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What does anthrop(o)- mean?
man
The anthropologist studies early man's achievements.
What does mis- mean?
hate, bad, wrong
I misspelled that word five times.
What does arch- mean?
first, chief, ancient, ruler of government
I studied archeology so that I would understand ancient civilizations.
What does -crac mean?
rule
Our democracy is based on government for the people by the people.
What does -cide mean?
(to) kill
We sprayed pesticide to kill the swarm of gnats.
What does gen- mean?
birth, race, kind
That product is a generic brand that works as well as this kind.
What does thermo- mean?
heat
My mother used a thermometer to check my temperature to see if I was running a fever.
What does tele- mean?
far
The telescope brings far away objects up close.
What does poly- mean?
many
A polygon has how many sides?
What does dem(o)- mean
people
The demographics reveals much about the people in this area.
What does nomen, nomin, or nym- mean?
name
A synonym is a word that uses another name for something.
What odes -gam(os) mean?
marriage
A man with two wives commits polygamy.