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11 words, from "petition" to "perpetual" -- derived from the Latin root "peto," meaning "to seek," "to ask," "to attack" -- are shown in this NBC animation.
Seek, Ask, Attack, Petition, Repetition, Repeat, Competition, Compete, Competence, Impetus, Impetuous, Petulant, Perpetual, Appetite, Through, With, Together, Again, Act Of, Root Word, Latin, English, Vocabulary, Language, Etymology
"Word Roots: Peto." NBC News. NBCUniversal Media. 18 Sep. 2008. NBC Learn. Web. 5 September 2012.
(2008, September 18). Word Roots: Peto. [Television series episode]. NBC News. Retrieved from https://archives.nbclearn.com/portal/site/k-12/browse/?cuecard=35467
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"Word Roots: Peto" NBC News, New York, NY: NBC Universal, 09/18/2008. Accessed Wed Sep 5 2012 from NBC Learn: https://archives.nbclearn.com/portal/site/k-12/browse/?cuecard=35467
Latin: PETO = to seek, to ask, to attack