They are three part of a word prefixes, roots, & suffixes. EXAMPLE:Concurrence con: with = prefixes curr: run = root ence: act of = suffixes Many studies show the importance of building children's vocabulary. One study has shown that a set of 20 prefixes and 14 roots, and knowing how to use them, will unlock the meaning of over 100,000 words. A similar study showed that a set of 29 prefixes and 25 roots will give the meaning to over 125,000 words. Imagine adding suffixes! Below are lists of…
-able, -ible
able to

bendable, capable, demonstrable
-acious, -cous, -al
like, having the quality of

spacious, loquacious, beneficial
-ance, -ancy
the act of, a state of being

truancy, mendicancy
-ant, -ent, -er, -or
one who

participant, partner, successor
-ar, -ary
connected with, related to

beneficiary, fiduciary,
quality of, act of

difference, consequence, eloquence
full of

blissful, boastful, careful
-ic, -ac, -il, -ile
of, like, pertaining to

cardiac, insomniac, egomaniac
the act or condition of

benediction, traction, inaction
the practice of, support of

activism, alarmism, absolutism
one who makes, does

florist, Buddhist, centrist
-ity, -ty, -y
the state of, character of

ability, acidity, adversity
having the nature of

adaptive, addictive, abusive
lacking, without

colorless, fruitless, sightless
the study of

biology, psychology, immunology
the act of, the state of

ailment, abandonment, excitement
the quality of

abstractness, absurdness, abruptness
having the nature of, a place or thing for
-ous, -ose
full of, having

amorphous, ambidextrous, verbose
the art or skill of, the ability to

marksmanship, authorship
full of, like

wholesome, fulsome, troublesome
the state of quality of, the ability to

attitude, certitude, infinitude, latitude
Full of, somewhat, somewhat like

sunny, muddy, stuffy

electrophile, thermophile, bibliophile
Fear of

claustrophobia, agoraphobia, acrophobia

asteroid, sigmoid, humanoid, spheroid

patricide, infanticide, herbicide, suicide