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85 terms

Week 1 Vocab

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ANTE-
(before)
ANTI-
(against)
BI-
(two)
CIRCUM-
(around)
COM-
(together)1
CON-
(together)2
DE-
(down)
DIS-
(away)
EQUI-
(equal)
EXTRA-
(beyond)
INTER-
(between)
INTRA-
(within)
Antedate
to come before in time
Antecedent
something that comes before
Antebellum
before the war (Civil War)
Anterior
before or in front of
Ante Meridiem
before noon (AM)
Antepenult
3rd syllable before the end of a word
Anti-aircraft
against enemy aircraft
Antibody
against a foreign body
Anticlimax
against a good conclusion
Anticline
downward sloping rock
Antitoxin
against a toxin
Antithesis
opposite of something
Bilateral
2 sides
Bicycle
2 wheeled vehicle
Binary
involving 2
Bimonthly
every 2 months or twice a month
Biped
2 feet
Bipolar
2 poles (N/S)
Binocular
2 lenses
Bicuspid
2 pointed teeth
Circumnavigate
to travel the world
Circumspect
to think about things
Circumvent
to go around or bypass
Circumlocution
using indirect language for evasion in speaking or writing (Politician)
Combination
come together/ join
Comfort
to soothe or console
Commensurate
equal and amount or duration
Common
belonging equally to
Complete
entire full whole
Combo
put together different things
Contract
an agreement
Confidence
full belief in
Confine
limit or restrict
Confederate
Allie on same patriot side
Conjunction
to join together
Contact
touching together
Deposit
to deliver and leave
Descent
going downward
Despicable
deserving of contempt
Denounce
to put down or accuse
Deduct
to take away
Demolish
to destroy or ruin
Decrepit
weak and old
Deplete
to use up or empty out
Distract
to draw away
Distort
to twist out of shape
Dispute
to argue with
Dissonant
harsh in sound
Disperse
to scatter
Dismiss
to send away
Dissuade
to deter or move away
Disprove
to prove wrong
Equitable
equal or fair
Equilateral
equal sides
Equivocate
to be unclear or ambiguous
Equinox
night is equal to day
Equation
to make equal
Equilibrium
equal balance
Extraterrestrial
beyond the Earth
Extraordinary
beyond the ordinary
Extravagant
exceeding the bounds of reason
Extrovert
outgoing talkative person
Extramural
beyond the walls of a city or school
International
between nations
Interdepartmental
between departments
Interstellar
between stars
Interject
insert between
Interlude
short break
Intracellular
inside a cell
Intravenous
within a vein
Intracranial
within the skull
Intrastate
within a state
Intrauterine
within the uteris