conglomerate

con-glomer(to gather into a ball)-ate

v.聚成一團的 [to gather into a ball or rounded mass.]

n.企業集團 [large business group]

 

 

review:

agglomerate v.使結塊 [ gathered together into a cluster or mass.]

 

 

 

 

 

congregate

con-greg(group)-ate

v.聚集 [to come together]

  ex. People waiting for rooms congregated in the hotel lobby. 

 

 

 

 

 

congruent & congruous

congruent

adj.【數】全等的 = congruous

 

 

 

congruity n.【數】全等

 

congruent:dimensions=coeval:age
全等的是大小相同=同時代的是時代相同

 

 

congruous

adj.【數】全等的 =congruent

 

 

 

 

 

conifer

cone-fer

n.針葉樹

 

epidermis:mammal=bark:conifer
哺乳動物的表皮=針葉植物的樹皮

 

 

 

 

 

 

conjecture

con-ject(throw)-ure

n/v.推測,猜測 [ expression of an opinion or theory without sufficient evidence for proof.]

  ex. The commentators made various conjectures about the outcome of the next election.

  最早的解釋是sign of omens,大家紛紛臆測-->一起把猜想丟出

 

 

 

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字根 junct 、 join 、 joint 的比較

 

字根junct

 

junction   n.接合點

juncture   n.接合點、重要關頭

adjunct    n.附屬物、修飾語 
               ex.兼任教授 adjunct professor

 

conjunction   n.連詞[ex. and、or、but]

 

disjunction     n.分離、分裂

disjunctive     a.(指連詞)轉折的、反意的 [ex. either、or]

 

injunction      n.命令 [a court order, telling sb. not to do sth.]

 

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字根join

 

conjoin  v.連接 [unite and join together]

 

enjoin   v.命令 [to order]  [使別人加入-->命令]

 

rejoin      v.回答、重新接合  [再次加入爭辯,原義為defendant's answer to the replication]

rejoinder  n.反駁性質的回答 = retort

 

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字根joint

 

    joint         n.關節、連接處

disjointed    adj.脫臼的、說話內容或文章內容不連貫的

 

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conjoin

con-join(連接)

v.結合 [unite and join together]

   ex. The two roads conjoin here

 

 

 

conjunction

n.【文】連接詞

  ex. and, but,because

n.結合

 

 

 

 

 

conjure

con-jur(發誓)-y

v.唸咒召喚(神靈、魔鬼等) [ to call upon a devil or spirit by invocation.]

v.魔法變出

v.祈求; 懇求 [to appeal earnestly]

 

  ps. I conjure you not to betray me.
  我懇求你不要背棄我。

 

 

-jury的字根-

jury n.【律】陪審團

abjure v.公開放棄(意見、信仰、權利、國籍等)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                 

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