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Aries 7: A man successfully expressing himself in two realms at once

Aries 7: A man successfully expressing himself in two realms at once

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T h e w o r d s u c c e ss f u l l y h a s f o u r p a r t s — a b a s e , c ess ; a p re f i x , s u c - ; a s u f f i x , - f u l ; a n d a n o t h e r s u f f i x, - l y . T h e b a s e d e s ce n d s f r o m t h e r o o t k e d which means “to go; yield.”1 Among its p a r on y m s cession, are abcess, antecede, c o n c e de , a c ce d e d , c e a se , decease, access, cede, a n c e st o r ,

e x c e e d , in c e s sa n t ,

T h e w o r d s u c c e ss f u l l y h a s f o u r p a r t s — a b a s e , c ess ; a p re f i x , s u c - ; a s u f f i x , - f u l ; a n d a n o t h e r s u f f i x, - l y . T h e b a s e d e s ce n d s f r o m t h e r o o t k e d which means “to go; yield.”1 Among its p a r on y m s cession, are abcess, antecede, c o n c e de , a c ce d e d , c e a se , decease, access, cede, a n c e st o r ,

e x c e e d , in c e s sa n t ,

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Aries 7: A man successfully expressing himself in two realms at once

T h e w o r d s u c c e ss f u l l y h a s f o u r p a r t s — a b a s e , c ess ; a p re f i x , s u c - ; a s u f f i x , - f u l ; a n d a n o t h e r s u f f i x, - l y . T h e b a s e d e s ce n d s f r o m t h e r o o t k e d which means “to go; yield.”1 Among its p a r on y m s cession, are abcess, antecede, c o n c e de , a c ce d e d , c e a se , decease, access, cede, a n c e st o r ,

e x c e e d , in c e s sa n t , in t e r c e de , n e c e s s a r y , p r e c e de , p r e d e c e ss o r , p r o c e e d , a n d s e c e d e . T he p re f i x s u c - d e s c e n d s f r om t h e r o o t u p o - wh i c h m e a n s “ u n d e r , u p f r o m u n d e r , ov e r . ” 2 A m o n g i t s p a r o n y m s a r e t h e w o r d s a b o v e , u p , o p e n , o ft e n , s u p in e , v a l e t , e a ve s , a n d o p a l . T h e f i r s t s u f f i x de s c e n d s f r o m t h e ro o t p e l e - 1 w h i c h m e a n s “ t o f i l l ” a n d w h o s e ma n y d e r i v a t i v e s r e f e r t o a b u n d a n ce a n d m u l t i t u d e , e . g. accomplish, implement, complete, p l e be , c o mp l y , deplete, f il l , fu l l , plural, folk, plus, hoi polloi, plenary, plenty, plethora, r e p l e n i sh ,

r e p l e t e , su p p l y , a n d s u r p l u s . 3 T h e w o r d e x p r e ssi n g h a s t h r e e p a r t s : t h e p re f i x e x - , t h e b a se p r e s s , a n d t h e s u f f i x – i n g . T h e p r e f i x de sc e n d s f r o m t h e ro o t e gh s - 4 w h i ch m e a n s “ o u t ” a n d f r o m w h i c h d e s c e n d t h e w o r d s e x o t e r i c, e x o t i c , e xt e r n a l , e x t e r io r , e xt r e me , a n d s t r a n ge . T h e b a s e d e s ce n d s f r o m t h e r o o t p e r - 4 w h i c h m e a n s “ t o s t r i k e . ” I t s p a r on y m s i n c l u d e t h e w o r d s c o m p r e s s , d e p r e s s , e sp r e s s o , e x p r e s s , i mp r e s s , i m p r in t , p r e s su r e , p r i n t , r e p r e s s , r e p r i m a n d , r e p r i s a l , a n d s u p p r e s s. 5 A n o t h e r p a r o n y m i s a n a r c h a i c se n se

