Unit 13 Etymologies - Andrea Cruz

  • Jan 1, 1200


    to bring up, give care to; to promote, encourage. in the same family but not related by birth. Of Middle English origin
  • Jan 1, 1200


    work done by hand; a trade requiring hand skill. of Old English origin
  • Jan 1, 1250


    a face, facial expression. to tolerate or approve. of Old French origin
  • Jan 1, 1400


    the great size or importance of something. of Latin origin
  • Jan 1, 1400


    large and heavy; great in size or scope. of Old French origin
  • Mar 8, 1400


    of or like a mother. of Old French and Latin origin
  • Jan 1, 1450


    to make or become smaller, reduce in size. of Old French and Latin origin
  • Jan 1, 1560


    a violent stirring or movement; noisy confusion; excitement; a stirring up of public enthusiasm. of Latin origin
  • Jan 1, 1570


    to say suddenly or without thinking. Of unknown origin
  • Grovel

    to humble oneself, act in a fearful an servile way; to lie face downward; to indulge in something base or unworthy. of Old Norse origin
  • Enchant

    to please greatly; to charm, put under a magic spell. of Old French and Latin origin
  • Ignite

    to set on fire, cause to burn; to heat up, excite. of Latin origin
  • Chronological

    arranged in order of time or occurrence. Of Greek origin
  • Revere

    to love and respect deeply, honor greatly. of Latin origin
  • Reputable

    well thought of, having a good reputation. of Latin origin
  • Pall

    to lose interest, attraction, or effectiveness; to become tiresome. a dark covering, something that conceals. of Old English and Middle English origin
  • Saga

    a narrative or heroic exploits; a long, detailed account. of Old Norse origin
  • Hilarious

    extremely funny, causing loud amusement. of Latin origin
  • Stodgy

    dull, boring; old-fashioned, hidebound; lumpy, thick. of unknown origin
  • Fluctuate

    to change continually; to move up and down. of Latin origin