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					                            ACT Root Words and Vocabulary

                                    Weeks 8 and 9

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ACT Vocabulary Words for Week 8

Roots:

lex word, law, reading lexicology - the study and history of words; alexia -loss of
the ability to read; illegal - not authorized by the official rules or laws.

macro large, great macroevolution - large scale evolution; macromolecule - a large
molecule; macroeconomics - study of the overall forces of economy.

mania madness, insanity,
excessive desire bibliomania - a crazy love of books; egomania - a mad love of
oneself; maniac an insane person.

ob, op in the way, against object - to be against something; obscure - hard to
understand; opposition - the act of resistance or action against.

ocu eye binoculars - lens device for seeing distances; monocula - relating to one
eye; oculist - an eye doctor.

Vocabulary Words:

lexicon n. A dictionary.

macrocosm n. The whole of any sphere or department of nature or knowledge to
which
man is related.

maniac n. a person raving with madness.

obtrusive adj. Tending to be pushed or to push oneself into undue prominence.

oculist n. One versed or skilled in treating diseases of the eye.

				
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