Classical Roots lessons 9 and 10

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re

back, again

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refute

to prove a statement or person to be incorrect; to disprove

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reiterate

to say over again

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repartee

  1. a quick, witty reply

  2. conversation characterized by such remark

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repertoire

  1. the stock of plays, stories, or other pieces that a player or company is prepared to perform

  2. the skills or accomplishments of a particular person or group

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repose

  1. a rest; a peaceful state

  2. to place trust in or expectations on something

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reticent

of a silent nature; reserved in manner

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ostensible

pretended; given as an excuse, to conceal the real reason

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ostentatious

showy; intended to impress people

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ostendo, ostendere, ostendi, ostensum

to exhibit

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vide, videre, vidi, visum

to see

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improvise

  1. to make up something without preparation

  2. to make or provide form materials on hand

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visionary

  1. existing only in imagination; fanciful; not practical

  2. characterized by vision or forethought

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specto, spectare, spectavi, spectatum

to look at

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auspicious

showing signs that promise success

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introspection

examinations of one's own thoughts and feelings

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retrospect

a survey of past events

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specimen

a single thing that is taken as an example of a whole category

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specter

  1. ghost

  2. a haunting fear or future trouble

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spectrum

  1. the distribution of characteristics of a physical system, especially bands of colors seen as a rainbow or bands of differing sound waves

  2. a wide range of related qualities of ideas

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speculate

  1. to form opinion without definite knowledge or evidence

  2. to buy or sell something to make a profit but with risk of loss

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vigilo, vigilare, vigilavi, vigilatum

to watch

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surveillance

supervision or close observation, especially of a suspected person

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vigil

a period of staying awake to keep watch or to pray

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vigilance

watchful; on the lookout for danger

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