concise

con-cis(cut)-e

adj.簡明的,簡潔的 [brief in form but comprehensive in scope; succinct]

 

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字根cis ==切

 

incise       v.切入 [如手術時開個小孔]   //   excise  v.切除

incision     n.切口 [外科手術時的切口]

incisive   adj.一針見血的

 

incisor     n.門牙   \\  molar n.臼齒

 

concise  adj.簡明的、簡潔的  [全部都切掉了自然簡潔]

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conclave

n.祕密會議 [a private or secret meeting.]

原指在天主教選舉的秘密場所中,紅衣主教聚在一起選舉新教皇的會議。 PS. In Catholicism, a conclave is specifically a meeting of Roman Catholic cardinals who are locked in a room in seclusion when they need to choose a new pope.]

1393, from It., from L. conclave "a room which may be locked"

 

聯想:大家進洞(cave)裡開秘密會議,留一人(l)在外看守

 

 

 

conclusive

con-clus(close)-ive

adj.決定性的;最終的 [serving to settle or decide a question; convincing]

  ex.conclusive evidence.

 

from conclude v.作出最後決定

 

 

 

 

 

concomitant

con-com(=come)-i-tant

adj.附隨的 [accompanying]

  ex. weakness are concomitant of old age.  虛弱隨老年而來。

 

 

 

 

concord

con-cord(繩索)

n.一致,協調 [agreement between persons, groups, nations, etc.; concurrence in attitudes, feelings, etc.]

n.(國際的)和睦

 

 

 

 

concrete

con-cret(grow)-e

n.混凝土

adj.實在的;具體的

 

  ex. accrete v.慢慢地生長 To grow or increase gradually

 

 

 

 

 

concur

con-cur(run)

v.同時發生

  ex.Wealth and happiness do not always concur.

v.同意 [be in agreement ]

  ex.Both philosophers concur with this point

 

 

整理 字根 cur == run

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current       n.水流;電流  adj.當前的

 

concur          v.同時發生;同意

concurrence  n.同時發生;同意

 

   course n.系列課程 n.路線  // curriculum    n.學校的全部課程
   
discourse n.討論  [ a formal discussion of a subject in speech or writing]
 

n.演說

 

 

cursive      adj.草寫的

 

cursory      adj.匆匆忙忙的, 粗略的[going rapidly over something, without noticing details; ]

discursive   adj.散漫的               [passing aimlessly from one subject to another]

 

 

excursion  n.遠足;短途旅行 [a short trip or outing to some place, usually for a special purpose and with the intention of a prompt return: a pleasure excursion; a scientific excursion.]

 

incur      v.招致 ( to incur a huge number of debts. )

incursion n.入侵 (The enemy made brief incursions on the village. )

 

precursor n.先驅;前輩

 

recur        v.再發生 [to occur again]

recurrence n.再發生

 

recourse    n.賴以得救的辦法 [access or resort to a person or thing for help or protection]

succor        v.救濟,援助 n.救助者 [跑到把人救起] \\ soccer

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concussion

con-cuss(振動)-ion

n.腦震盪

from wiki: Concussion, from the Latin concutere ("to shake violently") or the Latin concussus ("action of striking together") is the most common type of traumatic(外傷的; 創傷的) brain injury.

 

ex. percussion n.敲 n.敲打樂器

 

 

 

 

condemn

con-demn(=damn 詛咒)

v.責難(強烈)

  ex. We all condemn cruelty to children

 

 

 

 

 

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