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acer, acid, acri
bitter, sour, sharp

i.e. acerbic, acidity, acrid, acrimony
acu
sharp

i.e. acute, acupuncture, accurate
ag, agi, ig, act
do, move, go

i.e. agent, agenda, agitate,navigate, ambiguous, action
ali, allo, alter
other

i.e. alias, alibi, alien, alloy, alter, alter ego, altruism
alt(us)
high, deep

i.e. altimeter, altitude
am, amor
love, liking

i.e. amiable, amorous, enamoured
anni, annu, enni
year

i.e. anniversary, annually, centennial
anthrop
man

i.e. anthropology, misanthrope, philanthropy
anti(co)
old

i.e. antique, antiquated, antiquity
arch
chief, first, rule

i.e. archangel, architect, archaic, monarchy, matriarchy, patriarchy
aster, astr
star

i.e. aster, asterisk, asteroid, astronomy, astronaut
aud, aus
hear, listen

i.e. audiology, auditorium, audio, audition, ausculate
aug, auc
increase

i.e. augur, augment, auction
auto, aut
self

i.e. automobile, autograph, automatic
belli
war

i.e. rebellion, belligerent, bellicose
bibl
book

i.e. Bible, bibliography, bibliomania
bio
self

i.e. biology, biometrics, biome, biosphere
brev
short

i.e. abbreviate, brief
cad, cas
to fall

i.e. cadaver, cadence, cascade
calor
heat

i.e. calorie, caloric, calorimeter
cap, cip, cept
take

i.e. capable, intercept, forceps, capture, except, reciprocate
capit, capt
head

i.e. decapitate, capital, captain, caption
carn
flesh

i.e. carnivorous, incarnate, reincarnation, carnal
caus, caut
burn, heat

i.e. caustic, cauldron, cauterize
cause, cuse, cus
cause, motive

i.e. because, excuse, accusation
ced, ceed, cede, cess
move, yield, go, surrender

i.e. procedure, proceed, cede, concede, recede, precede, accede, success
cenetri
center

i.e. concentric, centrifugal, centripetal, eccentric
chrom
color

i.e. chrome, chromosome, polychrome, chromatic
chron
time

i.e. chronology, chronometer, synchronize
cide, cise
cut down, kill

i.e. homicide, exorcise, germicide, incision, scissors
cit
call, start

i.e. incite, citation, cite
civ
citizen

i.e. civic, civil, civilian, civilization
clam, claim
cry out

i.e. exclamation, clamor, proclamation, reclamation, acclaim
clud, clus, claus
shut

i.e. include, conclude, recluse, claustrophobia, occlusion, occult
cognoac, gnosi
know

i.e. recognize, prognosis, cognoscenti, incognito, agnostic
cord, cor, cardi
heart

i.e. cordial, concord, discord, courage, encourage
corp
body

i.e. corporation, corporal punishment, corpse, corpulent
cosm
universe, world

i.e. cosmos, microcosm, cosmopolitan, cosmonaut
crat, cracy
rule

i.e. autocrat, aristocrat, theocracy, technocracy
crea
create

i.e. creature, recreation, creation
cred
believe

i.e. creed, credo, credence, credit, credulous, incredulous, incredible
cresc, cret, crease, cru
rise, grow

i.e. crescendo, concrete, increase, decrease, accrue
crit
separate, choose

i.e. critical, criterion, hypocrite
cur, curs
run

i.e. current, concurrent, concur, incur, recur, occur, precursor, cursive
cura
care

i.e. curator, curative, manicure
cycl, cyclo
wheel, circular

i.e. cyclops, unicycle, bicycle, cyclone, cyclic
deca
ten

i.e. decade, decalogue,decathlon, decahedron
dem
people

i.e. democracy, demography, epidemic
dent, dont
tooth

i.e. dental, denture, orthodonist, peridontal
derm
skin

i.e. hypodermic, dermatology, epidermis, taxidermy
dict
say, speak

i.e. dictation, dictionary, dictate, dictator, edict, predict, verdict, contradict, benediction
doc, dokein
teach

i.e. doctrine, indoctrinate, document, dogma, dogmatic
domin
master

i.e. dominate, dominion, predominant, domain
don
give

i.e. donate, condone
dorm
sleep

i.e. dormant, dormitory
dox
opinion, praise

i.e. orthodox, heterodox, paradox, doxology
drome
run, step

i.e. syndrome, hippodrome
duc, duct
lead

i.e. induce, seduce, produce, reduce
dura
hard, lasting

i.e. durable, duration, endure
dynam
power

i.e. dynamo, dynamic, dynamite, hydrodynamics
endo
within

i.e. endorse, endocardial, endoskeleton, endosperm
equi
equal

i.e. equinox, equilibrium, equipoise
erg
work

i.e. energy, allergy, ergometer, ergograph, ergophobia
fac, fact, fic, fect
do, make

