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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 7 (Latin) pp. 58-60

1. MAGN- great
ANIM- mind
(adj.)
big-hearted, generous

2. in- not
IQU- equal
(adj.)
unfair, unjust, lacking justice

3. MAL- bad
(noun)
evilness

4. MULT- many
PLIC- fold
(noun)
a large number, a great variety

5. BON- good
BON- good
(noun)
candies, treats

6. in- not
ANIM- life
(adj.)
being without life

7. MILL- 1000
ENNI- year
(noun)
(a) period of 1000 years
(b) period marked an important turn of events after a long time

8. ad- to
GRAV- heavy
(verb)
to distress

9. con- very
PUNCT- point, sting
(noun)
remorse, guilt, uneasiness

10. ex- out
PLIC- fold
(adj.)
clearly expressed

11. pr(o)- forth
ob- toward
FER- bear
(noun)
an offer (of acceptance)

12. con- together
re- back
LAT- bear
(noun)
systematic and mutual connection

13. in- against
CANT- sing
(noun)
spells, verbal charms

14. se- without
CUR- care
(verb)
to guard (i.e. to protect such that there are no cares or worries)

15. BI- two / QUADR- four
ENNI- year
(adj.)
happening:
(a) every two years;
(b) every four years

16. sub- under
CESS- go
(adv.)
consistently, without interruption

17. com- together
PLEX- fold
(noun)
a thing fashioned in a difficult or intricate manner

18. inter- between
VENT- come
(adj.)
pertaining to one who practices mediation

19. EQU- equal
ANIM- mind
(noun)
even-mindedness, calmness, composure

20. OPTIM- best
(verb)
to make best