Flashcards: Latin Derivatives

 

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List 1

abdicate

abate

decadence

decimate

effusive

superficial

ingratiate

exhort

interject

belabor

List 2

magnanimous

nefarious

obsequious

impale

inquisition

surreptitious

salient

tacit

ubiquitous

invective

List 3

aberration

benevolent

calumny

deference

egregious

affectation

garrulous

imperious

impetuous

laconic

List 4

maladroit

nepotism

odious

penultimate

acquisitive

rapacious

prescience

contingent

ultimatum

ambivalence

List 5

exacerbate

embellish

incipient

defunct

peremptory

factious

germane

importune

inculcate

languid

List 6

malevolent

nescience

officious

parity

acquiesce

reticent

proscribe

temerity

redundancy

circumvent

List 7

acumen

benignity

castigate

condescending

preemptive

fatuity

indigenous

incumbent

indigence

predilection

List 8

countermand

innocuous

ominous

partisan

quiescent

risible

scrupulous

extemporaneous

undulate

supervene

List 9

adamant

beneficent

accede

desultory

emollient

felicitous

gratify

ineluctable

disingenuous

libertine

List 10

mellifluous

ignominy

omniscience

parsimonious

requite

corroborate

inscrutable

temporize

urbane

verbiage

List 11

asseveration

blatant

antecedent

deism

enervate

diffident

gratuitous

insidious

insular

litigious

List 12

ameliorate

misnomer

exonerate

patrimony

quintessence

abrogate

assiduous

portend

usurp

verbose

List 13

aegis

bovine

discern

deify

ambient

fixate

gregarious

integral

interpolate

alliteration

List 14

mendacious

nominal

covert

dispassionate

arrogate

surrogate

sedentary

pertinacious

usury

adverse

 

List 15

enigmatic

bucolic

circumspect

interdict

transitive

affinity

finite

disinterested

inviolate

transliterate

List 16

mendicant

cognition

opine

expatriate

paucity

sedition

subsidize

tenet

tenuous

utilitarian

List 17

egalitarian

civility

clandestine

diurnal

epistolary

florid

circumfluent

irascible

itinerant

circumlocution

List 18

commensurate

nubile

opportune

impecunious

pejorative

seminal

senescent

terse

determinate

uxorial

List 19

equanimity

declaim

occlude

dilatory

evanescent

fortuitous

fractious

judicious

disjunctive

colloquy

List 20

mercurial

numinous

oppugn

pecuniary

impulsive

sententious

sensuous

sentient

trite

timorous

List 21

equilibrist

equivocal

cogent

concomitant

discrepant

dissipated

exiguous 

refractory

abjure

loquacious

List 22

militate

minatory

supernumerary

opulence

penury

perfidious

subservient

desiccate

extol

torpor

List 23

equivocate

agrarian

conciliatory

abscond

indolence

dolorous

expediency

frivolous

adjure

obloquy

List 24

mitigate

emit

inordinate

perfunctory

permutation

pernicious

sidereal

sylvan

torrid

tortuous

List 25

peregrination

aggregate

exact (v.)

exigency

recondite

consuetude

redoubtable

adduce

expeditious

ineluctable

List 26

commodious

mollify

inexorable

perspicacious

perspicuous

impervious

verisimilitude

sinecure

extradite

intractable

List 27

reactionary

redact

alacrity

altruist

contemn

contumacious

contumelious

educe

effrontery

collusion

List 28

mountebank

tantamount

ostensible

petulant

implacable 

plenitude

sinuous

insouciant 

translucent

abstruse

List 29

subaltern

ambiguous

ambiance

cornucopia

excoriate

traduce

obdurate

fugacious

refulgence

lugubrious

List 30

remonstrate

moratorium

ostentatious

explicate

supplicant

pluvial

impunity

soliloquy

solipsism

obtrusive

List 31

ambrosial

corpulence

fulminate

lupine

demur

otiose

ponderous

juxtapose

dissolute

truncate

List 32

amicable

extirpate

furtive

elucidate

morose

postpositive 

plenipotentiary

insolvent

sonorous

turpitude

List 33

amity

animadversion

credence

extricate

obfuscate

moribund

precipitous

precocious

dissonance

pusillanimous

List 34

superannuated

antediluvian

credulous

mores

presage

depredation

prevaricate

sordid

expatiate

specious

List 35

appellation

aquiline

arbiter

miscreant

emotive

pragmatic

deprecate

imprecate

spoliation

statutory

List 36

arbitrary

arboreal

arcane

recreant

multifarious

primogeniture

pristine

probate 

substantive

stolid

List 37

ardent

arduous

argentine

accretion

mundane

munificence

probity

reprobate

strident

astringent

List 38

gendarme

arable

inarticulate

excrescence

exculpate 

immure

reprove

profligate

stultify

assuage

List 39

astute

atavistic

attenuate

cupidity

immutable

prolific

promulgate

propitious

suborn

subvention

List 40

authoritarian

audacious

august

concurrent

discursive

impropriety

proximate

puerile

supercilious

superfluous

List 41

aureole

auriferous

auricular

cursory

succor

cygnet

pugnacious

putative

supernal

insuperable

List 42

auspices

auspicious

austere

punctilious

poignant 

insurrection

avarice

avuncular

pugilist

impute

     

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