Ninth Grade Vocabulary. Unit Three. Latin root: HIB tenere tentum. ‘ to hold ‘. Prohibit Verb—to stop from doing something; prevent. Sentence: If the law did not prohibit speeding, there would be far more traffic accidents. Ant. allow. Inhibit Verb—to get in the way of; hinder
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‘ to hold ‘
Verb—to stop from doing something; prevent.
Sentence: If the law did not prohibit speeding, there would be far more traffic accidents.
Verb—to get in the way of; hinder
Sentence: The damage from the tsunami inhibits travel on many roads.
‘ to pour out‘
Verb—to fill up from within; to spread throughout
Sentence: The light of inner peace seemed to suffuse the monk’s face as he spoke to us.
Verb—to confuse and frustrate
Sentence: Although the twins sometimes confound me with their tricks and secret language, we usually get along pretty well.
Verb—to inject; to fill something or someone with
Sentence: After many losses, the basketball team needed someone to infuse it with pride and determination.
‘ to hold ‘
Verb—to support for an extended period of time
Sentence: The right pedal on a piano sustains the musical tones over a longer period of time.
Verb—to not do something; refrain
Sentence: When Thomas abstained from smoking, he found that his endurance on the track increased exponentially.
Adjective—stubbornly persistent; determined
Sentence: Thanks to a tenacious group of citizens, the Fox theatre in Atlanta is still standing.
Noun—a group that attends an important person
Sentence: Queen Elizabeth II has a large retinue of ladies-in-waiting around her.
‘ to fill ‘
Adjective—filled up with
Sentence: The ship was replete with supplies for the month-long journey.
Verb—to put into action
Sentence: Using an agenda helps students implement their plans for better grades.
Verb—to use up; waste
Sentence: Plastic bottles exemplify one of the many ways in which we humans are depleting our natural resources.