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A
without

amoral
atheist
atypical
anonymous
apathy
atrophy
anomaly
agnostic
AB/ABS
off, away, from, apart, down

abduct: to take by force
abhor
abolish
abstract
abnormal
abdicate
abstinence
abstruse
AC/ACR
sharp, bitter

acid
acute
acerbic: sour; harsh in temper
acrid: sharp to taste or smell
acrimonious
exacerbate
ACT/AG
to do; to drive; to force; to lead

agile
agitate
litigate
prodigal
pedagogue: a teacher
synagogue: place of worship (Jewish)
AD/AL
to, toward, near

adapt
adjacent
addict
admire
address
adhere
adjoin: to be close or in contact w/
advocate
AL/ALI/ALTER
other, another

alternative
alias
alibi
alien
alter ego
altruist: person unselfishly concerned for others
allegory
AM
love

amatuer: for pleasure rather than financial or professional gain
amatory: pertaining to lovers or lovemaking
amenity: agreeable ways or manners
amorous
enamored: inflamed w/ love
amity: friendship; harmony
inamorata: female lover
amiable
amicable
AMB
to go; to walk

ambient: moving freeely; circulating
ambitious
preamble: introductory statement
ambassador
ambulance
ambulatory: capable (related to) walking
ambush
perambulator: one who makes a tour of inspection on foot
AMB/AMPH
both; more than one; around

ambigious
amphibian
ambidextrous
ANIM
of the life, mind, soul, spirit

unanimous: in complete accord
animosity: ill will
animus: hostile feeling or attitude
equanimity: mental or emotional stability
magnanimous: generous in forgiving an insult or injury
ANNUI/ENNI
year

annual
anniversary
annuity: specified income payable at stated intervals
perennial: lasting indefinitely
annals: records, esp. yearly records
ANTE
before

anterior: placed before
antecedent
antedate
antebellum
antediluvian
ANTHRO/ANDR
man; human

anthropology
android
misanthrope
philanderer: one who flirts
androgynous: being both male and female
androgen: any substance that promotes masculinity
anthropocentric: regarding man as the central fact of the universe
ANTI
against

antibody
antidote
antiseptic: free from germs; particularly clean or neat
antipathy: aversion
antipodal: on the opposite side of the globe
APO
away

apology
apostle: one of the 12 disciples sent forth (away)
apocalypse
apogee: the highest or most distant point
apocryphal: of doutful authorship or authenticity
apostasy: a total desertion of one's religion, principles, cause, etc.
ARCH/ARCHI/ARCHY
chief; principal; ruler

architect
archenemy: chief enemy!
monarchy
anarchy: without a ruler (or ruling body)
oligarchy
AUTO
self

automatic
autocrat: an aboslute ruler
autonomy: independence/freedom
BE
to be; to have a particular quality; to exist

belittle
bemoan: to express pity for
bewilder
belie: to misrepresent; to contradict
BEL/BELL
war

antebellum: before the war
rebel
belligerent
BEN/BON
good

benefit
benign
benediction: act of uttering a blessing
benevolent
bonus
bona fide; in good faith; without fraud
BI
twice; double

binoculars: involving two eyes
biennial: happening every two years
bilateral
bilingual
bipartisan
CAD/CID
to fall; to happen by chance

accident: unexpected; by chance
coincidence
decadent: decaying; deteriorating
cascade
recidivist
CANT/CENT/CHANT
to sing

accent
chant
enchant
recant: to withdraw or disavow a statement
incantation
incentive: that which incites action
CAP/CIP/CEPT
to take; to get

capture: to take by force or strategem
anticipate: to realize (get) beforehand
susceptible: capable of receiving
emancipate
percipient: perceptive; discerning
precept: a commandment or direction given as a rule of conduct
CAP/CAPIT/CIPIT
head, headlong

capital
disciple
precipitate: to hasten; to bring about prematurely
precipice
capitulate
caption
capitulate: to surrender uncondictionally or on stipulated terms
CARD/CORD/COUR
heart

