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ducere, duct

to lead

trahere, tract

to pull; to draw

struct

to build

vertere, verto

to turn

specere, spect

to look; to view; to see

ad

to, toward

con

with, together

sub

under, below

ab, abs

from

pre

before

inter

between

trans

across

dis

away, apart

pro

forward

super

above, beyond

ob

over, upon

per

through

quadr

four

centum

hundred

spectator

one who watches or views. (n)

spectacle

something amazing or wonderful to see. (n)

spectacular

amazing; impressive; fantastic. (adj)

spectacles

eyeglasses. (n)

speculate

to consider, contemplate, theorize. (v)

speculation

a guess or a theory. (n)

inspect

to examine or look at closely. (v)

inspector

one who examines things officially. (n)

inspection

a formal or official examination. (n)

introspection

the act of looking at one's inner self. (n)

introspective

thoughtful; meditative; reflective. (adj)

expect

to anticipate; to look forward to. (v)

expectant

anticipating; hopeful. (adj)

respect

to admire; to have high regard for. (v)

aspect

a distinct part, feature, or view of. (n)

suspect

to distrust, suppose, believe. (v)

prospect

a possibility or expectation. (n)

prospective

probable; likely to happen. (adj)

perspective

view point; point of view; standpoint. (n)

conspicuous

noticeable; easy or plain to see; eye-catching. (adj)

vertebra

one of the bones in the spine. (n)

vertebrate

an animal that has a backbone. (n)

versatile

capable of doing many things well. (adj)

vertigo

an illness of dizziness. (n)

vertiginous

dizzy. (adj)

convert

to change; to turn the opposite way. (v)

convertible

capable of being changed. (adj)

invert

to turn upside down in position or direction. (v)

introvert

a shy, quiet person. (n)

revert

to go back; to return to an earlier state. (v)

reverse

to turn backward; to turn the opposite way. (v)

reversible

capable of being turned around in direction/position. (adj)

divert

to turn aside, amuse, or entertain. (v)

diverse

different; varied. (adj)

diversion

a distraction; an amusement; an attention getter. (n)

avert

to turn away from; to avoid. (v)

aversion

a strong dislike for; a feeling of disgust. (n)

subversion

an overthrow, revolution, or rebellion. (n)

adverse

unfavorable; harmful; unfriendly. (adj)

extrovert

an outgoing, sociable person. (n)

structure

building; configuration; formation. (n)

structural

pertaining to the form or configuration of. (adj)

construct

to build or form; to put up or erect. (v)

construction

the act of building or putting up. (n)

constructive

helpful; serving to improve or enhance; beneficial. (adj)

destruction

the act of taking down or destroying. (n)

destructible

capable of being destroyed. (adj)

destructive

tending to destroy or cause much damage. (adj)

instruct

to teach or educate. (v)

instruction

the act of teaching or providing knowledge. (n)

instructor

one who teaches or imparts knowledge. (n)

instructional

pertaining to teaching or imparting knowledge. (adj)

instructive

serving to inform or provide knowledge. (adj)

reconstruct

to rebuild; to re-enact. (v)

reconstruction

the act of rebuilding or re-enacting. (n)

indestructible

unbreakable; tough; permanent. (adj)

obstruct

to hinder; to block; to get in the way of. (v)

obstruction

an obstacle; a barrier; a bloc. (n)

obstructionist

a person who deliberately delays or prevents progress. (n)

structuralism

any theory related to the form/configuration of a topic. (n)

tractor

a vehicle used for pulling farm machinery. (n)

traction

tension; friction. (n)

tractable

easy to deal with, manage, or control. (adj)

contract

to make smaller; to shrink; to catch or be infected. (v)

contraction

process of shortening or making smaller. (n)

detract

to take or draw away from the importance of. (v)

distract

to draw the attention away from. (v)

distraction

that which draws away attention; an amusement. (n)

attract

to draw to ones self. (v)

attraction

something that delights, draws attention or entices. (n)

extract

to pull or draw out, usually with effort. (v)

extractable

capable of being pulled out. (adj)

abstract

theoretical; not concrete; not real. (adj)

abstraction

theory; idea; notion. (n)

protract

to draw out; to lengthen; to prolong; to extend. (v)

protractor

an instrument for drawing/measuring angles. (n)

retract

to pull back; to draw back; to take back. (v)

retraction

a taking back; a withdrawal of a statement. (n)

subtract

to take away, to deduct. (v)

subtraction

act of taking something away. (n)

duct

a pipe that allows something to flow through. (n)

conduct

to lead; to guide and move along. (v)

conducive

favorable; beneficial. (adj)

deduce

to reach a conclusion by reasoning. (v)

deduct

to take away; to subtract. (v)

deductible

able to be subtracted or taken away. (adj)

deduction

that which can be taken away; a conclusion. (n)

induct

to bring in; to put into a position formally. (v)

inducement

something that leads on or persuades. (n)

introductory

beginning; preliminary. (adj)

produce

to cause to grow; to make. (v)

product

that which is made. (n)

production

the act of making, creating, or manufacturing. (n)

productive

fruitful; profitable; fertile. (adj)

reduce

to make less or smaller. (v)

reduction

a lessening or making smaller. (n)

abduct

to carry off by force; kidnap. (v)

abductor

one who kidnaps. (n)

induce

to lead on; to influence; to cause. (v)

introduce

to make known or acquainted. (v)

moped

low-powered motorized bicycle. (n)

biped

two-footed mammal. (n)

quadruped

four-footed mammal. (n)

podium

a platform or stand for a speaker. (n)

tripod

a three-legged stand. (n)

pedal

a foot operated lever, mechanism, or device. (n)

pedestrian

one who walks. (n)

pedestal

the foot or base of a statue or column. (n)

pedometer

a device that measures distance walked. (n)

centipede

a creature with the appearance of 100 legs. (n)

millipede

a creature with the appearance of 1,000 legs. (n)

expedition

a trip or journey. (n)

expedite

to speed up or hasten. (n)

expeditious

fast, speedy. (adj)

expeditiously

quickly, fast. (adverb)

expedient

quickest, most advantageous or suitable. (adj)

impede

to hinder, block, obstruct. (v)

impediment

an obstacle or hindrance. (n)

podiatry

medical field for the care of the feet. (n)

podiatrist

a foot doctor. (n)

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