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Root Words

  1. 1. Tiffany Meade<br />Root words <br /><ul><li>Root= ami (love)
  2. 2. Word= Amiable
  3. 3. Definition= noun- friendly and pleasant
  4. 4. Root=ami (love)
  5. 5. Word=Amicus Curiae
  6. 6. Definition=noun-friend of the court
  7. 7. Root=aqua/aque (water)
  8. 8. Word=aquamarine
  9. 9. Definition= noun- light blue-green or greenish blue
  10. 10. Root=aqua/aque (water)
  11. 11. Word= Aqua vitae
  12. 12. Definition= noun-alcohol
  13. 13. Root= Audi (hear)
  14. 14. Word=audiology
  15. 15. Definition= noun- the study of hearing disorders
  16. 16. Root= Audi (hear)
  17. 17. Word=auditory
  18. 18. Definition=adjective-pertaining to hearing
  19. 19. Root=anthrop(human, man)
  20. 20. Word=anthropic
  21. 21. Definition=adjective-pertaining to human beings or their span of existence on earth
  22. 22. Root=anthrop (human, man)
  23. 23. Word=anthropocentric
  24. 24. Definition=adjective-regarding the human being as the central fact of the universe
  25. 25. Root=bio (life)
  26. 26. Word=biocide
  27. 27. Definition=noun-any chemical that destroys life by poisoning
  28. 28. Root=bio (life)
  29. 29. Word=biota
  30. 30. Definition=the animals, plants, fungi
  31. 31. Root=Demo (people)
  32. 32. Word=demo
  33. 33. Definition=noun-demonstration
  34. 34. Root=demo (people)
  35. 35. Word=democratic
  36. 36. Definition=adjective-pertaining to or the nature of democracy or a democracy
  37. 37. Root=derm (skin)
  38. 38. Word=derm
  39. 39. Definition=noun- a navigational device for making a nearby object conspicuous on a radarscope
  40. 40. Root=derm (skin)
  41. 41. Word=dermal
  42. 42. Definition=adjective-of or pertaining to the skin
  43. 43. Root=hemo/hema/hem (blood)
  44. 44. Word=hematite
  45. 45. Definition=noun- a very common mineral, iron oxide, occurring in steel-gray to black crystals and in earthy red masses
  46. 46. Root=hema/hemo/hem (blood)
  47. 47. Word=hemp
  48. 48. Definition=noun-the tough fiber of this plant, used for making rope, coarse fiber
  49. 49. Root=magn (large)
  50. 50. Word=magna mater
  51. 51. Definition=noun-Cybele, ops; rhea
  52. 52. Root=magn (large)
  53. 53. Word=magna carta
  54. 54. Definition=noun-any fundamental constitution or law guaranteeing rights and liberties
  55. 55. Root=mater (mother)
  56. 56. Word=maternal
  57. 57. Definition=adjective-of, pertaining to, having the qualities of, or befitting a mother
  58. 58. Root=mater (mother)
  59. 59. Word=stabat mater
  60. 60. Definition=noun- a musical setting for this
  61. 61. Root=min (small)
  62. 62. Word=mina
  63. 63. Definition=noun-an ancient unit of weight and value equal to the sixtieth part of a talent
  64. 64. Root=min (small)
  65. 65. Word=minie ball
  66. 66. Definition=noun-a conical bullet with a hollow base that expanded when fired, used in the 19th century
  67. 67. Root=mis (bad)
  68. 68. Word=misanthrope
  69. 69. Definition=noun-hater of mankind
  70. 70. Root=mis (bad)
  71. 71. Word=misoneism
  72. 72. Definition=noun-hatred or dislike of what is new or represents change
  73. 73. Root= pater (father)
  74. 74. Word=paternity
  75. 75. Definition=noun-the state of being a father; fatherhood
  76. 76. Root=pater (father)
  77. 77. Word=paterfamilias
  78. 78. Definition=noun-the male head of a household or family, usually the father
  79. 79. Root=phon/phono (sound)
  80. 80. Word=phoneme
  81. 81. Definition=noun-any of a small set of units
  82. 82. Root=phon/phono (sound)
  83. 83. Word=phonograph
  84. 84. Definition=noun-any sound-reproducing machine using records in the form of cylinders or disks
  85. 85. Root=psych (mind)
  86. 86. Word= psych
  87. 87. Definition=verb-to intimidate or frighten psychologically, or make nervous
  88. 88. Root=psych (mind)
  89. 89. Word=psychedelic
  90. 90. Definition=noun- a psychedelic drug
  91. 91. Root=therm (heat)
  92. 92. Word=thermonuclear
  93. 93. Definition=adjective-of, pertaining to, or involving a thermonuclear reaction
  94. 94. Root=therm (heat)
  95. 95. Word=thermodynamics
  96. 96. Definition=noun- the science concerned with the relations between heat and mechanical energy or work, and the conversion of one into the other: modern thermodynamics deals with the properties of systems for the description of which temperature is a necessary coordinate.
