50 terms

WWW, Vol 1, List 1

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ante
before - stem
anti
against - stem
bi
two - stem
circum
around - stem
com
together - stem
con
together - stem
de
down - stem
dis
away - stem
equi
equal - stem
extra
beyond - stem
inter
between - stem
intra
within - stem
intro
into - stem
mal
bad - stem
mis
bad - stem
non
not - stem
post
after - stem
pre
before - stem
semi
half - stem
sub
under - stem
super
over - stem
syn
together - stem
sym
together - stem
tri
three - stem
un
not - stem
antebellum
of a period BEFORE a WAR, especially the American Civil War
antitoxin
Antibodies AGAINST a specific toxin
binocular
an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by TWO or both eyes
circumnavigate
travel AROUND the earth, either by plane or ship
combination
a sequence of numbers or letters that work TOGETHER to open a combination lock
conjunction
the state of being joined TOGETHER
descent
the act of changing your location in a DOWNward direction
distract
to draw the attention AWAY from; disturb
equinox
period of EQUAL days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox
extraterrestrial
a form of life assumed to exist BEYOND the Earth or its atmosphere
international
from or BETWEEN other countries
intracranial
WITHIN the skull
introvert
a person whose thoughts and interests are directed INTO self
malevolent
wishing or appearing to wish BAD things to happen to others
misfortune
an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes; BAD luck
nonplussed
puzzled, NOT knowing what to do, at a loss
posthumous
occurring AFTER death
preposition
a word that comes BEFORE a noun and shows the relationship of the noun to another word
semiannual
occurring every HALF year, or twice a year; semiyearly
subterfuge
an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something to keep it UNDER the radar
supercilious
condescending; proud and contemptuous; showing scorn or looking OVER another because of a feeling of superiority
synchronize
to make happen or work TOGETHER at the same time
symbiosis
the living TOGETHER in mutually helpful association of two dissimilar organisms
triad
THREE people considered as a unit; a THREE note major or minor chord
unequivocal
perfectly clear; leaving NO room for doubt or misunderstanding (no equal voice for the alternative - only one voice)