Root by huangyuarong


									Root, Prefix or Suffix                         Meaning                      Examples
                                                                aside, accompany, adjust,
  a, ac, ad, af, ag,
                         to, toward, near, in addition to, by   aggression, allocate, annihilate,
  al, an, ap, as, at
                                                                affix, associate, attend, adverb
                                                                apolitical, atheist, anarchy,
  a-, an-                not, without                           anonymous, apathy, aphasia,
  Ana                    Up                                     anatomy
  ab, abs                away from, off                         absolve, abrupt, absent
  -able, -ible           Adjective: worth, ability              solvable, incredible
  acer, acid, acri       bitter, sour, sharp                    acerbic, acidity, acrid, acrimony
                                                                active, react, agent, active,
  act, ag                do, act, drive
  acu                    sharp                                  acute, acupuncture, accurate
                                                                privacy, nfancy, adequacy,
  -acy, -cy              Noun: state or quality
                                                                intimacy, supremacy
  Adelphos               Brother                                Philadelphia
  -ade                   act, product, sweet drink              blockade, lemonade
  aer, aero              air, atmosphere, aviation              aerial, aerosol, aerodrome
                                                                agent, agenda, agitate,
  ag, agi, ig, act       do, move, go
                                                                navigate, ambiguous, action
                                                                courage, suffrage, shrinkage,
  -age                   Noun: activity, or result of action
  Agog                   Leader                                 Demagogue , Pedagogue
  Agora                  Market place                           Agoraphobia
                                                                agriculture, agro industry
  agri, agro             pertaining to fields or soil
                                                                referral, disavowal, disposal,
  -al                    Noun: action, result of action
  -al, -ial, -ical       Adjective: quality, relation           structural, territorial, categorical
  albo, albo             white, without pigment                 albino, albite
  Algos                  Pain                                   Nostalgia
                                                                alias, alibi, alien, alloy, alter,
  ali, allo, alter       other
                                                                alter ego, altruism
  alt                    high, deep                             Altimeter, altitude
                                                                amorous, amiable, amicable,
  am, ami, amor          love, like, liking
                                                                enamored, inimical,amateur
  ambi                   both                                   ambidextrous
                                                                ambulatory, amble, ambulance,
  ambul                  to walk
                                                                artisan, guardian, historian,
  -an                    Noun: person
ana, ano            up, back, again, anew                         anode, anagram, anagenetic
                                                                  resistance, independence,
-ance, -ence        Noun: action, state, quality or process
                                                                  extravagance, fraudulence
                                                                  vacancy, agency, truancy,
-ancy, -ency        Noun: state, quality or capacity
andr, andro         male, characteristics of men                  Androcentric, android
ang                 angular                                       Angle
                                                                  animal, animate,
anim                mind, life, spirit, anger
                                                                  annual, annual, annuity,
ann, annu, enni     yearly
                                                                  anniversary, perrenial
                    Noun: an agent, something that performs the   disinfectant, dependent,
-ant, -ent
                    action                                        fragrant
                                                                  important, dependent,
-ant, -ent, -ient   Adjective: kind of agent, indication
                                                                  anterior, anteroom, antebellum,
ante                before                                        antedate, antecedent
                                                                  Anthropology, misanthrope,
anthrop             man
                                                                  antisocial, antiseptic, antithesis,
anti, ant           against, opposite                             antibody, antinomies,
                                                                  antifreeze, antipathy
anti, antico        old                                           antique, antiquated, antiquity
apo, ap, aph        away from, detached, formed                   apology, apocalypse, aphagia
aqu                 water                                         Aqueous
-ar, -ary           Adjective: resembling, related to             spectacular, unitary
                                                                  archangel, architect, archaic,
arch                chief, first, rule                            monarchy, matriarchy,
                                                                  patriarchy, Archeozoic era
-ard, -art          Noun: characterized                           braggart, drunkard, wizard
                                                                  aster, asterisk, asteroid,
aster, astr         star
                                                                  astronomy, astronaut
-ate                Noun: state, office, fuction                  candidate, electorate, delegate
                                                                  graduate, ameliorate,
-ate                Verb: cause to be
                                                                  amputate, colligate
-ate                Adjective: kind of state                      Inviolate
                                                                  specialization, aggravation,
-ation              Noun: action, resulting state
                                                                  augment , author, augment,
auc, aug, aut       to originate, to increase
                                                                  audience, audio, audible,
aud, audi, aur,
                    to hear, listen/auris(ear)                    auditorium, audiovisual,
                                                                  audition, auricular, ausculate
aug, auc              increase                                      augur, augment, auction
                                                                    automobile, automatic,
aut, auto             self                                          automotive, autograph,
                                                                    autonomous, autoimmune
baros                 weight, pressure                              barometer
                      on, around, over, about, excessively, make,   berate, bedeck, bespeak,
                      cause, name, affect                           belittle, beleaguer
                                                                    rebellion, belligerent, casus
belli                 war
                                                                    belli, bellicose
                                                                    benefactor, beneficial,
bene                  good, well, gentle                            benevolent, benediction,
                                                                    beneficiary, benefit
                                                                    biped, bifurcate, biweekly,
bi, bine              two
                                                                    bivalve, biannual
bibl, bibli, biblio   book                                          bibliophile, bibliography, Bible
                                                                    biography, biology,
bio, bi               life
                                                                    biometricsm biome, biosphere
brev                  short                                         abbreviate, brevity, brief
                                                                    receive, deceive, capable,
cad, cap, cas,                                                      capacious, captive, accident,
ceiv, cept, capt,     to take, to seize, to hold                    capture, occasion, concept,
cid, cip                                                            intercept, forceps, except,
                                                                    cadaver, cadence,decadence
