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Hagiography Definition: The writing of saints Root: HAgion(Saint) Graph (write) Pos: NOun Malediction Noun Root: Mal(Bad) Dict(Say) A magical word or phrase uttered with the intention of bringing about evil; A curse Specious Spec(Look) Adj Superficially plausible, but actually wrong; Misleading in appearance The specious advertisements for tanacon angered the fans when they did not receive what they were promised Mirabile Dictu Root: Mir(Wonder) Dict(say) POS: Adverb Definition: Wonderful to say or relate Sen: Pendleton heights football team, mirabile dictu, made it out of sectionals and to the regional tournament. Xenophobia Root: Xeno(Stranger) Phobia(Fear) POS: Nous Def: The fear of foreign people If aliens were to invade, we would have to cure out xenophobia Mellifluos Roots: Mel(Honey) Flu(Flow) Def: Sweet, musical, or pleasant to hear Sen: The choir teacher cried as she listened to the mellifluous singing of the students. Euthenasia Root: Eu(Good) Thanatos(Death)
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Unformatted text preview: POS: Nous Def: The painless killing of someone suffering from a painful and incurable disease Expedit: Def: To make a process go faster Root: Ex(Out) Ped(Foot) Sen: Drinking plenty of water is said to expedite your recovery of the flu Bellicose Def: Demonstrating agression and willingness to fight POS: Adl Roots: Bell(War) Sen: Big bad bellicose Betty began brawling between Billy’s business and OJ Simpson Inter Alia Inter(Between) Adverb Def: Among other things Autochthonous Def: Formed or originating in the place where found Root: Auto(Self) Ous(Full of) POS: Adj The autochthonous Ineffible Root: In(Not) Def: Not to be spoken of due to its sacredness; unutterable Sentence: In Harry Potter, the name Voldemort was ineffable to the witches and wizards because they feared his evil power. Patronize Def: To treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of superiority Root: Patr(father) Ize(Make) POS: Verb...
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