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acer, acid, acri
bitter, sour, sharp
acerbic, acidity, acrid, acrimony
acu
sharp
acute, acupuncture, accurate
ag, agi, ig, act
do, move, go
agent, agenda, agitate, navigate, ambiguous, action
ali, allo, alter
other
alias, alibi, alien, alloy, alter, alter ego, altruism
alt(us)
high, deep
altimeter, altitude
am, amor
love, liking
amiable, amorous, enamoured
Anni, annu, enni
year
anniversary, annually, centennial
anthrop
man
anthropology, misanthrope, philanthropy
anti(co)
old
antique, antiquated, antiquity
arch
chief, first, rule
archangel, architect, archaic, monarchy, matriarchy, patriarchy, Archeozoic era
aster, astr
star
aster, asterisk, asteroid, astronomy, astronaut
aud, aus
hear, listen
audiology, auditorium, audio, audition, ausculate
aug, auc
increase
augur, augment, auction
auto, aut
self
automobile, autograph, automatic
bibl
book
Bible, bibliography, bibliomania
bio
life
biology, biometrics, biome, biosphere
brev
short
abbreviate, brief
cad, cas
to fall
cadaver, cadence, cascade
calor
heat
calorie, caloric, calorimeter
cap, cip, cept
take
capable, intercept, forceps, capture, except, reciprocate
capit, capt
head
decapitate, capital, captain, caption
carn
flesh
carnivorous, incarnate, reincarnation, carnal
caus, caut
burn, heat
caustic, cauldron, cauterize
cause, cuse, cus
cause, motive
because, excuse, accusation
ced, ceed, cede, cess
move, yield, go, surrender
procedure, proceed, cede, concede, recede, precede, accede, success
cenetri
center
concentric, centrifugal, centripetal, eccentric
chrom
color
chrome, chromosome, polychrome, chromatic
chron
time
chronology, chronometer, synchronize
cide, cise
cut down, kill
homicide, exorcise, germicide, incision, scissors
cit
call, start
incite, citation, cite
civ
citizen
civic, civil, civilian, civilization
clam, claim
cry out
exclamation, clamor, proclamation, reclamation, acclaim
clud, clus, claus
shut
include, conclude, recluse, claustrophobia, occlusion, occult
cognoac, gnosi
know
recognize, prognosis, cognoscenti, incognito, agnostic
cord, cor, cardi
heart
cordial, concord, discord, courage, encourage
corp
body
corporation, corporal punishment, corpse, corpulent, corpus luteum
cosm
universe, world
cosmos, microcosm, cosmopolitan, cosmonaut
crat, cracy
rule
autocrat, aristocrat, theocracy, technocracy
crea
create
creature, recreation, creation
cred
believe
creed, credo, credence, credit, credulous, incredulous, incredible
cresc, cret, crease, cru
rise, grow
crescendo, concrete, increase, decrease, accrue
crit
separate, choose
critical, criterion, hypocrite
cur, curs
run
current, concurrent, concur, incur, recur, occur, courier, precursor, cursive
cura
care
curator, curative, manicure
cycl, cyclo
wheel, circular
Cyclops, unicycle, bicycle, cyclone, cyclic
deca
ten
decade, decalogue, decathlon, decahedron
dem
people
democracy, demography, epidemic
dent, dont
tooth
dental, denture, orthodontist, periodontal
derm
skin
hypodermic, dermatology, epidermis, taxidermy
dict
say, speak
dictation, dictionary, dictate, dictator, Dictaphone, edict, predict, verdict, contradict, benediction
doc, dokein
teach
doctrine, indoctrinate, document, dogma, dogmatic
domin
master
dominate, dominion, predominant, domain
don
give
donate, condone
dorm
sleep
dormant, dormitory
dox
opinion, praise
orthodox, heterodox, paradox, doxology
drome
run, step
syndrome (run together), hippodrome (place where horses run)
duc, duct
lead
induce, seduce (lead aside), produce, reduce
dura
hard, lasting
durable, duration, endure
dynam
power
dynamo, dynamic, dynamite, hydrodynamics
endo
within
endorse, endocardial, endoskeletal, endoskeleton, endosperm
equi
equal
equinox, equilibrium, equipoise
erg
work
energy, erg, allergy, ergometer, ergograph, ergophobia
fac, fact, fic, fect
do, make
factory, fact, manufacture, amplification, confection
fall, fals
deceive
fallacy, falsify, fallacious
fer
bear, carry
ferry, coniferous, fertile, defer, infer, refer, transfer
fid, fide, feder(is)
faith, trust
confidante, fidelity, confident, infidelity, infidel, federal, confederacy, semper fi
