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Root or Prefix Meaning Examples
a, an not, without atheist, anarchy, anonymous apathy, aphasia, anemia,
atypical, anesthes...
bioflavonoid, biofuel, biohazard, biomass, biorhythm
cede, ceed, cess to go, to yield succeed, proceed, precede, recede, s...
dia through, across,
between
diameter, diagonal, dialogue, dialect, dialectic,
diagnosis, diachronic, diagram, diaphragm,
...
hetero other heterodox, heterogeneous, heterosexual,
heterodyne
homo same homogenized, homosexual, homonym,
homophone
hype...
metahistorical, metainformation, metacognitive,
metaphysics
meter measure perimeter, micrometer, ammeter, multimeter,
alti...
poly many polytheist, polygon, polygamy, polymorphous
port to carry porter, portable, report, transportation, deport,
impo...
detract, subtract, contract, intractable
trans across transoceanic, transmit, transport, transducer,
transit, intransitive...
oct eight octopus, octagon, octogenarian, octave,
octillion, October
non nine nonagon, nonagenarian, nonillion
dec ten dec...
A Handful of Suffixes
Suffix Meaning Examples
able, ible able to be, capable of
being
pourable, drinkable, readable, washa...
sterilize, dramatize, utilize, colorize
ization
the process of making
into
rationalization, normalization, realization,
ca...
post after
postscript, postconsumer, postdoctoral,
posterior, postimpact, postfeminism,
postgraduate, posthumous,
postimpr...
Root : AB
Meaning : ( off, away from,
apart (prefix) )
Example : Aberration - HS,
Abdicate - HS, Abject - 8,
Absence - 6, ...
Meaning : ( other )
Example : ALLOMORPH,
PARALLEL, ALLEGORY,
ALLERGY, ALLOPATHY
Meaning : ( high )
Example
: ALTITUDE,
ALT...
ANTHROPOID,
ANTHROPOLOGY
Root : ANTIQU
Meaning : ( ancient )
Example : ANTIQUE,
ANTIQUITY
Root : ANX
Meaning : ( worried,
...
Meaning : ( cruel )
Example : ATROCITY,
ATROCIOUS
Meaning : ( bird )
Example
: AUSPICES,
INAUSPICIOUS
Meaning : ( increase...
REINBURSE Example : BYPASS,
BYSTANDER
Example : CADENCE,
CADAVER,
DECADENCE,
CADUOUS
CALLIGRAPHY, CALOMEL,
KALEIDOSCOPE
Ro...
Root : CAS/CID/CAD
Meaning : ( fall, sink )
Example : cascade, casualty,
occasional, cadence,
Root : CAST
Meaning : ( pure...
INTERCEPT,
ACCEPTABLE,
DECEPTION,
RECEPTION,
SUSCEPTIBLE,
Root : CERN
Meaning : ( separate, observe )
Example : UNCONCERN,...
CINEMATOGRAPHY,
Root : CIPIT
Meaning : ( head )
Example : PRECIPITOUS,
PRECIPITATE
Root : CIRC
Meaning : ( ring,
circle )
...
Meaning : ( know )
Example : INCOGNITO,
COGNITION, RECOGNITION
Meaning : ( know )
Example
: COGNIZANCE,
RECOGNIZE
Meaning ...
DISCOURSE, CONCOURSE )
Example
: COURTLY,
COURTEOUS,
COURTESY
: ARISTOCRACY,
THEOCRACY,
DEMOCRACY,
AUTOCRACY,
PLUTOCRACY
A...
SINECURE, CURE,
MANICURE,
PEDICURE
Root : CURS
Meaning : ( run )
Example : CURSORY,
EXCURSION, INCURSION,
PRECURSOR
Root :...
TAXIDERMY, HYPODERMIC : DEXTEROUS,
DEXTERITY
: AMBIDEXTROUS,
DEXTROSE
Root : DIA
Meaning : ( through, between,
apart (pref...
Root : DOMIN
Meaning : ( lord, master )
Example : DOMINATE,
DOMINEER, DOMINION,
DOMINO, PREDOMINATE
Root : DON
Meaning : (...
Root : EGR
Meaning : ( field, land )
Example : PEREGRINATE
Root : EGRI
Meaning : ( field )
Example
: PEREGRINATION
Root : ...
Example : ETHICAL, ETHICS,
ETHOS
well (prefix) )
Example
: EULOGIZE,
EULOGY,
EUPHONIOUS,
EUPHEMISM,
EUTHANASIA
of, outside...
Root : FER
Meaning : ( carry, bear, bring )
Example : REFER, REFERENCE,
REFEREE, SUFFER, DEFER,
INFER, CONFER, FERTILE,
TR...
SUPERFLUOUS,
FLUME
Root : FORC
Meaning : ( strong )
Example : REINFORCEMENT
Root : FORE
Meaning : ( before,
previous, earl...
FUNDING, FOUND,
PROFOUND
Root : GAM
Meaning : ( marriage )
Example : MONOGAMY,
ENDOGAMY, POLYGAMY,
AMALGAMATE, BIGAMY
Root...
degree )
Example : gradient, graduation,
gradually, centigrade
go, walk, degree )
Example : gradient,
graduation,
graduall...
INHABITANT, HABITATION,
HABITUAL,
Example : INHALE,
HALITOSIS,
EXHALATION,
INHALANT
Example
: HAPHAZARD,
MISHAP, HAPLESS,
...
Meaning : ( have, occupy, hold
as customary )
Example : EXHIBITOR,
PROHIBIT
Meaning : ( have,
hold )
Example : EXHIBIT,
PR...
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Root : INTELLIG
Meaning : ( power to think )
Example : UNINTELLIGIBLE
Root : INTER
Meaning : (
between, among
(prefix)...
JUDICIAL, JUDICIOUS : CONJUGAL,
SUBJUGATE,
CONJUGATE
ADJUNCT, CONJUNCTION
Root : JUR
Meaning : ( law, right )
Example : JU...
Root : LEAS
Meaning : ( loose )
Example : RELEASE
Root : LECT
Meaning : ( gather,
choose )
Example : SELECT,
RECOLLECTION,...
ELIGIBLE
Root : LINGU
Meaning : ( tongue )
Example : BILINGUAL,
LINGUIST, LINGUISTICS,
LINGO, LANGUAGE,
Root : LINQU
Meani...
COLLUSION LUSTROUS,
ILLUSTRATE
Root : MAGN
Meaning : ( great )
Example : MAGNUM,
MAGNANIMOUS, MAGNIFY,
MAGNITUDE, MAGNIFIC...
MELODY MEMORIZE, MEMOIR,
MEMORY,
MEMORABLE,
MEMENTO
Root : MEND
Meaning : ( fault, defect )
Example : AMEND,
MENDACIOUS, M...
Root : MISS
Meaning : ( send (wcity) )
Example : admit, admittedly,
commission, commitment,
committee, compromise,
dismiss...
COMMOTION,
MOTIVATE, MOTIVE,
MOTOR
Root : MULT
Meaning : ( many, much )
Example : MULTILINGUAL,
MULTIFARIOUS, MULTITUDE,
M...
Meaning : ( name, term )
Example : BINOMIAL,
POLYNOMIAL, MISNOMER
Meaning : ( law,
system of laws )
Example
: ECONOMY,
AGR...
Root : ODI
Meaning : ( hatred, ill-will )
Example : ODIUM, ODIOUS,
ANNOY
Root : ODI
Meaning : ( hate, ill-
will )
Example ...
Root : PAN
Meaning : ( bread )
Example : COMPANY, PANNIER,
PANTRY, PANCAKE, PANNIERS,
PANATELLA
Root : PAND
Meaning : ( sp...
Example : PECULATE,
IMPECUNIOUS, PECUNIARY
Example
: EXPEDITE, PEDAL,
IMPEDE, BIPED,
QUADRUPED,
PEDESTAL,
PEDESTRIAN
Examp...
PHILANDERER,
PHILTER,
PHILATELIST,
PHILODENDRON
Root : PHON
Meaning : ( sound )
Example : CACOPHONY,
PHONIC, SYMPHONY,
EUP...
PLURAL
Root : PNEUMON
Meaning : ( lung, breath )
Example : PNEUMONIA
Root : POD
Meaning : ( foot )
Example : PODIUM,
PODIA...
POSTERITY
Root : POV
Meaning : ( poor )
Example : POVERTY,
IMPOVERISH
Root : PRE
Meaning : ( before,
in advance (prefix) )...
PSYCHOPATH,
PSYCHIC
Root : PUGN
Meaning : ( fight )
Example : REPUGNANT,
PUGNACIOUS, PUGILISM,
IMPUGN, PUGILIST
Root : PUL...
PERQUISITE : ACQUITTAL QUOTATION,
QUOTA, QUOTIENT
Root : RADI
Meaning : ( ray, shine )
Example : RADIANT,
IRRADIATE, RADIO...
Meaning : ( laugh )
Example : RIDICULOUS,
DERIDE, RIDICULE
Meaning : ( laugh )
Example : RISIBLE,
DERISORY,
DERISION
Meani...
SANCTION
Root : SAP
Meaning : ( taste, to be wise )
Example : SAPID, SAPIENT,
SAVOR, INSIPID, SAPIEN
Root : SATIS
Meaning ...
Root : SEM
Meaning : ( seed, sow )
Example : DISSEMINATE,
SEMINARY, SEMINAR, SEMINAL
Root : SEMBL
Meaning : ( seem,
appear...
Root : SIMUL
Meaning : ( resemble, make like
)
Example : SIMULTANEOUS,
SIMULATE
Root : SINU
Meaning : ( fold,
bend, curve ...
CONSPIRE, EXPIRE,
INSPIRE, PERSPIRE,
RESPIRATION
CORRESPONDENCE
Root : STA
Meaning : ( stand )
Example : STAMINA,
OBSTACLE...
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  1. 1. Root or Prefix Meaning Examples a, an not, without atheist, anarchy, anonymous apathy, aphasia, anemia, atypical, anesthesia ab away, down, from, off absent, abduction, aberrant, abstemious, abnormal, abstract, absorb acro high, tip, top acrobat, acrophobia, acronym, acromegaly, acropolis act do, move action, react, transaction, proactive, activity, activation, deactivate ad to, toward admit, addition, advertisement, adherent, admonish, address, adhesive, adept, adjust alt high altitude, altimeter, alto, contralto, altocumulus, exalt ambul to walk ambulatory, amble, ambulance, somnambulist, perambulate, preamble anima soul, life animation, inanimate, animal, anime, equanimity, animism, animus ante before anteroom, antebellum, antedate antecedent, antediluvian anti, ant against, opposite antisocial, antiseptic, antithesis, antibody, antichrist, antinomies, antifreeze, antipathy, antigen, antibiotic, antidote, antifungal, antidepressant arm weapon army, armament, disarm, rearm, armistice, armor, armory, arms audi to hear audience, auditory, audible, auditorium, audiovisual, audition, audiobook auto self automobile, automatic, autograph, autonomous, autoimmune, autopilot, autobiography be thoroughly bedecked, besmirch, besprinkled, begrudge, begrime, belie, bemoan bell war belligerent, antebellum, bellicose, rebel bene good, well benefactor, beneficial, benevolent, benediction, beneficiary, benefit bi two bicycle, bifocals, biceps, billion, binary, bivalve, bimonthly, bigamy, bimetal, biathlete, bicarbonate bio life, living biology, biography, biodiversity, bioavailability,
  2. 2. bioflavonoid, biofuel, biohazard, biomass, biorhythm cede, ceed, cess to go, to yield succeed, proceed, precede, recede, secession, exceed, succession, excess chron time chronology, chronic, chronicle, chronometer, anachronism cide, cis to kill, to cut fratricide, suicide, incision, excision, circumcision, precise, concise, precision, homicide, genocide, regicide circum around circumnavigate, circumflex, circumstance, circumcision, circumference, circumorbital, circumlocution, circumvent, circumscribe, circulatory clud, clus claus to close include, exclude, clause, claustrophobia, enclose, exclusive, reclusive, conclude, preclude con, com with, together convene, compress, contemporary, converge, compact, confluence, concatenate, conjoin, combine, convert, compatible, consequence, contract contra, counter against, opposite contradict, counteract, contravene, contrary, counterspy, contrapuntal, contraband, contraception, contrast, controversy, counterfeit, counterclaim, counterargument, counterclaim, counterpoint, counterrevolution cred to believe credo, credible, credence, credit, credential, credulity, incredulous, creed, incredible commun to share commune, community, communism, communicable, communication, commonality, incommunicado cycl circle, wheel bicycle, cyclical, cycle, encliclical, motorcycle, tricycle, cyclone Root or Prefix Meaning Examples de from, down, away detach, deploy, derange, deodorize, devoid, deflate, degenerate, deice, descend, derail, depress, depart, decompose, destruction dei, div God, god divinity, divine, deity, divination, deify, deism demo people democracy, demagogue, epidemic, demographic, endemic
  3. 3. dia through, across, between diameter, diagonal, dialogue, dialect, dialectic, diagnosis, diachronic, diagram, diaphragm, dialysis, diarrhea dict speak predict, verdict, malediction, dictionary, dictate, dictum, diction, indict, contradict dis, dys, dif away, not, negative dismiss, differ, disallow, disperse, dissuade, disconnect, dysfunction, disproportion, disrespect, distemper, distaste, disarray, dyslexia duc, duct to lead, pull produce, abduct, product, transducer, viaduct, aqueduct, induct, deduct, reduce, induce dyn, dyna power dynamic, dynamometer, heterodyne, dynamite, dynamo, dynasty ecto outside, external ectomorph, ectoderm, ectoplasm, ectopic, ectothermal endo inside, within endotoxin, endoscope, endogenous equi equal equidistant, equilateral, equilibrium, equinox, equitable, equation, equator e, ex out, away, from emit, expulsion, exhale, exit, express, exclusive, enervate, exceed, explosion, eject, exude eu good, pleasant euphoria, euphemism, eustress, euphonic, eukaryote exter, extra outside of external, extrinsic, exterior, extraordinary, extrabiblical, extracurricular, extrapolate, extraneous, exterminator, extract, extradite, extraterrestrial, extrasensory, extravagant, extreme flu, flux flow effluence, influence, effluvium, fluctuate, confluence, reflux, influx flect, flex to bend flexible, reflection, deflect, circumflex, inflection, reflex graph, gram to write polygraph, grammar, biography, graphite, telegram, autograph, lithograph, historiography, graphic, electrocardiogram, monogram
  4. 4. hetero other heterodox, heterogeneous, heterosexual, heterodyne homo same homogenized, homosexual, homonym, homophone hyper over, above hyperactive, hypertensive, hyperbolic, hypersensitive, hyperventilate, hyperkinetic, hyperlink, hypertext, hypersonic, hypertrophy hypo below, less than hypotension, hypodermic, hypoglycemia, hypoallergenic, hypothermia, hypothesis in, im not inviolate, innocuous, intractable, innocent, impregnable, impossible, incapable, incoherent, impassible, impotent infra beneath infrared, infrastructure, infrasonic inter, intro between international, intercept, intermission, interoffice, internal, intermittent, introvert, introduce intra within, into intranet, intracranial, intravenous, intramural, intramuscular, intraocular jac, ject to throw reject, eject, project, trajectory, interject, dejected, inject, ejaculate log, logo, loc, loq word, speech, speak monologue, dialogue, locution, colloquial, elocution, soliloquy, ventriloquist, apology, doxology, epilogue, logic, eulogy, loquacious mal bad, badly malformation, maladjusted, dismal, malady, malcontent, malfeasance, maleficent, malevolent, malice, malaria, malfunction, malignant mega great, million megaphone, megalomaniac, megabyte, megalopolis, acromegaly meso middle mesomorph, mesoamerica, mesosphere meta beyond, change metaphor, metamorphosis, metabolism,
