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Root word review. Are you able to: Recite the definition of each root/prefix/suffix? Give an example of a word that uses each root/prefix/suffix? Use the example in a sentence, showing the meaning of the root? Create a mnemonic device for each root – one that works for you?. Anthrop

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Root word review

Root word review

  • Are you able to:

  • Recite the definition of each root/prefix/suffix?

  • Give an example of a word that uses each root/prefix/suffix?

  • Use the example in a sentence, showing the meaning of the root?

  • Create a mnemonic device for each root – one that works for you?


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Anthrop

human, man

Anthropology


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Belli

war (or, war-like)

belligerent, bellicose


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Brev

short

brief, brevity, abbreviate


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Cred

believe

credo, credit, credulous, credibility, credible


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Culpa

guilt

culpability, culprit


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Derm

skin

dermatologist, epidermis, hypodermic


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Duc/duct

Lead or pull

deduce, induce, conduct, induct, conductor


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Ego

self

egotist, egomaniac


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Fac

to make, or to do

factory, manufacture, benefactor


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Jud/jur/jus

judge

judicial, justice, jury, adjudicate


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Luc/lum

light

lucid, elucidate, illuminate


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Mega

great or large

Megalopolis, megabyte


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Ocu

eye

Ocular, binoculars


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Ortho

straight, or correct

orthodontist, orthodox,

orthopedic


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Poly

Many

Polygon, polygamy


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Rect

straight, upright

rectangle, rectify


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The/theo

god, deity

theology, monotheistic, polytheistic, atheism


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Urb

city

suburb, urban


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Vir

man, manliness

virtue, virtuoso, virus


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Vac

empty

vacation, vacuum, vacant


Prefixes

Prefixes

Ante

before

antecedent, ante-bellum, antechamber


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Counter

against

Counterproductive, counterstrike


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Dys

ill, bad

dysfunctional, dysentery


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Hyper

over

hypersensitive, hyperactive


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Inter

between

interstate, intervene


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Intra/intro

within

Introspective, intrastate, intramural


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Micro

small

microscope, microbe, microeconomics


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Pseudo

false

pseudonym, pseudoscience


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Trans

across

Transatlantic, transcontinental, transient


Suffixes

Suffixes

Hood

the property of being

brotherhood, sisterhood, knighthood, neighborhood


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Ic

having to do with

dramatic, scientific, linguistics


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Ify/if

to make, or to become

Purify, humidify, solidify


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Logy

study of

biology, geology, etymology


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Ure

state of, or act of

exposure, rupture, legistlature


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Root word review

  • Are you able to:

  • Recite the definition of each root/prefix/suffix?

  • Give an example of a word that uses each root/prefix/suffix?

  • Use the example in a sentence, showing the meaning of the root?

  • Create a mnemonic device for each root – one that works for you?


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