fila, fili
thread
filigree, filament, filter, filet, filibuster
fin
end, ended, finished
final, finite, finish, confine, fine, refine, define, finale
fix
fix
fix, fixation, fixture, affix, prefix, suffix
flex, flect
bend
flex, reflex, flexible, flexor, inflexibility, reflect, deflect
flu, fluc, fluv
flowing
influence, fluid, flue, flush, fluently, fluctuate
form
form, shape
form, uniform, conform, formulary, perform, formal, formula
fort, forc
strong
fort, fortress, fortify, forte, fortitude
fract, frag
break
fracture, infraction, fragile, fraction, refract
gam
marriage
bigamy, monogamy, polygamy
gastr (o)
stomach
gastric, gastronomic, gastritis, gastropod
gen
birth, race, produce
genesis, genetics, eugenics, genealogy, generate, genetic, antigen, pathogen
geo
earth
geometry, geography, geocentric, geology
germ
vital part
germination, germ, germane
gest
carry, bear
congest, gestation
gloss, glot
tongue
glossary, polyglot, epiglottis
glu, glo
lump, bond, glue
glue, agglutinate, conglomerate
grad, gress
step, go
grade, gradual, graduate, progress, graduated, egress
graph, gram
write, written
graph, graphic, autograph, photography, graphite, telegram
grat
pleasing
congratulate, gratuity, grateful, ingrate
grav
heavy, weighty
grave, gravity, aggravate, gravitate
greg
herd
gregarious, congregation, segregate, gregarian
hypn
sleep
hypnosis, hypnotherapy
helio
sun
heliograph, heliotrope, heliocentric
hema, hemo
blood
hemorrhage, hemoglobin, hemophilia, hemostat
here, hes
stick
adhere, cohere, cohesion, inherent, hereditary
hetero
different
heterogeneous, heterosexual, heterodox
homo
same
homogeneous, homonym, homogenize
hum, human
earth, ground, man
humus, exhume, humane
hydr, hydra, hydro
water
dehydrate, hydrant, hydraulic, hydraulics, hydrogen, hydrophobia
ignis
fire
ignite, igneous, ignition
ject
throw
deject, inject, project, eject, interject
join, junct
join
adjoining, enjoin, juncture, conjunction, injunction, conjunction
juven
young
juvenile, rejuvenate
lau, lav, lot, lut
wash
launder, lavatory, lotion, ablution, dilute
leg
law
legal, legislate, legislature, legitimize
levi
light
alleviate, levitate, levity
liber, liver
free
liberty, liberal, liberalize, deliverance
liter
letters
literary, literature, literal, alliteration, obliterate
loc, loco
place
locality, allocate, locomotion
log, logo, ology
word, study, speech
catalog, prologue, dialogue, logogram (symbol representing a word), zoology
loqu, locut
talk, speak
eloquent, loquacious, colloquial, circumlocution
luc, lum, lus, lun
light
translucent, luminary, luster, luna (moon goddess)
macr-, macer
lean
emaciated, meager
magn
great
magnify, magnificent, magnanimous, magnate, magnitude, magnum
man
hand
manual, manage, manufacture, manacle, manicure, manifest, maneuver, emancipate
mand
command
mandatory, remand, mandate
mania
madness
mania, maniac, kleptomania, pyromania
mar, mari, mer
sea, pool
marine, marsh, maritime, mermaid
matri
mother
matrimony, maternal, matriarchate, matron
medi
half, middle, between, halfway
mediate, medieval, Mediterranean, mediocre, medium
mega
great
megaphone, megalopolis, megacycle (a million cycles), megaton
mem
remember
memo, commemoration, memento, memoir, memorable
meter
measure
meter, voltammeter, barometer, thermometer
micro
small
microscope, microfilm, microcard, microwave, micrometer
migra
wander
migrate, emigrant, immigrate
mit, miss
send
emit, remit, submit, admit, commit, permit, transmit, omit, intermittent, mission, missile
mob, mot, mov
move
mobile, motionless, motor
mon
warn, remind
monument, admonition, monitor, premonition
mor, mort
mortal, death
mortal, immortal, mortality, mortician, mortuary
morph
form
amorphous, dimorphic, metamorphosis, morphology
multi
many, much
multifold, multilingual, multiped, multiply
nat, nasc
to be from, to spring forth
innate, natal, native, renaissance
neo
new
Neolithic, nuveau riche, neologism, neophyte, neonate
neur
nerve
neuritis, neuropathic, neurologist, neural, neurotic
nom
law, order
autonomy, astronomy, gastronomy, economy
nomen, nomin
name