  5. 5. metahistorical, metainformation, metacognitive, metaphysics meter measure perimeter, micrometer, ammeter, multimeter, altimeter, geometry, kilometer micro small microscope, microprocessor, microfiche, micrometer, micrograph mis bad, badly misinform, misinterpret, mispronounce, misnomer, mistake, misogynist, mistrial, misadventure, misanthrope, misread mit, miss to send transmit, permit, missile, missionary, remit, admit, missive, mission morph shape polymorphic, morpheme, amorphous, metamorphosis, morphology, morphing multi many multitude, multipartite, multiply, multipurpose, multicolored, multimedia, multinational neo new neologism, neonate, neoclassic, neophyte non not nonferrous, nonabrasive, nondescript, nonfat, nonfiction, nonprofit, nonsense, nonentity omni all omnipotent, omnivorous, omniscient, omnibus, omnirange, omnipresent pan all, whole, general, completely pantheism, pandemic, panacea, panoply, pan- American, panchromatic, pandemonium, panorama para beside paraprofessional, paramedic, paraphrase, parachute, paralegal, parallel, comparison per through, intensive permit, perspire, perforate, persuade, perceive, perfect, permit, perform, pervasive peri around periscope, perimeter, perigee, periodontal, pericope phon sound telephone, phonics, phonograph, phonetic, homophone, microphone phot light photograph, photosynthesis, photon
  6. 6. poly many polytheist, polygon, polygamy, polymorphous port to carry porter, portable, report, transportation, deport, import, export Root or Prefix Meaning Examples re back, again report, realign, retract, revise, regain, reflect, rename, restate, recombine, recalculate, redo retro backwards retrorocket, retrospect, retrogression, retroactive sanct holy sanctify, sanctuary, sanction, sanctimonious, sacrosanct scrib, script to write inscription, prescribe, proscribe, manuscript, conscript, scribble, scribe, postscript, transcript sect, sec cut intersect, transect, dissect, secant, section semi half semifinal, semiconscious, semiannual, semimonthly, semicircle spect to look inspect, spectator, circumspect, retrospect, prospect, spectacle sub under, below submerge, submarine, substandard, subnormal, subvert, subdivision, submersible, submit super, supra above superior, suprarenal, superscript, supernatural, supercede, superficial, superhero, superimpose syn together synthesis, synchronous, syndicate, synergy, snyopsis, syncretism tele distance, from afar television, telephone, telegraph, telemetry, telepathy, teleconference theo, the God theology, theist, polytheist, pantheism, atheist, monotheist, theophany therm, thermo heat thermal, thermometer, thermocouple, thermodynamic, thermoelectric tract to drag, draw attract, tractor, traction, extract, retract, protract,
  7. 7. detract, subtract, contract, intractable trans across transoceanic, transmit, transport, transducer, transit, intransitive un not uncooked, unharmed, unintended, unhappy, unenlightened, unremarkable veh, vect, vey to carry vector, vehicle, convection, vehement, convey, conveyance, conveyor vert, vers to turn convert, revert, advertise, versatile, vertigo, invert, reversion, extravert, introvert ven, vent to come convention, prevent, intervention, convent, Advent, invent, inventory verm worm vermin, vermicelli, vermiculite, vermicide, vermiform, vermilion vita life vital, vitality, vitamins, revitalize vol to will benevolent, volition, voluntary, malevolent Prefix Meaning Examples mono, uni one monopoly, monotype, monologue, mononucleosis, monorail, monotheist, unilateral, universal, unity, unanimous, uniform bi, di two divide, diverge, diglycerides, bifurcate, biweekly, bivalve, biannual, billion tri three triangle, trinity, trilateral, triumvirate, tribune, trilogy, tricycle, trillion quat, quad four quadrangle, quadruplets, quaternary, quarter, quadrillion quint, penta five quintet, quintuplets, pentagon, pentane, pentameter, quintillion hex, ses, sex six hexagon, hexameter, sestet, sextuplets, sextillion sept seven septet, septennial, septillion, September
  8. 8. oct eight octopus, octagon, octogenarian, octave, octillion, October non nine nonagon, nonagenarian, nonillion dec ten decimal, decade, decalogue, decimate, decillion, December cent hundred centennial, century, centipede, centillion mill, kilo thousand (10^3) millennium, kilobyte, kiloton mega million (10^6) megabyte, megaton, megaflop, megawatt giga billion (10^9) gigabyte, gigaflop, gigahertz, gigawatt tera trillion (10^12) terabyte, teraflop, terawatt peta quadrillion (10^15) petabyte exa quintillion (10^18) exabyte zetta sextillion (10^21) zettabyte yotta septilion (10^24) yottabyte milli thousandth (10^-3) millisecond, milligram, millivolt, milliwatt, millimeter, millipede micro millionth (10^-6) microgram, microvolt, microwave, microsecond nano billionth (10^-9) nanosecond, nanobucks, nanofarad, nanometer, nanomachine, nanotube, nanotechnology, nanogram, nanoscale pico trillionth (10^-12) picofarad, picocurie, picogram, picomole, picosecond femto quadrillionth (10^-15) femtosecond atto quintillionth (10^-18) attosecond, attometer zepto sextillionth (10^-21) zeptosecond yocto septillionth (10^-24) yoctosecond
  9. 9. A Handful of Suffixes Suffix Meaning Examples able, ible able to be, capable of being pourable, drinkable, readable, washable, curable, visible, flexible, collectible ance, ancy state of, process of performance, reliance, defiance, radiance, acceptance, ascendancy, discrepancy, infancy ator one who does [the verb] terminator, culminator, agitator, instigator, generator, incubator, accelerator, invigorator, elevator dom condition, office, state kingdom, freedom, wisdom, sheikdom, fiefdom, sheikdom ee one who receives payee, mortgagee, employee, appointee, abductee, examinee, referee, refugee er, or one who does [the verb] driver, hiker, reader, manager, polisher, speaker, counselor, author, creator, director, sculptor ful filled with frightful, delightful, wonderful, cupful, wakeful, bashful, bountiful, beautiful, cheerful, colorful, dreadful, fateful ify to make into purify, deify, simplify, clarify, petrify, reify, exemplify, pacify ification process of making into purification, deification, simplifiction, clarification, petrification ish the nature of, resembling Cornish, Irish, bookish, freakish, foolish, boorish, selfish, sluggish, priggish ism doctrine, system, characteristic quality capitalism, heroism, optimism, skepticism, realism, patriotism, communism, idealism, conservatism ist one who performs; an adherent of an ism tympanist, cellist, idealist, communist, realist, moralist, pharamacist, pragmatist ize to make into rationalize, normalize, realize, capitalize,
  10. 10. sterilize, dramatize, utilize, colorize ization the process of making into rationalization, normalization, realization, capitalization, dramatization less without, lacking loveless, fearless, worthless, nameless, baseless, bottomless, effortless, friendless, noiseless, harmless Root or Prefix Meaning Example Words agon to struggle agony, protagonist, antagonist, agony, agonize, alg pain neuralgia, analgesic, nostalgic, alter other alternative, alternator, alteration, altercation, alternate, am friend amiable, amorous, amity, enamored, paramour, amicable ambi both ambidextrous, ambivalent, ambiguous, ambient anim alive animated, animal, inanimate, animator, anime, animation, reanimate anthrop mankind anthropology, anthropomorphic, philanthrophy, misanthranthropology, anthropomorphic, philanthrophy, misanthropy eu good, well euphoria, eulogy, euphemism, eugenics, eucalyptus, eukaryote, eurythmics, euthanasia fore before, front forecast, forefather, foretaste, forehead, foreman, foreboding, forecastle, forearm, forebear, foreclose, foredoom, forego, forefoot, foreground, forehand, foreknowledge, foremost, foreordain, forerunner, foresee, foreshoren, foretell ortho straight orthodontics, orthodox, orthopedic, orthoscopic, orthostatic
  11. 11. post after postscript, postconsumer, postdoctoral, posterior, postimpact, postfeminism, postgraduate, posthumous, postimpressionism, postlude, postmodernism, postpone, postproduction pre before, in front of prefix, predict, prelude, predetermined, preamplifier, predestination, prebiotic, preclude, predate, predisposed, preempt, preference, prefigure, prefrontal, preheat, prehistory, presell, presumptuous, prevent, previous, pretext, pretentious, pretend pro forward propel, proceed, produce, promote, project, proclaim, procession, profess, proffer, professor, proficient, profile, profound, profuse, progenitor, progress, prolapse, prolegomenon, prolific, prologue, prolong, pronation, pronounce, propellant, prophesy, prophecy, proponent, prorate, proscribe, prosecute, prospect, protect, protest, provide, provoke proto first, earliest prototype, protoplasm, protohistory, protocol, protogalaxy, proton, prototypical, protozoa quasi approximately, resembling, to some degree quasiperiodical, quasiparticle, quasi- governmental, quasi-scientific, quasi-judicial, quasi-stellar, quasi-public ultra beyond, extremely ultraviolet, ultrasonic, ultramarine, ultrafine, ultrasensitive, ultrawide, ultrapure, ultraquiet under beneath, below, too little undercoat, underwear, underestimate, underbid, underexpose, undercut, underclassmen, undernourished, underground, undersized, underhand, underlay, undermine, underneath, underpass, underpowered, underline, understand, undertake, undertone, undertow, undervalue, underwrite
  12. 12. Root : AB Meaning : ( off, away from, apart (prefix) ) Example : Aberration - HS, Abdicate - HS, Abject - 8, Absence - 6, Absolute - 6, Abstinence - HS, Abstract - 6, Abundance - 7 Root : ABIL Meaning : ( aptitude, handy ) Example : CAPABILITY, ABILITY, INCAPABILITY Root : ABS Meaning : ( off, away from, apart (prefix) ) Example : ABSTRACT, ABSTRACTION, ABSTRUSE, ABSTAIN, ABSTEMIOUS, ABSTENTION, ABSTINENCE Root : ACERB Meaning : ( bitter ) Example : ACERBIC, ACERBITY, EXACERBATE Root : ACID Meaning : ( sour ) Example : ACIDITY Root : ACOU Meaning : ( hearing ) Example : ACOUSTICS Root : ACR Meaning : ( bitter, sour ) Example : ACRID, ACRIMONIOUS Root : ACRO Meaning : ( pointed, upper, top, first ) Example : ACROPHOBIA, ACRONYM, ACROBAT, ACROPOLIS Root : ACT Meaning : ( move, go, do, drive, urge, act ) Example : ACTION, ACTIVIST, COUNTERACT, EXACT, REACTIONARY, RETROACTIVE, TRANSACT, TRANSACTION Root : ACU Meaning : ( sharp ) Example : ACUTE, ACUMEN, ACUPUNCTURE Root : AD Meaning : ( to, towards, near (prefix) ) Example : Adequate - 7, Adhere - 8, Adjourned - 8, Admission - 6, Admonish - HS, Adventurous - 5, Adversity - 8, Advocate - 7 Root : AER Meaning : ( air ) Example : AERODYNAMICS, AERIAL, AERONAUT, AERONOMY Root : AG Meaning : ( move, go, do, drive, urge, act ) Example : AGENT, AGENCY, AGENDA, AGILITY, AGITATE, AGITATION, COAGULATE, SYNAGOGUE, Root : AGO Meaning : ( move, go, do ) Example : AGOG Root : AGOG Meaning : ( leading, bringing ) Example : DEMAGOGUE, PEDAGOGUE, PEDAGOGY, SYNAGOGUE Root : AGON Meaning : ( contest, struggle ) Example : PROTAGONIST, AGONY, ANTAGONIST Root : AGR Meaning : ( field, land, country ) Example : AGRARIAN, AGRICULTURE, PEREGRINATE Root : AL Meaning : ( to, towards, near (prefix) ) Example : ALLOY Root : ALACR Meaning : ( swift, lively ) Example : ALACRITY, ALACRITOUS Root : ALI Meaning : ( other, another ) Example : ALIAS, ALIBI, ALIEN, ALIENATE, INALIENABLE Root : ALL Root : ALT Root : ALTER Root : ALTR
  13. 13. Meaning : ( other ) Example : ALLOMORPH, PARALLEL, ALLEGORY, ALLERGY, ALLOPATHY Meaning : ( high ) Example : ALTITUDE, ALTIMETER, ALTAR, EXALT, CONTRALTO Meaning : ( other ) Example : ALTERNATE, ALTERCATION, ALTERCATE, ALTERNATIVE, ALTER EGO Meaning : ( other ) Example : ALTRUISM Root : AM Meaning : ( love, friend ) Example : AMATEUR, AMATORY Root : AMB Meaning : ( around, about, both (prefix) ) Example : AMBITION Root : AMBI Meaning : ( around, about, both (prefix) ) Example : AMBIENT, AMBIVALENCE, AMBIANCE, AMBITION, AMBIGUOUS, AMBIGUITY, AMBIDEXTROUS Root : AMBL Meaning : ( walk, go ) Example : PREAMBLE, AMBLE Root : AMBUL Meaning : ( walk ) Example : SOMNAMBULIST, AMBULATORY, PERAMBULATE, FUNAMBULIST, AMBULANCE Root : AMEN Meaning : ( pleasant ) Example : AMENITY Root : AMI Meaning : ( friend ) Example : AMIABLE, AMITY Root : AMIC Meaning : ( love, friend ) Example : AMICABILITY, AMICABLE Root : AMOR Meaning : ( love, friend ) Example : AMOROUS, ENAMOR, PARAMOUR Root : AMPHI Meaning : ( on both sides, around (prefix) ) Example : AMPHIBIAN, AMPHITHEATER Root : AMPL Meaning : ( spacious, large ) Example : AMPLITUDE, AMPLIFY, AMPLIFICATION Root : ANDR Meaning : ( man ) Example : ANDROGYNOUS, ANDROID Root : ANG Meaning : ( a corner, angle ) Example : ANGLE, TRIANGULATE Root : ANIM Meaning : ( mind, soul, spirit ) Example : UNANIMOUS, EQUANIMITY, ANIMOSITY, MAGNANIMOUS, PUSILLANIMOUS Root : ANIMA Meaning : ( life, breath ) Example : INANIMATE, ANIMAL, ANIMATE Root : ANN Meaning : ( year ) Example : ANNIVERSARY, ANNUITY, ANNUAL, PER ANNUM, Root : ANTE Meaning : ( before ) Example : ANTECEDENT, ANTERIOR, ANTEROOM Root : ANTH Meaning : ( flower ) Example : ANTHOLOGY, PERIANTH Root : ANTHROP Meaning : ( man ) Example : PHILANTHROPY, LYCANTHROPE, MISANTHROPE, Root : ANTI Meaning : ( against (prefix) ) Example : ANTIDOTE, ANTIPATHY, ANTISOCIAL, ANTICLIMAX