cado, cas             to fall
-cade                 procession                                    Motorcade
calor                 heat                                          calorie, caloric, calorimeter
                                                                    decapitate, capital, captain,
capit, capt           head
Capitulam             Title of chapter                              Recapitulate
                                                                    Carnivorous, incarnate,
carn                  flesh
                                                                    reincarnation, carnal
                                                                    catalogue, category,
cat, cata, cath       down, with
caus, caut            burn, heat                                    caustic, cauldron, cauterize
cause, cuse, cus      cause, motive                                 because, excuse, accusation
                                                                    succeed, proceed, precede,
ceas, ced, cede,
                      to go, to yield, move, go, surrender          recede, secession, exceed,
ceed, cess
cent                  hundred                                       Centennial, century, centipede
                                                                    Eccentricity, centrifugal,
centr, centri         center
                                                                    concentric, eccentric
Caval(caballus)                                                     Cavalier,
CHEIRO/chiro          Hand                                          Chiropody, chirography,
Cheval                Horse                       Chivalrous,
                                                  chrome, chromosome,
chrom                 color
                                                  polychrome, chromatic

chole                 (bile)                      Choleric
                                                  chronology, chronic, chronicle
chron                 time                        chronometer, anachronism,
                                                  fratricide, homicide, incision,
cide, cis, cise       to kill, to cut, cut down
                                                  incision, circumcision, scissors
Clam                  Secret/hidden               clandestine
Cilium                Eyelid                      Supercilious
                                                  circumnavigate, circumflex,
                                                  circumstance, circumcision,
circum                around                      circumference, circumorbital,
                                                  circumlocution, circumvent,
                                                  circumscribe, circulatory
cit                   call, start                 incite, citation, cite
civ                   citizen                     civic, civil, civilian, civilization
                                                  exclamation, clamor,
clam, claim           cry out                     proclamation, reclamation,
clin                  lean, bend                  decline, aclinic, inclination
                                                  include, exclude, clause,
clud, clus
                      to close, shut              claustrophobia, enclose,
                                                  exclusive, reclusive, conclude
                                                  cohesiveness, cognate,
                                                  collaborate, convene,
                                                  commitment, compress,
co, cog, col, coll,
                      with, together              contemporary, converge,
con, com, cor
                                                  compact, confluence,
                                                  convenient, concatenate,
                                                  conjoin, combine, correct
                                                  recognize, cognizant,
cogn, gnos            to know                     diagnose, agnostic, incognito,
                                                  complete, compel, conscious,
com, con              fully
                                                  condense, confess, confirm
                                                  contradict, counteract,
contr, contra,
                      against, opposite           contravene, contrary,
                                                  counterspy, contrapuntal
Corrigo               Correct/set straight        incorrigible
                                                  cordial, concord, discord,
cord, cor, cardi      heart
                                                  courage, encourage
                                                  Corporation, corporal
corp                  body                        punishment, corpse, corpulent,
                                                  corpus luteum
cort                correct                                          escort, cortage
                                                                     cosmos, microcosm,
cosm                universe, world
                                                                     cosmopolitan, cosmonaut
cour, cur, curr,                                                     occur, excursion, discourse,
                    run, course
curs                                                                 courier, course
                                                                     autocrat, aristocrat, theocracy,
crat, cracy         rule
cre, cresc, cret,                                                    create, crescent, accretion,
crease                                                               increase
crea                create                                           creature, recreation, creation
                                                                     creed, credo, credence, credit,
cred                believe                                          credulous, incredulous,
cresc, cret,                                                         crescendo, concrete, increase,
                    rise, grow
crease, cru                                                          decrease, accrue
crit                separate, choose                                 critical, criterion, hypocrite
                                                                     current, concurrent, concur,
cur, curs           run                                              incur, recur, occur, courier,
                                                                     precursor, cursive
cura                care                                             curator, curative, manicure
                                                                     Cyclops, unicycle, bicycle,
cycl, cyclo         wheel, circle, circular
                                                                     cyclone, cyclic
                                                                     detach, deploy, derange,
                    from, down, away, to do the opposite, reverse,
de-                                                                  decrease, deodorize, devoid,
                                                                     deflate, degenerate
                                                                     decimal, decade, decalogue,
dec, deca           ten, ten times
                                                                     decimate, decathlon
dec, dign           suitable                                         decent decorate dignity
                                                                     divinity, divine, deity, divination,
dei, div            God
                                                                     democracy, demography,
dem, demo           people, populace, population
                                                                     demagogue, epidemic
                                                                     dental, denture, orthodontist,
dent, dont          tooth
                                                                     Hypodermic, dermatology,
Derm                skin, covering
                                                                     epidermis, taxidermy
Dexter              Right hand                                       dexterous
di-, dy-            two, twice, double                               divide, diverge, diglycerides
                                                                     diameter, diagonal, dialogue
Dia                 through, across, between                         dialect, dialectic, diagnosis,
                                                                     dictation, dictionary, dictate,
                                                                     dictator, Dictaphone, edict,
dic, dict, dit      say, speak
                                                                     predict, verdict, contradict,
Dipsa          Thirst                                                Dipsomania /phobia
                                                                     dismiss, differ, disallow,
               not, opposite of, reverse, separate, deprive of,      disperse, dissuade, divide,
dis, dif
               away                                                  disconnect, disproportion,
                                                                     disrespect, distemper, disarray
