Root List #8 Voc

  1. Phonograph
    • Any sound-reproducing machine using records in the form of cylinders or
    • discs´╗┐
  2. Phonics
    • A method of teaching reading and spelling based upon the phonetic
    • interpretation of ordinary spelling
  3. Precede
    To go before, as in place, order, rank, importance, or time
  4. Predict
    To declare or tell in advance; prophesy; foretell
  5. Premonition
    • A feeling of anticipation of or anxiety over a future event;
    • presentiment
  6. Primary
    First or highest in rank or importance; chief; principal
  7. Primeval
    Of or pertaining to the first age or ages, esp. of the world
  8. Pseudonym
    • A fictitious name used by an author to conceal his or her identity; pen
    • name
  9. Pyrotechnics
    The art of making fireworks
  10. Pyromania
    A compulsion to set things on fire
  11. Quadrilateral
    Having four sides
  12. Quarter
    • One of the four equal or equivalent parts into which anything is or may
    • be divided
  13. Quadrant
    A quarter of a circle
  14. Inquiry
    A seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge
  15. Inquisitive
    • Given to inquiry, research, or asking questions; eager for knowledge;
    • intellectually curious
  16. Quintuplets
    Any group or combination of five, esp. of the same kind
  17. Retrospect
    Contemplation of the past; a survey of past time, events
  18. Retroactive
    Operative with respect to past occurrences
  19. Interrogate
    • To ask questions of (a person), sometimes to seek answers or information
    • that the person questioned considers personal or secret
  20. Derogatory
    • Tending to lessen the merit or reputation of a person or thing;
    • disparaging; depreciatory
  21. Scribe
    One who made copies of manuscripts before the invention of printing
  22. Circumscribe
    To draw a line around; encircle
  23. Manuscript
    • The original text of an author's work, handwritten or now usually typed,
    • that is submitted to a publisher
Card Set
Root List #8 Voc