Latin and Greek Roots: Book 3, Unit 12

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rap-
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Latin: RAPERE, RAPTUM, “to snatch’, RAPAX, “greedy, devouring”
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rapacious
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(adj.) Seizing everything; greedy
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rapt
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(adj.) Giving total attention to; captivated
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surreptitious
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(adj.) Hidden or secret; done without notice
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cep-
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Latin: CAPERE, CAPTUM, “seize, take”
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perceptible
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(adj.) Able to be noticed or felt
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susceptible
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(adj.) Able to be influenced
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precept
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(n.) An idea important to a system of beliefs
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vor-
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Latin: VORARE, VORATUM “to eat”
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voracious
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(adj.) Devouring everything
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omnivorous
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(adj.) Feeding on both animals and plants
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herbivorous
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(adj.) Eating only plants
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cad-
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Latin: CADERE, CASUM, “to fall”
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cas-
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Latin: CADERE, CASUM, “to fall”
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decadent
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(adj.) Overly luxurious and lacking moral discipline
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cadence
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(n.) rhythmic rise and fall
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casualty
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(n.) Something or someone injured, killed or eliminated

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