cardiac: pertaining to the heart
encourage: to inspire with spirit or confidence
concord: agreement; peace, amity
discord
concordance: agreement, concord, harmony
CARN
flesh
carnivorous
carnage: the slaughter of a great number of people
carnival
reincarnation
incarnation: a being invested with a bodily form
CAST/CHAST
cut

cast
caste
castigate
chastise
chaste: free from obscenity; decent
CED/CEED/CESS
to go; to yield; to stop

antecedent
concede
predecessor
cessation
CENTR
center

concentrate
eccentric: off center
concentric
centrifuge
centrist
CERN/CERT/CRET/CRIM/CRIT
to separate; to judge; to distinguish; to decide

discrete: detached from others, separate
ascertain
certitude: freedom from doubt
discreet
hypocrite
criterion
CHRON
time

synchronize
chronology
anachronism
chronic
chronometer
CIRCU
around, on all sides

circumference
circumstances
circuit
circumambulate
circuitous
CIS
to cut

scissors
precise
exorcise
inciscion
incisive: penetrating, cutting
CLA/CLO/CLU
shut, close

conclude
claustrophobia
disclose: to make known, reveal, or uncover
exclusive
cloister: courtyard bordered w/ covered walks
preclude: to prevent the presence, existence or occurence of
CLAIM/CLAM
to shout; to cry out

exclaim
proclaim
clamor
disclaim
reclaim
CLI
to lean toward

decline
recline
climax
proclivity: inclination, bias
disinclination
CO/COL/COM/CON
with, together

connect
coerce
compatible
collide
collaborate
conciliate
commensurate: suitable in meassure; proportionate
CRE/CRESC/CRET
to grow

accrue: to be added as a matter of periodic gain
creation
increase
increment
accretion: an increase by natural growth
CRED
to believe; to trust

incredible
credentials
credo: any formula of belief
credul9ity: willingness to believe or trust too readily
credit
CRYP
hidden

crypt: subterranean chamber or vault
apocryphal
cryptology
cryptography
CUM/CUMB
to lie down

cubicle
succumb
incubate
incumbent
recumbent: lying down; reclining; leaning
CULP
blame

culprit
culpable
inculpate: to charge with fault
mea culpa: through my fault; my fault
COUR/CUR
running; course

recur
curriculum
courier
excursion
cursive
concur
incursion: a hostile entrance into a place, esp. suddenly
cursory: going rapidly over something; hasty; superficial
DE
away, off, down, completely, reversal

descend
decipher
defile: to make foul, dirty, or unclean
defame
deferential
delineate: to trace the outline of
DEM
people

democracy
epidemic
endemic: peculiar to a particular people or locality
pandemic
demographics
DI/DIA
apart, through

dialogue
diagnose
dilate: to make wider or larger
dilatory: inclined to delay or procrastinate
dichotomy: division into two parts
DIC/DICT/DIT
to say; to tell; to use words

dictionary
predict
verdict
interdict: to forbid; to prohibit
DIGN
worth

dignity
dignitary: a person who holds a high rank or office
deign: to think fit or in accrdance with one's dignity
condign: well deserved; fitting; adequate
disdain
DIS/DIF
away from, apart, reversal, not

disperse
disseminate
dissipate
dissuade
diffuse: to pour out and spread
DAC/DOC
to teach

doctor
doctrine
indoctrinate: to imbue a person w/ learning
docile
didactic
DOG/DOX
opinion

orthodox
paradox
dogma
DOL
suffer, pain

condolence
indolence
doleful: sorrowful; mournful
dolorous: full of pain or sorrow, grievous
DON/DOT/DOW
to give

donate
pardon
antidote
anecdote
endow
DUB
doubt

dubious
dubiety
indubitable
DUR
hard

endure
durable
duress: compulsion by threat, coercion
dour: sullen, gloomy
duration
DYS
faulty, abnormal

dystrophy: faulty nutrition or development
dyspepsia: impaired digestion
dyslexia
dysfunctional
EPI
upon

