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  1. A
    Without

    • amoral: neither moral nor immoral
    • atheist: one who does not believe in God
    • atypical: not typical
    • anonymous: of unknown authorship or origin
    • apathy: lack of interest
    • anomaly: an irregularity
    • agnostic: one who questions the existence of God
  2. AB/ABS
    off, away from, apart down

    • abduct: to take by force
    • abhor: to hate, detest
    • abolish: to do away with, make void
    • abstract: conceived apart from concrete realities
    • abnormal: deviating from standard
    • abdicate: renounce throne
    • abstinence: forbearance from any indulgence
    • abstruse: hard to understand; hidden, secret
  3. AC/ACR
    sharp, bitter

    • acid: something that is sharp, sour or ill natured
    • acute: sharp at the end; ending in a point
    • acerbic: sour or astringent in taste, harsh in temper
    • acrid: sharp or biting to the taste
    • acrimonious: caustic, stinging or bitter in nature
    • exacerbate:to increase bitterness or violence
  4. ACT/AG
    to do; to drive; to force; to lead

    • agile: quick, lively in movement
    • agitate: to move or force into irregular action
    • litigate: to make the subject of lawsuit
    • prodigal: wastefully or reckless
    • pedagogue: a teacher
    • synagogue: a congregation of Jews for worship
  5. AD/AL
    to, toward, near

    • adapt: adjust or modify fittingly
    • adjacent: near, close or contiguous
    • addict: to give oneself over to habit
    • admire: to regard with wonder, pleasure
    • address: to direct a speech
    • adhere: to stick fast; cleave
    • adjoin: to be close or in contact with
    • advocate: to plead in favor of
  6. AL/ALI/ALTER
    other, another

    • alternative: a possible choice
    • alias: an assumed name
    • alibi: defense by an accused person to verify location
    • alien: one born in another country
    • alter ego: the second self
    • altruist: a person unselfishly concerned for welfare of others
    • allegory: figurative treatment of one subject under the guise of another
  7. AM
    love

    • amateur: a person who engages in an activity for pleasure rather than financial/prof gain
    • amatory: of or pertaining to lovers
    • amenity: agreeable ways or manners
    • amorous: inclined to love
    • enamored: inflamed with love
    • amity: friendship; peaceful harmony
    • inamorata: a female lover
    • amiable: having agreeable personal qualities
    • amicable: characterized by exhibiting good will
  8. AMB
    to go; to walk

    • ambient: moving freely; circulating
    • ambitious: desirous of achieving or obtaining power
    • preamble: an intro statement
    • ambassador: an authorized messenger or rep
    • ambulance:
    • ambulatory: of, pertaining to, or capable of walking
    • ambush:
    • perambulator: one who makes a tour of inspection on feet
  9. AMBI/AMPH
    both, more than one, around

    • ambiguous
    • amphibian
    • ambidexterous
  10. ANIM
    of the life, mind, soul, spirit

    • unanimous: in complete accord
    • animosity/animus
    • equanimity: mental or emotional stability
    • magnanimous: generous
  11. ANNUI/ENNI
    year

    • annual
    • anniversary
    • annuity: a specified income payable at stated intervals
    • perennial: lasting for an indefinite amount of time
    • annals: a record of events; esp a yearly record
  12. ANTE
    before

    • anterior: placed before
    • antecedent: existing, being, or going before
    • antedate: precede in time
    • antebellum: before the war
    • antediluvian: belong to the period before the biblical flood
  13. ANTHRO/ANDR
    man/human

    • anthropology: the science that deals with origins of humankind
    • android
    • misanthrope: one who hates humans/humanity
    • philanderer: one who carries on flirtations
    • androgynous
    • androgen: any substance that promotes masculine characteristics
    • anthropocentric: regarding humanity as the central fact of the universe
  14. ANTI
    against

    • antibody
    • antidote
    • antiseptic
    • antipathy: aversion
    • antipodal: on the opposite side of the globe
  15. APO
    away

