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Vocabulary Chapter 4 Groups 16-18. “De-: “down,” “down from,” “opposite of” “ dis -”: “opposite of,” “differently,” “apart,” “away” “se-”: “apart”. Decadent . (literally, “falling down”) deteriorating; growing worse; declining The decadent rooming house was once a flourishing hotel.

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vocabulary chapter 4 groups 16 18

Vocabulary Chapter 4 Groups 16-18

“De-: “down,” “down from,” “opposite of”

“dis-”: “opposite of,” “differently,” “apart,” “away”

“se-”: “apart”

decadent
Decadent
  • (literally, “falling down”) deteriorating; growing worse; declining
    • The decadent rooming house was once a flourishing hotel
deciduous
deciduous
  • Having leavesa that fall off at the end of the growing season; shedding leaves
    • Maple, elm, birch, and other deciduous trees lose their leasve in the fall.
demented
demented
  • Out of (down from) one’s mind; mad; insane; deranged
    • Whoever did this must have been demented; no sane person would have acted in such a way.
demolish
demolish
  • Pull or tear down; destroy; raze; wreck
    • A wrecking crew is demolishing the old buiding.
demote
demote
  • Move down in grade or rank; degrade; downgrade
    • For being absent without leave, the corporal was demoted to private.
dependent
dependent
  • (literally, “hanging down from”) unable to exist without the support of another
    • Children are dependent on their parents until they are able to earn their own living.
depreciate
depreciate
  • 1. go down in value or price
    • New automobiles depreciate rapidly, byt antiques tend to go up in value.
    • 2. Speak slightly of; belittle; disparage
    • The store manager weould feel you are depreciating him if you refer to his as the “head clerk.”
despise
despise
  • Look down on ; scorn; feel contempt for; abhor; disdain
    • Benedict Arnold was despised by his fellow Americans for betraying his country.
deviate
Deviate
  • Turn aside, or down (from a route or rule); stray; wander; digress
    • Dr. Parker does not see a patient without an appointment, except in an emergency, and she does not deviate from this policy.
devour
devour
  • (literally, “gulp down”) eat greedily; eat like a animal
    • Wendy must have been starved; she devoured her food.
discontent
discontent
  • (usually followed be with) opposite of “content”; dissatisfied; discontented; disgruntled
    • Dan was discontent with the mark on this Spanish exam; he had expected at lest ten points more.
discredit
discredit
  • Disbelieve; refuse to trust
    • The parents discredited the child’s story, since he was in the habit of telling falsehoods.
discrepancy
discrepancy
  • Disagreement; difference; inconsistency; variation
    • The first witness said the incident had occurred at 10:00a.m., but the second witness insisted the time was 10:45. This discrepancy puzzled the police.
disintegrate
disintegrate
  • Do the opposite of “integrate” (make into a whole); break into bits; crumble; decay
    • The driveway needs to be resurfaced; it is beginning to disintegrate.
dispassionate
dispassionate
  • The opposite of “passionate” (showing strong feeling); calm, composed, impartial
    • For a dispassionate account of how the fight started, ask a neutral observer, not a participant.
disrepair
disrepair
  • Opposite of good condition or repair; bad condition
    • The new owner did not take proper care of the building, and ir soon fell into dierepair.
dissent
dissent
  • Feel differently; differ in opinion; disagree
    • When the matter was put to a vote, 29 agreed and 4 dissented.
dissident
dissident
  • (literally, “sitting apart”) not agreeing; dissenting; nonconformist
    • The compromise was welcomed by all the strikers except a small dissident group who felt that the raises were too small.
distract
distract
  • Draw away, or divert the attention of; confuse; bewilder
    • When the bus s in motion, passengers should do nothing to distract the driver.
secede
secede
  • (literally, “go apart”) withdraw from an organization or federation
    • When Lincoln was elected President in 1860, South Carolina seceded from the Union.
secession
secession
  • (literally, “a going apart”) withdrawal from an organization or federation
    • South Carolina’s secession was followed by that of ten other states and led to the formation of the Confederacy.
seclude
seclude
  • Keep apart from the others; place in solitutde; isolate; sequester
    • Leighann was so upset over losing her job that she secluded herself and refused to see anyone.
secure
secure
  • 1. apart, or free, from care, fear, or worry; confident, assured
    • Are you worried about passin, or do you feel secure?
    • 2. Safe against loss, attack, or danger
      • Guests who want their valuables to be secure are urged to deposit them in the hotel vault.
sedition
sedition
  • Going apart from, or against, an established government; action, speech, or writing to overthrow the government; insurrection, treason
    • The signers of the Declaration of Independence, if captured by the enemy, would probably have been tried for sedition.
segregate
segregate
  • (literally, “set apart from the herd”) separate from the main body; isolate
    • During the swim period, the nonswimmers are segregated from the rest of our group to receive special instruction.
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