Lesson 11 Against Prefixes. RED HOT ROOT WORDS. Mrs. Pope 7 th Grade Reading. All Together. antagonist. The hero in the story was very kind, and the antagonist was extremely evil. . antagonist. noun. an opponent. antiseptic. noun. Something used to kill germs;
7th Grade Reading
The hero in the story was very kind, and the antagonist was extremely evil.
Something used to kill germs;
Adjective- free of germs
She cleaned the wound with antiseptic before bandaging it. antagonist
Unable to socialize with other people; not sociable
He is so antisocial ; he never wants to do things with other people.
a statement that is opposite to another statement
Cory’s statement was acontradiction of what James said happened.
A weight used to balance another weight;
To balance or offset
When sitting on a teeter totter, it’s a good idea to have someone about the same weight to counterbalance you.
Producing the opposite of what is desired or intended
Her actions were completely counterproductive;in fact they made the task more difficult.
Not straight; slanting, inclined, or sloping
Draw a oblique line through the square to make two triangles.
Very unpleasant and objectionable.
The rotting fruit gave off an obnoxioussmell.
To make unclear; to conceal or make less obvious
He tried to obscure his footsteps by brushing a tree branch over the trail.
unyielding; unreasonably determined to have one’s own way.
Theobstinate child kicked and screamed when she didn’t get what she wanted.
To form a new things by combining parts from other things; to unite or merge.
The medical researcher synthesized a new drug by blending two existing remedies.