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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) The Diary of Anne Frank --

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    1)  To cause a rapid or concentrated delivery or outpouring; a barrier of continuous artillery or machine-gun fire (noun)
    Root BARR = to stop (French)

    2)  Showing a lack of proper thought or care; lightheartedly and gaily carefree; heedlessly (adverb)
    Root BHLEI = shine, gleem (Old English)

    3)  Strong-scented herb related to daisies with flower heads that have a bitter medicinal flavor often used in tea (noun)
    Root MELON = apple

    4)  A woman hired to do household work; a cleaning woman in a large building, hired to clean houses or office buildings (noun)
    Root CHAR = job, piece of work (MEnglish)

    5)  Trying to win attention or admiration of men without serious feelings: flirty (adjective)
    Root COQ = a rooster (French)

    6)  Continuing without interruption with varying intensity: unceasing (adjective)
    Root CESS = go, yield

    7)  A rapid and strong beat: a throb or a quiver (noun)
    Root PALP = feel

    8)  Ostentatiously using petty details to show one's knowledge; academic (adjective)
    Root PED = child

    9)  Unsettled by uncertainty, disappointment or danger; agitated or disquieted (adjective)
    Root TURB = disturb, drive

    10)  Offense taken by a slight; a fit of resentment (noun)
    Root PIQUER = to prick (French)

    11)  A taking away or stopping of something needed or wanted (noun)
    Root PRIV = single

    12)  To put down or depress; to pacify (verb)
    Root CWELL = to kill (Old English)

    13)  Knapsack or backpack (noun)
    Root RUKE = pile of combustible material (German)

    14)  A person who carries out destructive or obstructive action as an enemy agent or sympathizer to hinder a nation's war or defense efforts (noun)
    Root SABBAT = sandal (Arabic)

    15)  A small bag for carrying clothes or books (noun)
    Root SACCUS = a bag

    16)  Exceeding what is sufficient or necessary: extra (adjective)
    Root FLU = flow

    17)  Common, harmful or objectionable small animals that are difficult to control (noun)
    Root VERMIS = worm

    18)  Of little worth or account; morally base: wicked, contemptible, despicable; physically repulsive (adjective)
    Root VILIS = cheap, base

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