    • apology
    • apostle: one of the 12 disciples
    • apocalypse: revelation, discovery, disclosure
    • apogee
    • apocryphal: of doubtful authorship or authenticity
    • apostasy: a total desertion of one's religion, principles
  16. ARCH/ARCHI/ARCHY
    chief, principal, ruler

    • architect
    • archenemy
    • monarchy
    • anarchy
    • oligarchy: a state ruled by a select group
  17. AUTO
    self

    • automatic: self moving/self acting
    • autocrat: absolute ruler
    • autonomy
  18. BE
    to be; to have a particular quality; to exist

    • belittle
    • bemoan: express pity for
    • bewilder
    • belie: to misrepresent; to contradict
  19. BI
    twice, double

    • binocular: involving two eyes
    • biennial
    • bilateral
    • bilingual
    • bipartisan
  20. CAD/CID
    to fall; to happen by chance

    • accident
    • coincidence
    • decadent: decaying; deteriorating
    • cascade: a waterfall descending over a steep surface
    • recidivist: one who repeatedly relapses, into crime
  21. CANT/CENT/CHANT
    to sing

    • accent
    • chant
    • enchant
    • recant
    • incantation
    • incentive
  22. CAP/CIP/CEPT
    to take; to get

    • capture
    • anticipate
    • susceptible: capable of receiving, admitting, undergoing or being affected by something
    • emancipate
    • percipient: having perception; discerning; discriminating
    • precept: a commandment or direction given as a rule or conduct
  23. CAP/CAPIT/CIPIT
    head, headlong

    • capital
    • disciple
    • precipitate
    • precipice
    • capitulate: to surrender unconditionally¬†
    • caption: a heading or title
  24. CARD/CORD/COUR
    heart

    • cardiac
    • encourage
    • concord: agreement, peace
    • discord: lack of harmony between persons
    • concordance: agreement, concord, harmony
  25. CARN
    flesh

    • carnivorous
    • carnage
    • carnival
    • reincarnation
    • incarnation: a being invested with a bodily form
  26. CAST/CHAST
    cut

    • cast: the to throw or hurl
    • caste
    • castigate: to punish in order to correct
    • chastise: to discipline
    • chaste: free from obscenity; decent
  27. CED/CEED/CESS
    to go; to yield; to stop

    • antecedent: existing, being or going before
    • concede
    • predecessor
    • cessation
    • incessant
  28. CENTR
    center

    • concentrate
    • eccentric: off-center
    • concentric: having a common center as in circles
    • centrifuge
    • centrist
  29. CERN/CERT/CRET/CRIM/CRIT
    to separate; to judge; to distinguish; to decide

    • discrete
    • ascertain
    • certitude
    • discreet: judicious in one's conduct of speech, maintaining silence
    • hypocrite
    • criterion: a standard of judgment or criticism
  30. CHRON
    time

    • synchronize
    • chronology
    • anachronism: an obsolete or archaic form
    • chronic
    • chronometer: a time piece with a mechanism to adjust for accuracy
  31. CIRCU
    around, on all sides

    • circumference
    • circumstances
    • circuit: act of going or moving around
    • circumambulate: to walk about or around
    • circuitous: roundabout, indirect
  32. CIS
    to cut

    • scissors
    • precise
    • exorcise: to seek to expel an evil spirit
    • incision
    • incisive: penetrating, cutting
  33. CLA/CLO/CLU
    shut, close

    • conclude
    • claustrophobia
    • disclose
    • exclusive
    • cloister: a courtyard bordered with covered walks; esp. in an institution
    • preclude: to prevent the presence, existence or occurrence of
  34. CLAIM/CLAM
    to shout; to cry out

    • exclaim
    • proclaim
    • clamor: a loud uproar
    • disclaim: to deny interest in or connection with
    • reclaim: to claim or demand the return of a right or possession
  35. CLI
    to lean forward

