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without, not
Root: a
"amoral": without morals
sharp, sour
Root: ac
an "acid" taste is what kind of taste?
both
ambi
"Ambidextrous" means you can write with both hands. The root meaning both is?
apposite or against
ant or anti
"Antonym" means the opposite of a word. The root meaning opposite is?
good
ben
If something "benefits" you, it is good for you. The root meaning good is?
life
bio
Your "biography" is a story about your _______. The root meaning life is?
hear
aud
You listen to an "audio" CD of a speaker.The root meaning to hear is?
time
chron
A "chronology" of someone's life may be presented in a timeline. The root meaning time is?
big
macro
The universe is big or small? It is a macrocosm worth pondering.
small
micro
A drop of water is big or small? It is a mircrocosm worth pondering.
If a disease is "chronic", it happens all the time. The root in chronic that means "time" is?
chron
"Biology" is the study of life. The root in biology that means life is?
bio
An "audience" listens to the performers on stage. The root in audience that means listen is?
aud
A shape is "asymmetrical". What does that mean?
Not symmetrical
Is a square asymmetrical or symmetrical?
symmetrical
without, not
Root: a
"amoral": without morals
sharp, sour
Root: ac
an "acid" taste is what kind of taste?
both
ambi
"Ambidextrous" means you can write with both hands. The root meaning both is?
apposite or against
ant or anti
"Antonym" means the opposite of a word. The root meaning opposite is?
good
ben
If something "benefits" you, it is good for you. The root meaning good is?
life
bio
Your "biography" is a story about your _______. The root meaning life is?
hear
aud
You listen to an "audio" CD of a speaker.The root meaning to hear is?
time
chron
A "chronology" of someone's life may be presented in a timeline. The root meaning time is?
big
macro
The universe is big or small? It is a macrocosm worth pondering.
small
micro
A drop of water is big or small? It is a mircrocosm worth pondering.
If a disease is "chronic", it happens all the time. The root in chronic that means "time" is?
chron
"Biology" is the study of life. The root in biology that means life is?
bio
An "audience" listens to the performers on stage. The root in audience that means listen is?
aud
A shape is "asymmetrical". What does that mean?
Not symmetrical
Is a square asymmetrical or symmetrical?
symmetrical
Is a benevolent ruler good or bad? How do you know?
The root in benevolent that means "good" is "ben".
between, among
inter
If a football player "intercepts" the ball, he goes between the passer and the intended receiver to catch the ball.
judge
jud
If one is "prejudice", they "pre" "judge". What is the root in meaning to judge?
one
mono
If someone is giving a "monologue", they are the only one speaking. What is the root in monologue that means "one"?
foot
ped
A "pedestrian" walks across the street. What is the root in "pedestrian" that means "foot"?
sea
mar
A submarine goes under the sea. What is the root in submarine that means "sea"?
If someone speaks in a "monotone" voice, do you think they would be boring to listen to? Why?
The root "mono" means one. If someone spoke with "one tone" and didn't inflect different pitches in their voice, it would be rather boring.
We use our "feet" to peddle a bike. What is the root in "peddle" that means "foot"?
ped
Marine biologist study life in the sea. What is the root in "marine" that means "sea"?
mar
If you are having a debate with someone and another person comes along and wants to "interject" something, what do they want to do? How do you know? What does the root "inter" in "interject" mean?
between
You are the "benefactor" of a millionaire's will when they pass away. Is that a good thing or bad thing? What root tells you so?
ben means "good"