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1 - 25 are the stems for List 1. The last 25 words are the spelling/vocab. words for List 1. Make your notecards using these stems and definitions.

ante

before - stem

anti

against - stem

bi

two - stem

circum

around - stem

com

together - stem

con

together - stem

de

down - stem

dis

away - stem

equi

equal - stem

extra

beyond - stem

inter

between - stem

intra

within - stem

intro

into - stem

mal

bad - stem

mis

bad - stem

non

not - stem

post

after - stem

pre

before - stem

semi

half - stem

sub

under - stem

super

over - stem

syn

together - stem

sym

together - stem

tri

three - stem

un

not - stem

antebellum

of a period BEFORE a WAR, especially the American Civil War

antitoxin

Antibodies AGAINST a specific toxin

binocular

an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by TWO or both eyes

circumnavigate

travel AROUND the earth, either by plane or ship

combination

a sequence of numbers or letters that work TOGETHER to open a combination lock

conjunction

the state of being joined TOGETHER

descent

the act of changing your location in a DOWNward direction

distract

to draw the attention AWAY from; disturb

equinox

period of EQUAL days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox

extraterrestrial

a form of life assumed to exist BEYOND the Earth or its atmosphere

international

from or BETWEEN other countries

intracranial

WITHIN the skull

introvert

a person whose thoughts and interests are directed INTO self

malevolent

wishing or appearing to wish BAD things to happen to others

misfortune

an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes; BAD luck

nonplussed

puzzled, NOT knowing what to do, at a loss

posthumous

occurring AFTER death

preposition

a word that comes BEFORE a noun and shows the relationship of the noun to another word

semiannual

occurring every HALF year, or twice a year; semiyearly

subterfuge

an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something to keep it UNDER the radar

supercilious

condescending; proud and contemptuous; showing scorn or looking OVER another because of a feeling of superiority

synchronize

to make happen or work TOGETHER at the same time

symbiosis

the living TOGETHER in mutually helpful association of two dissimilar organisms

triad

THREE people considered as a unit; a THREE note major or minor chord

unequivocal

perfectly clear; leaving NO room for doubt or misunderstanding (no equal voice for the alternative - only one voice)

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