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Flashcards in greek/latin roots Deck (22):
1

ben

good

2

hal

breath

3

aqua

water

4

salvage

rescue/recover/reclamation

5

cred

street credibility

6

fac

A thing done; a deed

7

gen

The word generations is made from the word root gen, which means either “birth” or “kind.

8

mis

(added to verbs and their derivatives) wrongly badly. unsuitably

9

morph

change smoothly from one image to another by small gradual steps using computer animation techniques

10

rupt

Rupt is better thought of as a word root than as a prefix or a suffix.

11

sign

an object, quality, or event whose presence or occurrence indicates the probable presence or occurrence of something else

12

tact

a keen sense of what to say or do to avoid giving offense; skill in dealing with difficult or delicate situations.

13

act

anything done, being done, or to be done; deed; performance:

14

ast

a suffix of nouns that denote a person who practices or is concerned with something, or holds certain principles, doctrines

15

chron

time

16

struct

build

17

hydro

Informal. hydroelectric power.

18

spec

Usually, specs. specification

19

dict

dictation.dictator.dictionary.

20

photo

light

21

poli

city

22

scope

look/see