Prefixes "sub-" (under, below) "super-" (over, above , beyond) "sur-" (over, above, beyond)

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sub-

under, below

subconscious

not fully aware; occurring below your level of awareness

subcutaneous

under the skin

subdue

to bring under control

subfreezing

below the freezing point

subirrigate

to water something from under the ground

subject

to put under someone else's control

submarine

a watercraft that stays under water

submerge

to put under water

subordinate

a person who is under someone else in rank

subway

a passageway under the ground

super-

over, above, beyond

sur-

over, above, beyond

superb

splendid; excellent; beyond the expected

superimpose

to lay or place something over something else

superintendent

a person with the highest power

superior

above average in quality; excellent

supervisor

a person who stands over or above someone in rank

surcharge

an amount of money over and above what is already being paid

surplus

a quantity or amount over and above what is actually needed

surprise

something that is beyond what is expected

surreal

beyond what is real or believable; bizarre

surtax

an extra tax beyond the normal tax

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