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Word Within a Word Unit 10B
loqu (talk) soliloquy (n.): long speech to oneself – In Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, one of Juliet’s first soliloquies is on her balcony.
sacro (holy) sacrosanct (adj.): divine; holy – The wedding band is sacrosanct symbol of marriage.
uni (one) unison (n.): harmony; agreement – Paddeling in unison is a difficult task; however, it is beneficial to get a rhythm.
ness (quality) vagueness (n.): unclear – If you are vague in your directions, you can often put yourself and others in danger.
alt (high) altitude (n.): height above sea level – This mountain peak’s altitude is high above sea level.
ics (art) politics (n.): methods; “art of policies” – If you are interested in studying politics, you should become a political science major in college.
iso (equal) isosceles (adj.): two equal sides – An isosceles triangle has two equal sides unlike the equilateral triangle, which has three equal sides.
vert (turn) divert (v.): detour; deflect – When road crews are working, it is necessary to divert traffic.
ate (cause) insinuate (v.): hint; suggest – With his closing argument, the lawyer insinuated his client’s guilt.
cor (heart) discord (n.): conflict – My friend doesn’t like discord in our friendship, so she will avoid talking to me sometimes.
ess (female) empress (n.): female ruler of an empire – During her reign, the empress renamed one of the cities.
muta (change) immutable (adj.): unchangeable – An immutable formula is E=MC2.
fug (flee) subterfuge (n.): a ploy to escape consequence; scheme