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o f t h e w o r d p r e g n a n t , i . e . “ c o n v i n c i n g , c o g e n t ; u s e d of a n a r g u m e n t o r proof.”6 T h e w o r d h i m d e s ce n d s f r o m t h e r o ot k o - w h i c h me a n s “ t h i s ” a n d w h i c h i s t he s t e m o f s e v e r a l p r o n o u n s s u c h a s he , h e r , hi s , e t c . P a r o n y m s i n c l u d e h i n d ( l o c a t e d a t o r f o r m i n g t h e b a c k or r e a r ; p o s t e r i o r ) , be h in d , h i n d e r , a n d h in d r a n c e . T h e w o r d s e l f d e sc e n d s f r o m t h e r o ot s ( w ) e - a s d o se v e r a l o t h e r w o r d s a n d f o r m s r e f e r r i n g t o s o c i a l g r o u p i n g s, e . g . e t h n ic , g o s s ip , s e c l u s io n , se p a r a t e , s o l it a r y , s o l o , su i c id e , a n d s i b l in g . 8 A n o t h e r p a r o n y m i s s e du c t io n (t o l u re o r e n t i c e a w a y f ro m d u t y , p r i n c i p l e s , o r p r o p e r c o n d u c t ; i n d u c e t o h a v e s e x ). T h e k e y w o r d t w o d e s c e n d s f r o m t h e r o o t d w o - w h i c h m e a n s “ t w o” a n d f r o m w h i c h a re a l s o d e ri v e d t h e w o r d s d u o , du e t , a n d e n t w in e . 9 T h e w o r d r e a l m d e s c e n d s f r o m t h e r o o t r e g- 1 w h i c h me a n s “ t o m o ve i n a st r a i g h t li n e ” a n d w h o s e d o z e n s o f d e r i v a t i ve s co n n o t e d i r e c t i n g, l e a d i n g, a n d r u l i n g . 10 A m o n g t h e m a r e f o u n d se v e r a l a u t h o r i t y f i g u re s, e . g . r a j , ( m a ha ) r a j a h , r e c t o r , r e g e n t , v i c e r o y , a s w e l l a s t h e a d j u n ct s a n d i n s t r u m e n t s o f t he i r p o w e r, e . g. a d d r e s s , a r r o ga t e , c o r r e c t i o n , d ir e c t i v e , i n t e r r o ga t io n , p r e r o g a t i ve , r a c k , r a n k , r e g i me , R e i c h , r e g u l a t io n , a n d r u l e . r e g i o n , r e i gn , There are also several adjectives associated with
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r u l e , s t r a i g h t n e s s a n d l e a d e r s h i p : a dr o it , d i r e c t , e r e ct , r e c t it u d e , r e ga l , r o ya l , a n d r i g ht . S i m i l a r l y , t h e r e a re a f e w t h a t e m p ha si z e r e s i s t a n ce t o o r d e f i a n c e o f a ut h o r i t y o r a c c e p t e d n o r m s , e . g . r e c k l e s s , in c o r r i g i b l e , a n d p o ss i b l y r a k e . T h e l a t t e r me a n s “ a n i m m o r a l o r d i s s o l u t e p e r s on ” and “a libertine.”

6 http://tinyurl.com/ybuvhhy 7 Watkins, C. (2000), The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo European Roots, p. 43 8 Watkins, C. (2000), The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo European Roots, pp. 87 -8 9 Watkins, C. (2000), The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo European Roots, pp. 21 -2 10 W a t k i n s , C . ( 2 0 0 0 ) , T h e A m e r i c a n H e r i t a g e D i c t i o n a r y o f I n d o E u r o p e a n R o o t s , p . 7 0 Starling Hunter © 2011 2

Finally, the word once is a derivative of the root oi-no- which means " o n e , un i q ue . I t s p a r o n y m s i n c l u d e a l o n e , a n , e l e v e n , i n c h , l o n e , n o n e , o n e , o u n c e , u n i q u e , a n d u n it e . 11 T H E M E S : T h e u n i f y i n g t h e m e o r i d e a h e r e i s t h e CH A L L E N G E T O A U T H O RI T Y . Hidden in t he w o rd s u c c es sf u l l y are the ideas of i n t e r ce s s i o n , n e c e ss i t y , a n d s e c e s s io n , o f co m i n g u p f ro m u n d e r a n d i n s e r v i c e o f t he m ul t i t u d e s, i . e . t h e fo l k , t h e p l e be s , a n d t h e h o i p o l l o i . F r o m e x p r e ss i n g c o m e s t h e i d e a o f s o m e o n e o r s o m e t h i n g t h a t c o m e s f r o m w i t h o u t , t ha t i s st r a n ge a n d e xo t i c , t ha t i s s t r i k in g a n d i m p r e s s iv e , t h a t i s p o s si b l y r e p r i ma n de d , su p p r e s s e d , o r i n c u r s r e p r i s a l . A n d f i n a l l y, w e h a v e i n t he w o r d r e a l m t he a l l o f t h e s i g n s a n d s y m b o l s o f a u t h o r i t y — r u l e r , r e g e n t , r a j a h , v i ce r o y , r u l e s , r e gu l a t i o n s , i n t e r r o g a t o r s , c o r r e c t io n s o f f i c e rs — t h a t h i n de r a n d r e p r e s s t h e Up s t a r t , t he r a k e , t h e s e e m i n g l y r e c k l e s s a n d i n c o r r i g i bl e t r o u b l e - m a k e r t h a t d a r e s c h a l l e n ge t h e R e g im e .

11 W a t k i n s , C . ( 2 0 0 0 ) , T h e A m e r i c a n H e r i t a g e D i c t i o n a r y o f I n d o E u r o p e a n R o o t s , p . 4 9 Starling Hunter © 2011 3

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