    • decline
    • recline
    • climax
    • proclivity: inclination; bias
    • disinclination
  36. CO/COL/COM/CON
    with, together

    • connect
    • coerce
    • compatible
    • collide
    • collaborate
    • conciliate: to placate, win over
    • commensurate: suitable in measure, proportionate
  37. COUR/CUR
    running; a course

    • recur
    • curriculum
    • courier
    • excursion
    • cursive
    • concur
    • incursion: a hostile entrance into a place
    • cursory: going rapidly over something; hasty; superficial
  38. CRE/CRESC/CRET
    to grow

    • accrue
    • creation
    • increase
    • increment
    • accretion
  39. CRED
    to believe; to trust

    • incredible
    • credentials
    • credo: any formula of a belief
    • credulity
    • credit
  40. CRYP
    hidden

    • crypt
    • apocryphal: of doubtful authorship or authenticity
    • cryptology
    • cryptography: using secret writing
  41. CUB/CUMB
    to lie down

    • cubicle
    • succumb
    • incubate
    • incumbent
    • recumbent: lying down; reclining; leaning
  42. CULP
    blame

    • culprit
    • culpable
    • inculpate: to charge with fault
    • mea culpa: through my fault
  43. DAC/DOC
    to teach

    • doctor
    • doctrine
    • indoctrinate: to imbue a person with learning
    • docile: easily managed or handled; tractable
    • didactic: intended to instruct
  44. DE
    away, off, down, completely, reversal

    • descend
    • decipher
    • defile
    • defame: to attack the good name or reputation of
    • deferential: respectful; to yield to judgment
    • delineate
  45. DEM
    people

    • democracy
    • epidemic
    • endemic
    • pandemic: general, universal
    • demographics
  46. DI/DIA
    apart, through

    • dialogue
    • diagnose
    • dilate
    • dilatory: inclined to delay or procrastinate
    • dichotomy: division into two parts, kinds, etc.
  47. DIC/DICT/DIT
    to say; to tell; to use words

    • dictionary
    • predict
    • verdict
    • interdict
  48. DIGN
    worth

    • dignity
    • dignitary
    • deign: to think fit or in accordance with one's dignity
    • condign: well deserved; fitting; adequate
    • disdain: to look upon or treat with contempt
  49. DIS/DIF
    away from, apart, reversal, not

    • disperse
    • disseminate
    • dissipate
    • dissuade
    • diffuse: to pour out and spread, as in fluid
  50. DOG/DOX
    opinion

    • orthodox
    • paradox
    • dogma
  51. DOL
    suffer, pain

    • condolence
    • indolence
    • doleful: sorrowful, mournful
    • dolorous: full of pain or sorrow, grievous
  52. DON/DOT/DOW
    to give

    • donate
    • pardon
    • antidote
    • anecdote
    • endow
  53. DUB
    doubt

    • dubious
    • dubiety: doubtfulness
    • indubitable: unquestionable
  54. DUC/DUCT
    to lead

    • abduct
    • conduct
    • conducive
    • induce
    • induct
    • produce
  55. DUR
    hard

    • endure
    • durable
    • duress: compulsion by threat, coercion
    • dour: sullen, gloomy
    • duration
  56. DYS
    faulty, abnormal

    • dystrophy: faulty or inadequate nutrition or development
    • dyspepsia: impaired digestion
    • dyslexia
    • dysfunctional
  57. E/EF/EX
    out, out of, from, former, completely

    • evade
    • exclude
    • extricate
    • exonerate
    • expire
    • efface: to rub or wipe out; surpass, eclipse
  58. EPI
    upon

    • epidemic
    • epilogue
    • epidermis
    • epigram
    • epithet: a word or phrase used invectively as a term of abuse
  59. EQU
    equal, even

    • equation
    • adequate
    • equidistant
    • iniquity: gross injustice; wickedness
  60. ERR
    to wander

