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Prefixes and Roots

English Vocabulary

mono single, one
tri three
cent 100
gen family life
frag frac to break
scrip scrib to write
vis vid to see, look
spec to see, watch
man(u) hand
ped pod foot
oct 8
chron temp time
carn corp flesh, body
cred to believe
cept to recieve
ex out
anim life spirit
vac empty
pre before
post after
dis opposite
bene good
mal evil
syn sym the same
inter within, among
sub under
circum around
port to carry
Grimace frown
Wince cringe
Tenacious go getting
Exuberant excited
Somber serious
Fallible makes mistakes
Belligerent confrontational
Intricate detailed
Luminous filled with light
surreal unreal
bedraggled wiped out
nape back of neck
expound to explain
oxymoron two conflicting terms
drone low continuous sound
agape mouth in awe
warily in a careful manner
nostalgia feeling remembering past
rail to complain bitterly
conniving to do something immoral
indigenous native to an area
disheartened very sad
quiver to shiver
salvage to save
brusque rude, brief
retribution punishment on someone
shroud death cover
barrage to spread a bombardment
redundant repetitive
empathy to understand another's feelings
gaunt thin
cower crouch down in fear
pummel strike repeatedly
sweltering unbearably hot
tranquil peaceful
manacle handcuff
redemption being saved
invigorate give strength or energy to
militant aggressive to a political cause
audacity boldness
reconcile to make up
epiphany a self-discovery
archaic old, outdated
frugal wise with money
ostentatious calling attention to someone
nemesis enemy
insolent very naughty
pious holy, spiritual
futile useless
Created by: 25meyeavi
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