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1 Level E Unit 9

2 Allocate Connotation: Neutral Etymology:
from L. ad- "to" + locare "to place"

3 Ardent Connotation: Positive Etymology:
from L. ardentem prp. of ardere "to burn"

4 Assiduous Connotation: Positive Etymology:
L. from ad "to" + sedere "to sit"

5 brash Connotation: Negative Etymology:
16c. Scottish brash = "attack, assault"

6 capricious Etymology: Connotation:
It. capriccioso, from capriccio meaning "sudden start or motion," apparently from capro "goat," from L. capreolus "wild goat.” Connotation: Negative

7 chastise Connotation: Negative Etymology:
1275–1325; Middle English chastisen,  to chasten = to make chaste, decent

8 copious Connotation: Neutral Etymology:
Latin cōpiōsus  well supplied, from cōpia  abundance, from ops  wealth

9 deviate Connotation: Negative Etymology:
Late Latin dēviāre  to turn aside from the direct road, from de-  + via  road

10 emaciated Connotation: Negative Etymology:
Latin ēmaciāre  to make lean, from macer  thin

11 exult Connotation: Positive Etymology:
Latin exsultāre  to jump or leap for joy, from saltāre  to leap

12 gnarled Connotation: Negative Etymology:
probably variant of knurled = M.E. knor "knot"

13 indemnity Connotation: Neutral Etymology:
L. indemnis "unhurt, undamaged," from in- "not" + damnum "damage."

14 inkling Connotation: Neutral Etymology:
c.1400, apparently from the gerund of M.E. verb inclen "utter in an undertone" (mid-14c.), which perhaps is related to O.E. inca "doubt, suspicion."

15 limpid Connotation: Positive Etymology:
L. limpidus "clear," from limpa "water goddess, water;" probably cognate with lympha "clear liquid"

16 omnipotent Connotation: Positive Etymology:
L. from omnis "all" + potens "powerful"

17 palatable Connotation: Positive Etymology:
1660s, "good-tasting," from palate + -able

18 poignant Connotation: Positive Etymology:
Latin pungens  pricking, from pungere  to sting, pierce, grieve

19 rancor Connotation: Negative Etymology:
L. rancorem "rancidness, grudge, bitterness," from L. rancere "to stink"

20 sophomoric Connotation: Negative Etymology: 1805-15,
Americanism; sophomore + -ic; probably by influence of folk etymology derivation from Gk. sophos "wise" + moros "foolish, dull."

21 spontaneous Connotation: Neutral Etymology:
from Latin sponte  voluntarily

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