Dit            give                                                  credit, audit
                                                                     docile, doctor, doctrine,
doc, doct      teach, prove
                                                                     document, dogma, indoctrinate
Doleo          grieve
                                                                     dominate, dominion,
Domin          master, that which is under control
                                                                     predominant, domain
Don            give                                                  donate, condone
Dorm           sleep                                                 dormant, dormitory
                                                                     orthodox, heterodox, paradox,
Dox            thought, opinion, praise
Droit          Right hand                                            adroit
                                                                     syndrome, aerodrome,
-drome         run, step
                                                                     produce, abduct, product,
duc, duct      to lead, pull                                         transducer, viaduct, aqueduct,
                                                                     induct, deduct, reduce, induce
dura           hard, lasting                                         durable, duration, endure
                                                                     dynamo, dynamic, dynamite,
dynam          power
                                                                     dysfunctional, dyslexia,
dys-           bad, abnormal, difficult, impaired, unfavorable
                                                                     dyspathy, dysphasia ,dysentery
               not, missing, out, fully, away, computer network      emit, embed, eternal,ether,
               related                                               erase, email, e-tailer
                                                                     echo, eclipse, eclectic, ecesis,
ec-            out of, outside
                                                                     eccentric, ecstasy, eczema
               household, environment, relating to ecology or        ecology, economize,
               economy                                               ecospheres, ecomanagement
                                                                     ectomorph, ectoderm,
ecto-          outside, external
                                                                     dressed, faded, patted, closed,
-ed            Verb: past tense
                                                                     winged, moneyed, dogged,
-ed            Adjective: having the quality or characteristics of
-en            Verb: to cause to become                              lengthen, moisten, sharpen
-en            Adjective: material                                   golden, woolen, silken
                                                                     enamor, embolden, enslave,
en-, em-       put into, make, provide with, surround with
                                                                     empower, entangle
                                                                     reference, emergency,
-ence, -ency   Noun: action or process, quality or state
                                                                     dependence, eminence,
                                                                                  endorse, endocardial,
end-                    inside, within                                            endergonic, endoskeleton,
                                                                                  endoscope, endogenous
                                                                                  epicenter, epicarp, epilogue,
epi-                    upon, close to, over, after, altered
                                                                                  epigone, epidiorite, epitome
                                                                                  Equestrian, equine,
Equus                   horse
                                                                                  equidistant, equilateral,
equi-                   equal                                                     equilibrium, equinox, equation,
                                                                                  better, brighter, sooner, hotter,
-er, -ier               Adjective: comparative
                                                                                  flyer, reporter, player, member,
-er, -or                Noun: person or thing that does something
                                                                                  fryer, collector, concentrator
-er, -or                Verb: action                                              ponder, dishonor, clamor
                                                                                  energy, erg, allergy, ergometer,
erg                     work, effect                                              ergograph,
                        collective qualities, art, practice, trade, collection,   snobbery, bakery, geenery,
                        state, condition                                          gallery, slavery
-escent                 Growing/becoming old                                      senescent
                        Noun: plural of most nouns ending in -ch, -s, -sh,
-es, -ies                                                                         passes, glasses, ladies, heroes
                        -o and -z and some in -f and -y
                        Verb: third person singular present indicative of
-es, -ies                                                                         blesses, hushes, fizzes, defies
                        verbs that end in -ch, -s, -sh, - and some in -y
-ess                    female                                                    actress, goddess, poetess
                                                                                  latest, strongest, luckiest,
-est, -iest             Adjective or Adverb: superlative
ev-, et-                time, age                                                 medieval, eternal
                                                                                  exit, exhale, exclusive, exceed,
ex-                     out of, away from, lacking, former
                                                                                  explosion, ex-mayor
                                                                                  external, extrinsic,
exter-, extra-,
                        outside of, beyond                                        extraordinary, extrapolate,
                                                                                  extraneous, extrovert
                                                                                  fable, fabulous, fame, famous,
fa, fess                speak
                                                                                  confess, profess
                                                                                  difficult, fashion, feasible,
fac, fact, fec, fect,                                                             feature, factory, fact, effect,
                        do, make
fic, fas, fea,facio                                                               manufacture, amplification,
fall, fals              deceive                                                   fallacy, falsify, fallacious
faux                    False;fake;.                                              faux pas; faux naivete
femto                   quadrillionth                                             Femtosecond
fero                    bear, carry                                               ferry, coniferous, fertile, defer,
                                                                 infer, refer, transfer,vociferous
fic, feign, fain, fit,
                         shape, make, fashion                    fiction, faint, feign
fid                      belief, faith                           confide, diffident, fidelity,infidel
                                                                 confidante, fidelity, confident,
fid, fide, feder         faith, trust                            infidelity, infidel, federal,
                                                                 confederacy, semper fi
fig                      shape, form                             figurem, effigy, figure, figment
                                                                 filigree, filament, filter, filet,
fila, fili               thread
                                                                 final, finite, finish, confine, fine,
fin                      end, ended, finished
                                                                 refine, define, finale
                                                                 fix, fixation, fixture, affix, prefix,
fix                      repair, attach
                                                                 flex, reflex, flexible, flexor,
flex, flect              bend                                    inflexibility, reflect,
flict                    strike                                  affliction, conflict, inflict