  14. 14. ANTHROPOID, ANTHROPOLOGY Root : ANTIQU Meaning : ( ancient ) Example : ANTIQUE, ANTIQUITY Root : ANX Meaning : ( worried, distressed ) Example : ANXIETY, ANXIOUS, ANXIOUSNESS, ANXIOLYTIC Root : APERT Meaning : ( open ) Example : APPARATUS, APERTURE, APRIL, APERIENT Root : APO Meaning : ( away (prefix) ) Example : APOCALYPSE, APOGEE, APOLOGY, APOLOGIZE, APOCRYPHAL Root : APT Meaning : ( fit, join ) Example : APTITUDE, ADAPT, INEPT, ADAPTATION, ADEPT Root : AQU Meaning : ( water ) Example : AQUATIC, AQUEOUS, AQUARIUM, AQUEDUCT Root : ARBITR Meaning : ( witness, judge, umpire ) Example : ARBITRATION, ARBITRATE, ARBITER, ARBITRARY Root : ARCH Meaning : ( rule, govern ) Example : ANARCHY, HIERARCHY, MONARCH, PATRIARCH, MONARCHY, OLIGARCHY, HEPTARCHY Root : ARCHAEO Meaning : ( ancient, OLD ) Example : ARCHAEOLOGIST, ARCHAIC Root : ARCHE Meaning : ( chief, original, first ) Example : ARCHETYPE Root : ARCHI Meaning : ( chief, first, principal ) Example : ARCHITECT, ARCHENEMY, ARCHIPELAGO, ARCHBISHOP Root : ARD Meaning : ( burn ) Example : ARDENT, ARDOR, ARSON Root : ARGU Meaning : ( prove, assert, accuse ) Example : ARGUMENT, ARGUE, ARGUER, OVERARGUE Root : ARIUM Meaning : ( a place for (suffix) ) Example : AQUARIUM Root : ARMA Meaning : ( weapon, implements, arms, tools ) Example : ARMAMENT, ARMADA, ARMADILLO, ARMISTICE, DISARM, UNARMED Root : ART Meaning : ( skill, craft ) Example : ARTIFICE, ARTIFACT, ARTIST, ARTISAN, ARTIFICIAL Root : ARTILL Meaning : ( equip ) Example : ARTILLARY Root : ASTER Meaning : ( star ) Example : ASTERISK, ASTEROID, ASTER, DISASTER Root : ASTR Meaning : ( star ) Example : ASTROLOGY, ASTRONOMY, ASTRONAUT, ASTRONOMER Root : ATHL Meaning : ( contest ) Example : PENTATHLON, DECATHLON, AHLETE Root : ATROC Root : AU Root : AUCT Root : AUD
  15. 15. Meaning : ( cruel ) Example : ATROCITY, ATROCIOUS Meaning : ( bird ) Example : AUSPICES, INAUSPICIOUS Meaning : ( increase ) Example : AUCTION Meaning : ( hear, listen ) Example : AUDIT, AUDITION, AUDIBLE, AUDIENCE, OBEDIENT Root : AUDAC Meaning : ( bold, dare ) Example : AUDACIOUS Root : AUG Meaning : ( increase ) Example : AUGMENT, AUGUST Root : AUSTR Meaning : ( south, the south wind ) Example : AUSTRAL, AUSTRALIA Root : AUTO Meaning : ( self ) Example : AUTONOMY, AUTOMOTIVE, AUTOMATIC, AUTOCRAT, AUTOGRAPH Root : AUXIL Meaning : ( help, increase ) Example : AUXILIARY Root : AV Meaning : ( bird ) Example : AVIATION, AVIARY Root : AVAL Meaning : ( descend rapidly ) Example : AVALANCHE Root : BAT Meaning : ( beat ) Example : REBATE, DEBATE, BATTLE, BATTALION, ABATE, COMBAT, BATTER Root : BE Meaning : ( on all sides; overly; with a quality (prefix) ) Example : Bedraggle - 7, Behavior - 5, Belittle - HS, Beloved - 5, Beseech - 7, Bestow - 5, Betray - 6, Bewildering - 7 Root : BEL Meaning : ( beautiful, fair, fine ) Example : EMBELLISH, BELLE, BELVEDERE, BELMONT Root : BELL Meaning : ( war ) Example : BELLICOSE, BELLIGERENT, ANTEBELLUM, REBELLION, REBEL Root : BENE Meaning : ( well, good ) Example : BENEFACTOR, BENEFIT, BENEVOLENT, BENEFICE, BENEDICTION, BENIGN Root : BI Meaning : ( life ) Example : biography, biology, amphibious Root : BI Meaning : ( two, twice ) Example : bipartisan, bipolar, binary Root : BIBL Meaning : ( book ) Example : BIBLIOGRAPHY, BIBLICAL, BIBLIOPHILE Root : BIO Meaning : ( life ) Example : BIOPSY, BIOLOGY, ANTIBIOTIC, BIOMETRICS, AMPHIBIOUS, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, BIOGENIC, BIODEGRADABLE, SYMBIOSIS Root : BLUST Meaning : ( blow violently ) Example : BLUSTER, BLUSTEROUS, BLUSTERY Root : BON Meaning : ( good ) Example : BONNY, BONUS, BONANZA Root : BOTAN Meaning : ( herb ) Example : BOTANICAL, BOTANY Root : BOUN Meaning : ( good ) Example : BOUNTIFUL, BOUNTY Root : BRAC Meaning : ( the two arms ) Example : BRACELET, EMBRACE Root : BREV Meaning : ( short ) Example : BREVITY, ABBREVIATE, BREVIARY, BRIEF Root : BRI Meaning : ( brief, short ) Example : ABRIDGE, BRIEF Root : BULL Meaning : ( boil, bubble ) Example : BULLET, BULLION, BULLETIN, EBULLIENT Root : BURS Meaning : ( money, purse ) Example : BURSAR, DISBURSE, Root : BY Meaning : ( side (prefix) ) Root : CAD Meaning : ( fall, sink ) Root : CAL Meaning : ( beautiful, beauty ) Example : CALISTHENICS,
  16. 16. REINBURSE Example : BYPASS, BYSTANDER Example : CADENCE, CADAVER, DECADENCE, CADUOUS CALLIGRAPHY, CALOMEL, KALEIDOSCOPE Root : CALC Meaning : ( tread, press ) Example : INCULCATE, CAULK, COCKATRICE Root : CALC Meaning : ( tread, press ) Example : INCULCATE, CAULK, COCKATRICE, RECALCITRANT Root : CALCU Meaning : ( pebble ) Example : CALCULABLE, CALCULUS, CALCULATOR Root : CALD Meaning : ( hot ) Example : SCALD, CALDRON Root : CALOR Meaning : ( heat ) Example : CALORIE, CALORIC Root : CAMP Meaning : ( field ) Example : ENCAMPMENT, SCAMP, CAMPAIGN, CAMPUS, CHAMPIONSHIP Root : CAN Meaning : ( dog ) Example : CANINE, KENNEL Root : CAND Meaning : ( burn, glow ) Example : INCANDESCENT, CANDLE, CANDOR Root : CANDID Meaning : ( white, clear, sincere ) Example : CANDID, CANDIDATE Root : CANT Meaning : ( sing, song ) Example : RECANT, INCANTATION, CANTATA, ACCENTUATE, ACCENT, INCENTIVE Root : CAP Meaning : ( take, seize, hold ) Example : CAPABLE, CAPACIOUS, CAPTOR, CAPTIVE, CAPTIOUS, CAPACITY, CAPTIVATE Root : CAPIT Meaning : ( head ) Example : DECAPITATE, CAPITAL, CAPTAIN, CAPITALISM, CAPITULATE, CAPITATION Root : CAPITUL Meaning : ( chapter, head ) Example : CAPITULATE, RECAPITULATE, CAPITILAR Root : CAPT Meaning : ( head ) Example : CAPTION, CAPTAIN Root : CARDI Meaning : ( heart ) Example : CARDIAC, CARDIOLOGY, PERICARDIUM Root : CARIC Meaning : ( load, wagon ) Example : CARICATURE, CAREER, CARRIAGE, CHARIOT Root : CARMEN Meaning : ( song, magical formula ) Example : CHARM, CHARMING, Root : CARN Meaning : ( flesh ) Example : CARNELIAN, REINCARNATE, CARNAGE, CARNAL, CARNATION, CARRION, CARNIVAL, CARNIVOROUS Root : CART Meaning : ( a paper ) Example : CARTOON, CARTEL, CARTRIDGE, CARTE- BLANCHE, CARTOUCHE, CARTOGRAPHY Root : CAS Meaning : ( fall, sink ) Example : CASCADE, CASUALTY, OCCASIONAL, CASUAL
  17. 17. Root : CAS/CID/CAD Meaning : ( fall, sink ) Example : cascade, casualty, occasional, cadence, Root : CAST Meaning : ( pure, chaste ) Example : CASTIGATE, CASTE, CHASTISE, CATASTROPHE Root : CATA Meaning : ( down (prefix) ) Example : CATAPULT, CATACLYSM, CATALYST, CATACOMB, CATARACT, CATASTROPHE Root : CAULD Meaning : ( warm, hot ) Example : CAULDRON Root : CAUS Meaning : ( reason, sake, motive, case ) Example : CAUSE, CAUSAL, BECAUSE, CAUSALITY Root : CAUST Meaning : ( burn, heat ) Example : CAUSTIC, CAUTERIZE, HOLOCAUST Root : CAUT Meaning : ( guard against ) Example : PRECAUTION, CAUTIOUS, CAUTION Root : CAV Meaning : ( hollow ) Example : CAVITY, EXCAVATE, CAVERNOUS, CONCAVE Root : CAVE Meaning : ( guard against, beware ) Example : CAVEAT EMPTOR, CAUTION Root : CEAS Meaning : ( go, yield ) Example : DECEASED Root : CED Meaning : ( go, yield ) Example : antecedent, accede, concede, intercede, precede, recede, secede, cede, PRECEDENT Root : CED/CESS Meaning : ( go, yield ) Example : ANCESTRY, PROCEDURE, RECEDE, SUCCESSION Root : CEED Meaning : ( go, yield ) Example : proceed, exceed, succeed Root : CEIPT Meaning : ( take, hold, seize ) Example : RECEIPT Root : CEIT Meaning : ( take, hold, seize ) Example : CONCEIT Root : CEIV Meaning : ( take, hold, seize ) Example : DECEIVE, CONCEIVE Root : CEL Meaning : ( heaven ) Example : CELESTIAL, CEILING, CELESTIALITY Root : CELEBR Meaning : ( crowd, honor, solemnize ) Example : CELEBRATE, CELEBRiTY, CELEBRATION Root : CELER Meaning : ( speed, swift ) Example : CELERITY, ACCELERATE Root : CENT Meaning : ( hundred ) Example : CENTURY, CENTIGRADE, CENTURION, CENTIPEDE, CENTUPLE, CENTENNIAL Root : CENTR Meaning : ( center ) Example : ECCENTRIC, EPICENTER, CENTRAL, CONCENTRIC, CENTRIFUGAL, EGOCENTRIC Root : CEPT Meaning : ( take, seize, hold ) Example : concept, exception, acceptable, intercept Root : CEPT Meaning : ( take, seize, hold ) Example : ACCEPT, CONCEPTION, RECEPTACLE, CONCEPT, EXCEPTION, Root : CEREBR Meaning : ( brain ) Example : CEREBRAL
  18. 18. INTERCEPT, ACCEPTABLE, DECEPTION, RECEPTION, SUSCEPTIBLE, Root : CERN Meaning : ( separate, observe ) Example : UNCONCERN, DISCERN, DISCREET, SECRET Root : CERT Meaning : ( sure, settled ) Example : CONCERT, ASCERTAIN, UNCERTAIN, CERTIFY, CERTIFICATE Root : CESS Meaning : ( go, yield ) Example : ancestry, ancestor, succession, success, excess, concession, INCESSANT Root : CHAL Meaning : ( heat, warm ) Example : NONCHALANT Root : CHAMP Meaning : ( field ) Example : CHAMPIONSHIP Root : CHAND Meaning : ( burn, glow ) Example : CHANDELIER Root : CHANT Meaning : ( sing ) Example : ENCHANTING, CHANTCLEER Root : CHAR Meaning : ( wagon, load ) Example : CHARIOT, DISCHARGE Root : CHAST Meaning : ( pure, chaste ) Example : CHASTISE Root : CHE Meaning : ( pour out, mix ) Example : CHEMISTRY, CHEMIST, ALCHEMY, ALCHEMIST Root : CHOR Meaning : ( dance, chorus ) Example : CHOREOGRAPHY, CHORUS, CHOIR, CHOREA Root : CHROM Meaning : ( color, pigment ) Example : CHROMOSOME, CHROMATIC Root : CHRON Meaning : ( time ) Example : CHRONICLE, CHRONIC, CHRONOLOGY, SYNCHRONIZE, ANACHRONISM Root : CID Meaning : ( fall, sink ) Example : ACCIDENT, INCIDENCE, ACCIDENTALLY, RECIDIVISM, DECIDUOUS, OCCIDENTAL, COINCIDENCE, Root : CIDE Meaning : ( cut, kill, slay ) Example : SCISSORS, SUICIDE, GENOCIDE, HOMICIDE, REGICIDE, FRATRICIDE, INSECTICIDE, DECIDE, CONCISE, PRECISE Root : CIL Meaning : ( unite, bring together ) Example : COUNCIL, RECONCILE, CONCILIATE, CONCILIATORY Root : CILI Meaning : ( eyelid ) Example : SUPERCILIOUS, CILIA, CILIARY Root : CINCT Meaning : ( bind ) Example : SUCCINCT, PRECINCT, CINCTURE Root : CINE Meaning : ( motion picture, move ) Example : CINEMATIC, CINEMA, Root : CIP Meaning : ( take, hold, seize ) Example : INCIPIENT, RECIPIENT, RECIPE, ANTICIPATE, RECIPROCATE, DISCIPLINE, EMANCIPATE
  19. 19. CINEMATOGRAPHY, Root : CIPIT Meaning : ( head ) Example : PRECIPITOUS, PRECIPITATE Root : CIRC Meaning : ( ring, circle ) Example : CIRCLE, CIRCUS, CIRCUITOUS, CIRCULAR, CIRCULATE, CIRCUIT Root : CIRCUM Meaning : ( on all sides, around (prefix) ) Example : CIRCUMSPECT, CIRCUMFERENCE, CIRCUMLOCUTION, CIRCUMNAVIGATION Root : CISE Meaning : ( cut, kill ) Example : PRECISION, PRECISE, INCISION, INCISIVE, EXORCISE, SCISSORS, CONCISE, CHISEL, DECISIVE Root : CIT Meaning : ( arouse, summon, set in motion ) Example : EXCITE, INCITE, RECITATION, SOLICITOUS, ILLICIT, RESUSCITATE Root : CIV Meaning : ( citizen ) Example : CIVIC, CIVILIZED, CIVIL Root : CLAIM Meaning : ( call out, declare ) Example : PROCLAIM, ACCLAIM, EXCLAIM, CLAIM, RECLAIM, CLAIMANT, EXCLAMATION, PROCLAMATION Root : CLAR Meaning : ( clear ) Example : CLARITY, CLARION, DECLARE, CLARINET Root : CLAUS Meaning : ( close ) Example : CLAUSTROPHOBIA, CLAUSE Root : CLEER Meaning : ( clear ) Example : CHANTICLEER Root : CLIN Meaning : ( bend, slant, lean, slope ) Example : DECLINE, RECLINE, INCLINE, CLIMAX Root : CLIV Meaning : ( slope ) Example : PROCLIVITY, ACCLIVITY, DECLIVITY Root : CLOIS Meaning : ( close, shut ) Example : CLOISTER Root : CLOS Meaning : ( close, shut ) Example : DISCLOSE, ENCLOSE Root : CLUD Meaning : ( shut, close ) Example : CONCLUDE, PRECLUDE, INCLUDE, EXCLUDE, OCCLUDE, SECLUDE Root : CLUS Meaning : ( shut, close ) Example : SECLUSION, INCLUSIVE, OCCLUSION, RECLUSE Root : CLUS/CLUD Meaning : ( close, shut ) Example : preclude, seclusion, inclusive, recluse Root : COAGU Meaning : ( curdle ) Example : COAGULATE Root : COCT Meaning : ( cook, boil ) Example : CONCOCT, PRECOCIOUS, BISCUIT, DECOCTION Root : COGIT Meaning : ( think, know, ponder ) Example : COGITATION Root : COGNIT Root : COGNIZ Root : COM Root : COMMUN
  20. 20. Meaning : ( know ) Example : INCOGNITO, COGNITION, RECOGNITION Meaning : ( know ) Example : COGNIZANCE, RECOGNIZE Meaning : ( with, together (prefix) ) Example : Coherence - HS, Committee - 5, Communication - 5, Comparative - 7, Compassion - 6, Compensation - 8, Complication - 7, Compulsion - 8 Meaning : ( common ) Example : COMMUNICATE, COMMUNE, COMMUNITY Root : COMPAR Meaning : ( alike, matching ) Example : COMPARE, COMPARATIVE, COMPARABILITY Root : COMTEMN Meaning : ( despise, scorn ) Example : CONTEMPT, CONTEMPTUOUS, CONTEMPTIBLE Root : CON Meaning : ( cone ) Example : CONIFER, CONICAL Root : CONN Meaning : ( know ) Example : RECONNAISSANCE Root : CONSUL Meaning : ( deliberate, take counsel, consult ) Example : CONSULT, CONSULTATION Root : CONTRA Meaning : ( opposite, against ) Example : CONTRADICT, CONTRAST, CONTRARY, CONTRARIAN, CONTROVERSY Root : COPI Meaning : ( plenty, abundance ) Example : CORNUCOPIA, COPIOUS, COPYRIGHT Root : CORD Meaning : ( heart ) Example : CORDIALITY, ACCORD, CORDATE, DISCORD, CONCORDANCE, RECORDER Root : CORN Meaning : ( horn ) Example : CAPRICORN, CORNUCOPIA, CORNEA, CORNET, UNICORN, CORNER Root : CORON Meaning : ( crown ) Example : CORONA, CORONATION, CORONET, CORONER, CORNICE, COROLLA, COROLLARY Root : CORP Meaning : ( body ) Example : CORPULENT, CORPORATION, CORPSE, ESPRIT DE CORPS, INCORPORATE, CORPORAL, CORSET Root : CORT Meaning : ( court ) Example : CORTEGE Root : COSM Meaning : ( world, universe, order, ornament ) Example : MICROCOSM, COSMOPOLITAN, COSMONAUT, COSMETIC, COSMIC Root : COUNTER Meaning : ( against (prefix) ) Example : COUNTERMAND, COUNTERACT Root : COUR Meaning : ( heart ) Example : ENCOURAGEMENT Root : COUR Meaning : ( run ) Example : COURIER, COURSE, COARSE Root : COURS Meaning : ( run ) Example : RECOURSE, Root : COURT Meaning : ( garden, enclosure, farmyard Root : CRAC Meaning : ( govern ) Example Root : CRAT Meaning : ( govern ) Example : AUTOCRAT,
