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Classical Roots A_lesson 16

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Section 1

Question Answer
FELIScat
LEOlion
PISCISfish
PORCUSswine
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Section 2

Question Answer
LEONISlion
SERPENTISserpent, snake
SIMIAmonkey, ape
URSAbear
ZOIONliving being
PORCUShog
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Section 3

Question Answer
logy=logosword, spech
ZOIONanimal
LEONlion
PORCUSpig
SERPENSserpent, snake
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Section 4

Question Answer
felinen. A member of the family of cats, lions, tigers, and jaguars.
leonineadj. Pertaining to a lion; having characteristics of a lion, such as fierceness and majesty.
picineadj. typical of fish
serpentineadj. Resembling a serpent in form or movement; sinuous; winding.
ursineadj. Pertaining to or characteristic of a bear
simianadj. Pertaining to or resembling an ape or monkey
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Section 5

Question Answer
One of the most beautiful ___ in the Siberian tiger.feline
The shaggy-haired speaker roared at the interruption with ___ ferocity.leonine
___ eyes look only to the sides, not straight ahead.Piscine
The colorado River takes a ___ course from Colorado to Mexico.serpentine
The ___ habit of hibernation allows the animal to sleep throughout the winter in a cave or hollow log.ursine
Biologists have discovered that human beings possess ___ social instincts such as sharing of food.simian
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Section 6

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felineadj. Belonging to the cat family; having characterstics of a cat, such as gracefulness and independence
lionizetr.v. to regard or treat a person as a celebrity.
porcineadj. pertaining to or resembling a pig
serpentineadj. Having qualities of a perpent: subtle, sly, sometimes even evil.
zoologyn. the sceince dealing with animals
simiann. An ape or monkey
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Section 7

Question Answer
Characters in the Broadway musical Cats display a wide range of ___ qualities.feline
Audiences ___ English author Anthony Trollope when he came to America to read from his novels.lionized
Miss PIggy the Muppet is proud of her ___ features.porcine
Convinced by the con artists' ___ persuasion, the gullible couple signed over their life savings.serpentine
Students of ___ learn about animal groups and the varying structures of animal forms.zoology
The most teachable ___, a chimpanzee, can learn human sign language.simian
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