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ante-

before
Example word
ancient

2

post-

after
Example word:
postpone

3

contra-

against
Example word
contradict

4

conro-

opposite

5

counter-

opposite
Example word
counterclockwise

6

anti-

against
Example word
anti-bullying

7

ant-

against

8

viv-

life
Example word
vivid

9

vit-

life
Example word
vital

10

bi(o)-

life
Example word
biography

11

nat-

birth
Example word
natal

12

natur-

birth
Example word
naturalize

13

gen-

birth

14

gener-

birth
Example word
genetic

15

fort-

power
Example word
fortitude

16

forc-

strong
Example word
force

17

dynam-

power
Example word
dynamic

18

syn-

together
Example word
synchronize

19

sym-

together
Example word
simultaneously

20

syl-

together
Example word
system

21

peri-

around
Example word
perimeter

22

circum-

around
Example word
circumference

23

-mit

send
Example word
submit

24

-miss

send
Example word
premise

25

-cred

believe
Example word
discredit

26

-credit

believe
Example word
accredite

27

-ven

come

28

-vent

come

29

-fav

make

30

-fic

make
Example word
fix

31

-fact

make
Example word
manufacturer

32

-fect

make

33

-pend

hang
Example word
depend

34

-pens

weigh
Example word
expensive

35

-sent

feel
Example word
resentment

36

-sens

feel
Example word
sensitive

37

-vert

change
Example word
convert

38

-vers

turned
Example word
reverse

39

-ten

hold
Example word
detention

40

-tin

hold
Example word
sustainable

41

-tent

stretched out
Example word
extend

42

-tain

hold
Example word
maintain