From the Word Wizard Club...
March 25, 2013

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Triassic

Which Means:

The earliest period of the Mesozoic Era, from about 245 to 208 million years ago, with dinosaurs and early mammals.

As In:

Image The students were studying the Triassic period in science class.

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The word 'Triassic' comes from the Latin TRIAS, which means three.

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suffer

Which Means:

To feel pain or harm.

As In:

Image This boy doesn't look like he is suffering too much!

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This Latin word comes from SUB- and FERRE, which means "to bear".

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quadriceps

Which Means:

The group of muscles on the front of the thigh (upper part of the leg).

As In:

Image The athlete had huge quadriceps.

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The Latin prefix QUADRI means four.

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interchange

Which Means:

To switch the places of two things, with each other.

As In:

Image You can interchange straps on this watch.

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The Latin 'inter' and French 'changier', which mean 'change between'.

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millennium

Which Means:

A time period of one thousand (1000) years.

As In:

Image Do you ever think about what might happen in the next millennium?

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In Latin, MILLE means "thousand".

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