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    Greek & Latin Roots: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4b+c, 3.4b+c, 4.4b, 5.b, 6.4b, 7.4b, 8.4b, 9-10.4b, 11-12.4b
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    1) Patty Reed\'s Doll --

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    Patty Reed's Doll vocabulary word list by Rachel Laurgaard is listed alphabetically:
  • Words A-E:
    acquaint (adj), alternative (n), anticipation (n), apprehensive (adj), arid (adj), bangle (n), banish (v), bellow (v), burden (n), christen (v), coax (v), convenient (adj), cunning (n), demented (adj), desirous (adj), desolate (adj), dismally (adj), dismount (v), drifts (n), emigrate (v), encampment (n), enchanted (adj), enterprising (adj), exceedingly (adv)
  • Words F-N:
    fatigue (n), ferried (v), fleet (adj), frail (adj), furiously (adj), gaunt (adj), genial (adj), grate (n), haze (n), headway (n), hoard (n), horizon (n), imparted (v), imprints (n), interfere (v), jaunt (n), lark (n), low (v), maroon (v), ministering (v), mirage (n), mount (v), notion(n)
  • Words O-Z:
    pacify (v), parasol (n), perils (n), perish (v), persistent (adj), pert (adj), plight (n), portly (adj), procession (n), prospect (n), provision (n), quiver (v), reins (n), reluctant (adj), replenish (v), revive (v), rhythmical (adj), salute (v), scanty (adj), scoundrel (n), singe (v), snare (n), soothe (v), speculating (v), stifling (v), summit (n), swollen (v), sympathetic (adj), teamster (n), treacherous (adj), trudge (v), vile (adj), wallow (v), wasteland (n)

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  • Patty Reed\'s Doll --

    1)  An illusion that appears real but is not (noun)
    Root MIR = wonder at, behold, look

    2)  Extremely; in a way that goes beyond the usual (adverb)
    Root CEED = go, yield

    3)  A light umbrella used to protect against the sun (noun)
    Root SOL = sun

    4)  To leave a country or region to live somewhere else (verb)
    Root MIGR = wander

    5)  Something expected or likely to happen in the future; someone who should succeed (noun)
    Root SPECT = look, see, appear

    6)  Wanting or wishing for something (adjective)
    Root SIR = star, heavenly body

    7)  To give new health, strength or life to; to make active again (verb)
    Root VIV = life, alive

    8)  A choice between one or more options (noun)
    Root ALTER = other

    9)  The highest point, level or peak; the top (noun)
    Root SUMM = highest

    10)  Allowing someone to do something easily and without trouble (adjective)
    Root VEN = come

    11)  Feeling or showing concern and understanding for someone who is in a difficult situation (adjective)
    Root PATH = feel, suffer

    12)  Lacking people, plants and animals that make people happy; very sad and lonely (adjective)
    Root SOL = alone, only

    13)  Guessing, thinking or wondering about something (adjective)
    Root SPEC = look, see, appear

    14)  Showing the ability to do things that require energy and imagination (adjective)
    Root PRIS = seize, grasp, holding

    15)  To make complete, build up or make full again; to refill (verb)
    Root PLEN = fill

    16)  Suggesting a sign of something bad, evil or trouble in the future (adjective)
    Root OMIN = omen

    17)  To become involved with concerns of others when involvement may not be wanted; to stop or slow (verb)
    Root FER = carry, bear, bring

    18)  Continuing or lasting for a long time; trying to do something even if it is hard (adjective)
    Root SIST = stand, place

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