  21. 21. DISCOURSE, CONCOURSE ) Example : COURTLY, COURTEOUS, COURTESY : ARISTOCRACY, THEOCRACY, DEMOCRACY, AUTOCRACY, PLUTOCRACY ARISTOCRAT, DEMOCRAT, TECHNOCRAT Root : CREAS Meaning : ( grow, rise ) Example : INCREASE, DECREASE Root : CREAT Meaning : ( make, create ) Example : CREATIVE, CREATURE, RECREATION, PROCREATE Root : CRED Meaning : ( believe, make trust ) Example : credence, credentials, creditor, credibility Root : CRED Meaning : ( believe ) Example : CREDO, INCREDIBLE, INCREDULOUS, CREDENCE, CREED, CREDENTIALS, CREDITOR, CREDIBILITY Root : CREET Meaning : ( separate, observe ) Example : DISCREET, SECRET Root : CRESC Meaning : ( grow, increase ) Example : CRESCENDO, CRESCENT Root : CRET Meaning : ( increase, grow ) Example : ACCRETION, CONCRETE, CRESCENT, SECRETE Root : CRIMIN Meaning : ( crime, distinguish ) Example : DISCRIMINATE, RECRIMINATE, CRIMINAL Root : CRIT Meaning : ( choose, separate, a judge ) Example : CRITICAL, CRITIC, CRITIQUE, CRITERION, HYPOCRITE Root : CRUC Meaning : ( cross ) Example : CRUCIAL, EXCRUCIATE, CRUCIFY Root : CRUS Meaning : ( cross ) Example : CRUSADE, CRUISE Root : CRYPT Meaning : ( hidden, vault ) Example : CRYPTIC, APOCRYPHAL, CRYPTOGRAPHY Root : CUB Meaning : ( lie down, sit ) Example : CUBICLE, INCUBATE, INCUBUS Root : CULP Meaning : ( blame, fault, offense ) Example : CULPABLE, CULPRIT, INCULPATE, EXCULPATE, MIA CULPA Root : CULT Meaning : ( till ) Example : HORTICULTURE, AGRICULTURE, CULTURAL, CULTIVATE Root : CUMB Meaning : ( lie down, recline ) Example : RECUMBENT, INCUMBENT, SUCCUMB, PROCUMBENT, ENCUMBER Root : CUR Meaning : ( run ) Example : CONCUR, CURRENT, INCUR, OCCUR, RECUR Root : CURA Meaning : ( care, attention ) Example : ACCURATE, CURIOUS, CURATE, CURATIVE, CURATOR, PROCURE, SECURE, Root : CURR Meaning : ( run ) Example : concur, incursion, precursor, recurrent Root : CURR Meaning : ( run ) Example : CONCURRENT, RECURRENT, OCCURRENCE, CURRENCY
  22. 22. SINECURE, CURE, MANICURE, PEDICURE Root : CURS Meaning : ( run ) Example : CURSORY, EXCURSION, INCURSION, PRECURSOR Root : CUS Meaning : ( reason, sake, case ) Example : inexcusable, recuse, accusation, excusable, excuse Root : CYCL Meaning : ( circle, wheel ) Example : CYCLICAL, CYCLONE, UNICYCLE, CYCLOPS, ENCYCLOPEDIA, BICYCLE, TRICYCLE, CYCLE Root : CYN Meaning : ( dog ) Example : CYNICISM, CYNIC, CYNOSURE Root : DACT Meaning : ( teach ) Example : DIDACTIC Root : DAIN Meaning : ( worthy ) Example : DAINTY, DISDAIN Root : DAT Meaning : ( give ) Example : DATE, MANDATE, EDITION, PERDITION, TRADITION, REDITION Root : DE Meaning : ( away, off, reversal, undoing, downward completely (prefix) ) Example : Dedication - 7, Deficiency - 8, Delegation - 8, Deliberate - 6, Delusion - 7, Desolate - 7, Destination - 6, Destructive - 8 Root : DEB Meaning : ( owe ) Example : DEBENTURE Root : DEBT Meaning : ( owe ) Example : INDEBTEDNESS Root : DECA Meaning : ( ten ) Example : DECATHLON, DECADE Root : DECOR Meaning : ( beauty, elegance, splendor ) Example : DECORATION, DECORUM, DECOROUS, DECORATE Root : DEI Meaning : ( God ) Example : DEIFY, DEITY Root : DEL Meaning : ( destroy, erase ) Example : INDELIBLE, DELETERIOUS, DELETE, DELETION Root : DEM Meaning : ( people, common people ) Example : DEMOCRACY, DEMAGOGUE, EPIDEMIC Root : DEMI Meaning : ( half (prefix) ) Example : DEMITASSE, DEMIGOD, DEMIJOHN Root : DEMON Meaning : ( demon ) Example : PANDEMONIUM Root : DENDR Meaning : ( tree ) Example : DENDRITE, PHILODENDRON, RHODODENDRON, DENDROLOGY Root : DENS Meaning : ( thick, close ) Example : DENSE, DENSITY, CONDENSE, CONDENSATION Root : DENT Meaning : ( tooth ) Example : DENTURE, DENTAL, DENTICLE, DENTIFRICE, TRIDENT, INDENTATION Root : DERM Meaning : ( skin ) Example : EPIDERMIS, DERMATOLOGY, PACHYDERM, Root : DEXTER Meaning : ( right- hand; skillful ) Example Root : DEXTR Meaning : ( right- hand; skillful ) Example Root : DI Meaning : ( day ) Example : SUNDIAL, DIURNAL, MERIDIAN, DIARY, QUOTIDIAN
  23. 23. TAXIDERMY, HYPODERMIC : DEXTEROUS, DEXTERITY : AMBIDEXTROUS, DEXTROSE Root : DIA Meaning : ( through, between, apart (prefix) ) Example : DIALOG, DIALECT, DIAMETER, DIAGNOSIS, DIABETES, DIGRESS Root : DICAT Meaning : ( declare, speak ) Example : ABDICATE, PREDICATE, DEDICATE, INDICATE Root : DICT Meaning : ( speak, declare ) Example : abdicate, indictment, dedication, dictatorial Root : DICT Meaning : ( speak, say, declare ) Example : abdicate, indictment, dedication, edict, dictatorial, addicted, dictate, contradict, diction, dictionary, interdict, predict, verdict, benediction, malediction, valedictorian Root : DIGN Meaning : ( worthy, merited ) Example : INDIGNANT, DIGNITARY, DIGNITY, DIGNIFY, DISDAIN Root : DILIG Meaning : ( choose, select, like ) Example : DILIGENCE, DILIGENT Root : Direct from French Meaning : ( crib, nursery ) Example : CRECHE Root : Direct from Old English Meaning : ( to be hale ) Example : WASSAIL Root : Direct-Latin & German Meaning : ( aromatic gum ) Example : MYRRH Root : DIS Meaning : ( not, none (prefix) ) Example : Discreet - 8, Disgrace - 6, Dismal - 6, Dispel - 8, Disposable - 6, Disrupt - 8, Dissolve - 5, Distortion - 8 Root : DIS Meaning : ( apart, asunder, away from (prefix) ) Example : DISPERSE, DISSOCIATE, DISSOLVE, DISSIPATE, DISSEMINATE Root : DIT Meaning : ( give ) Example : editorial, addition, tradition, extradite, edition, perdition, redition, Root : DIT/DAT Meaning : ( give, push ) Example : ADDITION, EDITORIAL, EXTRADITE, TRADITION, Root : DIVID Meaning : ( divide ) Example : DIVIDEND, DIVIDE, INDIVIDUAL, DEVISE, DIVISION, DEVICE Root : DIVIN Meaning : ( divine ) Example : DIVINITY, DIVINE Root : DIVIS Meaning : ( divide ) Example : DIVISION, DEVISE, DIVISOR, INDIVISIBLE Root : DOC Meaning : ( teach ) Example : DOCILE, DOCTRINE, DOCUMENTARY, DOGMATIC, DOCTORATE, INDOCTRINATE, DOCTOR Root : DOGM Meaning : ( opinion ) Example : DOGMATIC, DOGMA Root : DOL Meaning : ( grieve, worry, suffer ) Example : INDOLENT, CONDOLE, CONDOLENCE, DOLEFUL, INDOLENCE, DOLOROUS Root : DOM Meaning : ( house ) Example : DOMESTIC, DOMICILE, DOME, DOMAIN
  24. 24. Root : DOMIN Meaning : ( lord, master ) Example : DOMINATE, DOMINEER, DOMINION, DOMINO, PREDOMINATE Root : DON Meaning : ( give, gift ) Example : PARDON, CONDONE, DONOR, DONATION, DOWRY, GUERDON Root : DONNA Meaning : ( lady (Italian) ) Example : PRIMA DONNA Root : DORM Meaning : ( sleep ) Example : DORMITORY, DORMANT, DORMER Root : DORS Meaning : ( back ) Example : DORSAL, ENDORSE, DOSSIER, DO-SI-DO, DOSSAL Root : DOS Meaning : ( a giving ) Example : DOSE Root : DOT Meaning : ( gift, give ) Example : ANECDOTE, ENDOWMENT, ANTIDOTE, Root : DOU Meaning : ( doubt ) Example : DOUBTFUL Root : DOX Meaning : ( opinion, glory, praise ) Example : PARADOX, ORTHODOX, DOXOLOGY Root : DRA Meaning : ( perform, act, play ) Example : DRAMATIZE, DRASTIC, DRAMA Root : DROM Meaning : ( a running ) Example : HIPPODROME, SYNDROME, PALINDROME, DROMEDARY Root : DUB Meaning : ( doubt ) Example : DUBIOUS, INDUBITABLE Root : DUC Meaning : ( lead, bring ) Example : SEDUCE, DEDUCE, EDUCATE, EDUCE, CONDUCE, INDUCE, DUCAT Root : DUCT Meaning : ( lead, bring ) Example : INDUCT, SEDUCTIVE, AQUEDUCT, CONDUCTIVE, PRODUCT, ABDUCTION, DEDUCTION Root : DUCT Meaning : ( lead, bring ) Example : aqueduct, conducive, induct, seductive Root : DULC Meaning : ( sweet ) Example : DULCET, DULCIMER, DULCIFY, DULCINEA Root : DUR Meaning : ( hard ) Example : OBDURATE, DURESS, DURABLE, INDURATE Root : DUR Meaning : ( last ) Example : DURATION, ENDURE, ENDURANCE Root : DYNAM Meaning : ( power ) Example : DYNAMITE, DYNAMICS, DYNAMISM Root : DYS Meaning : ( bad, ill, sick, abnormal, impaired ) Example : DYSENTERY, DYSFUNCTION, DYSPLASIA Root : E (EC & EF) Meaning : ( out (prefix) ) Example : EMANATE, EJECT, ELABORATE, ECSTASY, ECZEMA, EFFECT, EFFUSIVE Root : ECU Meaning : ( follow ) Example : EXECUTIVE, EXECUTE, EXECUTOR Root : EGO Meaning : ( self, I ) Example : EGOCENTRIC, EGOTIST Root : EGOR Meaning : ( speak ) Example : CATEGORY, CATEGORIZE, ALLEGORY
  25. 25. Root : EGR Meaning : ( field, land ) Example : PEREGRINATE Root : EGRI Meaning : ( field ) Example : PEREGRINATION Root : EIDO Meaning : ( image, shape, form ) Example : KALEIDOSCOPE Root : ELA Meaning : ( drive, flexible ) Example : ELASTICITY, ELASTIC Root : ELECTR Meaning : ( electric, amber ) Example : ELECTRODE, ELECTRONICS, ELECTRON Root : ELIG Meaning : ( select, pick out ) Example : ELIGIBLE, DILIGENT, ELEGANT, ELECTABLE, ELECTORATE, Root : EMIA Meaning : ( blood condition (suffix) ) Example : LEUKEMIA, ANEMIA, HYPERVOLEMIA Root : EMPT/EM Meaning : ( take, buy ) Example : EXEMPT, PEREMPTORY, REDEMPTION, EXAMPLE, PREMIUM, REDEEM, Root : EN Meaning : ( in, into, to cover or contain (prefix) ) Example : Enchantment - 5, Enclosure - 6, Endure - 5, Energetic - 8, Engrave - 6, Enthusiastic - 7, Environmental - 7, Envision - 8 Root : ENDO Meaning : ( within, inside ) Example : ENDOCRINE, ENDOSCOPE, ENDOTHERMIC Root : ENN Meaning : ( year ) Example : BIENNIAL, CENTENNIAL, PERENNIAL Root : EPI Meaning : ( upon, over, on the outside (prefix) ) Example : EPIGRAM, EPITAPH, EPISODE, EPITOME, EPIDERMIS Root : EPT Meaning : ( fit, join ) Example : INEPT, ADEPT Root : EQU Meaning : ( equal, same ) Example : EQUITABLE, EQUAL, EQUATION, EQUILIBRIUM, EQUINOX, EQUIVALENT, EQUIVOCAL, ADEQUATE, EQUITY, EQUANIMITY Root : EQUE Meaning : ( horse ) Example : EQUESTRIAN, EQUINE Root : ERG Meaning : ( work ) Example : ENERGETIC, ERGONOMICS, ALLERGY, ENERGY, ERGOMETER, Root : ERR Meaning : ( wander ) Example : ABERRATION, ERRANT, ERROR, ERRATIC, ERRONEOUS, UNERRING Root : ESCE Meaning : ( process of beginning, becoming (suffix) ) Example : COALESCE, ACQUIESCE, ADOLESCENT, IRIDESCENT, CONVALESCENT Root : ESTIM Meaning : ( value ) Example : ESTIMATE, ESTEEM Root : ETH Meaning : ( moral, custom, behavior ) Example : ETHOS, ETHICAL, ETHICS Root : ETHIC Meaning : ( moral, behavior ) Root : EU Meaning : ( good, Root : EX Meaning : ( out, out Root : EXAMPL Meaning : ( sample, pattern, model
  26. 26. Example : ETHICAL, ETHICS, ETHOS well (prefix) ) Example : EULOGIZE, EULOGY, EUPHONIOUS, EUPHEMISM, EUTHANASIA of, outside (prefix) ) Example : Excel - 8, Exception - 6, Exclamation - 6, Exclusive - 8, Excursion - 6, Exotic - 6, Expectation - 7, Extensive - 8 ) Example : EXAMPLE, EXEMPLARY, EXEMPLIFY Root : EXO Meaning : ( outside, outer (prefix) ) Example : EXOTIC, EXOGENOUS, EXODUS, EXOGAMY Root : EXTRA Meaning : ( beyond (prefix) ) Example : EXTRANEOUS, EXTRAPOLATE, EXTRAVAGANCE, EXTRAORDINARY Root : FA Meaning : ( speak ) Example : AFFABLE, FABLE, FABULOUS, INEFFABLE, CONFABULATE, FATE, INFANTRY, PREFACE Root : FAC Meaning : ( make, do ) Example : facilitate, benefactor, factor, factory, faculty, facade, faction, olfactory, facile, Root : FAC/FIC Meaning : ( do, make ) Example : Artificial, Deficiency, Faculty, Magnificent, Facade, Personification, Suffice, Superficial, Faction, Olfactory, Proficient, Ratification Root : FACI Meaning : ( face, form, figure ) Example : facial, superficial, deface, efface, surface, facade Root : FALL Meaning : ( deceive, beguile, err ) Example : INFALLIBLE, FALLACY, FALLIBLE, FALTER Root : FALS Meaning : ( deceive ) Example : FALSIFY, FALSE, FALSIFICATION Root : FAM Meaning : ( report, public opinion ) Example : INFAMY, DEFAME, FAMOUS, DEFAMATION, INFAMOUS Root : FAS Meaning : ( law, right ) Example : NEFARIOUS Root : FAST Meaning : ( pride, conceit ) Example : FASTIDIOUS Root : FATU Meaning : ( foolish, silly, feeble ) Example : INFATUATE, FATUOUS, FATUITY Root : FAUL Meaning : ( deceive ) Example : DEFAULT, FAULT Root : FAV Meaning : ( goodwill, to be favorably inclined ) Example : FAVORITE, FAVOR Root : FECT Meaning : ( make, do, act, form ) Example : confection, affect, affection, affectation, defect, defection, infect, infection, perfect, perfection Root : FEDER Meaning : ( trust ) Example : CONFEDERACY Root : FEDER Meaning : ( treaty, league ) Example : FEDERAL, CONFEDERATE, CONFEDERATION, CONFERERACY Root : FEND Meaning : ( strike ) Example : DEFEND, OFFEND Root : FENS Meaning : ( strike ) Example : INDEFENSIBLE, DEFENSIVE, OFFENSIVE, Root : FER Meaning : ( carry, bear, bring ) Example : transfer, vociferious, infertile, odoriferous
