The Word Within the Word List #3 • super over supervise, superb, superior Latin • sym together symbol, symmetry Greek • syn together synthetic, synopsis, syntax Greek • tri three tricycle, triceps, triad Greek • un not unfit, unequal, undone Old English • archy government monarchy, hierarchy Greek • ard always drunkard, coward, dullard Germanic • cide kill homicide, suicide Latin • ician specialist musician, physician Latin • itis inflammation arthritis, tonsillitis Greek
The Word Within the Word Sentences # 3 • The talkative fool made several superfluous comments. • The symbiotic species could not survive without each other. • Please synchronize your watches at this time. • Rome was sometimes ruled by a triumvirate. • Unearned income must be reported to the IRS.
The Word Within the Word Sentences #3 • England is, or once was, ruled by a monarchy. • The dullard was always boring everyone to tears. • In killing his father, Oedipus was guilty of patricide. • Mustafa is an electronic technician. • The dermatitis on his skin was painful and unpleasant.
Mystery Questions #3 Is a superfluous comment unnecessary? Is a dullard a person who is dull company? Is a king an anarchist?
Mystery Question Answers #3 • Yes, it is an over flow. • Yes, a dullard is always dull. • No, a king is a monarch. An anarchist believes in no government.