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Vocabulary Unit #7
Root Word Example Fort- happening by chance The root “fort” is in the word fortune, a word that describes something that happens by “chance.”
It was fortuitous for the ant lion that a couple of ants fell into his trap.
By what fortuity did you come across the long- lost treasure map?
Root Word Example Ausp – Fortune teller
His black ops group operated under the auspices, or support, of the US government.
With the company boasting third quarter gains of 15%, they thought now was surely an auspicious time to ask for a raise.
Root Word Example Dest- to determine The root word “dest” is in the word destiny. A word used to describe “predetermined” course of events.
In the Crucible, the Puritans believed in predestination. - The belief that one’s fate has been determined in advance by a higher power.
Peyton Manning is destined to be a hall of famer.
Root Word Example Sort- chance, lot, fate
Becoming a member of the consortium, allowed them access to other companies resources as well.
Sources report that the mayor consorts with the local crime boss as well as other crooked politicians.
Root Word Example Propit- favorable
The wrestler waited for a propitious moment to attack his opponent.
The dog tried to propitiate it’s neighbors by writing a very sincere apology letter.