i.e. factory, fact, manufacture, amplification, confection
fall, fals
deceive

i.e. fallacy, falsify, fallacious
fer
bear, carry

i.e. ferry, coniferous, fertile, defer, infer, refer, transfer
fid, fide, feder
faith, trust

i.e. confidante, fidelity, confident, infidelity, infidel, federal, confederacy
fila, fili
thread

i.e. filigree, filament, filter, filet, filibuster
fin
end, ended, finished

i.e. final, finite, finish, confine, fine, refine, define, finale
fix
fix

i.e. fix, fixation, fixture, affix, prefix, suffix
flex, flect
bend

i.e. flex, reflex, flexible, flexor, inflexibility, reflect, deflect
flu, fluc, fluv
form, shape

i.e. form, uniform, conform, formulary, perform, formula, formal
fort, forc
strong

i.e. fort, fortress, fortify, forte, fortitude
fract, frag
break

i.e. fracture, infraction, fragile, fraction, refract
gam
marriage

i.e. bigamy, monogamy, polygamy
gastr
stomach

i.e. gastric, gastronomic, gastritis, gastropod
gen
birth, race, produce

i.e. genesis, genetics, eugencis, genealogy, generate, genetic, antigen, pathogen
geo
earth

i.e. geometry, geography, geocentric, geology
germ
vital, part

i.e. germination, germ, germane
gest
carry, bear

i.e. congest, gestation
gloss, glot
tongue

i.e. glossary, polyglot, epiglottis
glu, glo
lump, bond, glue

i.e. glue, agglutinate, conglomerate
grad, gress
step, go

i.e. grade, gradual, graduate, progress, graduated, egress
graph, gram
write, written

i.e. graph, graphic, autograph, photography, graphite, telegram
grat
pleasing

i.e. congratulate, gratuity, grateful, ingrate
grav
heavy, weighty

i.e. grave, gravity, aggravate, gravitate
greg
herd

i.e. gregarious, cngregation, segregate, gregarian
hpyn
sleep

i.e. hypnosis, hypnotherapy
helio
sun

i.e. heliograph, heliotrope, heliocentric
hema, hemo
blood

i.e. hemorrhage, hemoglobin, hemophilia, hemostat
here, hes
stick

i.e. adhere, cohere, cohesion, inherent, hereditary
hetero
different

i.e. heterogeneous, heterosexual, heterodox
homo
same

i.e. homogeneous, homonym, homogenize
hum, human
earth, ground, man

i.e. humus, exhume, humane
hydr, hydra, hydro
water

i.e. dehydrate, hydrant, hydraulic, hydrogen, hydrophobia
ignis
fire

i.e. ignite, igneous, ignition
ject
throw

i.e. deject, inject, project, eject, interject
join, junct
join

i.e. adjoining, enjoin, juncture, conjunction, injunction
juven
young

i.e. juvenile, rejuvinate
lau, lav, lot, lut
wash

i.e. launder, lavatory, lotion, ablution, dilute
leg
law

i.e. legal, legislate, legislature, legitimize
levi
light

i.e. alleviate, levitate, levity
liber, liver
free

i.e. liberty, liberal, liberalize, deliverance
liter
letters

i.e. literary, literature, literal, alliteration, obliterate
loc, loco
place

i.e. locality, allocate, locomotion
log, logo, ology
word, study, speech

i.e. catalog, prologue, dialogue, logogram, zoology
loqu, locut
talk, speak

i.e. eloquent, loquacious, colloquial, circumlocution
luc, lum, lus, lun
light

i.e. translucent, luminary, luster, luna
macr, macer
lean

i.e. emaciated, meager
magn
great

i.e. magnify, magnificent, magnanimous, magnate, magnitude, magnum
man
hand

i.e. manual, manage, manufacture, manacle, manicure, manifest, maneuver, emancipate
mand
command

i.e. mandatory, remand, mandate
mania
madness

i.e. mania, maniac, kleptomania, pyromania
mar, mari, mer
sea, pool

i.e. marine, marsh, maritime, mermaid
matri
mother

i.e. matrimony, maternal, matriarch, matron
medi
half, middle, between, halfway

i.e. mediate, medieval, mediocre, medium
mega
great

i.e. megaphone, megalopolis, megacycle, megaton
mem
remember

i.e. memo, commemoration, memento, memoir, memorable
meter
measure

i.e. meter, voltammeter, barometer, thermometer
micro
small

i.e. microscope, microfilm, microcard, microwave, micrometer
migra
wander

i.e. migrate, emigrate, immigrate
mit, miss
send

i.e. emit, remit, submit, admit, commit, permit, transmit, omit, transmittent, mission, missile
mob, mot, mov
move

