process of changing into a liquid (said especially of gases)

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

6. At pep assemblies, when the ardent pleas of cheerleaders encounter a paucity of school spirit, the result is ____________ enthusiasm

7. Many Protestants believe that faith, not good works, brings about man's ____________.

8. When proposed legislation has more ____________ than the general public can be expected to comprehend, referendums are inappropriate.

9. Having ruled out drugs, the psychiatrist probed elsewhere for the cause of the recurrent ____________.

10. The conservative senators have been known to call their liberal colleagues ____________, and the liberals have seldom lost an opportunity to reciprocate.

 

factitious factious parvenu factotum sanctification
facet putrefaction equivocate liquefaction stupefaction

 

Latin 3 Quiz 9: Derivatives #81-90

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. that can be hammered out thin or stretched into wire without breaking

____________ 2. to come or happen as something additional, extraneous, or unexpected

____________ 3. to speak evil of, slander, malign

____________ 4. brought back; returned; restored

____________ 5. to give as a reason, offer as a proof, or cite as an example

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

6. Try as she may, she was unable to ____________ a smile from the unhappy child.

7. Some mountain ranges have been formed by ____________ occurring over millions of years.

8. Paris has 17 subway lines and a(n) ____________ number of pickpockets.

9. Some argue that the law requiring seatbelts ___________ the constitutional freedom of the individual.

10. Philosophy seems unable to offer ____________ answers to life's most important questions.

 

redux ductile determinate contravene indeterminable
traduce supervene subduction educe adduce

 

Latin 3 Quiz 10: Derivatives #91-100

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) expressing much in a few words; 2) speaking or writing as if one were a judge deciding a case

____________ 2. a placing together or side by side; arrangement

____________ 3. meddlesome; too ready to give advice; minding other people's business

____________ 4. 1) hard to manage; stubborn; 2) hard to manipulate or treat

____________ 5. 1) disposed to find fault; hypercritical; 2) made only for the sake of faultfinding

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

6. Children are expected to obey the reasonable ____________ of their parents.

7. It has often been said, but seldom really believed, that money is not a ____________ of happiness.

8. Having read his class's first essays of the year, the teacher wrote the same message to each student: get rid of the ____________.

9. Since the vacationers had spent less time than anticipated in Switzerland, a beautiful but expensive country, they were free to ____________ their stay in France.

10. Years ago there was a comic book hero by the name of Plastic Man, whose ____________ body allowed him to reach remote objects.

 

intractable  sententious collocation protract verbiage
officious prescript tractile captious determinant

 

Latin 3 Quiz 11: Derivatives #101-110

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 preconceived liking; preference; partiality

____________ 2. the process of knowing; knowledge

____________ 3. having ample room; spacious

____________ 4. a stand for holding notes, sometimes used by lecturers and readers

____________ 5. a musical composition in which different voices or instruments repeat the same melody contrapuntally and with slight variations

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

6. TV cameras rolled as the ____________ with his retinue of lawyers climbed the stairs of the Supreme Court to begin what was sure to become a landmark case in American jurisprudence.

7. You can rest assured that the commander is ____________ of the latest enemy deployments and will take steps to neutralize them.

8. Hundreds of thousands of people, fearing for their lives, fled from Rwanda and sought ____________ in neighboring Zaire.

9. One expects a dictator to ____________ the use of shortwave radios, lest the populace become aware of their miserable condition vis--vis that of free peoples of the world.

10. The astronauts ____________ their successful mission to all the men and women who had designed, built, and launched their spaceship.

 

ascribe proscribe predilection lectern cognition
cognizant appellant fugue refuge commodious

 

Latin 3 Quiz 12: Derivatives #111-120

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. beginning; in the first stages

____________ 2. lazy; idle

____________ 3. harmful or destructive to both sides involved in a conflict

____________ 4. to insert, as new material, into a book, play, musical composition, etc.

____________ 5. a person appointed to exercise the powers and duties of another; deputy

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

6. A person who writes the truth may offend against prudence and charity, but he/she cannot be sued for ____________.

7. The tenacious speaker held forth from his soapbox while the audience ____________ insults and obscenities.

8. Frustrated by their ____________ efforts, the group met less and less often and eventually stopped meeting altogether.

9. With bare feet and sans ____________, Emperor Henry IV stood for three days in the snow at Canossa before being allowed to kneel at the feet of Pope Gregory VII and apologize.

10. Because of the danger of AIDS, many teenagers are committing themselves to premarital ____________.

 

interpolate incipient vice-regent otiose continence
interject regalia unavailing libel internecine

 

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