latin and greek prefixes

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latin and greek prefixes
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latin and greek prefixes (SAT prep)
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  1. ab-, a-, abs-
    away
  2. ac-
    sharp or pointed
  3. acid-
    sour or acid
  4. acu-
    sharp
  5. acr(i)-
    sharp, pungent, bitter
  6. acr(o)-
    height, summit, tip
  7. ad-, a-, ac-,af-, ag-, al-,ap-, ar-, as-,at-
    movement to or toward; in addition to
  8. adip-
    fat
  9. aer-, aero-
    air, atmosphere
  10. aesthet-
    feeling, sensation
  11. agri-, -egri-, agro-
    field
  12. alb-
    dull white
  13. am-, amat-,amor-
    love, loved
  14. ambi-
    both, on both sides
  15. amic-, -imic-
    friend
  16. amphi-
    around, about, both, on both sides of, both kinds
  17. ampl-
    ample
  18. an-, a-
    not, without
  19. ana-, an-
    again, against, back, up
  20. andro-
    male, masculine
  21. anemo-
    wind
  22. anima-
    breath
  23. ann-, -enn-
    year, yearly
  24. ant-, anti-
    against, opposed to, preventive
  25. ante-, anti-
    before, in front of, prior to
  26. anth-, antho-
    flower
  27. anthropo-
    human
  28. apo-
    away from, separate, at the farthest point
  29. aqu-
    water
  30. ar-
    plow, till
  31. ar-
    be dry
  32. arche-, archi-
    ruler
  33. archaeo-,archeo-
    ancient
  34. arct(o)-
    relating to the North Pole or the region near it; relating to cold; used as the scientific name of some bear species
  35. argent-
    silver
  36. arist(o)-
    excellence
  37. arthr(o)-
    joint
  38. astr-, astro-
    star, star-shaped
  39. athl-
    prize
  40. aud(i)-
    hearing, listening, sound
  41. aug-, auct-
    grow, increase
  42. aur-
    relating to gold, or gold-colored
  43. auri-
    relating to the ear
  44. aut- , auto-
    self; directed from within
  45. avi-
    bird
  46. axi-
    axis
  47. axio-
    merit
  48. bac-
    rod-shaped
  49. baro-
    weight, pressure
  50. basi-
    at the bottom
  51. bathy-,batho-
    deep, depth
  52. be-, beat-
    bless
  53. bell(i)-
    war
  54. ben-
    good, well
  55. bi-
    two
  56. bib-
    drink
  57. bibl-
    book
  58. bi(o)-
    life
  59. blenn(o)-
    slime
  60. blast-
    germ, embryo, bud, cell with nucleus
  61. bon(i)-
    good
  62. bor-
    north
  63. botan-
    plant
  64. bov-
    cow, ox
  65. brachi(o)-
    arm
  66. brachy-
    short
  67. brady-
    slow
  68. branchi-
    gill
  69. brev(i)-
    brief, short (time)
  70. briz-
    nod, slumber
  71. brom-
    oats
  72. brom-
    stench
  73. bronch-
    windpipe
  74. bront-
    thunder
  75. bucc-
    cheek, mouth, cavity
  76. bulb-
    bulbous
  77. bull-
    bubble, flask
  78. burs-
    pouch, purse

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