    • err: to go astray in though or belief
    • error
    • erratic
    • arrant: downright, thorough, notorious
  61. ESCE
    becoming

    • adolescent
    • obsolescent: becoming obsolete
    • incandescent
    • convalescent: recovering from illness
    • reminiscent
  62. EU
    good, well

    • euphemism
    • eulogy
    • eugenics: improvement of qualities of race by control of inherited characteristics
    • euthanasia
    • euphony: pleasantness of sound
  63. EXTRA
    outside, beyond

    • extraordinary
    • extract
    • extradite
    • extrasensory
    • extrapolate
  64. FAB/FAM
    speak

    • fable
    • affable
    • ineffable: to great for description in words, that which must not be uttered
    • famous
    • defame
  65. FAC/FIC/FIG/FAIT/FEIT/FY
    to do; to make

    • factory
    • factions
    • deficient
    • prolific
    • configuration
    • ratify
    • effigy: sculpture or model of person
    • counterfeit
  66. FER
    to bring; to carry; to bear

    • offer
    • confer: to grate, bestow
    • referendum
    • proffer: to offer
    • proliferate
  67. FERV
    to boil; to bubble

    • fervor
    • fervid: ardent, intense
    • effervescent: with the quality of giving off bubbles of gas
  68. FID
    faith, trust

    • confide
    • affidavit
    • fidelity
    • fiduciary: of a trust; held or given in trust
    • infidel
  69. FIN
    end

    • final
    • confine
    • definitive
    • infinite
    • infinitesimal: infinitely or very small
  70. FLAG/FLAM
    to burn

    • flammable
    • flambeau
    • flagrant
    • conflagration
  71. FLECT/FLEX
    to bend

    • deflect
    • flexible
    • inflect: to change or vary pitch
    • reflect: to throw back
    • genuflect: to bend knee, esp. in worship
  72. FLU/FLUX
    to flow

    • fluid
    • fluctuation
    • effluence: flowing out of (light, electricity)
    • confluence: merging into one
    • mellifluous: pleasing, musical
  73. FORE
    before

    • foresight
    • foreshadow
    • forestall
    • forthright: straightforward, outspoken, decisive
  74. FORT (1)
    chance

    • fortune
    • fortunate
    • fortuitous
  75. FORT (2)
    strength

    • fortify
    • fortissimo: very loud
    • forte: strong point; something a person does well
  76. FRA/FRAC/FRAG/FRING
    to break

    • fracture
    • fragment
    • fractious: irritable, peevish
    • refractory: stubborn, unmanageable, rebellious
    • infringe: to break or violate (a law, etc.)
  77. FUS
    to pour

    • profuse: lavish, extravagant, copious
    • fusillade: continuous discharge of firearms or outburst of criticism
    • suffuse: to spread throughout or over from within
    • diffuse: to spread widely or thinly
    • infusion
  78. GEN
    birth, creation, race, kind

    • generous
    • genetics
    • gender
    • carcinogenic
    • congenital
    • progeny: offspring
    • miscegenation: interbreeding of races
  79. GN/GNO
    know

    • agnostic
    • ignore
    • ignoramus
    • recognize
    • incognito
    • prognosis
    • diagnose
  80. GRAD/GRESS
    to step

    • progress
    • aggressive
    • degrade
    • digress
    • egress: going out, way out
    • regress
  81. GRAT
    pleasing

    • grateful
    • ingratiate: to bring oneself into favor
    • gratuity
    • gracious
  82. HER/HES
    to stick

    • coherent
    • adhesive
    • inherent
    • adherent
    • heredity
  83. (H)ETERO
    different

    • heterosexual
    • heterogeneous: of other origin, not originating in the body
    • heterodox: different from acknowledged standard; holding unorthodox opinions or doctrines
  84. (H)OM
    same

    • homogeneous
    • homonym: spelled alike, different meaning
    • homosexual
    • anomaly
    • homeostasis
  85. HYPER
    over, excessive

