ROOTS ject – to throw bibl – book sect – to cut SUFFIXES fy – to make, cause to be ism – quality or doctrine of ous – full of, having the quality of GREEK/LATIN WORD PARTS PREFIXES uni – one, single per – through pre/pro – before, forward, earlier auto – of or by oneself neo – new, recent hypo – under, below, beneath para -by the side of, beside, protection of or against ante - before, prior to, in front of
1. After the primary election, both candidates had to try to ________ their political parties. • defy • project • unify • split
C. They were each trying to “unify” their political parties or make all the members of their party come together as one. Uni = one -fy = to make or cause to be
2. What does the morpheme ‘pro’ mean? • after • behind • in the middle • before
3. In order to estimate the U.S. population for 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau will ________ those figures based on data from previous years. • reject • collect • projection • project
IF… pro = before ject = to throw THEN literally it means that the feds will be throwing out some census figures before the actual 2020 numbers are in, right?
4. A _________ is a book about someone’s own life. • autobiography • biography • biographer • biologist
Autobiography auto = self bio = lifegraph = write • Biography bio = life graph = write • Biographer (er = a person who) • Biologist (a person who studies life)
What is this? (Use the G & L terms please!)
hypo = under, beneath, below derm = skin ic = has the characteristic of hypodermic needle
When you first began college, you were a neophyte as a college student.The literal meaning is….And the dictionary meaning might be….
neo = new phyte = plant From the latin, neophytus or “newly planted” Dictionary: a beginner or novice
A person who has an excessive desire for books would be a ______________? Hint: think of the term for book and then think of the Latin suffix – phile (as in pedophile)
8. Match the following words with their definitions: • prenatal A. before marriage • neonatal B. read headings, etc. • prenuptial C. before birth • preread D. newborn
neonatal Newborn Before birth Before marriage Read headings prenatal prenuptial pre-read
If “sect” means “to cut” and “bi” means “two,” what is the word for cutting something into two parts? Use the word in a sentence.
What is the word for cutting something apart? Use the word in a sentence.
Disect Did you have to disect a frog in high school?
If you are very loyal to your country, someone might say that you exhibit _______________?
If “pomp” means splendor or magnificence, what adjective would be used to describe someone who likes to appear important?
Para = by the side of… So it’s someone who works by the side of a lawyer
The administrative assistant at the fancy law practice was very pompous…rather than tell us to wait in the smaller room that lead into the large meeting room, he told us to wait in the ____________________.