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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 21 (Latin), pp. 122-123

1. MIGR- move
-ant -ing
(substantive)
farm laborer who moves from place to place to harvest seasonal crops

2. pro(d)- forth
IG- drive, move
-ious full of
-ly Eng. adverb suffix
-able able to be
(adj.)
vastly, enormously

3. DE(i)- god
FIC- make
-at(e) verb suffix
-ion act of
(noun)
exaltation as a god

4. inter- between
MEDI- middle
-ary p.t.
(substantive)
go-between

5. PUGN- fight
-acious t.t.
-ly Eng. adverb suffix
-id t.t.
(adj.)
in a combative or quarrelsome manner

6. PET- seek, assail
-ul(e) little (neg.)
-ant -ing
(adj.)
"demanding"; impatient, angry

7. re- again
VIV- live
-ify to make
(verb)
to bring back to life

8. ad- at, on
JUDIC- judgment
-at(e) verb suffix
-ion act of
(noun)
decision of a court

9. in- not
ex- out
PUGN- fight, besiege
-able able to be
(adj.)
unconquerable

10. di(s)- down [removal]
SPIR- breathe
-it(e) to
(verb)
to discourage, dishearten

11. (a) in- in
(b) ex- out of
GRESS- step, go
(noun)
(a) entrance
(b) exit

12. in- not
VAL- be strong
-id t.t.
-ate to
(verb)
to render of no effect legally

13. re- back
PUGN- fight
-ance quality of -ing
(noun)
revulsion, extreme dislike

14. per- thoroughly
PET- seek
-u(ous) p.t.
-ate verb suffix
(verb)
to make endless, cause to be continued

15. ex- out
MIGR- move
-ate verb suffix
(verb)
to leave one place to live in another

16. ob- against
VI- way
-ate verb suffix
(verb)
"to stand in the way against"; to stop, clear away

17. con- together
STRAIN- draw tight
(verb)
to compel, force

18. dis- apart, widely
QUISIT- ask, seek
-ion act of
(noun)
formal discussion of a subject

19. in- in, against
PET- assail
-uous t.t.
(adj.)
rushing with great force, impulsive

20. ab- away from
ROG- ask
-at(e) verb suffix
-ion act of
(noun)
rejection