i.e. mobile, motionless, motor
mon
warn, remind

i.e. monument, admonition, monitor, premonition
mor, mort
mortal, death

i.e. mortal, immortal, mortality, mortician, mortuary
morph
form

i.e. amorphous, dimorphic, metamorphosis, morphology
multi
many, much

i.e. multifold, multilingual, multiped, multiply
nat, nasc
to be from, to spring forth

i.e. innate, natal, native, renaissance
neo
new

i.e. neologism, neophyte, neonate
neur
nerve

i.e. neuritis, neuropathic, neurologist, neural, neurotic
nom
law, order

i.e. autonomy, astronomy, gastronomy, economy
nomen, nomin
name

i.e. nomenclature, nominate, ignominous
nov
new

i.e. novel, renovate, novice, nova, innovate
nox, noc
night

i.e. nocturnal, equinox, noctilucent
numer
number

i.e. numeral, numeration, enumerate, innumerable
numisma
coin

i.e. numismatics
oligo
few, little

i.e. oligarchy, oligotrophic, oligosaccharide
omni
all, every

i.e. omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent, omnivorous
onym
name

i.e. anonymous, pseudonym, antonym, synonym
oper
work

i.e. operate, cooperate, opus
ortho
straight, correct

i.e. orthodox, orthodontist, orthopedic, unorthodox
pac
peace

i.e. pacifist, pacify, pacific ocean
paleo
old

i.e. paleolithic, paleomagnetism, paleopyschology
pan
all

i.e. panacea, pandemonium, pan-american
pater, patr
father

i.e. paternity, patriarch, patriot, patron, patronize
path, pathy
feeling, suffering

i.e. pathos, sympathy, antipathy, apathy, telepathy
ped, pod
foot

i.e. pedal, impede, pedestrian, centipede, tripod, podiatry, antipode
pedo
child

i.e. orthopedic, pedagogue, pediatrics
pel, puls
drive, urge

i.e. compel, dispel, expel, repel, propel, pulse, impulse, pulsate, compulsory, expulsion, repulsive
pend, pens, pond
hang, weigh

i.e. pendant, pendulum, suspend, appendage, pensive
phage
eat

i.e. macrophage, bacteriophage
phil
love

i.e. philosophy, philanthropy, philharmonic, bibliophile
phlegma
inflammation

i.e. phlegm, phlegmatic
phobia, phobos
fear

i.e. phobia, claustrophobia, acrophobia, aquaphobia, ergophobia, homophobia
phon
sound

i.e. phonograph, phonetic, symphony, homophone, euphonious
photo
light

i.e. photograph, photoelectric, photogenic, photosynthesis
plac, plais
please

i.e. placid, placebo, placate, complacent
plu, plur, plus
more

i.e. plural, pluralist, plus
pneuma, pneumon
breath

i.e. pneumatic, pneumonia
poli
city

i.e. metropolis, police, politics, megalopolis, acropolis
poly
many

i.e. polyandrous, polytheistic, polysaccharide
pon, pos, pound
place, put

i.e. postpone, component, opponent, proponent, expose, impose, deposit, posture, position, expound, impound
pop
people

i.e. population, populous, popular
port
carry

i.e. porter, portable, transport, report, export, import, support, transportation
portion
part, share

i.e. portion, proportion
pot
power

i.e. potential, potentate, impotent
prehendere
seize, grasp

i.e. apprehend, comprehend, comprehensive, prehensile
prim, prime
first

i.e. primacy, prima donna, primitive, primary, primal, primeval
proto
first

i.e. prototype, protocol, protagonist, protozoan, protoindustrial
psych
mind, soul

i.e. psyche, psychiatry, psychology, psychosis
punct
point, dot

i.e. punctual, punctuation, puncture, accupuncture
reg, recti
straighten

i.e. regiment, regular, rectify, correct, direct, rectangle
ri, ridi, risi
laughter

i.e. deride, ridicule, ridiculuous, derision, risible
rog, roga
ask

i.e. perogative, interrogation, derogatory
rupt
break

i.e. rupture, interrupt, abrupt, disrupt, ruptible
sacr, sanc, secr
sacred

i.e. sacred, sacrosnat, sanction, consecrate, desecrate
salv, salu
safe, healthy

i.e. salvation, salvage, salutation
sat, satis
enough

i.e. satisfy, satient, saturate
sci, scientia
know

i.e. science, conscious, onmiscient, cognocienti
scope
see, watch

i.e. telescope, microscope, kaleidoscope, periscope, stethoscope
scrib, script
write

i.e. scribe, scribble, inscribe, describe, subscribe, prescribe, manuscript
sed, sess, sid
sit

i.e. sediment, session, obsession, possess, preside, president, reside, subside
sen
old

