cate family of verbs

(words that end with cate and are pronounced KAYT)

The etymology of cate does not come from Latin or Greek, or from any other language, because it is always a part of other word roots or stems and does not exist by itself . . . except in this unit.

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decorticate (dee KOHR ti kayt")
This special cate is giving readers some knowledge about the cutting away of outer parts of plants or the removal of surface layers of certain internal organs of the human body by surgeons.
dedicate (DED i kayt")
On this occasion, cate presents a verb that officially honors or remembers a person, a place, or an event.
defalcate (di FAHL kayt"; DEF uhl kayt")
In this situation, cate is talking about someone who misuses funds, embezzles, or takes money from others illegally.
demarcate (di MAR kayt", DEE mar kayt")
An explanation is provided by cate to establish the limits of a plan or to determine a course of action.
deprecate (DEP ri kayt")
A clarification by cate that there are those who are ready to deplore or to condemn something or somebody for doing the wrong thing.
desiccate (DES i kayt")
On this occasion, cate explains that this verb is involved with the removal of water, or moisture; from land, fruits; or anything that is dry or is to be dried.
detoxicate (dee TAHK si kayt")
An important cate that involves the treatment of people who are afflicted with dangerous poisons or addictive substances; such as, alcohol.
dislocate (DIS loh kayt", dis LOH kayt")
A situation that cate explains regarding something being forced to move from one spot, site, or locale to a different habitat.
divaricate (digh VAR i kayt", di VAR i kayt")
Here is another explanation by cate that shows words that mean to spread apart; such as, fingers when putting on gloves or to branch off, as roads that split and go in two directions.
domesticate (duh MES ti kayt")
Now cate is explaining that there are times when animals are bred and/or trained to accept the care and attention of humans; often for their mutual benefits; including, the development of land with plants or crops for use by people.
duplicate (DOO pli kayt", DYOO pli kayt")
Simply stated, this cate is explaining the making of exact copies of something.
echolocate (ek" oh LOH kate")
This cate is involved in finding objects with sounds that are bouncing back to the sender that sent them out; such as, humans or certain animals; like bats, dolphins whales, and porpoises.
educate (EJ uh kayt", EJ yoo kayt")
Here is a cate that discusses a term that most people have experienced for many years not only in schools, colleges, and universities; but also, in other institutions that prepare people for various vocations and how to adapt themselves to having a better life.
embrocate (EM bruh kayt")
Rubbing lotion to make someone more comfortable is explained by this cate.
equivocate (i KWIV uh kayt")
A cate which explains the response a person makes when he or she is really not expressing the truth.