nomenclature, nominate, ignominious
nov
new
novel, renovate, novice, nova, innovate
nox, noc
night
nocturnal, equinox, noctilucent
numer
number
numeral, numeration, enumerate, innumerable
numisma
coin
numismatics
oligo
few, little
Oligocene, oligosaccharide, oligotrophic, oligarchy
omni
all, every
omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent, omnivorous
onym
name
anonymous, pseudonym, antonym, synonym
oper
work
operate, cooperate, opus
ortho
straight, correct
orthodox, orthodontist, orthopedic, unorthodox
pac
peace
pacifist, pacify, pacific ocean
paleo
old
Paleozoic, Paleolithic, paleomagnetism, paleopsychology
pan
all
Pan-American, pan-African, panacea, pandemonium (place of all the demons),
pater, patr
father
paternity, patriarch, patriot, patron, patronize
path, pathy
feeling, suffering
pathos, sympathy, antipathy, apathy, telepathy
ped, pod
foot
pedal, impede (get feet in a trap), pedestrian, centipede, tripod, podiatry, antipode
pedo
child
orthopedic, pedagogue, pediatrics
pel, puls
drive, urge
compel, dispel, expel, repel, propel, pulse, impulse, pulsate, compulsory, expulsion, repulsive
pend, pens, pond
hang, weigh
pendant, pendulum, suspend, appendage, pensive
phage
eat
macrophage, bacteriophage
phil
love
philosophy, philanthropy, philharmonic, bibliophile
phlegma
inflammation
phlegm, phlegmatic
phobia, phobos
fear
phobia, claustrophobia, acrophobia, aquaphobia, ergophobia, homophobia
phon
sound
phonograph, phonetic, symphony, homophone, euphonious
photo
light
photograph, photoelectric, photogenic, photosynthesis
plac, plais
please
placid, placebo, placate, complacent
plu, plur, plus
more
plural, pluralist, plus
pneuma, pneumon
breath
pneumatic, pneumonia,
pod (see ped)
poli
city
metropolis, police, politics, Indianapolis, megalopolis, acropolis
poly
many
polysaccharide, polyandrous, polytheistic
pon, pos, pound
place, put
postpone, component, opponent, proponent, expose, impose, deposit, posture, position, expound, impound
pop
people
population, populous, popular
port
carry
porter, portable, transport, report, export, import, support, transportation
portion
part, share
portion, proportion
pot
power
potential, potentate, impotent
prehendere
seize, grasp
apprehend, comprehend, comprehensive, prehensile
prim, prime
first
primacy, prima donna, primitive, primary, primal, primeval
proto
first
prototype, protocol, protagonist, protozoan, Proterozoic, protoindustrial
psych
mind, soul
psyche, psychiatry, psychology, psychosis
punct
point, dot
punctual, punctuation, puncture, acupuncture, punctuation
reg, recti
straighten
regiment, regular, rectify, correct, direct, rectangle
ri, ridi, risi
laughter
deride, ridicule, ridiculous, derision, risible
rog, roga
ask
prerogative, interrogation, derogatory
rupt
break
rupture, interrupt, abrupt, disrupt, ruptible
sacr, sanc, secr
sacred
sacred, sacrosanct, sanction, consecrate, desecrate
salv, salu
safe, healthy
salvation, salvage, salutation
sat, satis
enough
satient (giving pleasure, satisfying), saturate, satisfy
sci, scientia
know
science, conscious, omniscient, cognocienti
scope
see, watch
telescope, microscope, kaleidoscope, periscope, stethoscope
scrib, script
write
scribe, scribble, inscribe, describe, subscribe, prescribe, manuscript
sed, sess, sid
sit
sediment, session, obsession, possess, preside, president, reside, subside
sen
old
senior, senator, senile
senescere
to grow old
senescence, evanescent
sent, sens
feel
sentiment, consent, resent, dissent, sentimental, sense, sensation, sensitive, sensory, dissension
sequ, secu, sue
follow
sequence, consequence, sequel, subsequent, prosecute, consecutive, second, ensue, pursue
serv
save, serve
servant, service, subservient, servitude, preserve, conserve, reservation, deserve, conservation, observe
sign, signi
sign, mark, seal
signal, signature, design, insignia, significant
simil, simul
like, resembling
similar, assimilate, simulate, simulacrum, simultaneous
sist, sta, stit
stand
assist, persist, circumstance, stamina, status, state, static, stable, stationary, substitute
solus
alone
