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Latin

English

Derivative

cer, cris, cre

keen, fierce, sharp, severe

acerbic, acrid

aeger, -gra, -grum

ill, sick

aegrotat

albus, -a, -um

white, bright

albumen

alius, -a, -ud


(alii alii)

another, other,
(some others)

alter, -era, -erum

the other (of two), second

alternate, altruism

altus, -a, -um

high, deep

altimeter

antquus, -a, -um

ancient, old, old-time

antique, antiquated

aptus, -a, -um

suitable, appropriate, fit

adapt, apt, inept

ardus, -a, -um

steep, difficult, high

arduous

ter, tra, trum

dark, gloomy

atrx, atrcis (m./f./n.)

harsh, terrible

atrocious

attonitus, -a, -um

astonished, thunderstruck,
terrified, inspired

audx, audcis (m./f./n.)

bold, daring

audacious




Latin

English

Derivative

barbarus, -a, -um

barbarian, foreign

barbarous

bengnus, -a, -um

kind

benignity

good, kind

bonus

short, brief

brief, abbreviate

bonus, -a, -um


[melior; optimus)
brevis, -e

Vocabulary: Adjectives

Latin

English

Derivative

callidus, -a, -um


[cf. calidus: warm, hot]

clever, cunning, skilful

crus, -a, -um

dear

caress, cherish

celer, celeris, celere

swift, fast, rapid

celerity

certus, -a, -um

certain, definite

certain, ascertain

cter, -ae, -a

the rest (of), the remaining

complrs, -s, -a [-ium]

several, very many

contentus, -a, -um

satisfied, happy, content

content

crdlis, -e

cruel

cruelty

cupidus, -a, -um

eager, desirous, fond, loving

cupidity

Latin

English

Derivative

dexter, -tra, -trum

right, right-hand

dexterous, dextral

difficilis, -e

difficult

difficulty

dignus, -a, -um [+ abl.]

worthy, worthy of

dignity, condign

dligns, -gentis

diligent, hard-working

diligence

drus, -a, -um

awful, dreadful

dire

dves, dvitis

rich, wealthy

dubius, -a, -um

doubtful

dubious

dulcis, -e

sweet, pleasant

dulcet

drus, -a, -um

hard, harsh, tough

duress, endure

Latin
extrmus, -a, -um

English
furthest, last

Derivative
extreme

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