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LATIN AND GREEK ELEMENTS IN ENGLISH

Answers to Ayers, English Words from Latin and Greek Elements, 2nd Edition (1986).
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Lesson 2 (Latin), pp. 32-33

1. FIN- end
(adj.)
very small

2. NIHIL- nothing
(verb)
to reduce to nothing

3. GRAV- heavy
(noun)
burdensomeness

4. NULL- nothing
(verb)
to invalidate

5. ALIEN- of another
(adj.)
untransferable

6. VERB- word
(noun)
wordiness

7. VEST- garment
(noun)
formal service of assuming a role

8. VERB- word
(adv.)
word by word

9. FORT- strong
(noun)
strength

10. GRAND- great
(noun)
enhancement

11. NULL- nothing
(noun)
nonentities, nothingness

12. PART- part
(noun)
awareness of the components of

13. GRAND- great
(noun)
large scale, hugeness

14. FIN- end
(noun)
endlessness

15. FIRM- strong
(noun)
assertion as truth

16. ALIEN- of another
(verb)
to turn from friendliness to hostility

17. LINE- line
(noun)
general feature, outline

18. VEST- garment
(noun)
cross-dressing, mockery, parody

19. LIGN- line
(noun)
act of staying in line

20. PART- part
(noun)
the act of not taking a side or part in something