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1 Root Words Review bell, cred, eu, gen, ortho, pan, prim/prin

2 BELL - comes from the Latin word Meaning war. Bellicose - warlike, aggressive, quarrelsome Belligerence - aggressiveness, combativeness ( belligerent ) Rebellion - open defiance or opposition, sometimes armed, to a person or thing in authority Bellow - to roar deeply or utter in a loud powerful voice

3 Belladonna Belladonna is one of the most toxic plants found in the Western hemisphere. Children have been poisoned by eating as few as three berries. Ingestion of a leaf of the Belladonna can be fatal to an adult. toxicWestern hemispheretoxicWestern hemisphere

4 Antebellum Antebellum – existing before a war, especially before the American Civil War (1861-1865)

5 Antebellum Homes in Columbus, Mississippi (Ms. Coxs home town)

6 GEN means birth, race in Greek and Latin. Gender – the state of being male or female Generous – kind; original sense was of noble birth Gentile – comes from Latin gentilis meaning of a family or nation; of the same clan. The word now refers to non-Jews Generic – nonspecific, usable or suitable in a variety of contexts

7 Genocide - Murder of an entire ethnic group the systematic killing of all the people from a national, ethnic, or religious group, or an attempt to do this

8 PAN comes from Greek with its spelling and meaning intact. It simply means all in Greek; as an English prefix it can also mean completely, whole, or general. Panacea – universal remedy, solution, or cure-all Something to ponder….. Is there a panacea for world peace?

9 PAN – completely, whole, or general Pandemic – outbreak of a disease or situation that may not literally affect the entire population, but enough to create catastrophic problems. A panoramic view / panorama - a complete view in every direction. Panoply – an impressive and magnificent display or array of something Pandect – a complete set of documents containing all the laws of a country or society; a complete essay on any given subject.

10 Pandora In Greek mythology, Pandora was the first woman. Each god helped create her by giving her unique gifts. According to the myth, Pandora opened a jar (commonly referred to as Pandora's box) releasing all the evils of mankind greed, vanity, slander, envy, pining leaving only hope inside once she had closed it again. Greek mythologyPandora's boxGreek mythologyPandora's box

11 Pantheon - a temple dedicated to all the gods of a particular religion.

12 Prim/Prin - comes from primus, the Latin word for first. Primer – a book of first instructions on a subject. Primary – first in time, development, rank, or importance Primordial – being or happening first in a sequence of time Something primeval had its origin in the first period of world or human history.

13 Primitive – Belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and often crudeness ????? Log cabin???? Primitive and adventurous or way to simple to enjoy?

14 Cred – to believe Credence – (n) The mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true (Spreading of gossip only gives credence to false and damaging information) Credulity – (n) The tendency to believe too readily; gullibility (The little girl showed her credulity by believing her older brothers every word.) Incredulity – (n) Doubt about the truth of something; inability to believe something

15 Cred – to believe Credible – (adj.) Appearing to merit belief or acceptance; capable of being believed Creditable – (adj.) Worthy of limited commendation or praise

16 Cred - Credulous – (adj.) Disposed to believe on little evidence Ant. – Suspicious Teens quickly learn that their credulous parents will believe most anything they tell them. Adverb - credulously Incredulous – (adj.) Not disposed or willing to believe; unbelieving The policeman was incredulous when I told him my excuse; he didnt believe a word Id said.

17 Ortho - Orthodontics – the branch of dentistry that deals with the treatment and correction of crooked teeth Orthodontia – the practice of orthodontics and the hardware use for corrections

18 Orthodox - conforming to established doctrine especially in religion

19 Eu – well, good, or true Eulogy - a speech or piece of writing that praises somebody or something very highly, especially a tribute to somebody who has recently died Eugenic – relating to or fitted for the production of good offspring (Eugenically designed) Euphoria – feeling of well-being or great elation (Euphoric feelings) (Euphoric feelings) Euphemism – use of an inoffensive word for one that may offend

20 Eugene !!!!! Whats in a name? Gender: Male Origin: Greek Meaning: Well Born

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