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20 terms

SAT Root List 161-180

Root words from PROTO to SEC/SECT
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proto (prototype, protozoa)
first
prox/prop (proximity, propinquity)
near
pseudo (pseudonym)
false
pyr (pyromaniac)
fire
quad/quar/quat (quadrilateral)
four
ques/quer/quis/quir (query, inquire)
question
quie (quiescent, acquiesce)
quiet
quint/quin (quintuplets)
five
radi/rami (radius)
branch
rect/reg (erect, direct)
straight, rule
reg (regal, regent)
king, rule
retro (retrospect)
backward
rid/ris (ridicule, deride)
laugh
rog (interrogate)
ask
rud (erudite, rude)
rough, crude
rupt (erupt, interrupt)
break
sacr/sanct (sacred, sanctify)
holy
scrib/script/scriv (describe, inscription)
write
se (secede, separate)
apart, away
sec/sect/seg (dissect, segment)
cut