vocab16 - Root Umbr Meaning Shadow Word Umbrella (n)...

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Root Meaning Word Definition Umbr Shadow Umbrella (n) A device for protection from the weather consisting of a collapsible, usually circular canopy mounted on a central rod. Something that covers or protects. Air cover, especially during a military operation. Something that encompasses or covers many different elements or groups. *Umbrage (n) Offense; resentment. Something that affords shade. Shadow or shade. A vague or indistinct indication; a hint. *Adumbrate (v) To give a sketchy outline of. To prefigure indistinctly; foreshadow. To disclose partially or guardedly. To overshadow; shadow or obscure. Penumbra (n) A partial shadow, as in an eclipse, between regions of complete shadow and complete illumination. The grayish outer part of a sunspot. An area in which something exists to a lesser or uncertain degree. An outlying surrounding region; a margin. Uni, Un One Unify (v) To make into or become a unit; consolidate. *Unilateral (adj.) Of, on, relating to, involving, or affecting only one side. Performed or undertaken by only one side. Obligating only one of two or more parties, nations, or persons, as a contract or an agreement. Emphasizing or recognizing only one side of a subject. Having only one side. Tracing the lineage of one parent only. *Unanimous (adj.) Sharing the same opinions or views; being in complete harmony or accord. Based on or characterized by complete assent or agreement. Urb City Urban (adj.) Of, relating to, or located in a city. Characteristic of the city or city life. *Suburban (adj.) Of, relating to, or characteristic of a suburb. Located or residing in a suburb. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the culture, customs, and manners typical of life in the suburbs. *Urbane (adj.) Polite, refined, and often elegant in manner. Vac Empty *Vacant (adj.) Containing nothing; empty. Without an incumbent or occupant; unfilled. Not occupied or put to use. Lacking intelligence or knowledge. Lacking expression; blank. Not filled with any activity. Evacuate (v) To empty or remove the contents of. To create a vacuum in. To excrete or discharge waste matter from (the bowel, for example). To give up military possession or occupation of (a town, for example). To withdraw or send away (troops or inhabitants) from a threatened area. To withdraw or depart from; vacate. *Vacuous (adj.) Devoid of matter; empty. Lacking intelligence; stupid. Devoid of substance or meaning; inane. Devoid of expression; vacant. Lacking serious purpose or occupation; idle. Val, vail Value, Strength Valid (adj.) Well grounded; just. Producing the desired results; efficacious. Having legal force; effective or binding. Correctly inferred or deduced from a premise. Containing premises from which the conclusion may logically be derived. *Valor (n)
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vocab16 - Root Umbr Meaning Shadow Word Umbrella (n)...

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