Archive for February 15th, 2007

Words of the Day for the week of February 5-9

These are the words we discussed during this week. Make sure you know what they mean and how to use them correctly.

New terms:
morbid
partisan
nonpartisan
bipartisan
ambivalent
disillusioned
paradoxical
gunboat diplomacy
pacific
messianic
messiah
bellicose
Brahmin as in”Boston Brahmin”

Greek and Latin roots:
mort- death
non- not
bi-two
ambi- both
dis- not, free from, undo
belli- war