                                                                 influence, fluid, flue, flush,
flu, fluc, fluv, flux    flow                                    fluently, fluctuate, reflux,
-fold                    Adverb: in a manner of, marked by       Fourfold
for, fore                before                                  forecast, fortune, foresee
                                                                 effort, fort, forte, fortifiable,
forc, fort               strength, strong
                                                                 fortify, forte, fortitude
                                                                 form, format, conform,
form                     shape, resemble                         formulate, perform, formal,
                                                                 fracture, infraction, fragile,
fract, frag, frai        break
                                                                 fraction, refract, frail
Frater                   Brother                                 Fraternize, fraternity
fuge                     flee                                    subterfuge, refuge, centrifuge
-ful                     Noun: an amount or quanity that fills   Mouthful
-ful                     Adjective: having, giving, marked by    Fanciful
fuse                     pour                                    confuse, transfuse
-fy                      make, form into                         falsify, dandify
gam                      marriage                                bigamy, monogamy, polygamy
Garrio                   Chat                                    garrulous
                                                                 gastric, gastronomic, gastritis,
gastr, gastro            stomach
gen                      kind                                    Generous
                                                                 genesis, genetics, eugenics,
gen                      birth, race, produce
                                                                 genealogy, generate, genetic,
                                                              antigen, pathogen
                                                              geometry, geography,
geo                  earth
                                                              geocentric, geology
Geras                Old age
germ                 vital part                               germination, germ, germane
gest                 carry, bear                              congest, gestation
giga                 billion                                  gigabyte, gigaflop
gin                  careful                                  Gingerly
gloss, glot          tongue                                   glossary, polyglot, epiglottis
glu, glo             lump, bond, glue                         glue, agglutinate, conglomerate
Gnosis               Knowledge                                prognosis
gor                  to gather, to bring together             category, categorize
                                                              grade, degree, progress,
grad, gress, gree    to gather, to bring together, step, go
                                                              gradual, graduate, egress
                                                              graph, graphic, autograph,
                                                              photography, graphite,
graph, gram, graf    write, written, draw
                                                              telegram, polygraph, grammar,
                                                              biography, lithograph, graphic

                                                              congratulate, gratuity, grateful,
grat                 pleasing
                                                              ingrate, Ingratiate

                                                              grave, gravity, aggravate,
grav                 heavy, weighty
                                                              gregarious, congregation,
greg                 herd
                                                              segregate, gregarian
hagio                holy                                     hagiolatry
                                                              inhale, exhale, heal, healthy,
hale, heal           make whole, sound
                                                              heliograph, heliotrope,
helio                sun
                                                              hemorrhage, hemoglobin,
hema, hemo           blood
                                                              hemophilia, hemostat
                                                              adhere, cohere, cohesion,
her, here, hes       stick
                                                              inherent, hereditary, hesitate
                                                              heterodox, heterogeneous,
hetero               other, different
                                                              heterosexual, heterodyne
                                                              hexagon, hexameter, sestet,
hex, ses, sex        six
                                                              homogenize, homosexual,
homo                 same
                                                              homonym, homophone
hum, human           earth, ground, man                       humus, exhume, humane
                                                              dehydrate, hydrant, hydraulic,
hydr, hydra, hydro   water
                                                              hydraulics, hydrogen,
Hypo             Under                                             Hypochondria,
                                                                   hyperactive, hypertensive,
hyper            over, above                                       hyperbolic, hypersensitive,
                                                                   hyperventilate, hyperkinetic
hypn             sleep                                             hypnosis, hypnotherapy
-ia              Noun: names, diseases                             Phobia
-ian, an         Noun: related to, one that is                     pedestrian, human
-iatry           Noun: art of healing                              Psychiatry
-ic              Adjective: quality, relation                      Generic
-ic, ics         Noun: related to the arts and sciences            arithmetic, economics
-ice             Noun: act                                         Malice
-ician           expert                                            optician
-ify             Verb: cause                                       Specify
ignis            Fire                                              ignite, igneous, ignition
-ile             Adjective: having the qualities of                Projectile
in, im           into, on, near, towards                           instead, import
                                                                   illegible, irresolute, inaction,
                                                                   inviolate, innocuous,
in, im, il, ir   Not                                               intractable, innocent,
                                                                   impregnable, impossible,
-ine             Like                                              Bovine,
infra            Beneath                                           infrared, infrastructure
                 Noun: material made for, activity, result of an
-ing                                                               flooring, swimming, building
-ing             Verb: present participle                          Depicting
-ing             Adjective: activity                               Cohering
                                                                   international, intercept,
inter            between, among                                    interject, intermission, internal,
intra            within, during, between layers, underneath        intramural, intranet, intranatal
                                                                   interoffice, introvert,
intro            into, within, inward
                                                                   introspection, introduce
-ion             Noun: condition or action                         Abduction
-ish             Adjective: having the character of                Newish
-ism             Noun: doctrine, belief, action or conduct         Formalism
-ist             Noun: person or member                            Podiatrist
-ite             Noun: state or quality                            Graphite
-ity, ty         Noun: state or quality                            lucidity, novelty
-ium                   Place where                               podium
-ive                   Noun: condition                           Native
-ive, -ative, -itive   Adjective: having the quality of          festive, cooperative, sensitive
-ize                   Verb: cause                               Fantasize
                                                                 reject, eject, project, trajectory,
jac, ject              throw                                     interject, dejected, inject,
                                                                 ejaculate, adjacent
                                                                 adjoining, enjoin, juncture,
