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Unit 3 Words. Bell ringer: Pick up a bell ringer off of the chalk desk. You may not use your books! It’s a test of what you already know . Ambi – “on both sides” “around”. Ambiguous – unclear in meaning Ambient – existing on all sides Ambivalent – wavering between choices/options

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Unit 3 words

Unit 3 Words

Bell ringer:

Pick up a bell ringer off of the chalk desk.

You may not use your books!

It’s a test of what you already know 


Ambi on both sides around

Ambi – “on both sides” “around”

  • Ambiguous – unclear in meaning

  • Ambient – existing on all sides

  • Ambivalent – wavering between choices/options

  • Ambit – range/limit covered by something (law)

Having the quality of


Epi on over attached to

Epi – “on, over” “attached to”

  • Epilogue – the final section after main part“all was well”

    word

  • Epiphyte – plant, gains nutrients from air/rain, grows on another plant

    • plant

  • Epitaph – grave inscription

    • tomb

  • Epithet – descriptive word/phrase attached to or about somebody’s name

  • Star Crossed Lovers

  • or Great and Mighty Zeus


  • Hyp hypo below under

    Hyp/Hypo – “below, under”

    • Hypo*chondr*iac -- person overly concerned with health

      • cartilage

  • Hypo*glyc*emia – abnormal decrease in blood sugar

    • sweet

  • Hypo*therm*ia – subnormal temperature of body

    • Temperature/warm

  • Hypo*thet*ical – assumptions made for the sake of argument/further study

    Foundation/base


  • Therm thermo warm

    Therm/Thermo – “warm”

    • Therm*al – caused by heat

    • Thermo*dynam*ics – Physics that deals with mechanical actions/relations to heat

      • Power

  • Thermo*nuclear – of/relating to changes in nucleus of atoms, require high temps

    • Adj of nucleus

  • British thermal unit – quantity of heat required to raise temp of one pound of water one degree F


  • Poly many

    Poly – “many”

    • Poly*p – sea invertebrate OR a growth on a mucous membrane

    • Poly*glot – one who can speak/write several languages

      • language

  • Poly*mer – chemical compound formed by a reaction of molecules forming larger ones

    • part

  • Poly*graph – instrument for recording changes in several bodily functions (lie detector)

    • To write


  • Prim first

    Prim – “first”

    • Prim*al – basic/primitive

    • Prim*er – small book for teaching children to read/introductory book

    • Prim*ate – member of group of animals including humans, apes, monkeys

    • Prim*ord*ial – first created/developed, exiting from the very beginning

      • order


    Hom homo same similar note not meaning person

    Hom/Homo – “same, similar”**Note: not meaning person

    • Homo*nym – words pronounced and/or spelled same, but different meaning

    • Homo*gene*ous – of same/similar kind; of uniform structure throughout

      • Kind, race

  • Homo*log*ous – developing from same/similar part of ancestor

    relation

  • Homo*genize – treat milk so fat is mixed; change something so parts are similar/same

    • Derives from homogeneous, turned to verb form


  • Dis apart

    Dis – “apart”

    • Dis*suade – to convince someone not to do something

    • Dis*orient – to cause to be confused or lost

      To rise

    • Dis*credit – to cause someone to seem dishonest; to damage reputation

      trust

    • Dis*lodge – to force out of place

      • Place to stay


    Latin borrowings

    Latin Borrowings

    • Ad hoc – formed for a particular purpose or immediate needs

      • Latin: “for this”

    • Ad hominem– marked by an attack on an oppnonent’s character

      • Latin: “to the man” therefore “against the other person”

    • Alter ego – a trusted friend OR opposite side of personality

      • Latin: “second I”Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde


    Latin borrowings1

    Latin Borrowings

    • De facto – being such in practice or effect, although not formally recognized

      • Latin: “from the fact”

    • Quid pro quo – something given or received for something else

      • Latin: “something for something”

    • Ex post facto – done, made, or formulated after the fact

      • “from a thing done afterward”

    • Modus operandi – a usual way of doing something

      • “method of operating”

    • Modus vivendi – a practical compromise or arrangement that is acceptable; a way of life

      • “manner of living”


    Note cards

    Note Cards

    • Don’t forget to dissect the word and provide the meaning for each part + Part of Speech

    • Definition + example/image on back

    • http://www.etymonline.com/index.php

    • Online Etymology Dictionary – for looking up parts

    • Book Index – other roots in later chapters to look up


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