    • hyperactive
    • hyperbole
    • hyperglycemia: high sugar in blood
  86. HYPO
    under, beneath, less than

    • hypodermic: relating to the parts beneath the skin
    • hypochondriac
    • hypocritical: affecting virtues or qualities one does not have
    • hypothesis
  87. IDIO
    one's own

    • idiot
    • idiom
    • idiosyncrasy
  88. IM/IN/EM/EN
    in/into

    • embrace
    • enclose
    • intrinsic
    • influx: act of flowing in
    • implicit
    • incarnate
    • indigenous
  89. IM/IN
    not, without

    • inactive
    • innocuous
    • indolence
    • impartial
    • indigent: deficient in what is requisite
  90. INTER
    between, among

    • interstate
    • interim
    • interlopers
    • intermittent: stopping or ceasing for a time
    • intersperse
  91. JECT
    to throw; to throw down

    • inject
    • dejected
    • eject
    • conjecture: formation of opinion on incomplete information
    • abject: utterly hopeless, humiliating, or wretched
  92. JOIN/JUNCT
    to meet; to join

    • junction
    • adjoin
    • subjugate
    • rejoinder: to reply, retort
    • junta
  93. JUR
    to swear

    • perjury
    • abjure: to renounce on oath
    • adjure: to be or command
  94. LAV/LUT/LUV
    to wash

    • lavatory
    • dilute
    • pollute
    • deluge
    • antediluvian: before the biblical flood
    • ablution: act of cleansing
  95. LECT/LEG
    to select, to choose

    • collect
    • elect
    • select
    • eclectic
    • predilection: preference
  96. LEV
    lift, light, rise

    • relieve
    • alleviate
    • relevant
    • levee: embankment against river flooding
    • levitate
    • levity
  97. LOC/LOG/LOQU
    word, speech

    • dialogue
    • elocution: art of clear and expressive speaking
    • prologue
    • eulogy
    • colloquial: of ordinary or familiar conversation
    • grandiloquent
    • loquacious
  98. LUC/LUM/LUS
    light

    • illustrate
    • illuminate
    • illustrious
    • translucent
    • lackluster
    • lucid
    • luminous
  99. LUD/LUS
    to play

    • allude
    • illusion
    • ludicrous
    • delude
    • elude
    • prelude: a preliminary to an action
  100. MAG/MAJ/MAX
    big

    • magnify
    • magnitude
    • maximum
    • magnate: a powerful or influential person
    • magnanimous
    • maxim: an expression of general truth or principal
  101. MAL/MALE
    bad, ill, evil, wrong

    • malfunction
    • malicious
    • malign
    • malady
    • maladroit: clumsy, tactless
    • malapropism: humorous misuse of a word
    • malfeasance
    • malediction: a curse
  102. MAN
    hand

    • manual
    • manufacture
    • emancipate
    • manifest: readily perceived by the eye or the understanding
    • mandate
  103. MIN(1)
    small

    • minute
    • minutiae: small or trivial details
    • miniature
    • diminish
    • diminution
  104. MIN(2)
    to project, to hang over

    • eminent
    • imminent
    • prominent
    • preeminent
    • minatory: menacing, threatening
  105. MIS/MIT
    to send

    • transmit
    • emissary
    • intermittent
    • remit
    • remission
  106. MISC
    mixed

    • miscellaneous
    • miscegenation
    • promiscuous: consisting of diverse and unrelated parts or individuals
  107. MON/MONIT
    to remind; to warn

    • monument
    • monitor
    • summon
    • admonish
    • remonstrate: to say or plead in protect, objection, or reproof
    • premonition
  108. MORPH
    shape

    • amorphous
    • metamorphosis
    • anthropomorphism: attribution of characteristics to inanimate objects and animals
  109. MORT
    death

    • immortal
    • morbid
    • moribund: dying, decaying
  110. MUT
    change

    • commute: substitute; exchange; interchange
    • mutation
    • transmutation
    • permutation: a complete change
    • immutable: unchangeable, invariable
  111. NAT/NAS/NAI
    to be born

