Presentation on theme: "Affliction-16 P.O.S: noun Comes From: the Latin verb affligere, which contains the root fligere, meaning “to strike.” Definition: a condition of pain,"— Presentation transcript:
1affliction-16P.O.S: nounComes From: the Latin verb affligere, which contains the root fligere, meaning “to strike.”Definition: a condition of pain, suffering or distress. a cause of pain, suffering or distress.
2Mangle-17P.O.S: verbComes From: the Old French word mangoner, meaning “to cut to bits.”Definition: to mutilate or disfigure by battering, hacking, cutting or tearing. to ruin or spoil through ineptitude or ignorance.
3Validity-18P.O.S: nounComes From: the Latin verb valere, meaning "to be strong," and the Latin adjective validus, meaning "strong and effective."Definition: truth that can be justified or proven; soundness; correctness.
4Arbitrate- 19P.O.S: verbComes From: the Latin verb arbitrari, meaning “to give judgment.”Definition: to settle the issue between two parties involved in a dispute.
5Remedy-20 P.O.S: noun or verb (in R&J it is used as a noun) Comes From: originated with the Latin verb remederi, meaning “to heal”Definition: something, such as medicine, that relieves pain, cures disease, or corrects a disorder. something that corrects an evil, a fault, or an error
6Lurk-21P.O.S: verbComes From: Norwegian word lurke, meaning “to move slowly, sneak away,” and the Middle High German word luren, meaning “to lie in wait.”Definition: to lie in wait, as in ambush. to move furtively; sneak. to exist unobserved or unsuspected.
7Dismal-22 P.O.S: adjective Comes From: dismal was once two words – the Latin phrase dies mali, meaning “unlucky day” – that, over time, was contracted into a single word.Definition:causing gloom or depression; dreary. characterized by ineptitude, dullness, or a lack of merit
8Stifle -23P.O.S: VerbComes From:from the Middle English verb stifilen — meaning “to choke, drown”Definition: to interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example). to keep in or hold back; repress. to kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
9Distraught -24 P.O.S: adjective Comes From: the Latin verb distractus, meaning “to pull apart.Definition: agitated with anxiety; worried. crazed or mad.
10Abhorrent -25 P.O.S: adjective Comes From: the Latin verb abhorrere, meaning “to shrink from, to shudder.”Definition: not agreeable. strongly dislike something
11Amorous-26 P.O.S: adjective Comes From: the Latin verb amare, meaning “to love.”Definition: strongly attracted or disposed to love. indicative of love or desire.
12Engrossing-27 P.O.S: adjective Comes From: The Latin word ingrossa means “in large handwritingDefinition: taking up the attention completely; absorbing
13Aloof-28P.O.S: adjectiveComes From: Dutch word alouf, it was a nautical term that referred specifically to a certain technique of sailing.Definition: distant, especially in one’s relations with other people; indifferent. at a distance, but within view; apart.
14Pardon-29 P.O.S: noun or verb (in R&J it is used as a verb) Comes From: the Latin verb perdonare, which means “to grant freely.”Definition: to absolve from the consequences of a fault or crime. to allow an offense to pass without consequence
15Scourge-30 P.O.S: noun or verb (in R&J it is used as a noun) Comes From: the Old French verb escorgier, meaning “to whip.”Definition: means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance or punishment. a cause of widespread and dreaded affliction.