join, junct            join                                      conjunction, injunction,
judice                 judge                                     Prejudice
jug, junct, just       to join                                   junction, adjust, conjugal
juven                  young                                     juvenile, rejuvenate
klaein                 Brake                                     Icono-clastic

labor                  work                                      laborious, belabor
                                                                 launder, lavatory, lotion,
lau, lav, lot, lut     wash
                                                                 ablution, dilute
lect, leg, lig         choose, gather, select, read              collect, legible, eligible
                                                                 legal, legislate, legislature,
leg                    law
-less                  Adjective: without, missing               Motiveless
Levis                  light                                     alleviate, levitate, levity
lex, leag, leg         law                                       legal, college, league
                                                                 liberty, liberal, liberalize,
Liber, liver           free
Lide                   strike                                    collide, nuclide
                                                                 literary, literature, literal,
Liter                  letters
                                                                 alliteration, obliterate
                                                                 location, locally, locality,
loc, loco              place, area
                                                                 allocate, locomotion
                                                                 catalog, prologue, dialogue,
log, logo, ology       word, study, say, speech, reason, study
                                                                 zoology, logo
                                                                 eloquent, loquacious,
Loqu, locut            talk, speak
                                                                 colloquial, circumlocution
luc, lum, lun, lus,                                              translucent, luminary, luster,
lust                                                             luna, illuminate, illustrate
Lude                   play                                      prelude
-ly                    Adverb: in the manner of                  fluently
macr-, macer           lean                                      emaciated, meager
magn                   great                                     magnify, magnificent,
                                                  magnanimous, magnate,
                                                  magnitude, magnum
                                                  mainstream, mainsail, domain,
Main             strength, foremost
                                                  malformation, maladjusted,
                                                  dismal, malady,
Mal              bad, badly
                                                  malfeasance, maleficent
                                                  manual, manage, manufacture,
                                                  manacle, manicure, manifest,
Man, manu        hand, make, do
                                                  maneuver, emancipate,
Mancy            Prediction                       chiromancy
mand             command                          mandatory, remand, mandate
                                                  mania, maniac, kleptomania,
mania            madness
                                                  marine, marsh, maritime,
mar, mari, mer   sea, pool
                                                  matrimony, maternal,
matri            mother
                                                  matriarchate, matron
                                                  mediate, medieval,
medi             half, middle, between, halfway   Mediterranean, mediocre,
                                                  megaphone, megaton,
mega             great, million                   megaflop, megalomaniac,
                                                  megabyte, megalopolis
                                                  memo, commemoration,
mem              recall, remember
                                                  memento, memoir, memorable
ment             mind                             mental, mention
-ment            Noun: condition or result        Document
                                                  mesomorph, mesoamerica,
meso             middle
                                                  metaphor, metamorphosis,
meta             beyond, change                   metabolism, metahistorical,
                                                  meter, voltammeter, barometer,
meter            measure
                                                  metrics, asymmetric,
metr             admeasure, apportion
                                                  parametric, telemetry
                                                  microscope, microfilm,
micro            small, millionth                 microcard, microwave,
                                                  micrometer, microvolt
migra            wander                           migrate, emigrant, immigrate
mill, kilo       thousand                         millennium, kilobyte, kiloton
milli            thousandth                       millisecond, milligram, millivolt
min              little, small                    minute, minor, minuscule
                                                      misconduct, misinform,
mis                 wrong, bad, badly                 misinterpret, mispronounce,
                                                      misnomer, mistake, misogynist
Miser               Wretched                          Commiserate
                                                      emit, remit, submit, admit,
mit, miss           send                              commit, permit, transmit, omit,
                                                      intermittent, mission, missile
mob, mov, mot       move                              motion, remove, mobile, motor
                                                      monument, admonition,
mon                 warn, remind
                                                      monitor, premonition
                                                      monopoly, monotype,
mono                one                               monologue, mononucleosis,
                                                      monorail, monotheist,
                                                      mortal, immortal, mortality,
mor, mort           mortal, death
                                                      mortician, mortuary
                                                      amorphous, dimorphic,
                                                      metamorphosis, morphology,
morph               shape, form
                                                      polymorphic, morpheme,
                                                      multifold, multilingual, multiped,
multi               many, much                        multiply, multitude,
                                                      multipurpose, multinational
nano                billionth                         nanosecond, nanobucks
nasc, nat, gnant,                                     nascent, native, pregnant,
                    to be born
nai                                                   naïve
                                                      innate, natal, native,
nat, nasc           to be from, to spring forth
Nau                 ship                              Nausea
Naut                Sailor                            Astronaut, nautical,
                    deny                              Ab-negation
(I say))
                                                      Neolithic, nuveau riche,
neo                 new
                                                      neologism, neophyte, neonate
-ness               Noun: state, condition, quality   Kindness
                                                      neuritis, neuropathic,
neur                nerve
                                                      neurologist, neural, neurotic
                                                      autonomy, astronomy,
nom                 law, order
                                                      gastronomy, economy
nom, nym            name                              Nominate, synonym
                                                      nomenclature, nominate,
nomen, nomin        name
Nomos               Law                               metronome
non                 nine                              Nonagon
                                                      nonferrous, nonsense,
non                 not
                                                      nonabrasive, nondescript
Nostos               Return                                          Nostalgic
Notus                Well known                                      notorious
                                                                     novel, renovate, novice, nova,
nov                  new
Noceo                Injurious                                       Noxious,innocent
