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Latin/Greek roots, suffixes, and prefixes

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am, amic, amat,ami
root friend, like, love, fondness for
annu, enni
root yearly
dic, dict, dit
root say, speak
duc, duct
root lead
jac, ject, jet
root to throw
man
root hand, make, do
pel, puls
root drive, push, beat, strike, knock
pend, pond
root to hand, to weigh
phil
root love
pict
root paint, show, draw
pli, ply
root fold
quir, quis, quest, quer
root seek, ask
sci, scio
root to know
sent, sens
root feel, think
soci
root to join, companions
solv, solu, solute
root loosen, explain
spec, spi, spic, spect
root look
spir
root breath, soul
vacu
root empty
vir, vivi, virtu
root man, manly
ante
prefix before
auto
prefix self
bi
prefix two
circum
prefix around
contra
prefix against, opposite
dis
prefix not, opposite of, exclude
para
prefix beside
retro
prefix backward
sub
prefix under, beneath, near, from below, secretly
sup
prefix under, beneath, near, from below, secretly
ance, ence
suffix action, state, quality, process
dom
suffix place, state of being
ed
suffix having the quality of
ian, an
suffix related to, one that is
ing
suffix activity
ity, ty
suffix state or quality
ize
suffix cause
ment
suffix an official paper usually shown as proof or evidence of something
ward
suffix in a direction of something
wise
suffix in the manner of, with regard to