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by Edu, Rafa and Malcolm. Etymology slide show. Ambivalence (noun) - the simultaneous existence of conflicting feelings or thoughts. From the Latin words “ambi” meaning “on both sides” and “valere” meaning “to be strong”. Avail (noun) -Use, benefit, or advantage

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Ambivalence (noun)

  • - the simultaneous existence of conflicting feelings or thoughts.
  • From the Latin words “ambi” meaning “on both sides” and “valere” meaning “to be strong”
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Avail (noun)

  • -Use, benefit, or advantage
  • From the Latin words "ad” meaning “to” and valere meaning “ to be strong”
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Equivalent (adjective)

  • -Similar in function
  • From the Latin words “aequus” meaning “equal” and “valere”
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Evaluation (noun)

  • -The act of judgment the worth of something.
  • From the Latin word “ex” meaning “out” and valere
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Evince (trans. verb)

  • -To show or exhibit, as an emotion
  • From the Latin “ex”, an intensive prefix and “vincere” meaning “to conquer”
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Invalid (adjective)

  • -worthless
  • From the Latin “in”, and “valere” meaning “to be strong”
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Invaluable (adjective)

  • -Indispensable; priceless
  • From Latin “in” meaning not and value meaning “estimate value of”
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Prevail (intrans. verb)

  • -to be greater in strength or influence; triumph
  • From the Latin “prae” meaning “before” and valere
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Valedictory (adjective)

  • -bidding farewell
  • From the Latin words “vale” meaning “farewell” and “dicere” meaning “to say”
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Vanquish (trans. verb)

  • -to defeat in battle
  • From the Latin word “vincere” meaning “to conquer”