    • natural
    • native
    • naive
    • cognate
    • renaissance
    • nascent
  112. NIC/NOC/NOX
    harm

    • innocent
    • noxious
    • obnoxious
    • innocuous
  113. NOM
    rule, order

    • astronomy
    • economy
    • gastronomy
    • taxonomy
    • autonomy
  114. NOM/NYM/NOUN/NOWN
    name

    • synonym
    • anonymous
    • nominal
    • nominate
    • nomenclature
    • acronym
  115. NOUNC/NUNC
    to announce

    • announce
    • pronounce
    • renounce
  116. NOV/NEO/NOU
    new

    • novice
    • renovate
    • innovate
    • neologism: newly coined word or phrase
    • neophyte
    • nouveau riche
  117. OB/OC/OF/OP
    toward, to, against, over

    • obese
    • obstinate
    • obstruct
    • oblique: having a slanting/sloping direction
    • obstreperous: noisily defiant
    • obtuse: not sharp, pointed or acute
    • obfuscate: to render indistinct or dim
    • obsequious: overly submissive
  118. OMNI
    all

    • omnibus: an anthology of the works of one author or of writings on related subjects
    • omnipresent
    • omnipotent
    • omniscient
  119. PAC/PEAC
    peace

    • appease
    • pacify
    • pacifier
    • pact
  120. PAN
    all, everyone

    • panorama
    • panegyric: formal or elaborate praise at an assembly
    • panoply: a wide ranging and impressive array or display
    • pantheon
    • pandemic: widely, general, undiversal
  121. PAR
    equal

    • par
    • parity: equally, as in amount, status or character
    • apartheid
    • disparage: to belittle or speak disrespectfully about
    • disparate: essentially different
  122. PAS/PAT/PATH
    feeling, suffering, disease

    • sympathy
    • empahty
    • compassion
    • dispassionate
    • impassive
    • sociopath
    • pathogenic: causing disease
  123. PAU/PO/POV/PU
    few, little, poor

    • poverty
    • paucity
    • pauper
    • impoverish
    • pusillanimous: lacking courage or resolution
    • puerile: childish, immature
  124. PED
    child, education

    • pedagogue
    • pediatrician
    • pedant: one who displays learning ostentatiously
    • encyclopedia
  125. PED/POD
    foot

    • pedal
    • pedestrian
    • expedite
    • impede
    • podium
    • antipodes: places diametrically opposite each other on the globe
  126. PEN/PUN
    to pay; to compensate

    • penal
    • penalty
    • punitive
    • penance
    • penitent: contrite
  127. PEND/PENS
    to hang; to weight; to pay

    • depend
    • stipend
    • compensate
    • indispensable
    • appendix
    • appendage
  128. PER
    completely

    • persistent
    • perforate: to make a way through or into something
    • perplex
    • peruse
    • perfunctory: performed as routine duty
    • pertinacious: resolute
    • perspicacious: shrewd, astute
  129. PERI
    around

    • perimeter
    • periscope
    • peripatetic: walking around or traveling about
  130. PET/PIT
    to go; to seek; to strive

    • appetite
    • compete
    • petition
    • centripetal: moving toward the center
    • impetuous: characterized by rash or sudden action
    • petulant: showing sudden irritation over some annoyance
  131. PHIL
    love

    • philosophy
    • philatelist: one who loves or corrects postage stamps
    • philology: the study of literary texts
    • bibliophile: one who loves or collects books
  132. PLAC
    to please

    • placid: pleasantly calm or peaceful
    • placebo
    • implacable: unable to be pleased
    • complacent
    • complaisant: inclined or disposed to please
  133. PLE
    to fill

    • complete: having all parts or elements
    • deplete
    • supplement
    • implement
    • replete: abundantly supplied
    • plethora: excess, overabundance
  134. PLEX/PLIC/PLY
    to fold, twist, tangle or bend