nox, noc             night                                           Nocturnal, equinox, noctilucent
                                                                     numeral, numeration,
numer                number
                                                                     enumerate, innumerable
numisma              coin                                            numismatics
ob, oc, of, op       toward, against, in the way                     oppose, occur, offer, obtain
                                                                     octopus, octagon,
oct                  eight
                                                                     octogenarian, octave
Odyne                Pain                                            An-odyne
                                                                     Oligocene, oligosaccharide,
oligo                few, little
                                                                     oligotrophic, oligarchy
                                                                     omnipotent, omniscient,
omni                 all, every
                                                                     omnipresent, omnivorous
                                                                     anonymous, pseudonym,
onym                 name
                                                                     antonym, synonym
opsis                vision                                          optrician
oper                 work                                            operate, cooperate, opus
-or                  Noun: condition or activity                     valor, honor, humor, minor
                                                                     orthodox, orthodontist,
ortho                straight, correct
                                                                     orthopedic, unorthodox
-ory                 Noun: place for, serves for                     territory, rectory
Osteons              bone                                            Osteopathy
-ous, -eous, -ose,                                                   adventurous, courageous,
                     Adjective: having the quality of, relating to
-ious                                                                verbose, fractious
over                 excessive, above                                overwork, overall, overwork
pac                  peace                                           pacifist, pacify, pacific ocean
                                                                     repair, impair, compare,
pair, pare           arrange, assemblage, two
                                                                     Paleozoic, Paleolithic,
paleo                old                                             paleomagnetism,
                                                                     Pan-American, pan-African,
pan                  all                                             panacea, pandemonium (place
                                                                     of all the demons),pandmic
Par                  Equal                                           At par,parity,disparage
                                                                     paradox, paraprofessional,
para                 beside                                          paramedic, paraphrase,
                                         patient, passion, sympathy,
pat, pass, path     feel, suffer
                                         paternity, patriarch, patriot,
pater, patr         father
                                         patron, patronize
                                         pathos, sympathy, antipathy,
path, pathy         feeling, suffering
                                         apathy, telepathy
                                         pedal, impede, pedestrian,
pedis, pod          foot                 centipede, tripod, podiatry,
                                         antipode, podium
                                         orthopedic, pedagogue,
Pedo/ paidos        child
                                         compel, dispel, expel, repel,
                                         propel, pulse, impulse, pulsate,
pel, puls           drive, push, urge
                                         compulsory, expulsion,
                                         pendant, pendulum, suspend,
pend, pens, pond    hang, weigh
                                         appendage, pensive, append
Penuria             Need
                                         persecute, permit, perspire,
per                 through, intensive
                                         perforate, persuade
                                         periscope, perimeter, perigee,
peri                around
petra               stonr                Petrify. petrolium
phage               eat                  macrophage, bacteriophage
phan, phas, phen,
                    show, make visible   phantom, fantasy,diaphanous
fan, phant, fant
                                         blaspheme, cipher,
Pheme               Speak,voice          phenomenon,
                                         philosopher, philanthropy,
phil                love
                                         philharmonic, bibliophile
phlegma             inflammation         phlegm, phlegmatic
                                         phobia, claustrophobia,
phobia, phobos      fear                 acrophobia, aquaphobia,
                                         ergophobia, homophobia
                                         telephone, phonics,
                                         phonograph, phonetic,
phon                sound
                                         homophone, microphone,
                                         symphony, euphonious
                                         photograph, photoelectric,
phot, photo         light                photogenic, photosynthesis,
pico                trillionth           picofarad, picocurie, picovolt
pict                paint, show, draw    picture, depict
plac, plais         Please,sooth         placid, placebo, placate,
Platys              Broad n Flat talk,clinche,banal,trite,   Platitude, Platypus
pli, ply            fold                                     reply, implicate, ply
plore               cry out, wail                            implore, exploration, deploring
plu, plur, plus     more                                     plural, pluralist, plus
                    breath                                   pneumatic, pneumonia,
pod                 foot, feet                               podiatry, tripod
                                                             metropolis, police, politics,
poli                city                                     Indianapolis, megalopolis,
                                                             polytheist, polygon, polygamy,
poly                many
                                                             postpone, component,
                                                             opponent, proponent, expose,
pon, pos, pound     place, put
                                                             impose, deposit, posture,
                                                             position, expound, impound
pop                 people                                   population, populous, popular
                                                             porter, portable, transport,
port                carry                                    report, export, import, support,
portion             part, share                              portion, proportion
post                after, behind                            postpone, postdate
potentis            power                                    potential, potentate, impotent
pre, pur            before                                   Precede
                                                             apprehend, comprehend,
prehendere          seize, grasp
                                                             comprehensive, prehensile
                                                             primacy, prima donna,
prin, prim, prime   first                                    primitive, primary, primal,
                                                             primeval, prince, principal
pro                 for, foward                              Propel
                                                             prototype, protocol,
proto               first                                    protagonist, protozoan,
                                                             Proterozoic, protoindustrial
Prurio              Longing for, to itch                     Prurient, pruritus
                                                             psyche, psychiatry,
psych               mind, soul
                                                             psychology, psychosis
Pusillus            Tiny                                     Pusillanimous
                                                             punctual, punctuation,
punct               point, dot                               puncture, acupuncture,
pute                think                                    dispute, computer
quat, quad          four                                     quadrangle, quadruplets
                                                                          quintet, quintuplets, pentagon,
quint, penta          five
                                                                          pentane, pentameter
