• This week we are focusing on the Latin Root Word: ject which means throw.  Students are expected to know the spelling and definition of each word.

    1.  dejected (adj) - to feel sad; to feel thrown down in spirit

    2.  eject (v) - to throw out

    3.  injection (n) - a shot; the "throwing" of medicine into the body by a needle

    4.  interjection (n) - a word thrown into a sentence or conversation

    5.  jettison (v) - to throw goods overboard to lighten the load on a boat or an airplane

    6.  projectile (n) - an object thrown into the air with great force

    7.  projector (n) - a machine that throws an image onto a wall

    8.  reject (v) - to throw something out because it's defective and can't be used again

    9.  subject (v) - to throw oneself under someone else's rule

    10.  trajectory (n) - the curved path of an object thrown into space