    • complex
    • replica
    • implicit
    • implicate
    • duplicity
    • supplicate: to make humble and earnest entreaty
  135. PON/POS/POUND
    to put; to place

    • component
    • expose
    • expound: to set forth in detail
    • juxtapose
    • repository
  136. PORT
    to carry

    • import
    • export
    • portable
    • deportment: conduct, behavior
    • disport: to divert or amuse oneself
    • importune: to urge or press with excessive persistence
  137. POST
    after

    • posthumous
    • posterior
    • posterity: for future generations
    • pos facto
  138. PRE
    before

    • precarious: dependent on circumstances beyond one's control
    • precocious: unusually advanced or mature
    • premonition
    • presentiment: foreboding¬†
    • precedent
    • precept
  139. PREHEND/PRISE
    to take; to get; to seize

    • surprise
    • enterprise
    • reprehensible
    • comprise
    • reprisals: retaliation
    • apprehend
  140. PRO
    much, for, a lot

    • prolific
    • profuse: spending or giving freely
    • prodigal
    • prodigious: extraordinary in size
    • proselytize: to convert or attempt to recruit
    • propound: to set forth for consideration
    • provident: having or showing foresight
  141. PROB
    to prove; to test

    • probe
    • approbation: praise, consideration
    • opprobrium: the disgrace incurred by shameful conduct
    • reprobate
    • problematic
    • probity: honesty, high-mindedness
  142. PUG
    to fight

    • pugnacious
    • impugn: to challenge as false
    • repugnant
    • pugilist: a fighter or boxer
  143. PUNC/PUNG/POIGN
    to point; to prick

    • point
    • puncture
    • pungent
    • compunction
    • punctilious: strict or exact in the observance of formalities
    • expunge
  144. QUE/QUIS
    to seek

    • acquire
    • exquisite
    • conquest
    • inquisitive
    • query
    • querulous: full of complaints
    • perquisite: gratuity, a tip
  145. QUI
    quiet

    • quiet
    • disquiet: lack of calm or peace
    • tranquil
    • acquiesce: to comply
    • quiescence: the condition of being at rest, still or inactive
  146. RID/RIS
    to laugh

    • riddle
    • derision
    • risible: causing laughter
  147. ROG
    to ask

    • interrogate
    • arrogant
    • abrogate
    • surrogate
    • derogatory
    • arrogate: to claim unwarrantably or presumptuously
  148. SACR/SANCT/SECR
    sacred

    • sacred
    • sacrifice
    • sanctify
    • sanction
    • execrable: abominable
    • sacrament
    • sacrilege
  149. SAL/SIL/SAULT/SULT
    to leap, to jump

    • insult
    • assault
    • somersault
    • salient: prominent or conspicuous
    • resilient
    • insolent
    • exult: to show or feel triumphant joy
    • desultory: at random, unmethodical
  150. SCI
    to know

    • conscious
    • conscience
    • unconscionable
    • omniscient
    • prescient
  151. SCRIBE/SCRIP
    to write

    • scribble
    • describe
    • script
    • postscript
    • proscribe: to condemn as harmful or odious
    • ascribe
    • conscription
    • transcript
    • circumscribe: to draw a line around
  152. SE
    apart

    • select
    • separate
    • seduce: to lead astray
    • segregate
    • secede
    • sequester: to remove or withdraw into solitude or retirement
    • sedition: incitement of discontent or rebellion against governement
  153. SEC/SEQU
    to follow

    • second
    • prosecute
    • sequence
    • obsequious
    • non sequitur: an interference or a conclusion that does not follow from the premises
  154. SED/SESS/SID
    to sit; to be still; to plan; to plot

    • preside
    • resident
    • sediment
    • dissident
    • residual
    • subsidiary
    • insidious
    • assiduous
  155. SENS/SENT
    to feel; to be aware