  27. 27. Root : FER Meaning : ( carry, bear, bring ) Example : REFER, REFERENCE, REFEREE, SUFFER, DEFER, INFER, CONFER, FERTILE, TRANSFER, VOCIFEROUS, ODORIFEROUS, CIRCUMFERENCE Root : FERM Meaning : ( cause to rise, leaven ) Example : FERMENT, FERMENTATION Root : FERV Meaning : ( boil ) Example : FERVOR, FERVENT, EFFERVESCE, FERVID Root : FEST Meaning : ( feast ) Example : FESTIVAL, FESTIVE, FEAST Root : FIC Meaning : ( make, do ) Example : PROFICIENT, DEFICIENT, DEFICIENCY, DIFFICULT, EFFICACIOUS, SUFFICE, MAGNIFICENT, PERSONIFICATION, SUPERFICIAL, BENEFICIARY Root : FICT Meaning : ( fashion, feign ) Example : FICTITIOUS, FICTION, FICTILE Root : FICT Meaning : ( fashion, feign ) Example : FICTITIOUS, FICTION Root : FID Meaning : ( faith, trust ) Example : affidavit, bona fide, confidential, infidel, confide, fidelity, diffident, perfidious, defiance, fiduciary Root : FID Meaning : ( faith, trust ) Example : affidavit, confidential, infidel, bona fide, Root : FIG Meaning : ( make, form, feign, shape ) Example : EFFIGY, FIGMENT, DISFIGURE, FIGURE, FIGURATIVE, CONFIGURATION, Root : FIL Meaning : ( thread, line ) Example : FILIGREE, FILAMENT, PROFILE, FILLET Root : FIN Meaning : ( end, limit ) Example : FINALE, FINISH, REFINE, INDEFINITE, FINESSE, AFFINITY, DEFINITIVE, INFINITE, FINE, CONFINE, DEFINE Root : FIRM Meaning : ( strong, steadfast, firm ) Example : AFFIRM, CONFIRM, INFIRM, FIRMAMENT, FIRMNESS, INFIRMARY, CONFIRMATION Root : FIX Meaning : ( fixed, fastened ) Example : FIXATION, AFFIX, PREFIX, SUFFIX, TRANSFIXED Root : FLAGR Meaning : ( burn ) Example : CONFLAGRATION, FLAGRANT Root : FLAM Meaning : ( burn ) Example : INFLAMMATORY, FLAMBOYANT Root : FLECT Meaning : ( bend ) Example : GENUFLECT, INFLECTION, REFLECT, DEFLECT Root : FLEX Meaning : ( bend ) Example : REFLEX, FLEXIBLE, FLEXOR, CIRCUMFLEX Root : FLICT Meaning : ( strike, dash ) Example : AFFLICTION, CONFLICT, INFLICT Root : FLIG Meaning : ( strike, dash ) Example : PROFLIGATE Root : FLOR Meaning : ( flower ) Example : FLORAL, FLORIST, FLORID, FLOURISH Root : FLU Meaning : ( flow ) Example : FLUENT, FLUID, FLUX, AFFLUENT, INFLUENCE, EFFLUENCE, Root : FLUCTU Meaning : ( a wave ) Example : FLUCTUATE Root : FOLI Meaning : ( leaf ) Example : PORTFOLIO, FOLIAGE, FOLIO, CINQUEFOIL, DEFOLIATE
  28. 28. SUPERFLUOUS, FLUME Root : FORC Meaning : ( strong ) Example : REINFORCEMENT Root : FORE Meaning : ( before, previous, earlier (prefix) ) Example : FOREBODE, FORESTALL, FORECAST, FOREBEAR Root : FORM Meaning : ( shape, form ) Example : CONFORM, FORMULA, DEFORM, INFORM, TRANSFORM, REFORM, UNIFORM Root : FORT Meaning : ( strong ) Example : FORTE, COMFORT, COMFORTABLE, EFFORT, FORTITUDE, FORTIFICATION, REINFORCEMENT Root : FORTU Meaning : ( casual, chance, luck ) Example : FORTUITOUS Root : FORTUN Meaning : ( chance, fortune ) Example : FORTUNATE, FORTUNE, MISFORTUNE Root : FOUND Meaning : ( bottom, foundation ) Example : FOUNDATION, PROFOUND, FOUNDER Root : FOURN Meaning : ( accomplish, complete ) Example : FURNISH, PERFORMANCE Root : FRACT Meaning : ( break ) Example : FRACTIOUS, FRACTION, FRACTURE, INFRACTION, REFRACT Root : FRAG Meaning : ( break ) Example : FRAGILE, FRAGMENT, FRAGMENTATION Root : FRATER Meaning : ( brother ) Example : FRATERNITY, FRATERNAL Root : FRATR Meaning : ( brother ) Example : FRATRICIDE, FRIAR Root : FRIG Meaning : ( be cold ) Example : FRIGID, REFRIGERATOR, FRIGIDITY Root : FRONT Meaning : ( forehead, face ) Example : FRONTAL, AFFRONT, CONFRONT, EFFRONTERY Root : FRUCT Meaning : ( enjoy, fruit ) Example : FRUCTOSE Root : FRUG Meaning : ( thrift, fruits of the earth ) Example : FRUGAL Root : FRUIT Meaning : ( enjoy, produce ) Example : FRUITFUL, FRUITION Root : FRUSTRA Meaning : ( in vain ) Example : FRUSTRATE, FRUSTRATION Root : FUG Meaning : ( flee ) Example : CENTRIFUGE, FUGITIVE, REFUGE, SUBTERFUGE, CENTRIFUGAL Root : FUM Meaning : ( smoke ) Example : FUMIGATION, FUMIGANT Root : FUNCT Meaning : ( perform ) Example : FUNCTION, PERFUNCTORY, DEFUNCT Root : FUND Meaning : ( bottom ) Example : FUNDAMENTAL, Root : FUR Meaning : ( steal ) Example : FURTIVE Root : FUS Meaning : ( pour, melt ) Example : EFFUSION, TRANSFUSION, FUSION, CONFUSE, DIFFUSE, PROFUSE
  29. 29. FUNDING, FOUND, PROFOUND Root : GAM Meaning : ( marriage ) Example : MONOGAMY, ENDOGAMY, POLYGAMY, AMALGAMATE, BIGAMY Root : GASTR Meaning : ( stomach ) Example : GASTRONOMY, GASTRIC, GASTROPOD Root : GEN Meaning : ( kind, race, class ) Example : GENTLE, DEGENERATE, GENESIS, CONGENIAL, GENERATION, REGENERATION, GENTEEL, INDIGENOUS, GENEALOGY, GENETIC, GENEROSITY Root : GEN Meaning : ( race, kind ) Example : congenial, denegrate, generation, gentle Root : GEO Meaning : ( earth, soil, ground ) Example : APOGEE, GEODE, GEOLOGY, GEOCENTRIC, GEOGRAPHY Root : GERI Meaning : ( old age ) Example : GERIATRIC Root : GERM Meaning : ( seed, bud, vital part ) Example : GERMINATE, GERMANE, GERM Root : GERON Meaning : ( old man ) Example : GERONTOCRACY, GENONTOLOGY Root : GEST Meaning : ( carry, bring ) Example : GESTATION, DIGESTION, GESTURE, SUGGEST, CONGESTION, REGISTER Root : GLAC Meaning : ( ice ) Example : GLACIAL, GLACIER, GLACIS Root : GLOM Meaning : ( ball of yarn ) Example : CONGLOMERATE Root : GLOSS Meaning : ( tongue, language, word ) Example : GLOSSARY Root : GLOT Meaning : ( tongue ) Example : EPIGLOTTIS Root : GLUTIN Meaning : ( glue, bond ) Example : GLUTINOUS, GLUTEN, AGGLUTINATE Root : GLYC Meaning : ( sugar ) Example : HYPOGLYCEMIA, GLYCEROL, TRIGLYCERIDE Root : GNIT/NOT Meaning : ( know ) Example : cognizant, recognize, incognito, cognitive, cognition, recognition, acquaint Root : GNO Meaning : ( know ) Example : PROGNOSTICATE, GNOME, DIAGNOSE, AGNOSTIC Root : GON Meaning : ( corner, angle ) Example : HEXAGON, POLYGON Root : GORG Meaning : ( throat ) Example : GORGE, GORGEOUS, GARGLE Root : GRAC Meaning : ( pleasing, thankful ) Example : GRACIOUS, GRACE, DISGRACE Root : GRAD Meaning : ( step, go, walk, Root : GRAD Meaning : ( step, Root : GRAMM Meaning : ( a letter, Root : GRAND Meaning : ( great, large )
  30. 30. degree ) Example : gradient, graduation, gradually, centigrade go, walk, degree ) Example : gradient, graduation, gradually, centigrade, aggressive, congressional, degrade, degree, graduate, ingredient, progress, gradual, transgress, transgression, gradient, retrograde, aggression, congressman, progressive, congress written character ) Example : DIAGRAM, MONOGRAM, EPIGRAM, ANAGRAM, GRAMMATICAL, PROGRAMME Example : GRANDIOSE, GRANDEUR, GRANDSTAND, AGGRANDIZE, GRANDILOQUENT Root : GRAPH Meaning : ( write ) Example : CALLIGRAPHY, DEMOGRAPHY, GRAPHITE, AUTOGRAPH, GEOGRAPHY, LITHOGRAPHY, HOLOGRAPH, SEISMOGRAPH Root : GRAT Meaning : ( thankful, pleasing ) Example : GRATUITOUS, CONGRATULATE, INGRATE, GRATIS, GRATIFY, GRATEFUL, INGRATIATE, GRATITUDE Root : GRAT/GRAC Meaning : ( thankful, pleasing ) Example : disgrace, gracious, gratitude, ingrate Root : GRAV Meaning : ( heavy, weighty ) Example : AGGRAVATE, ENGRAVE, GRAVITY, GRAVITATE, GRIEVE, GRIEVANCE, GRAVENESS Root : GRED Meaning : ( step, degree ) Example : INGREDIENT Root : GREE Meaning : ( thankful, pleasing ) Example : AGREEMENT, DISAGREEABLE Root : GREG Meaning : ( herd, flock ) Example : aggregate, gregarious, congregation, egregious Root : GRESS Meaning : ( step, walk ) Example : aggression, egress, congressman, digress, progressive, Root : GRIEV Meaning : ( heavy, weighty ) Example : GRIEVANCE Root : GYN Meaning : ( woman ) Example : GYNECOLOGY, MISOGYNY Root : GYR Meaning : ( circle, ring ) Example : GYRATE, GYROSCOPE, GYRATION, GYRE Root : HAB Meaning : ( have, hold ) Example : HABIT, HABITUAL, HABERDASHERY, BEHAVIOR, REHABILITATE Root : HABIT Meaning : ( dwell, live, abide ) Example : HABITAT, Root : HAL Meaning : ( breathe ) Root : HAP Meaning : ( by chance ) Root : HARB Meaning : ( shelter (German) ) Example : HARBOR, HARBINGER
  31. 31. INHABITANT, HABITATION, HABITUAL, Example : INHALE, HALITOSIS, EXHALATION, INHALANT Example : HAPHAZARD, MISHAP, HAPLESS, HAPPEN Root : HARD Meaning : ( make brave, harden ) Example : FOOLHARDY Root : HARM Meaning : ( a joining, fitting ) Example : HARMONY, HARMONIZE, HARMONIOUSLY, HARMONIC Root : HARM Meaning : ( a joining, fitting, joint ) Example : HARMONY, HARMONIZE, HARMONIOUSLY, HARMONIC Root : HAUT Meaning : ( high, grand (French) ) Example : HAUTE COUTURE, HAUGHTY Root : HEART Meaning : ( heart (compound word) ) Example : HEARTBROKEN Root : HEDR Meaning : ( seat, base ) Example : OCTAHEDRON, POLYHEDRON, CATHEDRAL Root : HEIR Meaning : ( inherit ) Example : HEIRESS, HEIRLOOM Root : HELIC Meaning : ( spiral ) Example : HELICOPTER, HELIX, HELIPORT Root : HELIO Meaning : ( the sun ) Example : HELIOTROPE, HELIOCENTRIC, APHELION, PERIHELION, HELIUM, HELIOLATRY, HELIOGRAPH Root : HEM Meaning : ( blood ) Example : HEMOPHILIA, HEMORRHAGE Root : HEMAT Meaning : ( blood ) Example : HEMATITE Root : HEMI Meaning : ( half (prefix) ) Example : HEMISPHERE, HEMIPLEGIA Root : HEND Meaning : ( grasp ) Example : APPREHEND, REPREHENSIBLE, APPREHENSIVE Root : HER Meaning : ( stick, hold fast ) Example : ADHERENCE, ADHERE, COHERENCE, INHERENT Root : HERED Meaning : ( inherit, heir ) Example : HEREDITARY Root : HERI Meaning : ( inherit ) Example : INHERITANCE, HERITAGE Root : HERO Meaning : ( hero ) Example : HEROISM Root : HES Meaning : ( stick, hold fast ) Example : HESITATE, ADHESIVE, ADHESION, COHESIVE, COHESION, Root : HETERO Meaning : ( different, other, another (prefix) ) Example : HETEROGENEOUS, HETERONYM, HETERODOX Root : HEX Meaning : ( six (prefix) ) Example : HEXAGON Root : HIB Root : HIBIT Root : HIERO Root : HOLO
  32. 32. Meaning : ( have, occupy, hold as customary ) Example : EXHIBITOR, PROHIBIT Meaning : ( have, hold ) Example : EXHIBIT, PROHIBIT, PROHIBITION Meaning : ( sacred, priestly ) Example : HIERARCHY, HIEROGLYPHICS, HIEROCRACY Meaning : ( whole ) Example : CATHOLIC, HOLOCAUST, HOLISTIC, HOLOGRAM Root : HOMEO Meaning : ( like, same ) Example : HOMEOPATHY Root : HOMO Meaning : ( same ) Example : HOMONYM, HOMOGENEOUS Root : HORR Meaning : ( shudder, stand on end ) Example : HORROR, HORRIBLE, HORRENDOUS, HORRIFY, HORRID Root : HORTUS Meaning : ( a garden ) Example : HORTICULTURE, HORTICULTURIST, HORTICULTURAL Root : HOSP Meaning : ( host, guest ) Example : HOSPITABLE, HOSTESS, HOSPITAL, HOSPICE, HOSTEL, HOSTLER, HOTEL Root : HOST Meaning : ( an enemy ) Example : HOSTILE, HOSTAGE Root : HUM Meaning : ( the ground, earth ) Example : EXHUME, HUMUS, HUMBLE, HUMILITY Root : HYDR Meaning : ( water ) Example : HYDRANT, HYDRANGEA, HYDROGEN, HYDRAULICS, HYDROPHOBIA, DEHYDRATE Root : HYPER Meaning : ( over, above (prefix) ) Example : HYPERACTIVE, HYPERBOLE, HYPERTENSION Root : HYPN Meaning : ( sleep ) Example : HYPNOSIS, HYPNOTIZE, HYPNOTIC, HYPNOTISM Root : HYPO Meaning : ( beneath, under (prefix) ) Example : HYPOGLYCEMIA, HYPOTHESIS, HYPOCRISY, HYPOTHERMIA, HYPOTHETICAL Root : ICON Meaning : ( image ) Example : ICONOCLAST, ICONOLOGY, ICONOGRAPHY Root : IDEID Meaning : ( form, shape ) Example : IDYLLIC, IDYL Root : IDEN Meaning : ( same ) Example : IDENTITY, IDENTIFY, IDENTIFICATION Root : IDEO Meaning : ( thought, idea ) Example : IDEOLOGY, IDEALISTIC Root : IDIO Meaning : ( one's own, peculiar ) Example : IDIOM, IDIOT, IDIOSYNCRASY Root : IGN Meaning : ( fire ) Example : IGNITION, IGNEOUS, IGNITE Root : IN Meaning : ( not (prefix) ) Example : Indefinite - 7, Injustice - 6, Immortality - 8, Impatience - 7, Impractical - 7, Improbable - 8, Insatiable - 7, Invalid Root : INSUL Meaning : ( island ) Example : INSULAR, INSULATION, INSULATE, PENINSULA, ISLET, ISOLATE Root : INTELLEC Meaning : ( power to know ) Example : INTELLECTUAL, INTELLECT
  33. 33. - 7 Root : INTELLIG Meaning : ( power to think ) Example : UNINTELLIGIBLE Root : INTER Meaning : ( between, among (prefix) ) Example : INTERVAL, INTERCEPT, INTERJECT, INTERFERE Root : INTRA Meaning : ( within (prefix) ) Example : INTRAMURAL, INTRASTATE, INTRAVENOUS, INTRAOCULAR Root : INTRIN Meaning : ( inward ) Example : INTRINSIC, INTERIOR Root : INVID Meaning : ( envy ) Example : INVIDIOUS, ENVIOUS, ENVY Root : Irish Meaning : ( A county in Ireland ) Example : LIMERICK Root : IRRIR Meaning : ( provoke, exasperate, excite ) Example : IRRITATE, IRRITABLE, IRRITATION Root : ISL Meaning : ( island ) Example : ISLET Root : ISO Meaning : ( equal ) Example : ISOMETRIC, ISOSCELES, ISOBAR, ISOTOPE Root : ISS Meaning : ( depart, go out, go forth ) Example : ISSUE, REISSUE Root : IT Meaning : ( go ) Example : AMBITION, CIRCUIT, EXIT, TRANSIT, SEDITION Root : ITER Meaning : ( again, repeat ) Example : ITERATE, REITERATE, ITERATION Root : ITINER Meaning : ( journey ) Example : ITINERARY, ITINERANT Root : JAC Meaning : ( throw, lie ) Example : ADJACENT Root : JECT Meaning : ( throw, cast, hurl ) Example : DEJECTED, PROJECTION, INTERJECTION, REJECT, ADJECTIVE, ABJECT, CONJECTURE, OBJECT, JETTY Root : JECT Meaning : ( throw, cast ) Example : adjective, dejected, interject, projection Root : JOC Meaning : ( a jest, joke ) Example : JOCULAR, JOCUND, JOCOSE, JOCOSITY Root : JOIN Meaning : ( join ) Example : ADJOINING, DISJOINTED Root : JOURN Meaning : ( day, daily ) Example : JOURNEY, JOURNAL, ADJOURN, SOJOURN, BONJOUR Root : JUD Meaning : ( judge ) Example : JUDGMENT Root : JUDIC Meaning : ( judge, judgment ) Example : ADJUDICATE, PREJUDICE, JUDICIARY, Root : JUG Meaning : ( yoke, join ) Example Root : JUN Meaning : ( young ) Example : JUNIOR, JUNIPER Root : JUNCT Meaning : ( join ) Example : INJUNCTION, JUNCTION, JUNCTURE, SUBJUNCTIVE,
