NELP US Roots 1

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phot / phos
Greek, meaning light
phototropic
adjective
Tending to grow or move towards light
phosphorescent
adjective
Giving off light without heat
photogenic
adjective
Attractive in pictures or photographs
luc
Latin meaning light
lucid
adjective:
transparently clear; easily understandable
elucidate
verb
to make clear
translucent
adjective
allowing light to pass through
spec / spect
Latin meaning to look at
circumspect
adjective
careful, cautious
prospect
noun
that which is expected
specter
noun
a ghost or phantom
vid / vis
Latin meaning to see, to look
invidious
adjective
hateful or spiteful
providential
adjective
happening by good fortune