Sunday, August 20, 2006

Word power -2 -- root : ag, act

Latin root ag, act means to do, perform actions, drive.

e.g - agenda, agile, enact, agent.

Agenda - listof things to be done, to be discussed or decided upon.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows....

Agile - active, able to move quickly and easily.

as agile as a monkey

Enact - perform (a part, play etc) on, make or pass (a decree)

Drama enacted by children
Recently a new bill was enacted by the Parliament.

Agent - a person who acts for or manages the affairs of, other people in business, politics etc.

a travel agent