  34. 34. JUDICIAL, JUDICIOUS : CONJUGAL, SUBJUGATE, CONJUGATE ADJUNCT, CONJUNCTION Root : JUR Meaning : ( law, right ) Example : JURISDICTION, INJURIOUS, PERJURY, JURIST Root : JURE Meaning : ( swear ) Example : CONJURE, ABJURE, PERJURE Root : JUS Meaning : ( law, right ) Example : JUSTIFICATION, ADJUST, INJUSTICE, UNJUSTLY, READJUSTMENT Root : JUVEN Meaning : ( young ) Example : REJUVENATE, JUVENILE, JUVENESCENT, JUVIE Root : KILO Meaning : ( one thousand (prefix) ) Example : KILOMETER Root : KINE Meaning : ( move ) Example : KINETICS Root : LABOR Meaning : ( work ) Example : LABORATORY, COLLABORATE. ELABORATE, BELABOR, LABORIOUS, COLLABORATION Root : LACER Meaning : ( mangled, torn ) Example : LACERATE, LACERATION Root : LACT Meaning : ( milk ) Example : LACTATION, LACTOSE, LACTEAL, LACTESCENT, LETTUCE Root : LANG Meaning : ( tongue ) Example : LANGUAGE Root : LANG Meaning : ( be weary ) Example : LANGUISH, LANGUID, LANGUOR Root : LAPS Meaning : ( slip ) Example : COLLAPSE, ELAPSE, LAPSE, COLLAPSIBLE Root : LASS Meaning : ( faint, weary ) Example : LASSITUDE, LASS, LATE Root : LASS Meaning : ( faint, weary ) Example : LASSITUDE, LASS, LATE, ALAS Root : LAT Meaning : ( carry, lift, bring ) Example : RELATE, LEGISLATIVE, TRANSLATION, ELATED, OBLATE, SUPERLATIVE, PRELATE, ABLATIVE, COLLATE, LATITUDE, CORRELATE, COLLATERAL Root : LAT Meaning : ( carry, lift, bring ) Example : elated, relate, legislative, translation Root : LATER Meaning : ( side ) Example : COLLATERAL, EQUILATERAL, QUADRILATERAL, UNILATERAL, LATERAL Root : LAUD Meaning : ( praise ) Example : LAUDABLE, PLAUDITS, CUM LAUDE, APPLAUD Root : LAV Meaning : ( wash ) Example : LAVISH, LAVE, LAVENDER, LAVATORY Root : LAX Meaning : ( loose ) Example : LAXATIVE, RELAX, LAXITY
  35. 35. Root : LEAS Meaning : ( loose ) Example : RELEASE Root : LECT Meaning : ( gather, choose ) Example : SELECT, RECOLLECTION, PREDILECTION, INTELLECT, COLLECT, ECLECTIC Root : LECT Meaning : ( choose, gather ) Example : intellect, predilection, recollection, select Root : LEG Meaning : ( law ) Example : LEGITIMATE, PRIVILEGE, RELEGATE, LEGISLATE, ILLEGAL Root : LEG Meaning : ( read, gather the "sense" ) Example : LECTURE, LESSON, LEGIBLE, LEGEND, Root : LEGA Meaning : ( appoint, send, bring ) Example : LEGACY, LEGATE, DELEGATE, DELEGATION, ALLEGE, RELEGATE, COLLEAGUE Root : LEGE Meaning : ( gather, choose, pick ) Example : ELEGANT, ELEGANCE, LEGION, LEGUME, ELECT, ELECTORAL Root : LEI Meaning : ( be permitted ) Example : LEISURE Root : LEMM Meaning : ( something taken, received or taken for granted ) Example : DILEMMA, LEMMA Root : LENT Meaning : ( slack, loose ) Example : RELENT Root : LEV Meaning : ( light ) Example : ALLEVIATE, LEVERAGE, IRRELEVANT, LEVITY, LEVITATE Root : LEV/LIEV Meaning : ( raise, lift up, rise ) Example : RELEVANT, IRRELEVANT, RELIEVE, LEVER, LEVY, LEAVEN, ELEVATE Root : LEXI Meaning : ( a word, saying ) Example : LEXICON Root : LEXI Meaning : ( a word, saying, phrase ) Example : LEXICOGRAPHER, LEXICON, LEXICOLOGY Root : LI Meaning : ( tie, bind, hold ) Example : LIABLE, LIEN, LIAISON Root : LIBER Meaning : ( free ) Example : LIBERATE, LIBERTY, DELIVER, LIVERY, LIBERTINE, LIBERAL Root : LIBER, LIBR Meaning : ( balance, weigh ) Example : LIBERATE, DELIBERATE, DELIBERATION Root : LIBR Meaning : ( book ) Example : LIBRARY, LIBEL Root : LIC Meaning : ( be permitted ) Example : LICENSE, LICENTIOUS, ILLICIT, LEISURE Root : LICT Meaning : ( leave ) Example : DERELICTION, RELIC, RELICT Root : LIG Meaning : ( tie, bind, hold ) Example : LIGAMENT, LIGATURE, LIAISON, RELIGION, OBLIGE, LIABLE Root : LIG Meaning : ( gather, choose, collect ) Example : DILIGENT, NEGLIGIBLE, DILIGENCE, INTELLIGENT, Root : LIN Meaning : ( flax ) Example : LINEN, LINING, LINSEED, CRINOLINE Root : LINE Meaning : ( line ) Example : DELINEATE, LINEAR, LINEAL
  36. 36. ELIGIBLE Root : LINGU Meaning : ( tongue ) Example : BILINGUAL, LINGUIST, LINGUISTICS, LINGO, LANGUAGE, Root : LINQU Meaning : ( leave, abandon ) Example : DELINQUENT, RELINQUISH, DELINQUENCY Root : LIP Meaning : ( leave ) Example : ECLIPSE, ELLIPSE, ELLIPTICAL, Root : LITER Meaning : ( letter ) Example : LITERARY, LITERACY, ALLITERATION, LITERATURE, OBLITERATE Root : LITH Meaning : ( stone ) Example : LITHOGRAPHY, MONOLITH, MEGALITH Root : LIVER Meaning : ( free ) Example : DELIVERY Root : LOC Meaning : ( place ) Example : LOCATE, LOCOMOTION, DISLOCATE, ALLOCATE, RELOCATION, LOCALITY Root : LOCUT Meaning : ( speak, talk ) Example : ELOCUTION, CIRCUMLOCUTION, INTERLOCUTOR Root : LOG Meaning : ( word, speech, reason ) Example : DIALOGUE, APOLOGY, EPILOGUE, EULOGY, PROLOGUE, NEOLOGISM, LOGIC, ANALOGY, MONOLOGUE, CATALOG, ILLOGICAL, LOGISTICS, SYLLOGISM Root : LOGY Meaning : ( study of (suffix) ) Example : CRIMINOLOGY, GENEALOGY, THEOLOGY, ETYMOLOGY, GEOLOGY Root : LOQU Meaning : ( speak, talk ) Example : SOLILOQUY, ELOQUENT, LOQUACIOUS, OBLOQUY, VENTRILOQUIST Root : LOT Meaning : ( wash ) Example : LOTION Root : LOY Meaning : ( bind ) Example : ALLOY Root : LUC Meaning : ( shine, light ) Example : LUCID, ELUCIDATE, TRANSLUCENT, PELLUCID, LUCIFER Root : LUCT Meaning : ( wrestle, struggle ) Example : RELUCTANT Root : LUD Meaning : ( play, laugh, sport, mock ) Example : ALLUDE, DELUDE, LUDICROUS, COLLUDE, INTERLUDE, PRELUDE Root : LUG Meaning : ( wash ) Example : DELUGE Root : LUM Meaning : ( light ) Example : ILLUMINATE, LUMINARY Root : LUM/LUS Meaning : ( light ) Example : illuminate. illustrate, lackluster, luminary Root : LUN Meaning : ( moon ) Example : LUNACY, LUNAR, LUNATIC, LUNATION, LUNATE Root : LUS Meaning : ( play, laugh, sport, mock ) Example : ALLUSION, DELUSION, ILLUSION, ELUSIVE, Root : LUSTR Meaning : ( light, enlighten ) Example : LUSTER, LACKLUSTER, Root : LUT Meaning : ( wash ) Example : DILUTE, DILUTION, ABLUTION, POLLUTE Root : MACRO Meaning : ( large (prefix) ) Example : MACROCOSM, MACROSCOPIC, MACROPHAGE
  37. 37. COLLUSION LUSTROUS, ILLUSTRATE Root : MAGN Meaning : ( great ) Example : MAGNUM, MAGNANIMOUS, MAGNIFY, MAGNITUDE, MAGNIFICENT, MAGNATE Root : MAL Meaning : ( ill, bad ) Example : MALARIA, DISMAL, MALICE, MALADY, MALIGN, MALICIOUS Root : MAL Meaning : ( bad, ill, wrong, evil (prefix) ) Example : MALADROIT, MALFUNCTION, MALEDICTION, MALFEASANCE, MALCONTENT Root : MAN Meaning : ( hand ) Example : manacles, manipulate, manifest, emancipate, manufacture, maneuver, manuscript, manual, management Root : MAN Meaning : ( hand ) Example : EMANCIPATE, MANACLES, MANIFEST, MANIPULATE Root : MAND Meaning : ( order, command ) Example : REMAND, DEMAND, COUNTERMAND, MANDATE, COMMAND, MANDAMUS Root : MANIA Meaning : ( madness ) Example : KLEPTOMANIA, MANIAC, PYROMANIA, MEGALOMANIA, MANIACAL Root : MANS Meaning : ( stay, dwell ) Example : MANSION, MANOR, MANSE, PERMANENT, REMAIN Root : MAR Meaning : ( the sea, pool ) Example : MARINE, MARITIME, MARINA, MARINATE, MARSH, MARINER Root : MATER Meaning : ( mother ) Example : MATERNAL Root : MATR Meaning : ( mother ) Example : MATRICULATE, MATRIMONY, MATERNAL, MATRON, MATRIARCH, METROPOLIS Root : MB Meaning : ( shadow ) Example : SOMBER Root : MEAN Meaning : ( drive, threaten ) Example : DEMEANOR, MISDEMEANOR Root : MEDI Meaning : ( middle, between ) Example : MEDIOCRE, MEDIAN, MEDIATE, MEDIUM, MEDIEVAL, MEDIATOR, IMMEDIATELY, MEDITERRANEAN Root : MEDIT Meaning : ( ponder, contemplate ) Example : MEDITATE, MEDITATION, MEDIATOR Root : MEGA Meaning : ( large, great (prefix) ) Example : MEGALITH Root : MEGALO Meaning : ( great, large (prefix) ) Example : MEGALOMANIA, MEGALOMYX Root : MELO Meaning : ( song ) Example : MELODRAMA, MELODIOUS, Root : MEMOR Meaning : ( mindful, remembering ) Example : COMMEMORATE, Root : MENA Meaning : ( drive, threaten ) Example : AMENABLE, MENACE, PROMENADE, DEMEANOR
  38. 38. MELODY MEMORIZE, MEMOIR, MEMORY, MEMORABLE, MEMENTO Root : MEND Meaning : ( fault, defect ) Example : AMEND, MENDACIOUS, MENDACITY, AMENDMENT, EMENDATION Root : MENS Meaning : ( measure ) Example : COMMENSURATE, DIMENSION, IMMENSE, MEASURE, MENSTRATION Root : MENS Meaning : ( measure ) Example : COMMENSURATE, DIMENSION, IMMENSE, MEASURE, MENSURATION Root : MER Meaning : ( lake ) Example : MERMAID, MARSH, MERE Root : MERG Meaning : ( to plunge, dip, sink ) Example : MERGE, SUBMERGE Root : MERI Meaning : ( deserve, earn ) Example : MERIT, MERITORIOUS, MERITOCRACY Root : META Meaning : ( along with, after, among, change (prefix) ) Example : METAPHOR, METASTASIS, METAPHYSICAL Root : METER Meaning : ( measure ) Example : PERIMETER, BAROMETER, DIAMETER, THERMOMETER, GEOMETRY Root : METR Meaning : ( measure ) Example : METRIC, SYMMETRY, GEOMETRY, TRIGONOMETRY Root : METRO Meaning : ( mother ) Example : METROPOLIS Root : MICRO Meaning : ( small ) Example : MICROCOSM, MICROBE, MICROSCOPIC Root : MIGR Meaning : ( wander ) Example : MIGRATORY, MIGRANT, IMMIGRATE, EMIGRATE Root : MIN Meaning : ( project ) Example : EMINENT, EMINENCE, PROMINENT, IMMINENT, PREEMINENT Root : MINN Meaning : ( diminish, lessen, make small ) Example : DIMINISH, DIMINUTIVE, DIMINUTION, MINUTE, MINUET, MINIATURE Root : MINOR Meaning : ( less ) Example : MINORITY Root : MINUT Meaning : ( make small, lessen, diminish ) Example : MINUTE, MINUSCULE, DIMINUTION, MINUET Root : MIR Meaning : ( wonder at, behold, look ) Example : ADMIRE, MIRAGE, MIRACLE, MARVEL, MIRROR Root : MIS Meaning : ( wrong, mistaken, ill (prefix) ) Example : misnomer, mistrial, misprint, mistrust Root : MIS Meaning : ( hate ) Example : MISANTHROPE, MISOGAMY, MISOGYNY, MISONEISM Root : MISS Meaning : ( send ) Example : remiss, missle, intermission, missive
  39. 39. Root : MISS Meaning : ( send (wcity) ) Example : admit, admittedly, commission, commitment, committee, compromise, dismissal, emission, emit, inadmissible, intermission, messenger, missionary, missile, omission, permissible, permitted, promise, remittance, submission, transmit, comMISSar, deMISe, eMISSary, interMITTent, MISSive, noncomMITTal, preMISe, reMISS, surMISe. Root : MISTL Meaning : ( twig ) Example : MISTLETOE Root : MIT Meaning : ( send, throw ) Example : INTERMITTENT, TRANSMIT, COMMIT, EMIT, PERMIT, ADMIT, OMIT, SUBMIT, REMIT Root : MOD Meaning : ( measure, manner, way ) Example : MODIFY, MODULATE, MODEST, MODEL, MODE, COMMODITY, COMMODE, MODALITY, BIMODAL Root : MODER Meaning : ( measure, manner, mode ) Example : MODERATE, MODERN, IMMODERATE Root : MOL Meaning : ( heap, mass ) Example : DEMOLISH, MOLECULE, MOLE Root : MOLL Meaning : ( soft ) Example : EMOLLIENT, MOLLIFY, MOLLUSK Root : MON Meaning : ( warn, remind, advise ) Example : MONUMENT, MONSTER, SUMMON, ADMONISH, MONITOR, PREMONITION, ADMONITION Root : MONIT Meaning : ( warn, remind, advise ) Example : PREMONITION, ADMONITION, MONITOR, MONITION Root : MONO Meaning : ( one, single ) Example : MONOCLE, MONARCH, MONOGRAM, MONOLOGUE Root : MONSTR Meaning : ( show, point out ) Example : DEMONSTRATE, DEMONSTRATIVE, MUSTER, REMONSTRATE Root : MOR Meaning : ( foolish ) Example : SOPHOMORE, SOPHOMORIC Root : MORI Meaning : ( die ) Example : MORIBUND Root : MORON Meaning : ( stupid ) Example : MORONIC Root : MORPH Meaning : ( shape, form ) Example : AMORPHOUS, MORPHINE, MORPHOLOGY, ANTHROPOMORPHIC, METAMORPHOSIS Root : MORS Meaning : ( bite ) Example : REMORSE, MORSEL, MORDACITY Root : MORT Meaning : ( death ) Example : MOROSE, MORTAL, RIGOR MORTIS, MORTICIAN, MORTIFY, IMMORTALITY, POSTMORTEM, Root : MORT Meaning : ( death ) Example : IMMORTALITY, MORTIFY, MORTAL, RIGOR MORTIS Root : MOT Meaning : ( move ) Example : EMOTIONAL, MOMENTARILY, REMOTE, PROMOTER, Root : MOUNT Meaning : ( mountain, hill ) Example : TANTAMOUNT, AMOUNT, PARAMOUNT, MOUNTAINEER, INSURMOUNTABLE
  40. 40. COMMOTION, MOTIVATE, MOTIVE, MOTOR Root : MULT Meaning : ( many, much ) Example : MULTILINGUAL, MULTIFARIOUS, MULTITUDE, MULTIPLY Root : MUN Meaning : ( a gift, achievement ) Example : MUNIFICENT, COMMUNE, REMUNERATE, EXCOMMUNICATE Root : MUNI Meaning : ( official duties, functions ) Example : COMMUNICATE, IMMUNITY, COMMUNISM Root : MUT Meaning : ( change ) Example : COMMUTE, MUTATION, MUTABLE, PERMUTATION, MUTUAL Root : NARR Meaning : ( relate, tell ) Example : NARRATIVE, NARRATE, NARRATOR, UNNARRATABLE Root : NASC Meaning : ( be born ) Example : nascent Root : NAT Meaning : ( born ) Example : Good- natured, International, Nativity, Unnatural, Cognate, Naive, Nationality, Supernatural, Innate, Nascent, Natal, Renaissance Root : NAU Meaning : ( ship, sailor ) Example : NAUTICAL, NAUSEA, ASTRONAUT, NAUSEATE Root : NAV Meaning : ( ship ) Example : CIRCUMNAVIGATE, NAVIGABLE, NAVY, NAVAL, NAVIGATE, NAVE Root : NEC Meaning : ( kill ) Example : PERNICIOUS, NECROPHOBIA, NECROLOGY Root : NECRO Meaning : ( dead body, death, kill ) Example : NECROPSY, NECROPHAGIA, NECROLOGY Root : NECT Meaning : ( bind ) Example : CONNECTION, CONNECTIVITY, INTERCONNECT, DISCONNECT Root : NEG Meaning : ( deny ) Example : RENEGE, NEGATIVE, ABNEGATION Root : NEGAT Meaning : ( deny ) Example : NEGATE, ABNEGATION, NEGATIVE, NEGATION Root : NEO Meaning : ( new ) Example : NEOPHYTE Root : NEUR Meaning : ( nerve ) Example : NEUROTIC, NEURITIS, NEURALGIA, NEURAL Root : NIC Meaning : ( harm, death ) Example : PERNICIOUS Root : NIHIL Meaning : ( nothing ) Example : ANNIHILATE, NIHILISM Root : NOC Meaning : ( hurt, harm ) Example : INNOCENT, INNOCUOUS, OBNOXIOUS Root : NOCT Meaning : ( night ) Example : NOCTURNAL, NOCTAMBULIST, NOCTURN Root : NOM Root : NOM(Y) Root : NOMEN Root : NOMIN
