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Root Words

STUDY
PLAY
BELL
war
PAC/PEAS
agree, peace
HOSP/HOST
host, guest
AM/IM
love
CRIM
fault, crime, accusation
PROB/PROV
prove, proof, honesty, integrity
GRAV
heavy, weighty, serious
LEV
light, lift, rise
AG
do, go, lead, drive
VEN/VENT
come
CAP/CEP/CIP
take, seize
FIN
end, boundary
JAC/JEC
throw, hurl
TRACT
drag, draw
DUC
to lead
SEC/SEQU
to follow
AMBI/AMPHI
on both sides, around
EP/EPI
upon, besides, attached to, over, outer, after
HYPO/HYP
under, beneath, down, below normal
THERM/THERMO
warm
POLY
many
PRIM
first
HOM/HOMO
same
DIS
apart
VOR
to eat
CARN
flesh
CRED
to believe
FID
faith
CURR/CURS
to run
PED
foot
FLECT/FLEX
to bend
POST
after, behind
MAL
bad
CATA
down
PROT/PROTO
first in time, first formed
ANTE
before, in front of
ORTH/ORTHO
straight, right, true
RECT
straight, right
EU
well
DYS
bad, difficult
ROG
to ask , to propose
QUIS
to seek or obtain
PLE
to fill
METR
measure
AUD
hearing
SON
sound
ERR
to wander, to stray
CED/CESS
to go, to proceed
VID/VIS
seeing, sight
SPIC/SPEC
to look at or behold
VOC/VOK
speaking, calling, the use of the voice
PHON
sound, voice, speech
CUR
care for
PERI
going around something
SENT/SENS
to feel, feeling, sense
SOPH
wise, wisdom
TEND/TENT
to stretch, extend, or spread
PEND/PENS
to hang, weigh, or cause to hang down
PAN
all, completely, whole, general
EXTRA
beyond, outside
PHOS, PHOT
light
LUC
light, shine, glitter
MOR/MORT
to die, death
NEC/NIC/NOX
killing, slaying
HER/HES
to stick, to get stuck
FUG
to flee or escape
COSM
ornament, order
SCI
to know, understand
JUNCT
join
PART
part
MIT/MIS
to send
PEL/PULS
to move or drive
PUT
to think, consider, or believe
LOG
word, speech, reason
TERR
earth
MAR
sea
PATH
suffering
PEN/PUN
penalty, punish
MATR/METR
mother
MONI
to warn or to scold
CANT
sing
LUD/LUS
to play, game
PHAN/PHEN
to appear or to seem, to present to the mind
VER
truth
TURB
to throw into confusion or upset, crowd, confusion
VOLU/VOLV
to roll, wind, turn around, or twist around
FAC/FEC/FIC
to make or do
UT/US
to use, make use of, employ, useful, fit
UMBR
shadow
VEST
to clothe, to dress
THE/THEO
god
DE/DIV
god, divine
DEMO
people
POPUL
people,
POLIS, POLIT
city
CIRCU/CIRCUM
around
CORD
heart
CULP
guilt
DIC
to speak
GNI/GNO
to know
APT/EPT
to fit
ART
skill
CAD/CID/CAS
to fall, fall down, drop
CIS
to cut, cut down, or slay
CRYPT/CRYPH
hidden
AB/ABS
from, away, or off
PED
child
NASC/NAT/NAI
to be born
FER
to carry
TRANS
through, across, or beyond
PON/POS
put, place
TEN/TIN/TAIN
hold, hold on to
MONO
one or only
UNI
one
TERM/TERMIN
to limit, bound, set limits to
VINC/VICT
to conquer, overcome
SPHER
ball
VERT/VERS
to turn, turn around
MORPH
shape
FORM
shape, form
DOC/DOCT
to teach
TUT/TUI
to look at
DI/DUO
two
BI/BIN
two, double
TOP
place
CENTR/CENTER
sharp point, exact middle of a circle
DOM
house, master
HABIT/HIBIT
to have, to hold
PRO
before, forward, for
RETRO
back, behind, backward
TEMPOR
time
CHRON
time,
TRI
three
ANIM
breath, soul
FIG
to shape, mold
ANN/ENN
year
EV
age, lifetime
CORP
body
TANG/TACT
to touch
CODI/CODE
trunk of a tree, document
SIGN
sign, mark
QUADR, QUART
four, fourth
TESSAR/TETR
four
CAPIT
head
ANTHROP
human being
CUMB/CUB
to lie down, to lie
DYNAM
to be able, to have power
GRAD
step, degree, walk
LAT
to carry or bear
CRIT
to judge, to decide
JUR
to swear or take an oath, right or law
PENT
five
QUINT
five,
BIO
life
GEN
come into being, be born
FUNG/FUNCT
to perform, carry out, undergo
MUT
change
FRAG/FACT
to break or shatter
TELE
distance, at a distance
PHIL
love,
NEG
denial, refusal
DEC
ten
CENT
one hundred
NOM
name
PATER/PATR
father
LEGA
appoint, send as a deputy
GREG
herd, flock
FLU/FLUCT
to flow
PREHEND/PRENHENS
to seize
TEMPER
to moderate or keep within limits, to mix
PURG
to clean or cleanse
MILL
one thousand, a thousandth
HEMI/SEMI
half
SUB
under
HYPER
above or beyond it all
PRE
before, in front of
PARA
beside, beyond or outisde,
META
after or behind
PER
through, throughout, thoroughly
ANT/ANTI
opposite, opposes something else
CONTRA
against, contrary to, in contrast to
ACERB/ACRI
sharp, sour
STRING/STRICT
to draw tight, bind, die
STRU/STRUCT
to put together, to put in order, to build or devise
PROP/PROPI
own
TORS/TORT
to twist, to wind, to wrench
VIV
to live, to be alive
SERV
to be subject to
CLUD/CLUS
to close, to shut up or enclose
TEXT
to weave
PLAC/PLAIS
to please or to be agreeable to
AUT/AUTO
same, self
GRAT
pleasing, welcome, agreeable, grace, pleasant
CLAM/CLAIM
to shout or cry out
CRAC/CRAT
power
PUNG/PUNC
to prick or stab, point
PLIC
to fold
MAND/MEND
entrust or order
UND
waves, to rise in waves, to surge or flood
SACR/SANCT
holy
LOC/LOQU
to talk
VIR
man
VAL
strength, worthy, strong, healthy
CRE/CRET
to come into being, to grow
FUND/FUS
to pour out, to melt
VERB
word
SIMIL/SIMUL
like, resembling, or similar
SCAND/SCEND
to climb
TEN/TENU
thin, stretch, hold
SCRIB/SCRIP
to write
MENS
measure
SOLV/SOLU
to loosen, free, release
HYDR
water