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32 terms

Prefixes

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ab
from; away from- abnormal, abduct, absent, abhor
ad
to; motion toward; addition to- adpat, addict, admit
aero
air- aerobic, aerobiology, aerospace
amphi
both, around- amphibian, amphitheater
an
not- anarchy, anesthesia, anonmous
ante
before-antebellum, antecede, antedate
anti
against; opposite; reverse- antiaircraft, antifreeze, antibiotics
ap
to; nearest to- approximate, appoint, approach
auto
self- automatic, autograph, autobiography
bene
good- benediction, benefactor, benevolent
bi
two- bifacial, bifocal, biennial
circum
around- circumnavigate, circumference
co, con
together- coauthor, aooperate, confront, confound
contra
against- contradict, contradistinguish, contrary
de
opposite of; away from; undo- deactivate, deform, degrade, deplete, descend
dis
opposite- disagree, disarm, discontinue, dishonest
ex
out; beyond; away from; former- excel, exclude, exhale, exile
extra
outside; beyond; beside- extraordinary, extracurricular
for
not- forbid, forget, forgo
fore
before- forecast, foreword, forestall, forethought
hyper
more than normal; to much- hyperactive, hypercritical, hypertension
il
not- illegal, illelgible, illiterate, illogical
im
into- immediate, immerse, immigrate, import
im
not- imbalance, immature, immobilize
in
not; go into- in accurate, inactive, inhabit
inter
among; between- interaction, intercede, interchange
intra
within- intramural, intrastate, intravenous
ir
not- irredeemable, irrregular, irresponsible
mal
wrong; bad- maladjusted, malfunction, malice
mis
wrong; bad; no; not- misfire, misbehave, misconduct
non
not; opposite of- noncommittal, nonconductor, nonpartisan
ob
against- obstacle, obstinate, obstruct, object