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20 terms

Root words

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ambi
both
ex: ambidextrous, ambivalent
credo
belief
ex: credibility, credible, credential
dia
across
ex: diagonal, dialogue, diagnosis
dominus
master
ex: dominate, dominant
frater
brother
ex: fraternity fraternize
hetero
different
ex: heterogeneous, heterodox
lexis
word
ex: lexicon
liber
free
ex: liberty, liberal
locus
place
ex: locus
mitt
send
ex: transmit, remit
nomen
name
mort
death
ex: mortal
phobia
scare
utilis
useful
subter
under, secret
poly
many
ex: polynomial
polis
city
political , metropolis
psyche
mind, soul
phon
sound
ex: phonics, phone
phil
love, child
philosophy, pedophile