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a, an
without, not

Example:
amoral - without morals
anarchy - without government
anemia - lack of blood
ab, abs
away, from

Examples

absent - not here
abduct - take away
ambi
both

Examples:
ambidextrous - both hands
ambiguous - two meanings
ante
before

Example:
anteroom - entryway or foyer
antebellum - before the war
anti
against

Example:
antiwar - opposed to war
antiseptic - against germs or infection
arch
first, head

Ex:
archbishop - head bishop
arch-rival - main competitor
bi
two

bicycle - two wheeler
bimonthly - twice a month
circum
around

circumnavigate - sail around (the world)
circumspect - careful/cautious
co, con, col
together, with

confer - talk with
combine - join with
collaborate - plan with
de
down, away

depart - go away
defer - put off
di
two

divide - split in two
diverge - spreading in two directions
dia
across

diagonal - from one side to another (at a slant)
diameter - across a circle
dis
not, apart

disappear - to not appear, vanish
distant - away from
e, ex
out of

expel - to throw out
emit - to send out
extra, extro
outside

extraterrestrial - out of the world
extraordinary - beyond the ordinary
in, im
not

invalid - not valid
imperfect - not perfect
inter
between

interfere - to come between
interscholastic - between schools
intra, intro
within

intramural - within the walls
introspective - looking within
micro
small

microscopic - tiny
microbe - tiny organism
mis
not, bad

misaligned - not ligned up properly
misjudge - to judge badly
mono
one

monarch - single ruler
monopoly - one owner or controller
multi
many

multitude - big crowd
multinational - many nations
neo
new

neophyte- beginner
neonatal - new born
non
not

nonsense - no sense
nonhuman - not human
ob, opp
against

obstruct - to stop or interfere with
oppose - to be against
para
beyond

paranormal - beyond normal
paragon - outstanding example
peri
around

periphery - outside edge
perimeter - outside boundary
poly
many

polygon - many-sided figure
polyglot - speaking many languages
post
after

postwar - after the war
posterior - rear end
pre
before

preface - forward to a book, etc
prejudice - prejudgement
prim
first

primary - first or most important
prime - first or best
pro
forward, in favor of

propose - to put foward an idea
promote - to advance or support
re
backward, again

repeat - to do again
return - to go back, bring back
se
away, aside

secret - hidden, concealed
seclude - shut away
sub
under

subway - underground passage
subzero - below zeo
super
above

supermarket - store bigger than others
superior - above or better than others
trans
across

transfer - to go from one to the other
transport - to take across
ultra
beyond, extreme

untramodern - extremely modern
ultrasound - beyond sound, unheard
un
not

unknown - not known
unaware - not aware
uni
one

uniform - always the same
united - together as one
able, ible
capable of being done

washable - able to be washed
drinkable - able to tbe drunk
acious, icious
full of

malicious - full of malice (hatred)
delicious - full of good taste
ate
to make

penetrate - to make a hole through
dilate - to make larger
ation, ition
that which is

conflagration - that which is on fire
posistion - that which is in a certain place
cy
state of being

lunacy - state of being crazy
accuracy - state of being correct
fy
to make

terrify - to make scared
sanctify - to make holy
ism
belief

extremism - belief in extremes
monotheism - belief in one god
ist
on who does or believes

artist - one who does art
communist - one who believes in communism
ity
state of being

amiability - state of being friendly
ability - state of being able
ize, ise
make

familiarize - make familiar
realize - make a reality
ous
full of

ridiculous - full of foolishness
porous - full of holes