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PRS and Hit Parade - List 17

This is a set of the seventeenth week of both the Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes and the Hit Parade for Rampart High School's MYP English II classes.
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hema
blood
viv
life
morph
shape
corp
body
bene
good
dorm
sleep
pater
father
punct
point
tion
act/state
loco
place
lugubrious
sorrowful, mournful, dismal
coy
shy, especially flirtatiously so
grapple
to wrestle, to come to grips with
verbose
wordy
abstemious
sparing or limited in appetite, restrictive
hallowed
greatly respected, holy, sacred
hegemony
leadership, domination, usually by a country
illustrious
famous, renowned
adhere
to cling to or follow without deviation
demagogue
leader, rabble roused, usually appealing to emotion or prejudice