  97. 97. Root= vit (life)
  98. 98. Word=vituperation
  99. 99. Definition=noun- verbal abuse or castigation; violent denunciation or condemnation
  100. 100. Root=vit (life)
  101. 101. Word= vitality
  102. 102. Definition=noun-exuberant physical strength or mental vigor
  103. 103. Root=tele (far away)
  104. 104. Word= televangelist
  105. 105. Definition=noun-an evangelist who regularly conducts religious services on television
  106. 106. Root=tele (far away)
  107. 107. Word=telemeter
  108. 108. Definition=noun-any of certain devices or attachments for determining distances by measuring the angle subtending a known distance
  109. 109. Root= a/an (not, without)
  110. 110. Word=anacoluthon
  111. 111. Definition=noun-a construction involving a break in grammatical sequence
  112. 112. Root= a/an (not, without)
  113. 113. Word=anasazi
  114. 114. Definition=adjective-of, pertaining to, or characteristic of this culture or its people
  115. 115. Root= un (not)
  116. 116. Word=unbeseeming
  117. 117. Definition=verb-to be fit for or worthy of; become;
  118. 118. Root=un (not)
  119. 119. Word=uncial
  120. 120. Definition=adjective-designating, written in, or pertaining to a form of majuscule writing having a curved or rounded shape and used chiefly in Greek and Latin manuscripts from about the third to the ninth century a.d.
  121. 121. Root= anti (against)
  122. 122. Word=anticoagulant
  123. 123. Definition=adjective-preventing coagulation
  124. 124. Root=anti (against)
  125. 125. Word=antidepressant
  126. 126. Definition=adjective-of or pertaining to a substance that is used in the treatment of mood disorders, as characterized by various manic or depressive affects
  127. 127. Root= auto (self)
  128. 128. Word=autodidactic
  129. 129. Definition=noun-a person who has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; a self taught person
  130. 130. Root=auto (self)
  131. 131. Word=autogenous
  132. 132. Definition=adjective- self-produced; self-generated
  133. 133. Root= bene (good)
  134. 134. Word=benefice
  135. 135. Definition=noun-a position or post granted to an ecclesiastic that guarantees a fixed amount of property or income
  136. 136. Root=bene (good)
  137. 137. Word=benevolence
  138. 138. Definition=noun-desire to do good to others; goodwill; charitableness
  139. 139. Root= circum (around)
  140. 140. Word=circumlocution
  141. 141. Definition=noun-a roundabout or indirect way of speaking; the use of more words than necessary to express an idea
  142. 142. Root=circum (around)
  143. 143. Word=circumambulate
  144. 144. Definition=verb- to walk around or go about
  145. 145. Root= dis (apart, not)
  146. 146. Word=disapprobation
  147. 147. Definition=noun-disapproval; condemnation
  148. 148. Root= dis (apart, not)
  149. 149. Word=disbar
  150. 150. Definition=verb-to expel from the legal profession or from the bar of a particular court
  151. 151. Root=hetero (different)
  152. 152. Word=heterosexual
  153. 153. Definition=adjective-pertaining to the opposite sex or to both sexes
  154. 154. Root=hetero (different)
  155. 155. Word=heterodox
  156. 156. Definition=adjective-not in accordance with established or accepted doctrines or opinions
  157. 157. Root= homo (same)
  158. 158. Word=homosexual
  159. 159. Definition=adjective-of, pertaining to, or noting the same sex
  160. 160. Root=homo (same)
  161. 161. Word=homogenized
  162. 162. Definition=verb-to form by blending unlike elements; make homogeneous
  163. 163. Root= Hyper (over)
  164. 164. Word=hyperglycemia
  165. 165. Definition=noun-an abnormally high level of glucose in the blood
  166. 166. Root= hyper (over)
  167. 167. Word=hyperbaton
  168. 168. Definition=noun- the use or emphasis of a word order other than the expected or usual one
  169. 169. Root= mal/male (bad, evil)
  170. 170. Word=malfeasance
  171. 171. Definition=noun-the performance by a public official of an act that is legally unjustified, harmful, or contrary to law; wrongdoing
  172. 172. Root=mal/male (bad, evil)
  173. 173. Word=malediction
  174. 174. Definition=noun- a curse; imprecation
  175. 175. Root= micro (small)
  176. 176. Word=microclimate
  177. 177. Definition=noun-the climate of a small area, as of confined spaces such as caves or houses of plant communities, wooded areas, or of urban communities, which may be different from that in that general region
  178. 178. Root=micro (small)
  179. 179. Word=microprocessor
  180. 180. Definition=noun-an integrated computer circuit that performs all the functions of a CPU.
