Classical Roots - Ch. 10 - 10th Grade

  1. 1.  A powerful feeling of hostility or antagonism; hatred.

    2.  An animating spirit.
    animus
  2. Composure and calm in stressful conditions; equilibrium.
    equanimity
  3. cowardly; fearful
    pusillanimous
  4. 1.  The regions of space beyond the earth's atmosphere; the heavens.

    2.  A highly flammable liquid anesthetic
    ether
  5. 1.  Spirit like in lightness and delicacy

    2.  Heavenly; celestial
    ethereal
  6. Allowing light to show through; translucent; delicate
    diaphanous
  7. 1.  A revelatory manifestation of a divine being.

    2.  A revelation; a flash of understanding of the true nature of something

    3.  A Christian festival, January 6, celebrating the visit of the Wise Men to the Christ Child.
    epiphany
  8. A phantom; an apparition; something unreal, as in a dream of a vision
    phantasm
  9. A flatterer seeking favors or gain; a servile self-seeker; a toady
    sycophant
  10. 1.  strong desire for achievement; ambition toward a long-range goal.

    2.  Expulsion of breath in speaking
    aspiration
  11. dejected; discouraged; gloomy
    dispirited
  12. an exaggeration; a figure of expressing excess
    hyperbole
  13. 1.  Far north; Artic

    2. very cold; frigid
    hyperborean
  14. The condition of taking abnormally fast, deep breaths
    hyperventilation
  15. 1.  An outlet; an opening for passage of liquids, fumes, or sometimes air.

    2.  To utter; to express, especially in relieving strong feelings.
    vent
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