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Latin Stems stemmeaningmodern examples bi(two)bicycle, biped, bilateral sub(under)submarine, submerge, subtract de(down)descend, deposit, deduce pre(before)predict,

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1 Latin Stems stemmeaningmodern examples bi(two)bicycle, biped, bilateral sub(under)submarine, submerge, subtract de(down)descend, deposit, deduce pre(before)predict, prepare, prelude super(over)supervise, superior, superb Analogy TALL : GIANT: a. tire : car b. window : mountain c. high : mountain d. red : sunset DESCEND : ASCEND a. bicycle : tricycle b. submerge : emerge c. man : superman d. school : preschool Lesson #1

2 Lesson 2 1.countenance: facial expression 2.profound: deep 3.manifest: obvious 4.prodigious: huge 5.languor: weakness Analogy MANIFEST : OBSERVABLE :: a. acute : pain b. odious : lovable c. languor : weakness d. condescend : admire WISDOM : PROFOUND :: a. acute : blunt b. prodigious : microscopic c. countenance : expression d. languor : weak Lesson #2

3 Caesar’s Synonyms Countenance: visage, expression, look, presence, air, appearance Profound: deep, far-reaching, absolute, thorough, penetrating, wise, sagacious Manifest: obvious, apparent, illustrate, typify, evident, noticeable, unmistakable Languor: dreaminess, laziness, stillness, inaction, stupor, drowsiness, sluggishness Caesar’s Spanish LatinSpanishEnglish profundusprofundoprofound manifestusmanifestomanifest prodigioususprodigiosoprodigious languiduslanguidolanguid

4 Latin Stems stemmeaning modern examples un(not) unequal, unable, undone inter(between) international, interstellar, interject semi(half) semicircle, semiformal, semiannual dis(away) dismiss, distract, distort sym(together) symphony, sympathy, symmetry Analogy INTERSTELLAR : STARS :: a. semicircle : circle b. dismiss : convene c. air : marbles d. unequal : equal Lesson #3

5 Lesson #4 Lesson 4 1.serene: calm 2.acute: sharp 3.grotesque: distorted 4.condescend: to patronize 5.odious: hateful Analogy SERENE : AGITATED :: a. loud : quiet b. profound : deep c. odious : mask d. countenance : strange

6 Lesson #5 Analogy CIRCUMNAVIGATE : SHIP :: a. postscript : letter b. antebellum : war c. orbit : satellite d. equivocate : speaker Latin Stems stemmeaning modern examples circumaroundcircumnavigate, circumspect, circumvent malbadmalevolent, malady, malicious postafterposthumous, postscript, posterity equiequalequilateral, equivocate, equilibrium antebeforeantebellum, antecedent, anterior

7 Lesson #6 1.exquisite: beautifully made 2.clamor: outcry 3.sublime: lofty 4.tremulous: quivering 5.allude: indirectly refer to Analogy SUBLIME : PEDESTRIAN :: a. amiable : peevish b. clamor : hubbub c. perplex : mystery d. clamor : riot TREMULOUS : FEAR :: a. clamorous : anger b. incredulous : gullible c. sublime : noble d. amiable : person

8 Lesson #7 Analogy SCRIBE : WRITES:: a. audience : hears b. audiophile : stereo c. incisive : speech d. aquarium : fish Latin Stems stemmeaning modern examples aquawateraquatic, aqueduct, aquarium audihearauditory, audience, audiophile scribwritescribe, inscribe, describe cedegorecede, precede, secede cisecutexcise, incisive, incisors

9 Lesson #8 1.placid: calm 2.singular: unique 3.amiable: friendly 4.incredulous: skeptical 5.perplex: confuse Analogy MIRICALE : INCREDULOUS :: a. placid : serene b. singular : common c. mystery : perplexed d. allude : refer

10 Lesson #9 Analogy REGICIDE : HOMICIDE :: a. missive : communication b. incredulous : gullible c. friendly : furious d. malediction : blessing Latin Stems stemmeaning modern examples credbelieveincredulous, credo, credible misssendmissive, remiss, emission cidekillregicide, homicide, fratricide dictsayedict, malediction, contradict bellwarrebellion, bellicose, belligerent

11 Lesson #10 1.melancholy: sadness 2.visage: face 3.venerate: to respect 4.abate: to lessen 5.repose: resting Analogy MELANCHOLY : VISAGE :: a. repose : rest b. traverse : space c. abate : increase d. vivid : color STORM : ABATE :: a. fear : diminish b. traverse : cross c. visage : handsome d. melancholy : dejected


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