  181. 181. Root= Post (after)
  182. 182. Word=post-millennial
  183. 183. Definition=adjective-or of pertaining to the period of the millennium
  184. 184. Root=post (after)
  185. 185. Word=post-prandial
  186. 186. Definition=adjective-after a meal;
  187. 187. Root= pre (before)
  188. 188. Word=Pre-Raphaelite
  189. 189. Definition=noun- any group of English artists formed in 1848
  190. 190. Root=pre (before)
  191. 191. Word=prelapsarian
  192. 192. Definition=adjective- occurring before the Fall
  193. 193. Root= centi (hundred)
  194. 194. Word=centimeter
  195. 195. Definition=noun-one 100th of a meter, equivalent to 0.3937 of an inch
  196. 196. Root=centi (hundred)
  197. 197. Word=centipede
  198. 198. Definition=noun-any of numerous predaceous, chiefly nocturnal arthropods constituting the class chilopoda, having an elongated, flattened body composed of from 15 to 173 segments, each with a pair of legs, the first pair being modified into poison fangs
  199. 199. Root= milli (thousand)
  200. 200. Word=milligram
  201. 201. Definition=noun-a unit of mass or weight equal to one thousandth of a gram, and equivalent to 0.0154 grain
  202. 202. Root=milli (thousand)
  203. 203. Word=millimeter
  204. 204. Definition=noun-a unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter and equivalent to 0.03937 inch
  205. 205. Root= nano (billion)
  206. 206. Word=nanosecond
  207. 207. Definition=noun-one billionth of a second
  208. 208. Root=nano (billion)
  209. 209. Word=nanocatalyst
  210. 210. Definition=noun- a nanoscale particle with catalytic properties. Used extensively in processing petroleum.
  211. 211. Root= mono (one)
  212. 212. Word=monokini
  213. 213. Definition=noun- a topless bikini
  214. 214. Root=mono (one)
  215. 215. Word=monoceros
  216. 216. Definition=noun-the unicorn, a constellation south of Gemini and east of Orion
  217. 217. Root= di (two)
  218. 218. Word=diadem
  219. 219. Definition=noun-a crown
  220. 220. Root=di (two)
  221. 221. Word=dichotomy
  222. 222. Definition=noun-division in two parts, kinds,etc;
  223. 223. Root= tri (three)
  224. 224. Word=
  225. 225. Definition=
  226. 226. Root=tri (three)
  227. 227. Word=
  228. 228. Definition=
  229. 229. Root= tetra (four)
  230. 230. Word=
  231. 231. Definition=
  232. 232. Root=tetra (four)
  233. 233. Word=
  234. 234. Definition=
  235. 235. Root= penta (five)
  236. 236. Word=
  237. 237. Definition=
  238. 238. Root=penta (five)
  239. 239. Word=
  240. 240. Definition=
  241. 241. Root= hexa (six)
  242. 242. Word=
  243. 243. Definition=
  244. 244. Root=hexa (six)
  245. 245. Word=
  246. 246. Definition=
  247. 247. Root= hepta (seven)
  248. 248. Word=
  249. 249. Definition=
  250. 250. Root=hepta (seven)
  251. 251. Word=
  252. 252. Definition=
  253. 253. Root= octa (eight)
  254. 254. Word=
  255. 255. Definition=
  256. 256. Root=octa (eight)
  257. 257. Word=
  258. 258. Definition=
  259. 259. Root= -cide (killing, kill)
  260. 260. Word=
  261. 261. Definition=
  262. 262. Root=-cide (kill, killing)
  263. 263. Word=
  264. 264. Definition=
  265. 265. Root= -ism (the belief in)
  266. 266. Word=
  267. 267. Definition=
  268. 268. Root=-ism (the belief in)
  269. 269. Word=
  270. 270. Definition=
  271. 271. Root= -ist (one who believes, studies/practices)
  272. 272. Word=
  273. 273. Definition=
  274. 274. Root=-ist (one who believes, studies/practices)
  275. 275. Word=
  276. 276. Definition=
  277. 277. Root= -logy (study in the field of)
  278. 278. Word=
  279. 279. Definition=
  280. 280. Root=-logy (study in the field of)
  281. 281. Word=
  282. 282. Definition=
  283. 283. Root= -oid (resembling, like-shaped)
  284. 284. Word=
  285. 285. Definition=
  286. 286. Root=-oid (resembling, like-shaped)
  287. 287. Word=
  288. 288. Definition=
  289. 289. Root= -phobia (exaggerated fear)
  290. 290. Word=
  291. 291. Definition=
  292. 292. Root=-phobia (exaggerated fear)
  293. 293. Word=
  294. 294. Definition=
  295. 295. Root= -arium (a place of)
  296. 296. Word=
  297. 297. Definition=
  298. 298. Root=-arium (a place of)
  299. 299. Word=
  300. 300. Definition=

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