"D, E, & F" Root Words
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"D, E, & F" Root Words
GRE prefix suffix vocabulary
A list of prefixes and suffixes, with some vocabulary thrown in.
-to imbue a person with learning.
: intended for instruction.
away, off, down, completely, reversal
-to move away, from a higher to a lower place.
: to make foul, dirty, or unclean.
-vital and social statistics of populations
: particualr to a specific people or locality.
-to make wider or larger; to cause to expand
: inclined to delay or procrastinate.
: division into two parts, kinds, etc.
Dic/ Dict/ Dit
to say; to tell; to use words
-book containing a selection of the words of a language.
: to forbid; prohibit
-a person who holds a high rank or office
: to think fit, or in accordance with one's dignity.
: well deserved; fitting; adequate
away from, apart, reversal, not
-to pour out and spread, as in a fluid
: to scatter or spread widely; promulgate
-sound or correct in opinion or doctorine
: an opinion or statement contrary to accepted opinion.
: a system of tenets, as in a church.
-full of pain or sorrow, grevious
Don/ Dot/ Dow
-to present as a gift or contribution
: a short narrative about an interesting event
-personal behavior, way of acting; leading an orchestra
-able to resist decay
: compulsion by threat, coercion
: sullen, gloomy
: faulty or inadequate nutrition or development.
: impared digestion
E/ Ef/ Ex
out, out from, from, former, completely
-to escape from, avoid
: to disentangle, release
: to rub or wipe out; surpass; eclipse
-the outer layer of the skin
: a witty or pointed saying tersely expressed
: a word or phrase, used invectively as a term of abuse.
-the act of making equal
: gross injusticae, wickedness
-a deviation from correctness or accuracy
: downright, thorough, notorious
-between childhood and adulthood
: becoming obsolete
-pleasant-sounding term for something unpleasant
: pleasantness of sound
-beyond the ordinary
: to hand over (person accused of crime) to state where the crime was committed
-attack the good name of
: too great for description of words; that which must not be uttered.
Fac/ Fic/ Fig/ Fait/ Feit/ Fy
to do; to make
-building for the manufacture of goods
: to confirm or accept by formal consent
: sulpture or model of a person
to bring; to carry; to bear
-to grant, bestow
: to offer
to boil; to bubble
-with the quality of giving off bubbles of gas
: ardent, intense
-to entrust with a secret
: written statement on an oath
: of a trust; held or given in trust
-at the end, coming last
: without end
-easily set on fire
: a lighted torch
: blatant, scandalous
-able to bend without breaking
: to bend knee, esp. in worship
: to change or vary the pitch of
-substance capable of flowing freely
: merging into one.
: pleasing, musical
-care or provision for the future
-to provide with fortifications, strengthen.
: very loud
: strong point; something a person does well.
Fra/ Frac/ Frag/ Fring
-breakage, esp of bone
: stubborn, unmanageable, rebellious
: to break or violate (a law, etc.)
-lavish, extravagant, copious
: continuous discharge of firearms, or outburst of criticism
: to spread throughout or over from within
: to spread widely or thinly