GRE root words

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GRE root words
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  1. a
    without

    • amoral
    • athiest
    • anonymous
  2. ab/abs
    off, away from, apart, down

    • abduct
    • abstract
    • abnormal
  3. ac/acr
    sharp, bitter

    • acute
    • agent
    • acumen
  4. act/ag
    to do, drive, force, lead

    • activate
    • agent
    • agile
  5. ad/al
    to, toward, near

    • adapt
    • adjacent
    • alloy
  6. al,ali,alter
    other, another

    • alternative
    • alias
    • alien
  7. am
    love

    • enamored
    • amity
    • amiable
  8. amb
    to go, walk

    • ambitious
    • amble
    • ambulatory
  9. amb/amph
    both, more that one

    • ambiguous
    • ambivalent
    • ambidextrous
  10. anim
    life, mind, soul

    • animosity
    • equanimity
    • magnanimous
  11. ante
    before

    • anterior
    • antecedent
    • antedate
  12. anthro/andr
    man, human

    • anthropology
    • android
    • misanthrope
  13. annu/enni
    year

    • annual
    • anniversary
    • centennial
  14. anti
    against

    • antidote
    • antiseptic
    • antipathy
  15. apo
    away

    • apostate
    • apocope
    • apostraphe
  16. apt/ept
    skill, fitness, ability

    • adapt
    • aptitude
    • inept
  17. arch/archi
    chief, principal

    • archenemy
    • archetype
    • archipelago
  18. archy
    ruler

    • monarchy
    • anarchy
    • hierarchy
  19. art
    skill, craft

    • artisan
    • artifact
    • artless
  20. auc/aug/aux
    to increase

    • auxiliary
    • augment
    • august
  21. BE
    to be, to have a certain quality

    • bemoan
    • befriend
    • bewilder
  22. BEL/BELL
    war

    • belligerent
    • bellicose
    • antebellum
  23. BEN/BON
    good

    • benefit
    • begin
    • bonus
  24. BI
    twice, doubly

    • binoculars
    • bilingual
    • bipartisan
  25. BRI/BREV
    brief, short

    • abbreviate
    • abridge
    • brevity
  26. CAD/CID
    to fall, to happen by chance

    • accident
    • coincidence
    • cascade
  27. CAND
    to burn

    • candle
    • incandescent
    • candor
  28. CANT/CENT/CHANT
    to sing

    • enchant
    • accent
    • incantation
  29. CAP/CIP/CIPIT
    head, headlong

    • capture
    • intercept
    • recipient
  30. CARD/CORD/COUR
    heart

    • cardiac
    • courage
    • concordance
  31. CARN
    flesh

    • carnivorous
    • carnal
    • reincarnation
  32. CAST/CHAST
    cut

    • castigate
    • chastise
    • chaste
  33. CAUST
    to burn

    • caustic
    • holocaust
    • sarcastic
  34. CED/CEED/CESS
    to go, to yield, to stop

    • precede
    • recess
    • predecessor
  35. CENTR
    center

    • concentrate
    • centrifuge
    • egocentric
  36. CERN/CERT/CRET/CRIM/CRIT
    to separate, to judge, to distinguish, to decide

    • concern
    • critic
    • discriminate
  37. CHRON
    time

    • synchronize
    • anachronism
    • chronometer
  38. CIRCU
    around, on all sides

    • circumference
    • circumnavigate
    • circuitous
  39. CIS
    to cut

    • scissors
    • precise
    • incision
  40. CLA/CLO/CLU
    shut, close

    • enclose
    • conclude
    • claustrophobia
  41. CLAIM/CLAM
    to shout, to cry out

    • proclaim
    • acclaim
    • clamor
  42. CLI
    to lean toward

    • decline
    • recline
    • proclivity
  43. CO/COL/COM/CON
    with

    • connect
    • cohesive
    • collaborate
  44. CRAT/CRACY
    to govern

    • bureaucracy
    • democracy
    • aristocracy
  45. CRE/CRESC/CRET
    to make grow, to cultivate

    • creation
    • increase
    • crescendo
  46. CRED
    to believe, to trust

    • incredible
    • credibility
    • credentials
  47. CRYP
    hidden

    • cryptic
    • apocryphal
    • cryptography
  48. CUB/CUMB
    to lie down

    • succumb
    • incubate
    • recumbent
  49. CULP
    blame

    • culprit
    • culpable
    • exculpate
  50. COUR,CUR
    running, a course

    • occur
    • current
    • curriculum
  51. DE
    away, off, down, completely, reversal

    • descend
    • deplete
    • denounce
  52. DEM
    people

    • democracy
    • epidemic
    • demographics
  53. DI/DIA
    apart, through

    • diameter
    • dilate
    • digress
  54. DIC/DIT
    to say, to tell, to use words

    • dictionary
    • dictate
    • predict
  55. DIGN
    worth

    • dignity
    • dignify
    • indignant
  56. DIS/DIF
    away from, apart, reversal, not

    • disperse
    • disseminate
    • dissipate
  57. DOG/DOX
    opinion

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

    • condolence
    • indolence
    • doleful
  59. DON/DOT/DOW
    to give

    • donate
    • antidote
    • endow
  60. DUB
    doubt

    • dubious
    • dubiety
    • indubuitable
  61. DUC/DUCT
    to lead

    • conduct
    • seduce
    • induct
  62. DUR
    hard

    • endure
    • durable
    • duress
  63. DYS
    faulty

    • dysfunction
    • dystopia
    • dyslexia
  64. EPI
    upon

    • epilogue
    • epidermis
    • epistle
  65. EQN
    equal, even

    • equation
    • equivalent
    • equilibrium
  66. ERR
    to wander

    • erratic
    • erroneous
    • aberrant
  67. ESCE
    becoming

    • adolescent
    • obsolescent
    • acquiescent
  68. EU
    true, good, well

    • euphoria
    • euphemism
    • eulogy
  69. E/EF/EX
    out, out of, from, former, completely

    • evade
    • exonerate
    • effusion
  70. EXTRA
    outside of, beyond

    • extraordinary
    • extrasensory
    • extrapolate
  71. FAB/ FAM
    to speak

    • fable
    • affable
    • defame
  72. FAC/FIC/FIG/FEIT/FY
    to do, to make

    • factory
    • figment
    • ratify

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