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unda, amour, am/ami, anim, magnum, sinus, greg, nom, pan, ten/tin, sol,pung, super, sub, ordin, anthrop, morph, phil

unda

prefix meaning "wave"

undulate

move in a wave-like way

inundate

overwhelm, flood

redundant

repetitive, excessive

amour

prefix meaning love

enamor

to inflame with love

amorous

relating to love

am/ami

prefix meaning love

amiable

friendly

amicable

friendly

amity

friendship

anim

prefix meaning mind/spirit/breath

magnum

root meaning large

animate

give life

magnanimous

generous, noble (having a large soul)

animosity

hostile ill will (spirited hatred)

sinus

root meaning curve

insinuate

to imply/ suggest, to sneak in

sinuous

wavy, with snakelike movement

greg

root meaning crowd

gregarious

sociable (likes to be in a crowd)

aggregate

collect (into a group or crowd)

congregate

gather into a crowd/herd

nom

root meaning name

ignominy

personal humiliation, disgrace

misnomer

wrong/bad name

nominal

in name only

pan

root meaning all

panoply

an impressive display

panacea

cure-all

ten/tin

root meaning hold

tenacious

persistent (holding tight to a goal)

obstinate

stubborn (holding to an idea)

tenuous

weak/shaky/thin

sullen

gloomy

sol

root meaning alone

solitude

state of being alone

pung

root meaning prick, sting

compunction

anxiety arising from guilt

pungent

sharp, irritating

expunge

to obliterate, strike out, eliminate

super

root meaning above

superflous

extra (above what is needed)

supercilious

haughty, condescending

sub

root meaning below/under

ordin

rank or oder, arrange

subordinate

below in rank

inordinate

excessive, disorderly

anthrop

root meaning human

phil

root meaning love

morph

root meaning shape

philanthropy

love of mankind (especially through charity)

anthropology

study of human culture

anthropomorphism

giving human form to an animal (putting clothes on pets)

amorphous

without shape

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