"B & C" root words
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"B & C" root words
prefix suffix infix GRE Vocabulary
Prefixes and suffixes for GRE vocab, with a couple of examples.
to be; to have a particular quality; to exist.
-to regard something as less impressive than it apparently is.
: to express pity for.
: to misrepresent, to contradict.
-warlike; given to waging war.
-anything advantageous to a person or thing.
: in good faith; without fraud.
-able to speak two languages with equal facility.
: happening every two years.
to fall; to happen by chance
-happening by chance; unexpected.
: decaying; deteriorating.
: one who repeatedly relapses, as in crime.
Cant/ Cent/ Chant
-a song; singing
Cap/ Cip/ Cept
to take; to get
-to take by force or stratagem.
: having perception; discerning; discriminating.
: a commandment or direction given as a rule of conduct.
- to cut off the head.
: to surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms.
Card/ Cord/ Cour
-pertaining to the heart.
-to punish in order to correct.
: free from obscenity; decent.
Ced/ Ceed/ Cess
to go; to yeild; to stop
-having a common center, as in circles or spheres.
: of or pertaining to moderate political or social ideas.
Cern/ Cert/ Cret/ Crim/ Crit
to separate; to judge; to distinguish; to decide
-detached from others, separate.
: judicious in one's speech, esp. with regard to remaining silent about something of a delicate nature.
-a cut, gash, or notch.
: penetrating, cutting
Cla/ Clo/ Clu
-to bring to an end; finish; to terminate.
: to prevent the existence, presence, or occurence of.
to shout; to cry out
- a loud uproar.
to lean toward
-to cause to slope or lean upward.
: inclination, bias
: aversion, distaste.
Co/ Col/ Com/ Con
-to bind or fasten together.
: to placate; to win over.
: suitable in measure, proportionate.
running; a course
-a messenger traveling in haste who bears news.
Cre/ Cresc/ Cret
-to make greater in any respect.
: to be added as a matter of periodic gain.
: an increase by natural growth.
to believe; to trust
-willingness to believe or trust too readily.
: any formula of belief.
-the science of interpreting secret writings, codes, ciphers, and the like.
: of doubtful authorship or authenticity.
to lie down
-lying down; reclining; leaning
-deserving blame or censure
: to charge with fault.