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(H)etero

Different

Heterosexual: sexually attracted to people of the opposite sex

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(H)om

Same

Homosexual: sexually attracted to people of one's own sex

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Hyper

Over, excessive

Hyperactive: abnormally or extremely active

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Hypo

Under, beneath, less than

Hypodermic: of or relating to the region directly below the skin

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Im/ In

Not, without

Inactive: not working, inoperative

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Infra

Beneath

Infrasonic: relating to or denoting sound waves lower than the frequency of human hearing

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Inter

Between, among

Interstate: existing or carried on between states

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Intra

Within

Intravenous: existing or taking place within a vein or veins

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Jur

To swear

Abjure: solemnly renounce

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Loc/ Log/ Loqu

Word, speech

Eloquent: fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing

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Luc/ Lum/ Lus

Light

Illustrate: to provide with pictures

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Mag/ Maj/ Max

Big

Major: important, serious, or significant

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Mal/ Male

Bad, ill, evil, wrong

Malicious: intending or intended to do harm

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Mater/ Matr

Mother, woman

Matrimony: the state or ceremony of being married, marriage

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Min

Small

Miniature: of a much smaller size than normal

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Morph

Shape

Amorphous: without a clearly defined shape or form

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Mort

Death

Immortal: living forever, never dying or decaying

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Mut

Change

Immutable: unchanged over time or unable to be changed

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Nom/ Nym/ Noun/ Nown

Name

Anonymous: not identified by name, of unknown name

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Nov/ Neo/ Nou

New

Novelty: the quality of being new original, or unusual

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Omni

All

Omnipresent: present everywhere at the same time