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Week 4. Vocabulary Review. cent( i )/ hect (o)(a ) – one hundred. centimeter centipede hectograph. dec ( im )/ dec (a) - ten. decimal decade decagon. du(o)/bi - two. bicycle bifocal duet. mill(e)/kilo. one thousand millipede millimeter kilogram. non(a) - nine. nonagon

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Week 4

Week 4

Vocabulary Review


Cent i hect o a one hundred

cent(i)/hect(o)(a) – one hundred

  • centimeter

  • centipede

  • hectograph


Dec im dec a ten

dec(im)/dec(a) - ten

  • decimal

  • decade

  • decagon


Du o bi two

du(o)/bi - two

  • bicycle

  • bifocal

  • duet


Mill e kilo

mill(e)/kilo

  • one thousand

    • millipede

    • millimeter

    • kilogram


Non a nine

non(a) - nine

  • nonagon

  • nonagenarian


Octo octa eight

octo/octa - eight

  • octagon

  • octane

  • octopus


Quad ri tetra four

quad(ri)/tetra - four

  • quadriceps

  • quartet

  • quadrilateral

  • tetrachloride


Quin que penta five

quin(que)/penta - five

  • quintuplets

  • pentagon

  • pentameter


Semi hemi demi half

semi/hemi, demi - half

  • semicircle

  • demigod

  • hemisphere


Sept hept a seven

sept/hept(a) - seven

  • September

  • heptagon

  • septuplets


Tri three

Tri - three

  • tricycle

  • trilogy

  • triangle


Uni mono one

uni/mono - one

  • unicycle

  • mononucleosis

  • unicorn


Vocab words

Vocab Words

Explanations & Examples


Candid adj honest frank

candid (adj.)-honest, frank

  • The teacher’s students were a little more candid about the fact that his sense of humor was lame than he would have wished.

  • Other forms

    candidly (adv)

    candidness (n)

  • Similar to (synonyms)

    blunt

    forthright

  • Not like (antonyms)

    deceitful

    tricky


Discern v to distinguish one thing from another

discern (v.)-To distinguish one thing from another

  • Discerning minds can tell the difference between Star Wars and Star Trek.

  • Other forms

    discerner(n)

  • Similar to (synonyms)

    differentiate

    distinguish

  • Not like (antonyms)

    neglect

    overlook


Disdain n contempt intense dislike

disdain (n.) - contempt, intense dislike

  • The mouse’s unusual disdain for cheddar undoubtably saved his life.

  • Other forms

    disdaining (adj)

  • Similar to (synonyms)

    antipathy

    aversion

  • Not like (antonyms)

    admiration

    respect


Eccentric adj odd unusual quirky

eccentric (adj.) -odd, unusual, quirky

  • The man was a little eccentric and only wore polka dot clothing.

  • Other forms

    eccentricity (n)

    eccentrically (adv)

  • Similar to (synonyms)

    anomalous

    unconventional

  • Not like (antonyms)

    standard

    ordinary


Subtle adj not obvious hard to spot

subtle (adj.) -not obvious, hard to spot

  • The employee was not subtle about the fact that he was bored with his job.

  • Other forms

    subtlety (n)

    subtleness (n)

  • Similar to (synonyms)

    inconspicuous

    faint

  • Not like (antonyms)

    harsh

    noisy


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