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abbreviation adjective is formed Analyze and define animal ate=to belonging body celebrity civil Combine and define Compose a sentence consonant containing the word corporal courage crude Define the derivative Definition dexterous distinction double English derivatives EXERCISE express figurative sense form a diminutive form a noun form a verb form an adjective French friendly fruit Give a synonym Give a word Give the fitting Give the opposite Give two synonyms Greek hence honorable inter+ ion=the act ity=the judge king Latin literal meaning meant by saying ment Model Model—"The native ness Obs.—The one's pel=to drive person pertaining plural polite primary meaning primitive word pronounced pure relating Root rule Saxon secondary meaning sentence containing signifies speak speech spell suffix less suffix ly Suffixes form syllable taste tence thing tion tive verb meaning vowel word-analysis Write a sentence
Page 69 - NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried. We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning; By the struggling moonbeam's misty light. And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast...
Page 119 - I lift up the veil of my weakness any further, or is this disclosure sufficient ?" " What we say ? Which of these is happier ?" " He was a man, take him for all in all, We ne'er look upon his like again." " I not urge that private considerations ought always to give way to the necessities of the public." " The law be known to-morrow to far the greatest number of those who may be tempted to break it.
Page 8 - Join the suffix less to the end of the primitive word ' money,' and what word have you ? Ans. Moneyless. Its meaning? Ans. Without money. What, then, does the suffix less mean ? Ans . Without. 4. A derivative word is one formed from a primitive word by the addition of a prefix or suffix, or both. Give examples. Ans. Circumnavigate, foretell, teacher, unmanly. 5. The analysis of words, or " word-analysis," is the separating of derivative words into their prefixes, suffixes, and primitives.
Page 110 - Pride makes us esteem ourselves ; vanity makes us desire the esteem of others. It is just to say, that a man is too proud to be vain.
Page 53 - T, s, and c, before ia, ie, ii, io, iu, and eu, preceded immediately by the accent, in Latin words as in English, change into sh and zh : as fa!
Page 14 - NO DOUBLING. A final consonant, when it is not preceded by a single vowel, or when the accent is not on the last syllable, should remain single before an additional syllable : as, toil, toiling ; visit, visited ; general, generalize.
Page 34 - BLAME, to censure, or a fault. 1. BLAME is both a noun and a verb. As a noun it means censure, fault, or guilt ; as a verb, it means to censure or impute guilt to one.
Page 14 - y" preceded by a vowel. — Final y of a primitive word, when preceded by a vowel, should not be changed into an i before a suffix; as, joy -f- less = joyless.