i.e. senior, senator, senile
senscere
to grow old

i.e. senescence, evanescent
sent, sens
feel

i.e. sentiment, consent, resent, dissent, sentimental, sense, sensation, sensitive, sensory, dissension
sequ, secu, sue
follow

i.e. sequence, consequence, sequel, subsequent, prosecute, consecutive, second, ensue, pursue
serv
save, serve

i.e. servant, service, subservient, servitude, preserve, conserve, reservation, deserve, conservation, observe
sign, signi
sign, mark, seal

i.e. signal, signature, design, insignia, significent
simil, simul
like, resembling

i.e. similiar, assimilate, simulate, simultaneous
sist, sta, stit
stand

i.e. assist, persist, circumstance, stamina, status, state, static, stable, stationary, substitute
solus
alone

i.e. solo, soliloquy, solitaire, solitude
solv, solu
loosen

i.e. solvent, solve, absolve, resolve, soluble, solution, resolution, resolute, dissolute
somnus
sleep

i.e. insomnia, somnambulist
soph
wise

i.e. sophomore, philosophy, sophisticated
spec, spect, spic
look

i.e. specimen, specific, spectator, spectacle, aspect, speculate, inspect, respect, prospect, retrospect, introspective, expect, conspicious
sphere
ball, sphere

i.e. sphere, stratosphere, hemisphere, spheroid
spir
breath

i.e. spirit, conspire, inspire, aspire, expire, perspire, respiration
string, strict
draw tight

i.e. stringent, strict, restrict, constrict, boa constrictor
stru, struct
build

i.e. construe, structure, construct, instruct, obstruct, destruction, destroy
sume, sump
take, use, waste

i.e. consume, assume, presumption
tact, tang, tag, tig, ting
touch

i.e. tacitle, contact, intact, intangible, tangible, contagious, contiguous
tele
far

i.e. telephone, telegraph, telegram, telescope, television, telephoto, telecast, telepathy
tempo
time

i.e. tempo, temporary, contemporary, temporal, extemporaneously
ten, tin, tain
hold

i.e. tenacious, tenant, tenure, untenable, detention, retentive, content, pertinent, continent, obstinate, contain, abstain, pertain, detain
tend, tent, tens
stretch, strain

i.e. tendency, extend, intend, contend, pretend, superintend, tender, extent, tension, pretense
terra
earth

i.e. terrain, terrarium, territory, terrestrial
test
to bear witness

i.e. testament, detest, testimony, attest
the, theo
God, a god

i.e. monotheism, polytheism, atheism, theology
therm
heat

i.e. thermometer, theorem, thermat, thermos, thermostat, hypothermia
thesis, thet
place, put

i.e. antithesis, hypothesis, synthesis, epithet
tom
cut

i.e. atom, appendectomy, tonsilectomy, dichotomy, anatomy
tort, tors
twist

i.e. torture, retort, extort, distort, contort, torsion, tortuous
tox
poison

i.e. toxic, intoxicate, antitoxin
tract, tra
draw, pull

i.e. tractor, attract, traction, substract, tractable, abstract
trib
pay, bestow

i.e. tribute, contribute, attribute, retribution, tributary
turbo
disturb

i.e. turbulent, disturb, turbid, turmoil
typ
print

i.e. type, prototype, typical, typography, typewriter, typology, typify
ultima
last

i.e. ultimate, ultimatum
umber, umbracticum
shadow

i.e. umbra, penumbra, umbrage, adumbrate
uni
one

i.e. unicorn, unify, university, unanimous, universal
vac
empty

i.e. vacate, vacuum, evacuate, vacation, vacant, vacuous
vale, vali, valu
strength, worth

i.e. equivalent, valiant, validity, evaluate, value, valor
ven, vent
come

i.e. convene, intervene, venue, convenient, avenue, circumvent, invent, convent, venture, event, advent, prevent
ver, veri
true

i.e. very, aver, verdict, verity, verify, verisimilitude
vert, vers
turn,

i.e. avert, divert, invert, introvert, convertible, reverse, controversy, versatile
vic, vicis
change, substitute

i.e. vicarious, vicar, vicissitude
vint, vinc
conquer

i.e. victor, evict, convict, convince, invincible
vid, vis
see

i.e. video, evident, provide, providence, visible, revise, supervise, vista, visit, vision
viv, vita, vivi
alive, life

i.e. revive, survive, vivid, vivacious, vitality, vivisection
voc
call

i.e. vocation, avocation, convocation, invocation, evoke, provoke, revoke, advocate, provocative, vocal
vol
will

i.e. malevolent, benevolent, volunteer, volition
volcan
fire

i.e. volcano, vulcanize, vulcan
volvo
turn about, roll

i.e. revolve, voluble, voluminous, convolution
vor
eat greedily

i.e. voracious, carnivorous, herbivorous, omnivorous, devour
zo
animal

i.e. zoo, zoology, zoomorphism, zodiac, protozoan