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WORDS: THE POWER WITHIN Silver Edition – Lesson 13 Interesting Places
DIA Diagonal Dia + gon (angle) + al (related to) Literal definition – related to angle across Dictionary definition – (n) a straight line joining two opposite corners of a square, rectangle, or other straight-sided shape; (adj) referring to a line joining two opposite corners Write the hypotenuse measurement on the diagonal.
DIA Diagram Dia + gram (write) Literal definition – write across; write through Dictionary definition – (n) a simplified drawing showing the appearance, structure, or workings of something; (v) to make a simplified drawing of something Use the diagram to help with the problem. We diagramed the layout of the warehouse.
DIA – ACROSS, THROUGH Diameter Dia + meter (measure) Literal definition – measure across; measure through Dictionary definition – (n) a straight line passing from side to side through the center of a figure, especially a circle or sphere The diameter of a circle is two times the radius.
EM (EN) Embark Em + barque (ship) Literal definition – inside ship; within ship Dictionary definition – (v) to go aboard a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle; to begin a course of action, especially one that is important or challenging. Perseus embarked on his quest to save Andromeda.
EM (EN) Embrace Em + bracchium (arm) Literal definition – within arm; inside arm Dictionary definition – (v) to hold someone close as a sign of affection; to accept or support a belief, theory, or change; (n) the act of holding someone close to show affection After being gone for several months, I greeted my friend with a warm embrace.
EM (EN) – INSIDE, WITHIN Endanger En + dangier (power, control) Literal definition – within control Dictionary definition – (v) to put someone or something at risk or in danger Risky stunts might endanger any spectators who are standing nearby.
PERI Perigee Peri + geo (earth) Literal definition – around earth Dictionary definition – (n) the point in the orbit of the moon or a satellite at which it is nearest to the earth A full moon at its perigee will be larger than normal in the night sky.
PERI Perimeter Peri + meter (measure) Literal definition – measure around Dictionary definition – (n) the continuous line forming the boundary of a closed geometric figure The perimeter of the room can be calculated by measuring the length of all four walls and adding them together.
PERI - AROUND Peripheral Peri + pherein (carry, bear) + al (related to) Literal definition – related to carrying around Dictionary definition – (adj) located on the edge of something; of secondary or minor importance The peripheral office complex is located outside the main building.
PRO Proactive Pro + act (do) + ive (capable of) Literal definition – capable of doing before Dictionary definition – (adj) creating or controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than responding to it after it has happened Proactive students study for tests ahead of time instead of waiting to the last minute.
PRO Proceed Pro + ceed (go) Literal definition – go forward; go forth Dictionary definition – (v) to begin or continue a course of action; to move forward In order to proceed on his quest, Wolfgang had to present a secret password at the door to the ancient chamber.
PRO – BEFORE, FORTH, FORWARD Procrastinate Pro + crastinus (tomorrow) Literal definition – before tomorrow Dictionary definition – (v) to delay or postpone action; to put off doing something Proactive students don’t procrastinate and study ahead of time.
TELE Telecommunications Tele + communication Literal definition – distant communication Dictionary definition – (n) expressing a message over a distance by cable, telegraph, telephone, or broadcasting Technology has helped speed up many aspects of telecommunications.
TELE Telekinesis Tele + kin (move) sis (process) Literal definition – process of moving far Dictionary definition – (n) the supposed ability to move objects at a distance by mental powers or other non-physical means In X-Men Jean Grey used her telekinesis to lift objects and throw them at Sabertooth.
TELE – FAR, DISTANT Telethon Tele + marathon Dictionary definition – (n) a very long television program, usually to raise money for a charity The telethon to raise money for Haiti lasted for 3 days and was on almost every channel.