Classical Roots #5 10th Grade

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  1. The occurrence of the same initial sound in several words in succession.
    Alliteration
  2. 1.  In accordance with the explicit or primary meaning of a word or phrase, not its metaphorical meaning. 

    2.  Word for word; verbatim
    Literal
  3. 1.  Able to read and write

    2.  Knowledge; educated
    Literate
  4. To do away with completely; to wipe out; erase
    Obliterate
  5. To attribute to a particular cause, source, or origin (used with to)
    Ascribe
  6. 1.  To draw a line around; to encircle.

    2.  To confine; to limit
    Circumscribe
  7. A military draft
    Conscription
  8. 1.  To denounce or condemn.

    2.  To prohibit; to forbid
    Proscribe
  9. 1.  To pledge to pay for something or to contribute to something; to place an order by signing.

    2.  To express consent or agreement; to assent.
    Subscribe
  10. 1.  To make a copy of; to write out fully.

    2.  To make a sound recording for later reproduction.

    3.  To arrange music for an instrument different from the one first composed for.
    Transcribe
  11. A word composed of the first letters or parts of a name of series of words.
    Acronym
  12. A word that sounds like the thing it names.
    Onomatopoeia
  13. A fictitious name.
    Pseudonym
  14. Shameful; disgraceful
    Ignominous
  15. A system of naming, especially in the arts of sciences.
    nomenclature
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Classical Roots #5 10th Grade
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