solo, soliloquy, solitaire, solitude
solv, solu
loosen
solvent, solve, absolve, resolve, soluble, solution, resolution, resolute, dissolute
somnus
sleep
insomnia, somnambulist
soph
wise
sophomore (wise fool), philosophy, sophisticated
spec, spect, spic
look
specimen, specific, spectator, spectacle, aspect, speculate, inspect, respect, prospect, retrospective, introspective, expect, conspicuous
sphere
ball, sphere
sphere, stratosphere, hemisphere, spheroid
spir
breath
spirit, conspire, inspire, aspire, expire, perspire, respiration
string, strict
draw tight
stringent, strict, restrict, constrict, boa constrictor
stru, struct
build
construe (build in the mind, interpret), structure, construct, instruct, obstruct, destruction, destroy
sume, sump
take, use, waste
consume, assume (to take, to use), sump pump presumption (to take or use before knowing all the facts
tact, tang, tag, tig, ting
touch
tactile, contact, intact, intangible, tangible, contagious, contiguous
tele
far
telephone, telegraph, telegram, telescope, television, telephoto, telecast, telepathy
tempo
time
tempo, temporary, extemporaneously, contemporary, pro tem, temporal
ten, tin, tain
hold
tenacious, tenant, tenure, untenable, detention, retentive, content, pertinent, continent, obstinate, contain, abstain, pertain, detain
tend, tent, tens
stretch, strain
tendency, extend, intend, contend, pretend, superintend, tender, extent, tension, pretense
terra
earth
terrain, terrarium, territory, terrestrial
test
to bear witness
testament, detest, testimony, attest
the, theo
God, a god
monotheism, polytheism, atheism, theology
therm
heat
thermometer, theorem, thermal, thermos bottle, thermostat, hypothermia
thesis, thet
place, put
antithesis, hypothesis, synthesis, epithet
tom
cut
atom (not cuttable), appendectomy, tonsillectomy, dichotomy, anatomy
tort, tors
twist
torture (twisting to inflict pain) retort, extort, distort, contort, torsion, tortuous, torturous
tox
poison
toxic, intoxicate, antitoxin
tract, tra
draw, pull
tractor, attract, subtract, tractable, abstract, subtrahend
tom
cut
atom (not cutable, smallest particle of matter), appendectomy, tonsillectomy, dichotomy, anatomy
tort, tors
twist
torture (twisting to inflict pain), retort, extort (twist out), distort, contort, torsion
tox
poison
toxic, intoxicate, antitoxin
tract, tra
draw, pull
tractor, attract, traction, subtract, tractable, abstract (to draw away), subtrahend (the number to be drawn away from another).
trib
pay, bestow
tribute, contribute, attribute, retribution, tributary
turbo
disturb
turbulent, disturb, turbid, turmoil
typ
print
type, prototype, typical, typography, typewriter, typology, typify
ultima
last
ultimate, ultimatum
umber, umbraticum
shadow
umbra, penumbra, (take) umbrage, adumbrate
uni
one
unicorn, unify, university, unanimous, universal
vac
empty
vacate, vacuum, evacuate, vacation, vacant, vacuous
vale, vali, valu
strength, worth
equivalent, valiant, validity, evaluate, value, valor
ven, vent
come
convene, intervene, venue, convenient, avenue, circumvent, invent, convent, venture, event, advent, prevent
ver, veri
true
very, aver, verdict, verity, verify, verisimilitude
vert, vers
turn
avert, divert, invert, introvert, convertible, reverse, controversy, versatile
vic, vicis
change, substitute
vicarious, vicar, vicissitude
vict, vinc
conquer
victor, evict, convict, convince, invincible
vid, vis
see
video, evident, provide, providence, visible, revise, supervise, vista, visit, vision
viv, vita, vivi
alive, life
revive, survive, vivid, vivacious, vitality, vivisection
voc
call
vocation, avocation, convocation, invocation, evoke, provoke, revoke, advocate, provocative, vocal
vol
will
malevolent, benevolent, volunteer, volition
volcan
fire
volcano, vulcanize, Vulcan
volvo
turn about, roll
revolve, voluble (easily turned about or around or talkative), voluminous, convolution
vor
eat greedily
voracious, carnivorous, herbivorous, omnivorous, devour
zo
animal
zoo (short for zoological garden), zoology, zoomorphism (attributing animal form to god), zodiac (circle of animal constellations), protozoan