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Vocabulary Flash Card 41

Root: flat, flate, flation

Meaning: to blow, wind


  1. conflate : fuse
  2. deflate : to release air
  3. inflate : fill with air
  4. flout : to scorn
  5. flabellum : breeze


Root: flex, flat

Meaning: bend


  1. deflect : swerve
  2. genuflect : to bend knees in worship
  3. reflect : to give back
  4. retroflex : bend backwards
  5. reflexive : involuntary




  1. Different metals are conflated to get a new metal
  2. A puncture in the balloon deflated it
  3. A balloon is inflated by blowing air into it
  4. He flouted all rules with his illegal activities
  5. The flabellum from the west is windy
  6. The armor deflected the bullet
  7. The maid genuflects in front of the queen
  8. Cost reflects demand
  9. The dancer’s retroflex  amused the audience
  10. Blinking is a reflexive action


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2 Responses to “Vocabulary Flash Card 41”

  1. abraham on April 17th, 2011 3:45 pm

    unable to remember the words please help!

  2. shipra on April 18th, 2011 4:37 am

    Abraham , kindly visit our blog section: http://learnwordlist.com/blog/

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