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ag, act
do (action, activity, agent)
ambul
walk, move (ambulance, ambulatory, amble)
ami, amo
love (amiable, amorous)
anim
mind, soul, spirit (animal, animate, unanimous)
anthro
human (anthropology, philanthropy)
aud, audit
hear (audible, auditorium, audience)
auto
self (automobile, autobiography, autograph)
belli
war (belligerent, rebellious, bellicose)
ben
good (benefactor, beneficial, benevolence)
biblio
book (bibliography, bible)
bio
life (biography, biology)
carn
flesh, meat (carnivore, carnal, incarnate)
chron
time (chronic, chronology, synchronize)
cid, cis
cut, kill (incision, homicide, insecticide)
civi
citizen (civilization, civilian, civil)
crop
body (corporation, corporeal, corpse)
dem
people (democracy, demographic)
dic, dict
speak (dictate, contradict, prediction, verdict)
domin
master (dominant, domain, domineering)
err
wander (error, erratic, errand)
eu
good, beautiful (eulogize, euphoria, euphemism)
fall, fals
deceive (fallacious, infallible, falsify)
fid
faith (fidelity, confide, confidence)
graph, gram
writing (grammar, telegram, graphite)
loqu, locut
talk (soliloquy, loquacious, elocution)
luc
light (elucidate, lucid, elocution)
magn
great (magnify, magnate, magnanimous)
mal
bad (malevolent, malediction, malicious)
mori, mort
die (mortuary, immortal, moribund)
morph
shape, form (amorphous, metamorphosis)
nat
born (innate natal, nativity)
nom
name (misnomer, nominal)
nov
new (novice, innovate, renovate, novelty)
omni
all (omniscient, omnipotent, omnivorous)
pac, pas, pax
peace (pacify, pacific, pacifist, passive)
path, pass
disease, feeling (pathology, sympathetic, apathy, antipathy)
phil
love (philanthropist, philosophy, philanderer)
port
carry (portable, porter, transport, export0
poten
powerful, able (potential, omnipotent, potentate, impotent
psych
mind (psyche, psychology, psychos
reg/ rect
rule ( regicide, regime, regent, insurrection)
sacr, secr
holy (sacred, sacriligous, sacrament, consecrate)
scribe, script
write (scribe, describe, script)
somn
sleep (insomnia, somnolent, somnambulist)
spec, spic
see, look (spectattors, spectacles, retrospect, conspicuious)
tang, tact, ting
touch (tactile, tangent, contact, contingent)
terr
land ( terrain, terrestrial, subterranean)
urb
city (urban , urbane, suburban)
vac
empty (vacation, vacuous, evacuate, vacant)
ver
truth (veracity, verify, veracious)
verb
word (verbose, verbatim. proverb
viv, vit
alive (revival, vivacious, vitality)