vocab10 - Root Nox, nic, nec, noc Nox, nic, nec, noc Nox,...

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Root Meaning Word Definition Nox, nic, nec, noc Harm Obnoxious (adj.) Very annoying or objectionable; offensive or odious. Nox, nic, nec, noc Harm *Noxious (adj.) Harmful to living things; injurious to health. Harmful to the mind or morals; corrupting. Nox, nic, nec, noc Harm *Pernicious (adj.) Tending to cause death or serious injury; deadly. Causing great harm; destructive. Nox, nic, nec, noc Harm Internecine (adj.) Of or relating to struggle within a nation, organization, or group. Mutually destructive; ruinous or fatal to both sides. Characterized by bloodshed or carnage. Nox, nic, nec, noc Harm Innocuous (adj.) Having no bad effect; harmless. Not likely to have strong emotion; dull. Nov New *Novelty (n) The quality of being novel; newness. Something new and unusual. A small mass-produced article, such as a toy or trinket. Nov New *Innovation (n) The act of introducing something new. Something newly introduced. Nov New Novitiate (n) The period of being a beginner. A place where novices live. Numer Number Numeral (n) A symbol or mark used to represent a number. (adj.) Of, relating to, or representing numbers. Numer Number Numerous (adj.) Amounting to a large number; many. Numer Number *Innumerable (adj.) Too many to be counted; numberless. Numer Number *Enumerate (v) To count off or name one by one; list. To determine the number of; count. Ob Against Obstruct (v) To block or fill (a passage) with obstacles or an obstacle. To impede, retard, or interfere with; hinder. To get in the way of so as to hide from sight. Ob Against Obdurate (adj.) Hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; stubbornly unwilling to admit a wrong. Hardened against feeling; hardhearted. Not giving in to persuasion; inflexible. Ob Against *Obfuscate (v) To make confusing, not understandable. To cause to be indistinct or dim; darken. Ob Against Obnoxious (adj.) Very annoying or objectionable; offensive or odious. Ob Against Obsequious (adj.) Marked by or exhibiting a submissive attentiveness. (syn. Yielding) Ob Against Obstinate (adj.) Stubbornly holding to an attitude, opinion, or course of action; stubborn. Difficult to manage, control, or subdue; disobedient. Difficult to ease or cure. Ob Against Obstreperous (adj.) Noisily and stubbornly defiant. Aggressively rowdy. Ob Against *Obtrusive (adj.) Thrusting out; protruding. Tending to push self-assertively forward; pushy. Undesirably noticeable.
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