  41. 41. Meaning : ( name, term ) Example : BINOMIAL, POLYNOMIAL, MISNOMER Meaning : ( law, system of laws ) Example : ECONOMY, AGRONOMY, AUTONOMY, ASTRONOMY, Meaning : ( name ) Example : NOMENCLATURE Meaning : ( name, nominal ) Example : NOMINATE, DENOMINATE, IGNOMINY Root : NON Meaning : ( not (prefix) ) Example : NONPARTISAN, NONFICTION, NONSENSE, NONCHALANT, NONEXISTENT Root : NOST Meaning : ( a return home ) Example : NOSTALGIA Root : NOT Meaning : ( know ) Example : NOTICE, NOTIFY, NOTION, NOTORIOUS, CONNOTE, NOTARY, ANNOTATE, DENOTE Root : NOTA Meaning : ( mark ) Example : DENOTE, DENOTATION, NOTE, NOTABLE, ANNOTATE Root : NOUNC Meaning : ( declare, tell ) Example : PRONOUNCE, ANNOUNCE, DENOUNCE, RENOUNCE Root : NOV Meaning : ( new ) Example : NOVICE, INNOVATE, NOVELTY, RENOVATION, NOVEL, NOVA Root : NOX Meaning : ( night ) Example : EQUINOX Root : NOX Meaning : ( hurt ) Example : NOXIOUS, OBNOXIOUS, Root : NULL Meaning : ( none, nothing ) Example : NULLIFY, NULLIFICATION, ANNUL Root : NUMER Meaning : ( number ) Example : NUMEROUS, NUMERAL, ENUMERATE, INNUMERABLE, SUPERNUMERARY Root : NUNCI Meaning : ( declare, tell, bring tidings ) Example : ENUNCIATE, NUNCIO Root : NUR Meaning : ( nourish, feed ) Example : NURSE, NURTURE, NURSARY Root : NUTR Meaning : ( nourish, feed ) Example : NUTRIMENT, NUTRITIOUS, NUTRITIVE, NURTURE, NURSE Root : NYM Meaning : ( name ) Example : PSEUDONYM, EPONYM, SYNONYM, ANTONYM, ACRONYM Root : OB Meaning : ( toward, to, on, over, against (prefix) ) Example : OBJECT, OBLIGATE, OBLIQUE, OBLIGE, OBVIOUS, OBLIQUE, OBSTACLE Root : OB Meaning : ( toward, to, on, over, against ) Example : OBTUSE, OBLIQUE Root : OC Meaning : ( toward, to, on, over, against ) Example : OCCURRENCE Root : OCT Meaning : ( eight ) Example : OCTOPUS, OCTAGON Root : OCTAV Meaning : ( eight ) Example : OCTAVE Root : OCUL Meaning : ( eye ) Example : OCULAR, BINOCULARS, MONOCLE, INOCULATE, OCULIST
  42. 42. Root : ODI Meaning : ( hatred, ill-will ) Example : ODIUM, ODIOUS, ANNOY Root : ODI Meaning : ( hate, ill- will ) Example : ODIUM, ODIOUS, ANNOY Root : OMBR Meaning : ( shade ) Example : SOMBRERO, SOMBER Root : OMNI Meaning : ( all ) Example : OMNIPRESENT, OMNIPOTENT, OMNISCIENT, OMNIVORE, OMNIFICENT, OMNIBUS Root : OMPT Meaning : ( take, buy ) Example : PROMPT Root : ONER Meaning : ( burden ) Example : EXONERATE, ONEROUS Root : ONYM Meaning : ( name ) Example : ANONYMOUS, HOMONYM, SYNONYM Root : OP Meaning : ( toward, to, on, over, against ) Example : OPPOSITE, OPPOSITION Root : OPER Meaning : ( work ) Example : OPERATE, OPERA, COOPERATION Root : OPERI Meaning : ( hide, cover ) Example : COVER, COVERT Root : OPT Meaning : ( see, sight ) Example : OPTICAL, OPTICIAN Root : OPUL Meaning : ( wealth ) Example : OPULENCE, OPULENT Root : OR Meaning : ( mouth ) Example : ORAL, ORIFICE Root : OR Meaning : ( pray, address ) Example : INEXORABLE, ADORE, PERORATION, ORISON, ORATORY Root : ORAT Meaning : ( pray, address, speak ) Example : ORATOR, ORATION, ORATORY Root : ORD Meaning : ( begin, weave ) Example : PRIMORDIAL Root : ORDIN Meaning : ( order, rank, arrange, regulate ) Example : SUBORDINATE, ORDINANCE, ORDINARY, ORDINATION, INORDINATE, CO-ORDINATE, ORDER, DISORDER, ORDERLY Root : ORIUM Meaning : ( a place for (suffix) ) Example : AUDITORIUM Root : ORN Meaning : ( adorn,furnish ) Example : ORNAMENT, ADORN, SUBORN, ORNATE Root : ORTHO Meaning : ( straight, correct ) Example : ORTHODOX, ORTHODONTIST, ORTHOEPY, ORTHOGRAPHY Root : OSS Meaning : ( bone ) Example : OSSIFICATION, OSSIFY, OSSEOUS Root : OSTE Meaning : ( bone ) Example : OSTEOPOROSIS, OSTEOPATHY Root : PAC Meaning : ( peace ) Example : PACIFY, PACIFIST, COMPACT Root : PAEN Meaning : ( almost (prefix) ) Example : peninsula Root : PAIR Meaning : ( get ready, set ) Example : REPAIR Root : PALEO Meaning : ( ancient (prefix) ) Example : PALEONTOLOGY Root : PALP Meaning : ( feel ) Example : PALPABLE, PALPITATION, PALPITATE Root : PAN Meaning : ( all (prefix) ) Example : PANTHEON, PANACEA, PANOPLY, PANORAMA, PANDORA, PANCREAS, PANDEMIC, PANTHEOISM
  43. 43. Root : PAN Meaning : ( bread ) Example : COMPANY, PANNIER, PANTRY, PANCAKE, PANNIERS, PANATELLA Root : PAND Meaning : ( spread out ) Example : EXPAND Root : PANS Meaning : ( spread out ) Example : EXPANSE, EXPANSIVE Root : PAR Meaning : ( set in order, get ready ) Example : REPARATION. PARADE, RAMPART, PREPARE, SEPARATE, INSEPARABLE, IRREPARABLE, IMPERIOUS, COMPARE, REPAIR Root : PAR Meaning : ( equal ) Example : PARITY, DISPARITY, DISPARATE, PARIMUTUEL, PEER, PEERAGE, DISPARAGE Root : PARA Meaning : ( beside, beyond, at or to one side of, past by (prefix) ) Example : PARADOX, PARABOLA, PARAGRAPH, PARASITE, PARAPHRASE, PARACHUTE Root : PARI Meaning : ( come in sight ) Example : APPARITION Root : PARS Meaning : ( part ) Example : PARSE, PARCEL Root : PART Meaning : ( divide, share, separate, part ) Example : PARTISAN, APARTMENT, APARTHEID, PARTIAL, PARTICLE, PARCEL, PARTITION, TRIPARTITE, DEPART, IMPARTIAL Root : PASS Meaning : ( step ) Example : SURPASS, TRESPASS, ENCOMPASS, PASSAGE, PASSPORT, COMPASS, PACE, PASSWORD, PASSENGER, IMPASSABLE Root : PAT Meaning : ( suffer, feel, endure ) Example : PATIENT, COMPATIBLE, PATIENT, PASSIVE, COMPASSION, IMPATIENCE Root : PATER Meaning : ( father ) Example : PATERNITY Root : PATH Meaning : ( feel, suffer ) Example : ANTIPATHY, APATHY, SYMPATHIZER, PATHETIC, SYMPATHY, PATHOS Root : PATR Meaning : ( father ) Example : PATRIARCH, PATRIOTISM, PATRONIZE, PATRICIAN, PATRON Root : PAU Meaning : ( few ) Example : PAUCITY Root : PEAC Meaning : ( peace ) Example : PEACEFUL Root : PEAS Meaning : ( peace ) Example : APPEASE Root : PECC Meaning : ( sin ) Example : IMPECCABLE, PECCADILLO Root : PECC Meaning : ( sin ) Example : IMPECCABLE, PECCADILLO, PECCANT, PECCABLE Root : PECT Meaning : ( breast, chest ) Example : PECTORAL, EXPECTORATE Root : PECU Meaning : ( money ) Root : PED Meaning : ( foot ) Root : PED Meaning : ( child ) Root : PEER Meaning : ( equal )
  44. 44. Example : PECULATE, IMPECUNIOUS, PECUNIARY Example : EXPEDITE, PEDAL, IMPEDE, BIPED, QUADRUPED, PEDESTAL, PEDESTRIAN Example : PEDAGOGUE, PEDAGOGY, PEDIATRICIAN, PEDANTIC Example : PEERAGE Root : PEL-PELL Meaning : ( drive, urge ) Example : EXPEL, REPEL, COMPEL, DISPEL, REPELLENT Root : PEL/PUL Meaning : ( drive, urge ) Example : expulsion, propel, pulsate, repulsive Root : PELL Meaning : ( skin, fur ) Example : PELLICLE, PELT, PELISSE, SURPLICE, PELL Root : PEN Meaning : ( pain, punishment ) Example : penal, penitent, punish, impunity, impune, repent, subpoena, penalty, Root : PEND Meaning : ( hang, weigh, pay ) Example : STIPEND, IMPENDING, PENDULUM, PENDENT, EXPEND, SUSPEND, APPEND Root : PENS Meaning : ( hang, weigh, pay ) Example : PENSION, PENSIVE, SUSPENSION, PENSION, COMPENSATE, PROPENSITY, DISPENSE, INEXPENSIVE Root : PENTA Meaning : ( five (prefix) ) Example : PENTAGON, PENTATHLON Root : PER Meaning : ( try, test ) Example : EXPERIMENT, EXPERIENCE, EXPERT, PERIL Root : PER Meaning : ( through, thoroughly, utterly, very (prefix) ) Example : PERVERT, PERFECT, PERVADE, PERCEIVE, PERTURB, PERUSE Root : PERI Meaning : ( around (prefix) ) Example : PERIPHERAL, PERIMETER, PERIGEE Root : PET(IT) Meaning : ( attack, seek, ask, strive, fall, rush at ) Example : COMPETE, APPETITE, PROPITIOUS, COMPETENT, COMPETITOR, PETITION, IMPETUS, IMPETUOUS, PETULANT, REPEAT, PERPETUAL Root : PETR Meaning : ( stone, rock ) Example : PETRIFY, PETROLEUM, PETER, PIER Root : PHAN Meaning : ( show, bring to light, appear ) Example : PHANTOM, EPIPHANY, FANCY, FANTASTIC, FANTASY, DIAPHANOUS Root : PHEN Meaning : ( appear, show, shine ) Example : PHENOMENON, PHENOMENA, PHENOMENAL Root : PHIL Meaning : ( loving, fond ) Example : BIBLIOPHILE, FRANCOPHILE, PHILANTHROPY, PHILOSOPHY, PHILOLOGY, Root : PHOBIA Meaning : ( fear ) Example : CLAUSTROPHOBIA, ACROPHOBIA, HYDROPHOBIA, XENOPHOBIA
  45. 45. PHILANDERER, PHILTER, PHILATELIST, PHILODENDRON Root : PHON Meaning : ( sound ) Example : CACOPHONY, PHONIC, SYMPHONY, EUPHONIOUS, MEGAPHONE, TELEPHONE Root : PHOR Meaning : ( carry, bringing ) Example : SEMAPHORE, METAPHOR, PHOSPHORUS Root : PHOS Meaning : ( light ) Example : PHOSPHOROUS Root : PHOT Meaning : ( light ) Example : PHOTOGENIC, PHOTON, PHOTOGRAPHY Root : PHYSI Meaning : ( nature, natural science ) Example : PHYSICS, PHYSIOLOGY, PHYSIOGRAPHY, PHYSIOLOGIST Root : PICT Meaning : ( paint ) Example : PICTURESQUE, DEPICT, PICTURE Root : PLAC Meaning : ( please ) Example : COMPLACENT, PLACEBO, PLEASANT, DISPLEASURE, PLACID, PLACATE, IMPLACABLE Root : PLAUD Meaning : ( clap, strike ) Example : APPLAUD, PLAUDIT, PLAUSIBLE, EXPLODE Root : PLAUS Meaning : ( clap, strike ) Example : PLAUSIBLE Root : PLE Meaning : ( fill ) Example : IMPLEMENT, SUPPLEMENT, COMPLEMENT, IMPLEMENT, COMPLEMENTARY Root : PLEN Meaning : ( fill ) Example : REPLENISH, PLENTY, PLENARY Root : PLET Meaning : ( fill, full ) Example : COMPLETE, PLETHORA, DEPLETION, REPLETE, EXPLETIVE Root : PLI Meaning : ( fold, bend ) Example : compliant, suppliant, pliable, apply, imply, reply Root : PLIC Meaning : ( fold, bend, embrace ) Example : explicit, complicity, imply, implicit, replica, implement, simplicity, supplicate, applicant, accomplice, implicate, explicate, multiplication, duplicate Root : PLOD Meaning : ( clap ) Example : EXPLODE, IMPLODE Root : PLOR Meaning : ( cry out, wail ) Example : EXPLORATION, DEPLORE, IMPLORE Root : PLOY Meaning : ( fold ) Example : DEPLOYMENT Root : PLUR Meaning : ( more ) Example : PLURALITY, Root : PLY Meaning : ( fold ) Example : IMPLY Root : PNEUMA Meaning : ( wind, air, breath ) Example : PNEUMATIC
  46. 46. PLURAL Root : PNEUMON Meaning : ( lung, breath ) Example : PNEUMONIA Root : POD Meaning : ( foot ) Example : PODIUM, PODIATRIST, TRIPOD, CHIROPODIST Root : POIGN Meaning : ( prick, point ) Example : POIGNANT Root : POL Meaning : ( make sooth ) Example : POLISH, INTERPOLATE, POLITE, APOLOGY Root : POLIS Meaning : ( city ) Example : MEGALOPOLIS, METROPOLIS, ACROPOLIS. NECROPOLIS Root : POLL Meaning : ( (hair of the) head, top of the tree ) Example : POLLSTER, POLL, POLL TAX Root : POLY Meaning : ( many (prefix) ) Example : POLYGAMY, POLYNOMIAL, POLYHEDRON, POLYMER Root : PON Meaning : ( place, put ) Example : COMPONENT, OPPONENT, EXPONENT, POSTPONE Root : POPUL Meaning : ( people ) Example : POPULACE, POPULAR, POPULATE Root : PORT Meaning : ( carry, bear, bring ) Example : PORTABLE, PORTFOLIO, PORTAGE, PORTER, PORTICO, PORTMANTEAU, COMPORT, DEPORT, EXPORT, IMPORT, PURPORT, REPORT, SUPPORT, TRANSPORT, OPPORTUNE Root : PORTIO Meaning : ( part, share ) Example : PORTION, PROPORTION, APPORTION Root : POS Meaning : ( place, put, lay ) Example : JUXTAPOSE, EXPOSE, SUPPOSE, COMPOSE, POSTURE, OPPOSE, PROPOSE, PURPOSE, IMPOSE, POSITION Root : POS Meaning : ( place, put ) Example : expose, juxtapose, proposition, repository Root : POSIT Meaning : ( place, put, settle ) Example : COMPOSITION, DEPOSIT, IMPOSITION, IMPOSTOR, IMPOSE, REPOSITORY Root : POSS Meaning : ( be able, have power ) Example : POSSESSIVE, POSSE, DISPOSSESS, POSSIBILITY Root : POST Meaning : ( after (prefix) ) Example : POSTPONE, POSTERITY, POSTHUMOUS, PREPOSTEROUS Root : POSTER Meaning : ( coming after, following ) Example : POSTERIOR, PREPOSTEROUS, ANTERIOR, Root : POT Meaning : ( drink ) Example : POTABLE, POTION, POTATION, POTTAGE Root : POTEN Meaning : ( power ) Example : POTENT Root : POTENT Meaning : ( powerful, potent ) Example : POTENTIAL, POTENTATE
  47. 47. POSTERITY Root : POV Meaning : ( poor ) Example : POVERTY, IMPOVERISH Root : PRE Meaning : ( before, in advance (prefix) ) Example : Predict - 5, Precaution - 6, Predominant - 6, Prejudice-5, Presume - 7, Prevail - 7, Preoccupation - 8, Premature - 8 Root : PRECI Meaning : ( price, value ) Example : APPRECIATION, PRECIOUS, DEPRECIATE, PRAISE Root : PREHEND Meaning : ( take, seize, grasp ) Example : APPREHEND, COMPREHEND, APPREHENSIVE, REPREHENSIBLE Root : PRESS Meaning : ( press, strain ) Example : PRESSURE, EXPRESSIVE, COMPRESS, IMPRESSION, DEPRESSIVE Root : PRETI Meaning : ( price ) Example : APPRECIATION, DEPRECIATE, APPRAISE, APPRECIABLE Root : PRIM Meaning : ( first ) Example : PRIMITIVE, PRIMEVAL, PRIMER, PRIMOGENITURE, PRIMARILY Root : PRIS Meaning : ( seize, grasp, hold ) Example : PRISON, ENTERPRISE, REPRISAL, SURPRISE, COMPRISE Root : PRIV Meaning : ( separate, deprive, single ) Example : PRIVILEGE, PRIVY, PRIVATE, PRIVACY, DEPRIVE Root : PRO Meaning : ( in front of, before, forward, in favor of (prefix) ) Example : Proclaim - 6, Prognosticate - HS, Progressive - 7, Projection - 8, Promotion - 8, Proposal - 7, Prospect - 5, Provoke - 7 Root : PROB Meaning : ( test, prove ) Example : APPROBATION, REPROBATE, IMPROBABLE, PROBATION, PROBE, PROBABLE, PROVE Root : PROB Meaning : ( honest, excellent ) Example : PROBITY Root : PROPRI Meaning : ( one's own, peculiar, select ) Example : APPROPRIATE, PROPRIETY, PROPRIETARY, PROPERTY, PROPER Root : PROTO Meaning : ( first ) Example : PROTOCOL, PROTOTYPE, PROTAGONIST, PROTOZOAN, PROTOPLASM Root : PROVIS Meaning : ( provide ) Example : PROVISION, PROVISO, Root : PROXIM Meaning : ( nearest, very near ) Example : APPROXIMATE, PROXY, PROXIMITY Root : PRUD Meaning : ( foresee ) Example : PRUDENT, PRUDE, JURISPRUDENCE, PROVIDE Root : PSYCH Meaning : ( mind, soul, spirit ) Example : PSYCHOANALYSIS, PSYCHOLOGY, Root : PUBLIC Meaning : ( public, of the people ) Example : REPUBLIC, PUBLICIZE Root : PUD Meaning : ( feel shame, blush ) Example : REPUDIATE, IMPUDENT
