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GRE Prefixes

GRE Prefixes Same as mendozbl set but put the examples in parenthesis so that they can be ignored by quizlet during learning phase. Enjoy!
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a
in on of up to (abed afoot OR without lacking (atheist agnostic)
ab
from away off (abdicate abjure)
ad
to toward (advance)
am
friend love (amicable amatory)
ante
before previous (antecedent antedate)
anti
against opposing (antipathy anitdote)
auto
self (autonomy autobiography)
belli
war warlike (bellicose)
bene
well good (Benefit benefactor)
bi
two (bisect)
bio
life (biology biosphere)
cata
down away thoroughly (catastrophe cataclysm)
chron
time (Chronological synchronize)
circum
around (cricumference)
com
with together very (commotion complicate)
Contra
against opposing (contradict contravene)
cred
belief trust (credible credit)
de
from (department)
dem
people (demographics democracy)
dia
through across apart (diameter diagnose)
dis
away off down not (dissent disappear Sandwich dis)
epi
upon (epilogue)
equi
equal equally (equivalent)
ex
out (extract)
for
away off from (forget forswear)
fore
before previous (foretell forefathers)
homo
same equal (homogenized)
hyper
excessive over (hypercritical hypertension)
hypo
under benether (hypoglycemic hypothermia)
in
in into (invade intrude OR not opposing (incapable ineligible)
inter
among between (intercede interrupt)
intra
within (intramural intravenious)
magn
large (magnitude magnify)
mal
bad poor not (Malfunction)
micr
small (microbe microscope)
mis
bad poorly not (misbehave)
mono
one single (monogomy)
mor
die death (morose mortality)
neo
new (neonatal)
non
not (nonsense)
ob
against opposing (objection)
omni
all everywhere (omniscient)
ortho
right straight (orthodox)
over
above (overbearing)
pan
all entire (panorama)
per
through (perceive permit)
para
beside beyond (paranormal paradox parallel)
peri
around (perimeter periscope)
phil
love like (philanthropic)
poly
many (polygamous)
post
after following (postpone)
pre
before previous (prevent preclude)
prim
first early (primitive primary)
pro
forward in place of (propel pronoun)
re
back backward again (revoke recur)
retro
back backward (retrospect)
semi
halfpartly (semicircle)
sub
under beneath (substitute)
super
above extra (super cool)
sym
with together (sympathy symphony)
trans
across beyond over (transport transectual)
ultra
beyond excessively (ultraviolet ultraconservative)
un
not reverse of (unhappy unlock)
uni
one (uniform unity)
vis
to see (visage visable)