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14 terms

Root: cede / cess and common prefixes

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Cede / Cess
to go: to yield
predecessor
a person who comes before another in an office, position, etc.
secession
the act of withdrawing from an organization
successor
a person who follows another in an office, position, etc.
unprecedented
never before known or experienced
antecedent
an event, circumstance, etc. that happens before another
concede
to admit the truth or existence of something; to grant as a privilege or right
incessant
going on and on; not stopping
intercede
to place between; to act as a go-between for hostile parties
con-
with, together
in-
in, into, not
inter-
between, among
se-
apart
un-
not