Vocabulary List, miss/mit
miss/mit = to send
admit (v): to send someone in; to allow someone to enter
dismiss (v): to send someone out; to let someone leave
emit (v): to send out or give off (such as an odor)
intermission (n): a break between acts of a play or performance during which people are sent out for snacks or stretch breaks
missile (n): a weapon designed to be sent in the direction of a target
mission (n): a special duty or function which a person or group is sent out to do
omit (v): to leave out; to not send
remit (v): to send back (usually related to paying bills)
submit (v): to "send" yourself under someone else's control; to give in to someone else's power
transmit (v): to send something across places; to pass along
Vocabulary List, port
port = to carry
deport (v): to carry or send away from a country; to banish
export (v): to carry out of the country
import (v): to carry into the country
portable (adj): capable of being easily carried
portage (n): the route over which boats and supplies are carried overland from one lake or river to another
porter (n): an attendant who carries travelers' luggage for them
portfolio (n): a case for carrying loose papers
report (n): a collection of writing that carries information to be shared again with someone new
support (v): to carry the weight of something
transport (v): to carry something from one place to another
Vocabulary List, sect
sect = to cut
bisect (v): to cut into 2 pieces
dissect (v): to cut apart for the purpose of investigation
insect (n): a class of small arthropod animals that has 3 separate sections to their bodies: head, thorax, and abdomen
intersection (n): the point at which two lines or roads meet and cut across each other
section (n): a separate part of something
sectional (n): a couch that is made up of separate pieces
sector (n): a separate part of a society, group, or area
transect (v): to cut across something
trisect (v): to cut into 3 separate pieces
vivisection (n): surgery on living animals; medical research that involves cutting into living animals to study organs, tissues, or diseases
Vocabulary List, ject
ject = throw
dejected (adj): to feel sad; to feel thrown down in spirit
eject (v): to throw out
injection (n): A shot; the "throwing" of medicine into the body by a needle
interjection (n): a word thrown into a sentence or conversation
jettison (v): to throw goods overboard to lighten the load on a boat or an airplane
projectile (n): an object thrown into the air with great force
projector (n): a machine that throws an image onto a wall
reject (v): to throw something out because it's defective and can't be used again
subject (v): to throw oneself under someone else's rule
trajectory (n): the curved path of an object thrown into space
Vocabulary List, dict
dict = speak
contradict (v): to speak against; to say the opposite
dictation (n): what is written down as someone says it
dictator (n): a leader who speaks and rules with total power
diction (n): the manner in which something is expressed in words (written or spoken)
dictionary (n): a reference book in which spoken and written words are defined
dictum (n): a judge's ruling or statement
edict (n): public words issued by an official that explain a law or command
indictment (n): formal words spoken or written by a jury that charge a person with a crime
predict (v): to say what will happen before it occurs
verdict (n): the decision a jury makes in a trial; the decision said by the jury
Vocabulary List, spec
spec = see, look
circumspect (adj): careful to look at all possibilities before acting; cautious; aware of consequences
inspect (v): to look carefully in search of flaws
introspection (n): the act of looking into one's own thoughts and feelings
perspective (n): one way of looking at things
respect (v): to look up to someone; to show honor
retrospective (adj): looking back at past things
spectacle (n): something displayed for the public to see
spectacles (n): glasses that help someone see better
spectator (n): a person who watches something, such as a sporting event
speculate (v): to look at and think about something from different points of view
Vocabulary List, man/manu
man/manu = hand
manicure (n): a treatment for the hands and nails
manipulate (v): to skillfully operate by hand
manual (n): a handbook; a book of directions
manufacture (v): to make by hand or by machine; to change raw material into a new product
manuscript (n): a handwritten or typed piece of writing, such as a book
emancipate (v): to set free; to lend a hand in freeing someone; to release from someone's hands
manacles (n): handcuffs
manager (n): a person who has the upper hand; a person who is in charge of someone or something
mandate (n): an order or command placed in one's hands
maneuver (v): to handily or skillfully go around something
Vocabulary List, ped
ped = foot 
biped (n): a creature with two feet
centipede (n): a creature with 100 feet
impediment (n): something that stands in one's way; an obstacle
millipede (n): a creature with 1,000 feet
pedal (n): a lever that is moved with one's foot
peddler (n): a person who goes from door to door on foot trying to sell a product
pedestrian (n): a person who walks across the street on foot
pedicure (n): a foot treatment that could include soaking feet and polishing toenails
quadruped (n): a four-footed creature
tripod (n): a three-footed stand often used to balance a camera 
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