epidemic
epilogue
epidermis
epigram: a witty or pointed saying tersely expressed
epithet: a word or phrase, used invectively as a term of abuse
EQU
equal, even

equation
adequate
equidistant
iniquity: gross injustice; wickedness
ESCE
becoming

adolescent
obsolescent: becoming obsolete
incandescent: glowing with heat, shining
convalescent: recovering from illness
reminiscent
EU
good, well

euphemism
eulogy
eugenics
euthanasia
euphony
E/EF/EX
out, out of, from, former, completely

evade
exclude
extricate: eto disentangle, release
exonerate: to free or declare free from blame
expire
efface
EXTRA
outside, beyond

extraordinary
extract
extradite: to hand over (person accused of crime) to state where crime was committed
extrasensory
extrapolate
FAB/FAM
speak

fable
affable
ineffable: too great for description in words
famous
defame
FAC/FIC/FIG/FAIT/FEIT/FY
to do; to make

factory
faction
deficient
prolific
configuration
ratify
effigy
counterfeit
FER
to bring; to carry; to bear

offer
confer: to grant, bestow
referendum
prooffer
proliferate
FERV
to boil; to bubble

fervor: passion, zeal
fervid: ardent, intense
effervescent: w/ the quality of giving off bubbles of gas
FID
faith, trust

confide
affadvait: written statement on oath
fidelity
fiduciary: of a trust; held or given in trust
infidel: disbeliever in the supposed true religion
FIN
end

final
confine
definitive
infinite
infinitesimal
FLAG/FLAM
to burn

flammable
flambeau: a lighted torch
flagrant
conflagration: large destructive fire
FLECT/FLEX
to bend

deflect
flexible
inflect
reflect
genfulect: to bend knee, esp. in worship
FLU/FLUX
to flow

fluid: substance capable of flowing freely
fluctuation
effluence: flowing out of (light, electricity, etc.)
confluence: merging into one
mellifluous: pleasing; musical
FORE
before

foresight
foreshadow
forestall: to prevent by advance action
forthright
FORT
chance

fortune
fortunate
fortuitous
FORT
strength

fortify
fortissimo: very loud
forte
FRA/FRAC/FRAG/FRING
to break

fracture
fragment
fractious: irritable, peevish
refactory: stubborn; unmanageable
infringe: to break or violate (law, etc.)
FUS
to pour

profuse
fusillade: continuous discharge of firearms or outburst of criticism
suffuse: to spread throughout or over from within
diffuse: to spread widely or thinly
infusion: infusing; liquid extract so obtained
GEN
birth, creation, race, kind

generous
genetics
gender
carcinogenic: producing cancer
congenital: existing or as such from birth
progeny
miscegenation: interbreeding of races
GN/GNO
know

agnostic
ignore
ignoramous
recognize
incognito
prognosis
diagnose
GRAT
pleasing

grateful
ingratiate
gratuity
gracious
GRAD/GRESS
to step

progress
aggressive
degrade
digress
egress: going out; way out
regress
HER/HES
to stick

coherent
adhesive
inherent
adherent: able to adhere; believer or advocate of a particular thing
heredity
(H)ETERO
different

heterosexual
heterogeneous: of other origin, not originating in the body
heterodox: different from acknowledged standard; holding unorthodox opinions
(H)OM
same

homogeneous
homonym
homosexual
anomaly
homeostasis: a relatively stable state of equilibrium
HYPER
over, excessive

hyperactive
hyperbole
hyperglycemia
HYPO
under, beneath, less than

hypodermic: relating to the parts beneath the skin
hypochondriac
hypocritical: affecting virtues or qualities one does not have
hypothesis
IDIO
one's own

idiot
idiom
idosyncrasy
IM/IN/EM/EN
in, into

embrace
enclose
intrinsic
influx
implicit
incarnate
indigenous
IM/IN
not, without

inactive
innocuous
indolence
impartial
indigent: deficient in what is requisite
INTER
between, among

interstate
interim
interloper
intermittent
intersperse: to scatter here and there