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api ary : place for keeping bees audit orium : place for an audience terr arium : place for keeping small animals and plants. _____________________________________ Playing around the api ary proved to be a less than pleasant experience. 1. arium (orium, ary)- place.

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1 arium orium ary place

apiary: place for keeping bees

auditorium: place for an audience

terrarium: place for keeping small animals and plants.

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Playing around the apiary proved to be a less than pleasant experience.

1. arium (orium, ary)- place


2 cand glow burn white

candle: a wax taper that shines or glows

candid: frank, open, sincere, impartial, fair

candidate: Romans seeking office wore white robes

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When the reporter ask the president to be candid, he got quite a story..

2. cand – glow, burn, white


3 chrom color

achromatic: without color

chromophil: capable of being dyed or colored easily

chromaticscale: musical scale made up of 11 successive half-tones to the octave. Tone is the effect of light, shade, and color as combined in a picture.

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The achromatic feel of the room added to the chill everyone already felt.

3. chrom – color


4 cis cid cut

incision: the act of making a cut

decide: cut down the list by making a decision

imprecise: not cut before, not exact

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Before making the incision, the surgeon marked the area carefully.

4. Cis (cid) – cut


5 crim crimin fault accusation charge

criminal: one who is at fault or charged

incriminate: to make accusation

recriminate: make charges back and forth

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The criminal left the scene of the crime and ran straight into the police officer.

5. Crim (crimin) – fault, accusation, charge


6 cumb lie down

succumb: to die; to yield from persuasion

incumbent: reclining or resting in, as a position

procumbent: lying face down, prone

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More people caught in fires succumb to the smoke than actually die of burns.

6. cumb – lie down


7 drom a running

dromedary: one-humped Arabian camel trained for riding

hippodrome: a stadium or arena for horse running or racing

palindrome: a word that runs backward in the same sense as forward, such as radar

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Edward won an award for coming up with the longest palindrome.

7. drom – a running


8 eco house environment

economy: the principles of home finances

ecology: study of the relationships between organisms and their environments

ecosphere: regions of the universe that are capable of supporting life

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Ecology classes often take field trips to observe animals in their natural habitat.

8. eco – house (environment)


9 fug flee escape

fugitive: one who flees

refugee: one who escapes to another country

subterfuge: a deceptive strategy or device; something to “flee under” during an argument

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The Incredible Hulk lived much of his life as a fugitive.

9. fug – flee, escape


10 hypno sleep

hypnosis: condition of being put into a sleeping state

hypnology: they study of sleep

hypnophobia: fear of sleep

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When James awoke from the hypnotic state, he remembered nothing he had done.

10. hypno – sleep


11 juv juven young

juvenile: young person

rejuvenate: to make young again

juvescent: beginning to feel young

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In juvenile court, the punishments are not as severe as in adult court.

11. juv (juven) – young


12 lys lysis lyze loosen break down

analyze: break apart or loosen

hemolysis: dissolution of red blood cells

dialysis: separation of smaller molecules from larger ones, a breaking down

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The dialysis machine broke down the toxins in the blood and removed them from the body.

12. Lys (lysis, lyze) – loosen, break down


13 misc mixture

miscellaneous: full of a mixture of things

immiscible: incapable of mixing or blending

promiscuity: a lack of discrimination in selection; casual or random sexual behavior

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The dangers associated with AIDS ended the promiscuity of earlier generations.

13. misc – mixture


14 narco sleep numb

narcotic: drug that numbs senses and induces sleep

narcolepsy: uncontrollable attacks of deep sleep

narcoanalyze: psychoanalysis while the patient is in a drug-induced drowsy state

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Since the drug was a narcotic, the doctor suggested the patient refrain from driving.

14. narco – sleep, numb


15 necr nic death

necrophobia: fear of death

internecine: mutually destructive, almost deadly

pernicious: extremely harmful or destructive

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The pernicious little vermin caused terror wherever he went.

15. necr (nic) – death


16 olig oligo few

oligarchy: government by a few rulers

oligophagous: feeding on a limited variety of food; being a “picky” eater

oligopoly: the market condition that exists when there are so few sellers that the action of one can impact prices

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The oligophagous nature of children often requires parents to give multivitamins.

16. olig (oligo) – few


17 pac peas peace quiet

pacify: to make quiet

Pacific: make peace

appease: to placate; to calm by giving what is demanded

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To appease the crowd, the performers did two more songs.

17. pac (peas) – peace, quiet


18 plegia paralysis

hemiplegia: paralysis on one side of the body

monoplegia: paralysis of one limb

quadriplegia: paralysis affecting all four limbs

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In spite of his monoplegia, he went on to become a major league ball player.

18. plegia – paralysis


19 purg clean cleanse

purge: cleanse

expurgate: to remove something morally offensive

purgatory: place where soul is cleansed of sin

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According to Catholic doctrine, purgatory is the place where the soul pays for sin through suffering.

19. purg – clean, cleanse


20 quest quer quir quis ask seek

inquest: a judicial inquiry usually held before a jury

conquer: to seek together, to overpower

exquisite: sought for its unusual qualities

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At the inquest, the judge tried to ascertain Justine’s guilt or innocence.

20. quest (quer, quir, quis) – ask, seek


21 reg rule king

regal: related to being king

regiment: following the rules

regicide: killing of a king

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Macbeth was guilty of regicide when he took down the good old Duncan.

21. reg – rule, king


22 sist place stand stay

consistent: that which stays together or the same

desist: to stay from or quit

persistence: a state of staying with something

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Students who practice persistence will score well on the WordSkills final test.

22. sist – place, stand, stay


23 surg surrect rise

surge: rise

insurgent: one who rises

resurrection: the act of rising again

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The resurrection of songs from his old albums may not give Michael Jackson the boost he needs to repair his wounded popularity.

23. surg (surrect) – rise


24 tribut pay

tribute: a gift, payment, declaration or other acknowledgment of gratitude, admiration, or respect

contribution: the act of paying together

retribution: the act of paying back

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Grendel’s mother killed Esher to seek retribution for the murder of her son by Beowulf.

24. tribut – pay


25 val vail strong worth

valid: characterized by worth

equivalent: to show conclusively,talk into something

prevail: putting strength before

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Because their absentee excuses were not valid, the students received a 65 on their report cards.

25. val (vail) – strong, worth


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