quip                  ship                                                equip, equipment
quir, quis, quest,
                      seek, ask                                           query, inquire, exquisite, quest
Queror                Complain,harping,fretful,petulant,whining,nagging   Querulous
                                                                          report, realign, retract, revise,
re                    back, again
                                                                          regiment, regular, rectify,
reg, recti            straighten
                                                                          correct, direct, rectangle
Rheo                  Flow                                                Rheumatic, diarrhea , catarrh
Rigis                 King                                                Regal,regalia
                                                                          retrorocket, retrospect,
retro                 backwards
                                                                          retrogression, retroactive
                                                                          deride, ridicule, ridiculous,
ri, ridi, risi        laughter
                                                                          derision, risible
                                                                          prerogative, interrogation,
rog, roga             ask
                                                                          rupture, interrupt, abrupt,
rupt                  break
                                                                          disrupt, ruptible
                                                                          sacred, sacrosanct, sanction,
sacr, sanc, secr      sacred
                                                                          consecrate, desecrate
salv, salu            safe, healthy                                       salvation, salvage, salutation
                                                                          sanctify, sanctuary, sanction,
sanct                 holy
                                                                          sanctimonious, sacrosanct
sat, satis            enough                                              satient, saturate, satisfy
                                                                          science, conscious, omniscient,
sci, scio, scientia   know
                                                                          telescope, microscope,
scope                 see, watch                                          kaleidoscope, periscope,
                                                                          scribe, scribble, inscribe,
scrib, script         write                                               describe, subscribe, prescribe,
se                    apart, move away from                               Secede
                                                                          intersect, transect, dissect,
sect, sec             cut
                                                                          secant, section
                                                                          sediment, session, obsession,
sed, sess, sid        sit                                                 possess, preside, president,
                                                                          reside, subside
                                                                          semifinal, semiconscious,
semi                  half, partial                                       semiannual, semimonthly,
                                                                          senior, senator, senile,
senex, scen           old, grow old
                                                                          senescence, evanescent
                                                sentiment, consent, resent,
                                                dissent, sentimental, sense,
sent, sens          feel, think
                                                sensation, sensitive, sensory,
sept                seven                       septet, septennial
                                                consequence, sequel,
sequ, secu, sue     follow                      subsequent, prosecute,
                                                consecutive, second, ensue,
                                                servant, service, subservient,
                                                servitude, preserve, conserve,
serv                save, serve, keep
                                                reservation, deserve,
                                                conservation, observe
-ship               Noun: status, condition     relationship, friendship
                                                signal, signature, design,
sign, signi         sign, mark, seal
                                                insignia, significant
                                                similar, assimilate, simulate,
simil, simul        To copy,like, resembling
                                                simulacrum, simultaneous
Sine                Without                     Sinecure ,sine quo none
Sinister            Left hand /bad
                                                assist, insist, persist,
                                                circumstance, stamina, status,
sist, sta, stit     stand, withstand, make up
                                                state, static, stable, stationary,
soci                to join, companions         sociable, society
                                                solo, soliloquy, solitaire,
sol, solus          alone
                                                solitude, solitary, isolate
                                                solvent, solve, absolve,
                                                resolve, soluble, solution,
solv, solu, solut   loosen, explain
                                                resolution, resolute, dissolute,
Soma                Body                        psychsomatic
somn                sleep                       insomnia, somnambulist
                                                sophomore (wise fool),
soph                wise
                                                philosophy, sophisticated
                                                specimen, specific, spectator,
                                                spectacle, aspect, speculate,
spec, spect, spi,                               inspect, respect, prospect,
                    look, see
spic                                            retrospective, introspective,
sper                render favorable            Prosper
                                                sphere, stratosphere,
sphere              ball, sphere
                                                hemisphere, spheroid
Sphygmos            pulse                       Sphygmomanometer
spir                breath                      spirit, conspire, inspire, aspire,
                                                                   expire, perspire, respiration
stand, stant, stab,
stat, stan, sti, sta,   stand                                      stature, establish, stance
st, stead
-ster                   person                                     mobster, monster
                                                                   stringent, strict, restrict,
strain, strict,
                        bind, pull, draw tight                     constrict, restrain, boa
string, stige
Strepo                  Mk noise                                   Obstreperous(boisterous)
                                                                   construe, structure, construct,
stru, struct, stroy,
                        Build                                      instruct, obstruct, destruction,
                                                                   destroy, industry, ministry
                                                                   sustain, survive, support,
sub, suc, suf, sup,                                                suffice, succeed, submerge,
                        under, below, from, secretly, instead of
sur, sus                                                           submarine, substandard,
                                                                   subnormal, subvert
Summus                  Highest                                    summit
                                                                   consume, assume, sump,
sume, sump              take, use, waste
                                                                   superior, suprarenal,
super, supra            over, above                                superscript, supernatural,
                                                                   superimpose, supercede
                                                                   sympathy, synthesis,
syn, sym                together, at the same time
                                                                   synchronous, syndicate
Taceo                   Silent                                     Taciturn,tacit
                                                                   tactile, contact, intact,
tact, tang, tag, tig,
                        Touch                                      intangible, tangible, contagious,
