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English9 S1 Greek & Latin Roots

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ALTER
other; alternate, altercation
AMBI
both; ambiguous, ambidextrous
AGRI
field; agriculture, agrarian
AERO
air; aerobics, aerate
AMO
love; amorous, enamored
ANG
bend; angle, triangle
ANIM
life, spirit; animal, animate
ANN, ENN
year; annual, biennial
ANTHROPO
human; anthropology
APT, EPT
faster, fasten; aptitude
AQUA
water; aquarium, aqueduct
ARCH
primitive; archaic, archetype
ART
skill; artisan, artist
AUD
hear; audible, audition
BARO
weight; barometer, isobar
BELLI
war; bellicose, rebellion
BIBLIO
books; bibliography, bible
BIO
life; biology, biosphere
BREV
short; abbreviate, brevity
CAM
field; campus, campaign
CAP
head; captain, decapitate, capitol
CARDI
heart; cardiac, cardiogram
CEDE, CEED
go, yield; precede, succeed
CENTR
center; central, eccentric
CERT
sure; certain, certify
CESS
go, yield; process, success, cessation
CHRON
time; chronic, chronicle
CIDE, CISE
cut, kill; scissors, suicide
CLAIM, CLAM
shout; clamor, exclaim
CLAR
clear; clarity, declare
CLINE
lean; decline, incline
COGN
know; incognito, recognize
COMMUN
common; communal, commune
CORP
body; corpse, corporation
COSM
universe; cosmos, microcosm
CRAT
rule; autocrat, bureaucrat
CRED
believe; credit, incredible
CYCL
circle, ring; bicycle, cyclone
DEM
people; democrat, epidemic
DIC
speak; dictate, verdict
DIV
separate; divide, division
DOMIN
rule; dominate, dominion
DUC
lead; conduct, educate
FER
bear, carry; ferry, transfer
FIRM
strong; affirm, confirm
FLECT
bend; deflect, reflect
FORM
shape; transform, uniform
FRAG
break; fragile, fragment
FUG
flee; fugitive, refuge
GEN
birth, race; generate, progeny, generation
GEO
earth; geography, geology
GRAD
step, stage; graduate, gradual
GRAM
letter; grammar, telegram
GRAPH
write; autograph, graph
GRAT
pleasing; gratify, ungrateful
HAB, HIB
hold; habitat, prohibit
HOM
alike; homogenous, homogenize
HYDR
water; hydrant, hydroelectric
IMAG
likeness; image, imagery
INIT
beginning; initial, initiate
INTEG
whole; integer, integrate
JUD, JUR, JUS
law; judge, jury, justice
LAPS
slip; elapse, relapse