Unit: 4 English Vocabulary

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Latin And Greek Roots For 7th Graders


 
  
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Misinformation
 
Untrue or wrong informationThe two warring countries constantly circulated misinformation...
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Reform
 
To bring back to rightness, order, or moralityMany people think we need to reform...
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Formative
 
Occurring at the time of most influenceDuring a formative period of Jay's...
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Inept
 
Unskilled; clumsyTry as I might to comfort Alicia, all my words seemed inept...
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Adept
 
Skilled; expert atTanya was adept at dealing with arguments that often arose...
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Aptitude
 
Skill or suitability forRob did not discover his aptitude for politics until...
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Posit
 
To put forth; assertTyler posited his belief that all people should be treated...
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Impose
 
To forcibly place uponThe new government tried to impose its ideas onto supporters...
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Disposition
 
Attitude or moodThe pirate captain's disposition led him to throw many lazy sailors...
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Figment
 
Something invented or imaginaryWere the monsters only a figment of a feverish...
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Effigy
 
A figure constructed in mockeryAn effigy of the other team's mascot was burned...
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Prefigure
 
To look like or predict a later thing or eventThe small riot outside City Hall prefigured...


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