                                                                   contiguous, contingent
                                                                   retain, continue, content,
tain, ten, tent, tin    hold, keep, have
                                                                   detect, protect, tegular,
tect, teg               Cover
                                                                   telephone, telegraph, telegram,
tele                    distance, far, from afar                   telescope, television, telephoto,
                                                                   telecast, telepathy, telepathy
                                                                   tempo, temporary,
tem, tempo              Time
                                                                   contemporary, pro tem,
                                                                   tenacious, tenant, tenure,
                                                                   untenable, detention, retentive,
ten, tin, tain          Hold                                       content, pertinent, continent,
                                                                   obstinate, contain, abstain,
                                                                   pertain, detain
                                                                   tendency, extend, intend,
                                                                   contend, pretend, superintend,
tend, tent, tens        stretch, strain
                                                                   tender, extent, tension,
tera                Trillion                 terabyte, teraflop
term                end, boundary, limit     exterminate, terminal
                                             terrain, terrarium, territory,
terr, terra         Earth
                                             testament, detest, testimony,
test                to bear witness
                                             attest, testify
                                             monotheism, polytheism,
the, theo           God, a god
                                             atheism, theology
thanatos            Death                    Euthanasia
                                             thermometer, theorem,
therm               Heat                     thermal, thermos bottle,
                                             thermostat, hypothermia
                                             antithesis, hypothesis,
thesis, thet        place, put
                                             synthesis, epithet
tire                draw, pull               attire, retire, entire
                                             atom (not cuttable),
tome                Cut                      appendectomy, tonsillectomy,
                                             dichotomy, anatomy,epitome
                                             torture, retort, extort, distort,
tor, tors, tort     Twist                    contort, torsion, tortuous,
tox                 Poison                   toxic, intoxicate, antitoxin
                                             attract, tractor, traction, extract,
tract, tra, trai,
                    drag, draw, pull         retract, protract, detract,
                                             subtract, contract, intractable
Trapido             Fear                     Tremble,intrepid
                                             transform, transoceanic,
trans               across, beyond, change   transmit, transportation,
tri                 three                    tripod, triangle, trinity, trilateral
                                             tribute, contribute, attribute,
trib                pay, bestow
                                             retribution, tributary
tribute             give                     contribute, distribute, tributary
                                             turbulent, disturb, turbid,
turbo               disturb
                                             type, prototype, typical,
typ                 print                    typography, typewriter,
                                             typology, typify
ultima              last                     ultimate, ultimatum
umber,                                       umbra, penumbra, (take)
umbraticum                                   umbrage, adumbrate
un                  Not, against, opposite   unceasing, unequal
                                             uniform, unilateral, universal,
uni                 one                      unity, unanimous, unite,
                                             unison, unicorn
-ure               Noun: act, condition, process, function       exposure, conjecture, measure
                                                                 vacate, vacuum, evacuate,
Vac                empty
                                                                 vacation, vacant, vacuous
Vacillo            Swing back n forth                            Vacillation,
Vade               Go                                            evade, invader
                                                                 equivalent, valiant, validity,
vale, vali, valu   strength, worth
                                                                 evaluate, value, valor
vegeto             To grow,(unlively/passively) like vegetable
                                                                 vector, vehicle, convection,
veh, vect          to carry
Vale               Farewell                                      carnival
                                                                 convene, intervene, venue,
                                                                 convenient, avenue,
ven, vent          come
                                                                 circumvent, invent, convent,
                                                                 venture, event, advent, prevent
Venesco            Vanish                                        Evanescent(ephemeral)
                                                                 very, aver, verdict, verity,
ver, veri          true
                                                                 verify, verisimilitude, veracious
verb, verv         word                                          verify, veracity, verbalize, verve
                                                                 convert, revert, advertise,
                                                                 versatile, vertigo, invert,
vert, vers         turn, change                                  reversion, extravert, introvert,
                                                                 diversion, introvert, convertible,
                                                                 reverse, controversy
vi                 way                                           viable, vibrate, vibrant
vic, vicis         change, substitute                            vicarious, vicar, vicissitude
                                                                 victor, evict, convict, convince,
vict, vinc         conquer
                                                                 video, evident, provide,
                                                                 providence, visible, revise,
vid, vis           see
                                                                 supervise, vista, visit, vision,
                                                                 review, indivisible
                                                                 revive, survive, vivid, vivacious,
viv, vita, vivi    alive, life                                   vitality, vivisection, vital,
                                                                 vitamins, revitalize
                                                                 vocation, avocation,
                                                                 convocation, invocation, evoke,
voc, voke          call
                                                                 provoke, revoke, advocate,
                                                                 provocative, vocal
                                                                 malevolent, benevolent,
vol                will
                                                                 volunteer, volition
volcan             fire                                          volcano, vulcanize, Vulcan
                                                                 revolve, voluble, voluminous,
volv, volt, vol    turn about, roll
                                                                 convolution, revolt, evolution
                                                                 voracious, carnivorous,
vor                eat greedily
                                                                 herbivorous, omnivorous,
-ward   Adverb: in a direction or manner                Homeward
-wise   Adverb: in the manner of, with regard to        timewise, clockwise, bitwise
                                                        withhold, without, withdraw,
with    against
-y      Noun: state, condition, result of an activity   society, victory
-y      Adjective: marked by, having                    hungry, angry, smeary, teary
                                                        zoo (zoological garden),
zo      animal
                                                        zoology, zodiac, protozoan

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