  48. 48. PSYCHOPATH, PSYCHIC Root : PUGN Meaning : ( fight ) Example : REPUGNANT, PUGNACIOUS, PUGILISM, IMPUGN, PUGILIST Root : PULS Meaning : ( drive, urge ) Example : IMPULSIVE, PULSE, COMPULSIVE, COMPULSORY, REPULSION, EXPULSION Root : PUN Meaning : ( punishment, pain ) Example : PUNITIVE, IMPUNITY Root : PUNCT Meaning : ( prick, point ) Example : PUNCTUATE, PUNCTURE, PUNCTUAL, COMPUNCTION, PUNCTILIOUS Root : PUNG Meaning : ( prick, point ) Example : PUNGENT, EXPUNGE Root : PUT Meaning : ( think, reckon, suppose ) Example : COMPUTABLE, DEPUTY, DISPUTE, IMPUTE, REPUTE Root : PUT Meaning : ( cleanse, trim, prune, lop off ) Example : AMPUTATE Root : PYR Meaning : ( fire ) Example : PYROMANIA, PYROSIS, PYROMETER, PYROMANIA, PYRE, PYROTECHNICS Root : QUADR Meaning : ( square, fourfold ) Example : QUADRANT, QUADRANGLE, QUADRILLE, SQUADRON, QUADRUPED, QUADRILATERAL, QUADRUPLE Root : QUAL Meaning : ( of what sort or kind ) Example : QUALITY, QUALIFY Root : QUARANT Meaning : ( forty ) Example : QUARANTINE Root : QUART Meaning : ( fourth ) Example : QUARTERLY, QUARTET, QUARTER Root : QUER Meaning : ( ask, seek ) Example : QUERY, QUERULOUS, CONQUER Root : QUEST Meaning : ( ask, seek ) Example : QUESTIONABLE, INQUEST, REQUEST, CONQUEST, QUESTIONNAIRE Root : QUIESC Meaning : ( quiet, rest ) Example : ACQUIESCENCE, QUIESCENT, ACQUIESCE Root : QUIET Meaning : ( quiet, rest ) Example : QUIETNESS, TRANQUIL, ACQUIT, QUIETUDE, REQUITE Root : QUINT Meaning : ( five ) Example : QUINTESSENCE, QUINTUPLE, QUINTILE Root : QUINT Meaning : ( five ) Example : QUINTILE, QUINTUPLE, QUINTET, QUINTA Root : QUIR Meaning : ( seek, ask ) Example : acquire, exquisite, inquisitive, require, enquire, perquisite Root : QUIR/QUIS Meaning : ( seek, ask ) Example : acquire, exquisite, inquisitive, require Root : QUIS Meaning : ( seek, ask ) Example : CONQUISTADOR, INQUISITIVE, EXQUISITE, Root : QUIT Meaning : ( quiet, rest ) Example Root : QUOT Meaning : ( how many ) Example : QUOTE, Root : RAB Meaning : ( madness, rage ) Example : RABID, RAGE, RABBLE
  49. 49. PERQUISITE : ACQUITTAL QUOTATION, QUOTA, QUOTIENT Root : RADI Meaning : ( ray, shine ) Example : RADIANT, IRRADIATE, RADIOACTIVITY, RADIUS Root : RADIC Meaning : ( root ) Example : RADICAL, RADISH, ERADICATE, RADICCHIO Root : RAM Meaning : ( branch ) Example : RAMIFICATION, RAMIFY Root : RAP Meaning : ( grasp, seize ) Example : RAPIDITY, RAPACIOUS, RAPID, RAPINE Root : RAPT Meaning : ( seize ) Example : RAPTURE, RAPTORES Root : RAS Meaning : ( scrape ) Example : abrasion, erase, rase, razor, rasorial Root : RAT Meaning : ( think, calculate, determine, settle ) Example : RATIFY, RATIONAL, RATION, RATE, RATIO, RATIFICATION Root : RAV Meaning : ( bear away ) Example : RAVISH, RAVINE Root : RAZ Meaning : ( scrape ) Example : RAZOR Root : RE Meaning : ( again, back (prefix) ) Example : Rebellious - 7, Recognition - 6, Reflect - 5, Rehabilitation - 8, Reliable - 6, Respiration - 8, Reunion - 7, Revive - 6 Root : RECT Meaning : ( right, ruled, straight ) Example : RECTIFY, RECTANGLE, RECTITUDE, CORRECT, ERECT, DIRECT Root : REFER Meaning : ( bring back, carry back ) Example : REFERENDUM, REFERENCE, REFEREE, RELATE Root : REG Meaning : ( king ) Example : regicide, regal Root : REG Meaning : ( rule, govern, straight, right ) Example : regalia, regency, regent, regimen, regiment, region, regional Root : REGUL Meaning : ( a rule ) Example : regular, regulate Root : RELAT Meaning : ( carry back, bring back ) Example : CORRELATE, RELATION, CORRELATION Root : RELATIO Meaning : ( carry back ) Example : RELATIONSHIP Root : REND Meaning : ( give up ) Example : RENDER, SURRENDER, RENDEZVOUS Root : REPT Meaning : ( creep, seize, snatch ) Example : SURREPTITIOUS, REPTILE Root : RETRO Meaning : ( backward (prefix) ) Example : RETROACTIVE Root : RID Root : RIS Root : RIV Root : ROD
  50. 50. Meaning : ( laugh ) Example : RIDICULOUS, DERIDE, RIDICULE Meaning : ( laugh ) Example : RISIBLE, DERISORY, DERISION Meaning : ( stream, brook ) Example : DERIVE, DERIVATION, RIVAL, RIVULET Meaning : ( gnaw, eat ) Example : CORROSION, CORRODE, ERODE, EROSION, RODENT Root : ROG Meaning : ( ask, demand ) Example : ARROGANT, ROGUE, INTERROGATE, SURROGATE, ABROGATE Root : ROGAT Meaning : ( ask, demand ) Example : DEROGATORY, INTERROGATE, SURROGATE, PREROGATIVE, ABROGATE Root : ROT Meaning : ( wheel ) Example : ROTATE, ROTARY, ROTOTILLER Root : ROU Meaning : ( red ) Example : ROUGE Root : ROY Meaning : ( rule, king ) Example : ROYALTY, VICEROY, POMEROY, CORDUROY Root : RUB Meaning : ( red ) Example : RUBELLA, RUBICUND, RUBY, RUBRIC, ERUBESCENT Root : RUD Meaning : ( red ) Example : RUDDY Root : RUD Meaning : ( crude, raw, rough ) Example : RUDIMENTARY, RUDE, ERUDITE, RUDIMENT Root : RUPT Meaning : ( break, burst ) Example : RUPTURE, ERUPT, ABRUPT, CORRUPT, DISRUPT, INTERRUPTION, BANKRUPT Root : SACR Meaning : ( holy, sacred ) Example : SACRILEGE, SACRAMENT, SACRIFICE, SACRED, CONSECRATE, DESECRATE Root : SAG Meaning : ( perceive, seek out ) Example : SAGACIOUS, SAGITTARIUS, SAGE, PRESAGE Root : SAIN Meaning : ( sacred, holy ) Example : SAINTLY Root : SAL Meaning : ( leap, spring forward ) Example : SALIENT, SALMON, SALLY, ASSAIL, RESILIENT, SALACIOUS, SALTATION Root : SAL Meaning : ( salt ) Example : SALINE, SALAD, SALARY, SALINIZATION, SALINITY, SALTWATER Root : SALUT Meaning : ( health ) Example : SALUTE, SALUBRIOUS, SALUTARY Root : SALV Meaning : ( save ) Example : SALVATION, SALVAGE, SALVE Root : SAN Meaning : ( heal ) Example : SANITARIUM, SANITY, SANATORY Root : SANCT Meaning : ( holy, sacred ) Example : SANCTUARY, SANCTITY, SANCTIFY, SANCTIMONY, Root : SANGUI Meaning : ( blood ) Example : SANGUINARY, SANGFROID, SANGUINE, CONSANGUINITY Root : SANIT Meaning : ( health ) Example : SANITY, SANITARIUM, SANITARY, SANITIZE
  51. 51. SANCTION Root : SAP Meaning : ( taste, to be wise ) Example : SAPID, SAPIENT, SAVOR, INSIPID, SAPIEN Root : SATIS Meaning : ( enough, sufficient ) Example : SATISFY, SATIATE, INSATIABLE, UNSATISFACTORY, SATURATE, SATISFACTION Root : SATUR Meaning : ( enough ) Example : UNSATURATED, SATURATE Root : SAULT Meaning : ( leap, spring forward ) Example : ASSAULT, INSULT, RESULT, EXULT, SOMERSAULT Root : SCEND Meaning : ( climb ) Example : ASCEND, DESCEND, TRANSCEND, CONDESCEND Root : SCI Meaning : ( know ) Example : PLEBISCITE, CONSCIENTIOUS, SCIENTIFIC, CONSCIOUS, UNCONSCIONABLE, SCIENCE, SUBCONSCIOUS, OMNISCIENT, PRESCIENCE Root : SCOPE Meaning : ( watch, see ) Example : HOROSCOPE, GYROSCOPE, STETHOSCOPE, PERISCOPE Root : SCRIB Meaning : ( write ) Example : SCRIBBLE, ASCRIBE, DESCRIBE, INSCRIBE, SUBSCRIBE, PRESCRIBE, PROSCRIBE, TRANSCRIBE Root : SCRIPT Meaning : ( write ) Example : CONSCRIPT, SCRIPTURE. POSTSCRIPT, TRANSCRIPT, INSCRIPTION, DESCRIPTIVE, SUBSCRIPTION, SCRIPT Root : SCRUT Meaning : ( search into carefully ) Example : INSCRUTABLE, SCRUTINY Root : SCRUT Meaning : ( search into carefully, examine ) Example : INSCRUTABLE, SCRUTINY Root : SCUR Meaning : ( cover, conceal ) Example : OBSCURE Root : SE Meaning : ( apart, without (prefix) ) Example : SEGREGATE, SEQUESTER, SEDITION, SECEDE, SEDUCE Root : SEC Meaning : ( follow ) Example : SECONDARY Root : SECT Meaning : ( cut ) Example : DISSECT, INTERSECT, SECTION, SECANT, INSECT Root : SECU/SEQU Meaning : ( follow ) Example : consecutive, inconsequential, prosecute, sequel Root : SECUT Meaning : ( follow ) Example : CONSECUTIVE, PERSECUTE, PROSECUTE, EXECUTE Root : SED Meaning : ( sit, settle ) Example : SEDIMENT, SEDATE, SEDENTARY, SUPERSEDE Root : SELF Meaning : ( by oneself (prefix) ) Example : SELFISH Root : SELL Meaning : ( take, sees ) Example : CONSULATE, CONSULT, CONSULTATION, CONSULTANCY
  52. 52. Root : SEM Meaning : ( seed, sow ) Example : DISSEMINATE, SEMINARY, SEMINAR, SEMINAL Root : SEMBL Meaning : ( seem, appear, be like ) Example : SEMBLANCE, RESEMBLE, DISSEMBLE, ASSEMBLY, REASSEMBLE Root : SEMI Meaning : ( half ) Example : SEMIPRECIOUS, SEMICOLON, SEMESTER, SEMICONSCIOUS, SEMISKILLED Root : SEN Meaning : ( old ) Example : SENILE, SENIOR, SENATE, SENESCENT, SENESCHAL, SIRE Root : SENS Meaning : ( feel, perceive, think ) Example : SENSORY, SENSE, SENSIBLE, SENSUAL, NONSENSE, CONSENSUS, SENSATION Root : SENT Meaning : ( feel, be aware, think ) Example : SENTIMENT, PRESENTIMENT, SENTENCE, ASSENT, CONSENT, DISSENT, RESENT Root : SEQU Meaning : ( follow ) Example : OBSEQUIOUS, SEQUESTER, SEQUEL, SEQUENCE, CONSEQUENT, SUBSEQUENT Root : SER Meaning : ( join, bind, put, connect, order, a row ) Example : SERIAL, SERIALIZE, SERIES, DISSERTATION Root : SERI Meaning : ( grave, serious ) Example : SERIOUS Root : SERT Meaning : ( join, bind, put ) Example : ASSERT, DESERT, DISSERTATION, EXERT, INSERT, CONCERT Root : SERV Meaning : ( serve, keep, protect ) Example : CONSERVATORY, CONSERVATION, OBSERVE, PRESERVE, RESERVE, DESERVE Root : SESQUI Meaning : ( one and a half ) Example : SESQUIPEDALIAN, SESQUICENTENNIAL Root : SESS Meaning : ( sit, be still ) Example : OBSESSION, SESSION Root : SEVER Meaning : ( serious, earnest ) Example : PERSEVERE, ASSEVERATE, SEVERITY, SEVERE, PERSEVERANCE Root : SEXT Meaning : ( sixth ) Example : SEXTANT, SEXTUPLE, SEXAGENARIAN Root : SID Meaning : ( sit, settle ) Example : PRESIDE, SUBSIDE, PRESIDENCY, SUBSIDY, RESIDUE, ASSIDUOUS, INSIDIOUS, DISSIDENT Root : SIDER Meaning : ( star ) Example : RECONSIDER, CONSIDER, CONSIDERATION Root : SIGN Meaning : ( mark ) Example : INSIGNIA, SIGNAL, RESIGNATION, DESIGNATE, INSIGNIFICANT, SIGNIFY, DESIGNER, SIGNATURE, ASSIGNMENT Root : SILIC Meaning : ( flint ) Example : SILICATE, SILICIFY Root : SIMIL Meaning : ( like, make like, together ) Example : ASSIMILATE, SIMILARITY, SIMILE, SIMULATE, DISSIMILAR
  53. 53. Root : SIMUL Meaning : ( resemble, make like ) Example : SIMULTANEOUS, SIMULATE Root : SINU Meaning : ( fold, bend, curve ) Example : INSINUATE, COSINE, SINUOUS Root : SIPA Meaning : ( throw ) Example : DISSIPATE Root : SIR Meaning : ( star, heavenly body ) Example : UNDESIRABLE, DESIROUS, DESIDERATE Root : SIST Meaning : ( to stand, place ) Example : PERSIST, ASSIST, INSIST, RESIST, SUBSIST, CONSIST, DESIST, EXIST Root : SOCI Meaning : ( partner, companion ) Example : SOCIOLOGIST, ASSOCIATION, ASSOCIATE, SOCIETY, SOCIALISM Root : SOL Meaning : ( alone, only ) Example : SOLILOQUY, SOLO, SOLE, DESOLATE, SOLITAIRE, SOLITUDE, SOLITARY Root : SOL Meaning : ( the sun ) Example : SOLAR, PARASOL, SOLSTICE Root : SOLUT Meaning : ( loosen ) Example : RESOLUTION, ABSOLUTE, DISSOLUTE, SOLUTION, SOLUBLE Root : SOLV Meaning : ( loosen, release ) Example : ABSOLVE, INSOLVENT, RESOLVE, DISSOLVE, Root : SOMN Meaning : ( sleep ) Example : INSOMNIA, SOMNOLENT, SOMNAMBULIST, SOMNOLENCE Root : SON Meaning : ( sound ) Example : SONATA, RESONANCE, CONSONANT, SONOROUS, UNISON, DISSONANCE Root : SOPH Meaning : ( wise, wisdom ) Example : PHILOSOPHER, SOPHISTICATION, PHILOSOPHY, SOPHISTRY Root : SORT Meaning : ( lot, kind ) Example : SORCERY, CONSORT, ASSORT, SORT Root : SORTI Meaning : ( escape, go out, leave ) Example : RESORT Root : SPE(R) Meaning : ( hope ) Example : PROSPER, PROSPERITY Root : SPECI Meaning : ( kind, sort ) Example : SPECIES, SPECIAL, SPECIFY, SPICE Root : SPECT Meaning : ( look, see, appear ) Example : spectrum, spectacle, inspection, spectator, respect, circumspect, perspective, species, specimen Root : SPER Meaning : ( scatter, strew, sprinkle ) Example : DISPERSE, INTERSPERSE, ASPERSION Root : SPHERE Meaning : ( sphere ) Example : SPHERICAL, ATMOSPHERE, HEMISPHERE, STRATOSPHERE, SPHEROID Root : SPIC Meaning : ( look at, see ) Example : SUSPICIOUS, INAUSPICIOUS, PERSPICUITY, DESPICABLE, CONSPICUOUS Root : SPIR Meaning : ( breathe ) Example : TRANSPIRE, SPIRIT, ASPIRE, Root : SPOND Meaning : ( promise, pledge, answer ) Example : RESPOND, DESPONDENT, DESPONDENCY, Root : SPONS Meaning : ( promise, answer ) Example : RESPONSE, RESPONSIBLE, UNRESPONSIVE, SPONSOR
  54. 54. CONSPIRE, EXPIRE, INSPIRE, PERSPIRE, RESPIRATION CORRESPONDENCE Root : STA Meaning : ( stand ) Example : STAMINA, OBSTACLE, STANDARD, CONSTANT, ESTABLISH, ECSTASY Root : STANT Meaning : ( stand ) Example : SUBSTANCE, CONSTANT, DISTANT, INSTANT, STANCHION, STANZA, CIRCUMSTANCE Root : STAT Meaning : ( stand ) Example : STATE, STATUS, STATUE, STATURE Root : STATUT Meaning : ( place, put, set, establish, stand ) Example : STATUTE, CONSTITUTE, DESTITUTE, SUBSTITUTE, INSTITUTE Root : STELL Meaning : ( star ) Example : STELLAR, CONSTELLATION Root : STEREO Meaning : ( solid ) Example : STEREOTYPE, STEREOPHONIC Root : STERN Meaning : ( spread (out), stretch out ) Example : STERNUM, SUBSTRATE, STRATUM, STRATOSPHERE Root : STIGM Meaning : ( prick, mark, brand ) Example : STIGMATIZE, STIGMA Root : STINC Meaning : ( prick, mark, brand ) Example : INSTINCT, DISTINCTIVE Root : STINGU Meaning : ( prick, pierce, quench ) Example : EXTINGUISH, DISTINGUISHABLE Root : STIT Meaning : ( stand ) Example : SUPERSTITION, SOLSTICE, DESTITUTE, OBSTINATE, SUBSTITUTE, INSTITUTION, CONSTITUENT, SUPERSTITIOUS, DESTINATION Root : STRAIN Meaning : ( draw tight, bind ) Example : CONSTRAINT, RESTRAIN Root : STRI Meaning : ( build ) Example : INDUSTRIOUS Root : STRICT Meaning : ( draw tight, bind ) Example : RESTRICT, STRICT, DISTRICT, BOA- CONSTRICTOR, CONSTRICT Root : STRING Meaning : ( draw tight, bind ) Example : ASTRINGENT, STRINGENT Root : STRIX Meaning : ( screech owl ) Example : STRIDENT, STRIDULATE, STRIDOR Root : STRU Meaning : ( build, arrange ) Example : INSTRUMENT, CONSTRUE Root : STRUCT Meaning : ( build, arrange ) Example Root : STUP Meaning : ( be amazed ) Example : STUPID, Root : SUAD Meaning : ( persuade, recommend ) Example : PERSUADE, ASSUAGE, PERSUASIVE, SUAVE, DISSUADE

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