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Word Root of the Week

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Teacher-created flashcards to accompany membean's Word Root podacast,

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Word Root of the Week

  1. 1. Word Root of the WeekTo Accompany Membean’s Root Words http://membean.com/wrotds/archive
  2. 2. PHIL love • Philip: lover of horses • Philosopher: lover of wisdom • Hemophiliac: lover of blood • Bibliophile: lover of books
  3. 3. CIS cutpicture • Decision: • Homicide: • Concise: • Incisive:
  4. 4. FALL trick • False: • Fallacy: • Fallible: • Faucet:
  5. 5. MIT send • Emit: • Omit: • Permit: • Submissive:
  6. 6. FORM shapepicture • Deformed: • Conform: • Formula: • Transform:
  7. 7. COGN learn; knowpicture • Recognize: • Connoisseur: • Incognito: • Cognitive:
  8. 8. MORPH shape; formpicture • Metamorphosis: • Amorphous: • Morpheus: • Anthropomorphic:
  9. 9. CHRON timepicture • Synchronized: • Chronological: • Anachronism: • Chronic:
  10. 10. GRAPH writepicture • Biography: • Choreography: • Autograph: • Graffiti:
  11. 11. JECT thrownpicture • Object: • Injection: • Jettison: • Eject:
  12. 12. FER carry; bringpicture • Transfer: • Refer: • Infer: • Circumference:
  13. 13. DUC leadpicture • Duke/Duchess: • Duct: • Educate: • Conductor:
  14. 14. LAT carrypicture • Relative: • Legislate: • Translate: • Elated:
  15. 15. FIC make; dopicture • Purification: • Pacific: • Difficult: • Beneficial:
  16. 16. PLIC foldpicture • Duplicate: • Complicated: • Replicate: • Application:
  17. 17. FACT made; donepicture • Factory: • Artifact: • Satisfaction: • Stupefaction:
  18. 18. BIO lifepicture • Biology: • Amphibian: • Symbiosis: • Aerobic:
  19. 19. LOG word, studypicture • Dialogue: • Prologue: • Logorrhea: • Genealogy:
  20. 20. FECT makepicture • Perfect: • Prefect: • Defect: • Refectory:
  21. 21. DICT saypicture • Predict: • Valedictorian: • Verdict: • Dictator:
  22. 22. VERT turnpicture • Revert: • Avert: • Vertigo: • Pervert:
  23. 23. FIN endpicture • Final: • Finale: • Infinite: • Finite:
  24. 24. SENT feel; sensepicture • Sensible: • Sentimental: • Consent: • Sentinel:
  25. 25. PORT carrypicture • Portly: • Portable: • Reporter: • Transport:
  26. 26. VERS turnedpicture • Reverse: • Adversary: • Anniversary: • Divorce:
  27. 27. TRACT drag; pullpicture • Tractor: • Attractive: • Extract: • Distraught:
  28. 28. CEPT takenpicture • Except: • Deception: • Intercept: • Inception:
  29. 29. CON with; thoroughlypicture • Connect: • Congregate: • Conclude: • Concise:
  30. 30. TEN holdpicture • Tenant: • Tenet: • Tenacious: • Tenure:
  31. 31. TIN holdpicture • Retain: • Contain: • Entertain: • Detention:
  32. 32. VEN comepicture • Convene: • Intervene: • Inventor: • Convention:
  33. 33. MAL bad, evilpicture • Malfunction: • Malformed: • Malignant: • Malign:
  34. 34. RE back, againpicture • Reject: • Return: • Rearrange: • Redeem:
  35. 35. RE/DE thoroughlypicture • Reticent: • Declare: • Demonstrate: • Depraved:
  36. 36. SID sitpicture • Residence: • Preside: • Insidious: • Sedative:
  37. 37. CED go, movepicture • Precede: • Secede: • Recede: • Intercede:
