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word stems

contra against Ex. contrast, contradict
helio sun Ex. heliotropic, heliocentric
scope look Ex. telescope, microscope
son sound Ex. sonar, unison
stell star Ex. stellar, constellation
mar sea Ex. marina, submarine
prim first Ex. prime, primary
pyro fire Ex. pyromania, pyrotechnic
clam cry out Ex. exclamation, exclamatory
rupt break Ex. erupt, disrupt
medi middle Ex. medium, mediocre
tempor time Ex. contemporary, temporarily
fort strong Ex. fort, fortify
ornith bird Ex. ornithology, ornithologist
zo animal Ex. zoo, Mesozoic
meta change Ex. metamorphosis, metaphor
petr rock Ex. petrify, petrology
demi half Ex. demigod, demirep
retro backwards Ex. retroactive
ocul eye Ex. monocular
tact touch Ex. tactful
a not Ex. amoral
fract break Ex. fraction
mort death Ex. mortal
carn flesh Ex. carnivorous, reincarnated
ics art Ex. graphics, ethics
ann year Ex. annual, anniversary
aer air Ex. aerobic, anaerobic
hum earth Ex. humble, human
bon good Ex. bonus, bonanza
Created by: Dixie Caskaddon
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