Reading SOL 6.4
Terms in this set (29)
an element added to the beginning or end of a word to form a new word
a type of affix; something added to the beginning of a word to form a new word
a type of affix; something added to the end of a word to form a new word
a word that does not have a prefix or a suffix attached to it
the study of the origin of words and how they've changed throughout history
root meaning against
root meaning self
root meaning life
a suffix meaning 'able to' or 'can do'
a suffix meaning 'the act of'
a suffix meaning 'being'
prefix meaning against
prefix meaning between
prefix meaning before
a word that means the opposite of another word
a word that has the same meaning as another word
figurative language; a description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
figurative language; comparing two things using like or as
Without my glasses, I'm as blind as a bat.
figurative language; comparing two things not using like or as
The snow is a white blanket.
figurative language; repetition of initial consonant sounds
Sally sells sea shells by the seashore.
figurative language; a word that imitates the sound it represents
Bang! The plate crashed to the floor...
figurative language; exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally
I've told you a million times.
Lightning danced across the sky.
figurative language; the giving of human qualities to an animal, object, or idea