  38. 38. CESS gopicture • Access: • Success: • Ancestor: • Proceed:
  39. 39. PRE beforepicture • Prefix: • Prejudice: • Predict: • Prepare:
  40. 40. GRAD steppicture • Graduate: • Centigrade: • Progress: • Regress:
  41. 41. CLUD, shut, closeCLUS,CLOS picture • Include: • Recluse: • Exclusion: • Close-Minded:
  42. 42. TRANS acrosspicture • Transfer: • Translate: • Transform: • Traverse:
  43. 43. INTER betweenpicture • Internet: • Interstate: • Intermission: • Interrupt:
  44. 44. MAGN large, greatpicture • Magnification: • Magnanimous: • Charlemagne: • Magna cum laude:
  45. 45. EX-, E-, out of, from EC-picture • Extend: • Emit: • Eradicate: • Appendectomy:
  46. 46. E-, EX- thoroughlypicture • Exclaim: • Exhausted: • Exhilarated: • Elude:
  47. 47. PEND hang, weighpicture • Dependent: • Pendulum: • Expensive: • Pensive:
  48. 48. PED, POD foot picture • Pedestrian: • Quadruped: • Tripod: • Podiatrist:
  49. 49. SUB underpicture • Submarine: • Subpar: • Suffer: • Surreal:
  50. 50. SUPER over, abovepicture • Superman: • Supervisor: • Surpass: • Superlative:
  51. 51. CIRCUM aroundpicture • Circumstances: • Circumference: • Circulate: • Circuit:
  52. 52. PRO forwardpicture • Progress: • Promote: • Pro bono: • Professional:
  53. 53. CONTRA, opposite, againstCOUNTER picture • Contradict: • Counteract: • Counterfeit: • Encounter:
  54. 54. UNI onepicture • Unicorn: • Uniform: • Unison: • E pluribus unum:
  55. 55. MONO one, singlepicture • Monopoly: • Monotone: • Monosyllable: • Monarch:
  56. 56. PATH feeling; diseasepicture • Empathy: • Apathy: • Pathology: • Psychopath:
  57. 57. POLY manypicture • Polygon: • Polyglot: • Polytheism: • Polygamy:
  58. 58. MEGA large, greatpicture • Megahit: • Megalith: • Megabyte: • Omega:
  59. 59. MICRO smallpicture • Microscope: • Microbe: • Microwave: • Micromanager:
  60. 60. HER, HES stick, cling picture • Adhere: • Coherent: • Hesitant: • Cohesive:
  61. 61. ANTI against, oppositepicture • Antidote: • Antifreeze: • Antonym: • Antagonist:
  62. 62. PHON voice, soundpicture • Microphone: • Telephone: • Symphony: • Cacophony:
  63. 63. BI, DI two, twicepicture • Biped: • Bilingual: • Dioxide: • Dilemma:
  64. 64. MAN handpicture • Manipulate: • Manage: • Manicure: • Manuscript:
  65. 65. SYN- togetherSYM-picture • Synchronize: • Syntax: • Symphony: • Synapse:
  66. 66. TRI threepicture • Triangle: • Triathlon: • Trident: • Trilogy:
  67. 67. ANN yearENNpicture • Anniversary: • Biannual: • Centennial: • Perennial:
  68. 68. HYPO under, belowpicture • Hypodermic: • Hypothermia: • Hypochondriac: • Hypotenuse:
  69. 69. HYPER over, abovePicture • Hyper: • Hyperbole: • Hypertension: • Hypercritical:
  70. 70. SCRIB writepicture • Transcribe: • Indescribable: • Script: • Prescription:
  71. 71. LEV lightpicture • Elevate: • Lever: • Alleviate: • Levy:
  72. 72. SON soundpicture • Sonic: • Sonnet: • Dissonance: • Resonate:
  73. 73. A-, AN- not, withoutpicture • Apathetic: • Atheist: • Anarchy: • Anonymous:
  74. 74. VER truthpicture • Verdict: • Veracity: • Verdad: • Verita:
  75. 75. NOM namepicture • Nominee: • Pronoun: • Nom de plume: • Misnomer:
  76. 76. AD to, towardspicture • Adhere: • Adapt: • Adopt: • Advice:

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