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12.7: §86. Chapter 12: Exercises

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  • 1. Reconstruct the LATIN ETYMON for the following, and identify the basic LATIN VERB:

    English word Latin etymon Latin verb
    e.g. concurrence concurrentia currere, cursus (“run”)
    a. abstinence _______________ _________________________
    b. sufficiency _______________ _________________________
    c. impatience _______________ _________________________

    2. Using a dictionary if necessary, give the ETYMOLOGICAL MEANING of the following English words:

    a. subtrahend _________________________________________
    b. defoliant _________________________________________
    c. exorbitant _________________________________________
    d. concatenation _________________________________________

    3. What semantic link connects flagrant,ardent, fervent, effervescent, and ebullient?

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    4. Analyse the following words:

    a. opponent

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    b. resiliency

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    c. calculation

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    d. inconsequential

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    For Key to Exercises (Latin), see Appendix I.

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