11 terms

5th Grade Roots Lesson 11

From the Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book 5
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struct
(Latin) to heap up, build
construction
noun: the act of putting something together in an organized way; building
destructive
adjective: tearing down; likely to discourage, ruin, destroy, put an end to
reconstruct
verb: to build again, to make over
structure
noun: the arrangement of the parts of a whole
tract
(Latin) to pull
contraction
noun: a shortening of two words, such as isn't for "is not."
extract
verb: to pull out or remove by force
protractor
noun: a semicircular device for drawing and measuring angles
retract
verb: to take back or withdraw
traction
noun: the power to grip or hold to a surface