    • sense
    • sensory
    • sentiment
    • presentiment
    • dissent
    • resent
    • sentinel
    • insensate: without feeling or sensitivity
  156. SOL
    to loosen; to free

    • dissolve
    • soluble
    • resolution
    • dissolution
    • dissolute: indifferent to moral restraints
    • absolution: forgiveness for wrongdoing
  157. SPEC/SPIC/SPIT
    to look; to see

    • perspective
    • speculation
    • suspicious
    • spectrum
    • retrospective
    • circumspect
    • perspicacious: having keen mental perception and understanding
    • conspicuous
    • specious: deceptively attractive
  158. STA/STI
    to stand; to be in place

    • static
    • destitute: without means of subsistence
    • obstinate
    • constitute
    • stasis
    • apostasy: renunciation of an objective of one's previous loyalty
  159. SUA
    smooth

    • suave
    • persaude
    • dissuade
    • assuage
  160. SUB/SUP
    below

    • submissive
    • subsidiary
    • subliminal: existing or operating below threshold of confidence
    • subtle
    • subterfuge
    • supposition: the act of assuming
  161. SUPER/SUR
    above

    • surpass
    • superlative
    • supersede
    • supercilious: arrogant, haughty, condescending
    • superfluous
    • surmount: to get over or across, prevail
    • surveillance
  162. TAC/TIC
    to be silent

    • reticent: disposed to be silent or not to speak freely
    • tacit: unspoken understanding
    • taciturn: uncommunicative
  163. TAIN/TEN/TENT/TIN
    to hold

    • detain
    • pertain
    • tenacious
    • abstention
    • tenure
    • tenable
    • sustenance
    • pertinacious: persistent, stubborn
  164. TEND/TENS/TENT/TENU
    to stretch; to thin

    • tension
    • tentative
    • tendentious: having a predisposition towards a point of view
    • distend: to expand by stretching
    • attenuate
    • extenuating
    • contentious
  165. THEO
    god

    • atheist
    • theocracy
    • theology
    • apotheosis: glorification, glorified ideal
  166. TRACT
    to drag; to pull; to draw

    • tractor
    • attract
    • contract
    • detract
    • abstract: to draw or pull away, remove
    • tractable
    • protract: to prolong, draw out, extend
  167. TRANS
    across

    • transaction
    • transparent
    • transition
    • transgress: to violate a law, command or moral code
    • transcendent
    • intransigent
  168. US/UT
    to use

    • abuse
    • usage
    • usurp
    • utilitarian: efficient, functional, useful
  169. VEN/VENT
    to come or to move forward

    • convene
    • venturesome: disposition to take risks
    • intervene
    • contravene
    • adventitious: accidental
  170. VER
    truth

    • verdict
    • veracious
    • verity
    • verisimilitude
    • aver
  171. VERD
    green

    • verdant
    • verdure: rich in vegetation
  172. VERS/VERT
    to turn

    • controversy
    • revert
    • diverse
    • aversion
    • introvert
    • extrovert
    • inadvertent
    • covert
    • avert
  173. VI
    life

    • vivid
    • vicarious: performed, exercised, received or suffered in place of another
    • viable: capable of living
    • vivacity: the quality of being lively or animated, spirited
    • joie de vivre
    • convivial: sociable
  174. VID/VIS
    to see

    • evident
    • video
    • adviser
    • survey
    • vista
  175. VIL
    base, mean

    • vilify
    • revile: to criticize with harsh language
    • vile
  176. VOC/VOK
    to call

    • vocabulary
    • advocate
    • equivocate
    • vocation
    • avocation: done in addition to a principle occupation
    • vociferous: crying out noisily
    • convoke: to call together
    • invoke
  177. VOL
    to wish 

    • voluntary
    • malevolent
    • benevolent
    • volition: free choice, free will; act of choosing
  178. VOR
    to eat

    • voracious: having great appetite
    • carnivorous
    • omnivorous

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