The EX-Files

Dignan, Jennifer
January 2005
Literary Cavalcade;Jan2005, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p26
This article presents information related to words of Latin origin published in the January 2005 issue of "Literary Cavalcade." Few of the listed words are: "Exacerbate" which means to make worse; "Exculpate" means to clear of alleged guilt or blame; "Exhume" means to remove from grave; "Exorbitant" means excessive or extravagant; "Expunge" means to erase or cross out; "Extricate" means to release or free from difficulty or entanglement; "Extortion" means the act of getting something (especially money or property) through force, threats, or abuse of power.


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