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Growing Your Vocabulary — Book B, Chapter 18
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-angl-
a root that means "bend" or "corner"
angle
1. two lines that come from the same point
2. a point of view
tri-
a prefix that means "three"
triangle
a shape that has three angles
quadrangle
an open area that is surrounded by four walls or buildings
angular
having sharp corners; very stiff
-rect-
a root that means "straight"
erect
1. standing straight and tall
2. to build
correct
1. right
2. to make right
rectify
to fix
direction
the way something points or moves
-gon-
a root that means "angle"
pentagon
a shape that has five angles and five sides
dia-
a prefix that means "across" or "between"
diagonal
1. cutting across a shape
2. slanted
trigonometry
the study of properties of triangles
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