vent,veni & ven
These ROOT-WORDS are VEN, VENI & VENT which come from the Latin- venire & ventus which mean to COME. The famous message which Julius Caesar sent to the Senate in Rome announcing his victory in Asia over 2,000 years ago is a marvel of brevity and action; “I came, I saw, I conquered” - “Veni, vidi, vici.” Of the many ROOTS which you have accumulated so far, sixteen are reviewed with the new ROOT- VEN, VENI & VENT. Every ROOT is important and will appear somewhere in a new word.
1. Venture : VENT ure (ven’ chur) n.
Entering as project which implies a risk
2. Venturesome : VENT uresome (ven’ chur som) adj.
Bold; daring; unafraid
3. Convention : con VENT ion (kon’ vent shun) n.
A coming together; a congress
4. Advene : ad VEN e (ad vene’) v.
To come to; to reach to
5. Advent : Ad VENT (ad’ vent) n.
6. Adventure : ad VENT ure (ad ven’ chur) n.
A remarkable experience
7. Advernturer : ad VENT urer (ad ven’ chur er) n.
One who undertakes risky experiences
8. Adventuress : ad VENT uress (ad vench’ u res) n.
A woman who makes a living by dangerous and doubtful means
9. Adventitious : ad VENT itious (ad ven tish’ us) adj.
Not usual; accidental; as, adventitious buds
10. Adventurous : ad VENT urous (ad vench’ u rus) adj.
11. Event : e VENT (e vent’) n.
A happening; a result; an occurrence; as, a blessed event
12. Eventful : e VENT ful (e vent’ ful) adj.
Full of excitement and importance
13. Eventually : e VENT ually (e vench’ u al ee) adv.
Finally; as, eventually we shall know
14. Convene : con VENE (kon vene’) v.
Come together; to assemble for
15. Convenient : con VEN ient (kon vee’ nyent) adj.
Accommodation; as, at a convenient time
16. Convenience : con VENI ence (kon vee’ nyens) n.
Personal comfort; as, at your convenience
17. Conventional : con VENT ional (kon ven’ chun al) adj.
The usual thing; not original
18. Intervention : inter VENT ion (int er ven’ shun) n.
A coming between; an interruption
19. Prevention : pre VENT ion (pre ven’ chun) n.
Coming before to stop something
20. Preventive : pre VENT ive (pre vent’ iv) adj.
Tending to stop the coming; as preventive machine
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