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belli, bell

ex: belligerent, bellicose, antibellum
war, warlike
bene, ben

ex: benevolent, benefactor, beneficent, benignt
good
bi

ex: bicycle, bisect, bilateral, biped
two
bio

ex: biography, biology, amphibious, symbiotic, macrobiotic
life
contra, contro

ex: controversy, incontrovertible, contravene
against
culp

ex: culprit, culpable, exculpate
blame
dic, dict

ex: diction, indict, verdict
speak
doc, doct

ex: docile, doctrine, doctrinaire
teach
dol

ex: condolence, dolorous, indolent
pain
duc, duct

ex: seduce, induce, conduct, viaduct, induct
lead
fal, fals

ex: infallible, fallacious, falsehood
deceive
ferv

ex: fervent, fervid, effervescent
boil
fid

ex: confident, diffidence, perfidious, fidelity
faith, trust
flu, flux

ex: fluent, affluent, superfluous, flux
flow, abundance
frag, frac

ex: fracture, refract, fragment
break
grat

ex: grateful, gratitude, gratuitous
pleasing
habit, hibit

ex: habitat, cohabit, inhibit
have, hold
hap

ex: happen, haphazard, hapless, perhaps
by chance
hetero

ex: heterosexual, heterodoxy, heterogeneous
other
hyper

ex: hyperactive, hyperbole, hyperventilate
excess, too much
ject, jet

ex: eject, interject, abject, trajectory, jettison
throw
jour

ex: adjourn, journal, sojourn
day
junct, jug

ex: junction, adjunct, injunction
join
jur

ex: jury, abjure, perjure, jurisprudence
law
lat

ex: latitude, collateral, unilateral
side
leg, lec, lex

ex: lexicon, legible, lecture
read, speak
liber

ex: libertine, liberty, libertarian
free
lig, li, ly

ex: ally, ligament, oblige, liable, liaison
bind
luc, lum

ex: lucid, illuminate, pellucid, elucidate
light
nat, nasc

ex: native, nativity, cognate, nascent
born
nau, nav

ex: navigate, nauseous, nautical, navy
ship, sailor
neg

ex: negate, negative, abnegate, renege
deny, not
nom, nym

ex: nominate, nomenclature, nominal, synonym, anonymity
name
pend, pens

ex: pendant, pendulous, suspense, propensity
hang
phil

ex: philosophy, philanderer, philanthropy
love
pot

ex: potential, potent, omnipotence
power
prox

ex: approximate, proximity, proxy
near
retro

ex: retroactive, retrograde, retrospective
backward
rid, ris

ex: ridiculous, derision, deride
laugh
rupt

ex: disrupt, interrupt, rupture
break
tact, tag, tang

ex: tactile, tangible, contagious
touch
term

ex: terminal, terminate, interminable
end
therm

ex: thermometer, thermal, thermodynamics
heat
tort

ex: torture, retort, extort
twist
trans

ex: transport, transgress, transient, translucent
across, over, through, beyond
turb

ex: disturb, turbulence, perturb
shake
val, vail

ex: valiant, avail, valor, ambivalent, convalescence
strength, value
ver

ex: verisimilitude, veracious, verity
truth
vert, vers

ex: avert, convert, revert, aversion, divert
turn
vor

ex: carnivore, omnivorous, voracious
eat