Cross-Reference Groups: qu-sy

From time to time, new units are added to this Cross-reference
group that have been “completed”; that is, with as many definitions
as can be found or with a significant number of examples.

quant– (Latin: how much; as much as, how many; amount).

quas– (Latin: to make void, annul; originally from the Latin meaning of,
“to shake violently, to shatter”).

quasi– (Latin: as if, as it were, as though; somewhat like, resembling, seemingly).

quir-, quisit-, quis-, que-, quer-, quest-,
quirement, –quirable, –quisition, –quisitive (Latin:
ask, seek).

rami-, ram– (Latin: branch).

rani-, ran– (Latin: frog).

rhem– (Greek: a thing said; word; term).

rhigo-, rhig– (Greek: cold, frost; shiver).

robor-, rob– (Latin: strengthening; to strengthen, invigorate; strength).

sal-, sali– (Latin: salt).

sanct– (Latin: sacred, holy).

sapo-, sap-, sapon-, saponi– (Latin: soap).

sarmasso-, sarmass– (Greek [sarx, flesh plus massein,
to knead, to massage; methodical pressure]: love play, sexual foreplay with a woman;
“necking ”).

satyr– (Greek > Latin: a woodland deity, part man and part goat; riotous
merriment and lechery). and many dinosaur names

sauro-, saur-, –saurus, –saurid, –saur, –sauria,
saurian (Greek: lizard).

scintill– (Latin: light, shine, spark, sparkle, twinkle).

scintill– (Latin: light, shine, spark, sparkle, twinkle).

scorbuti-, scorbut– (Latin: pertaining to, or having scurvy [a disease
resulting from a deficiency of vitamin C in the body, characterized by weakness,
anemia, spongy gums, bleeding from the mucous membranes, etc.]).

scrib-, script-, –scribe, –scription, –scriptive
(Latin: write, record).

scroto-, scrot– (Latin: the pouch that holds the testes; a purse;
probably a variant of scortum, a skin, hide, or of scrautum; a leather bag
for holding arrows; akin to scrupus, a sharp stone).

sebo-, seb-, sebi– (Latin: tallow, suet, fat, fatty; grease;
oily; by extension, “pertaining to a suetlike secretion of the body”).

seismo-, seism-, –seism, –seisms, –seisma, –seismically,
seismical, –seismal, –seismic (Greek: shake, earthquake [move
to and fro’; to shake, move violently]).

sen-, sene-, seni-, sir– (Latin: old age, old, elder).

senso-, sens-, sensi-, sensori-, sent– (Latin:
feeling, sensation, perception through the senses, to be aware, awareness, to discern
with the senses).

sequest-, sequestr– (Latin: to give up for safe keeping; a depository,
trustee; to shut up illegally).

serra-, serri-, serr– (Latin: saw, saw-tooth).

serv– (Latin: to be a slave, to serve; slave).

serv– (Latin: safe; to save, saved, preserved; from servare).

sesqui– (Latin: one and a half; normally used as a prefix; from Latin, semis
“half” + que “and”).

sheol (Hebrew: the grave; hell; pit).

sodom– (Hebrew > Greek > Latin: inhabitant of Sodom).

sola-, sol– (Latin: to comfort, to encourage, to cheer).

soli-, sol– (Latin: one, alone, only).

somni-, somno-, somn-, –somnia, –somniac (Latin:
sleep; dream).

sorb-, sorpt– (Latin: to suck in).

soror-, sorori-, soro– (Latin: sister [family member]).

soror-, sorori-, soro– (Latin: sister [family member]).

sphinctero-, sphincter– (Greek > Latin: that which binds tightly,
press together; band, lace; hence, muscle that closes an aperture of the body; a
ringlike band of muscle fibers that constricts a passage or closes a natural orifice).

sphagno-, sphagni-, sphagn– (Greek: moss).

stalac-, stalag– (Greek > Latin: dropping, dripping; trickling;
to drip, to drop, to trickle).

stauro-, staur- (Greek: upright stake; hence, “rood, cross”;
cross-shaped, crosslike, crossed).

steato-, steat– (Greek: fat; suet, tallow).

steato-, steat– (Greek: fat; suet, tallow).

stegano– (Greek: covered, to cover).

stele-, stel-, –stele, –stelic (Greek: an inscribed
stone slab; a block of stone, gravestone; column, pillar).

stratio-, strati-, strato-, stratstratus (Latin:
horizontal layer; “stretched, spread out”; layer, cloud layer).

strato– (Greek: army).

stygeo-, styge-, stygio, stygi-, stygo-, styg- (Greek: hate, hating, hated,
hateful; abhor, abhorrence; loathsome, loathing).

sucho-, –suchus (Greek: crocodile [Egyptian name for crocodile]).

suffoco-, suffoc– (Latin: choke, stifle, strangle).

syco– (Greek > Latin: fig).

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