22 terms

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ALI, ALLO, ALTER
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AlIbi
an excuse that shows someone was not at a crime scene
ALTERnate
go back and forth
ALIen
To cause to turn away.
JUNCT
join
JUNCTion
the place where two highways or two sets of railroad tracks cross or join
conJUNCTion
a word that joins words or word groups
LAV,LAT
WASH
LAVish
(adj, v) abundant or giving in abundance; marked by excess (adj); give very generously (verb)
LAVa
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also the rock formed when liquid lava hardens.
LEG
LAW
LEGal
lawful
ilLEGal
unlawful
against the law
LIT, LITER
LETTER
LITERature
All writings in prose or verse.
LITERacy
the ability to read or write
MAR, MER
SEA, POOL
MERmaid
(n) a creature that is not real, but is supposed to have the upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish
MARine
of or relating to the sea
OSS, OSTEO
BONE
OSSify
to change into bone; to become hardened or set in a rigidly conventional pattern
OSTEOlogy
Study of bones

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