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Act

do
Activate, actor, interact
You need to activate your phone to make it do what you want.

1

Ang

bend
Angle, triangle, angular
A triangle is a shape with three bends in it.

2

Aud

hear
Auditory, audio, auditorium
If you are an auditory learner, then you learn best when you hear info.

3

Cip

take, receive
Participate, discipline, anticipate
He wanted to take part and participate in the game.

4

Clar

clear
Clarity, clarify, declaration
He clearly declared what he wanted.

5

Cline

lean
Recline, incline, decline
He leaned back in the reclining chair.

6

Clud

shut
Exclude, conclude, seclude
The student was shut out and excluded from the club.

7

Duc,duct

lead
Conduct, introduction, conduct
The conductor lead the orchestra.

8

Fac

make, do
Factory, manufacture, fact
The factory will make the products for the store.

9

Credit

believe
Credit, incredible, incredulous
The teacher gave his student extra credit so he believed he worked.

10

Flect/flex

bend
Reflection, flexible, reflector
The reflector bent the light to bounce back.

11

Form

shape
Formation, reform, format
Their formation was a pyramid shape.

12

Fract/frag

break
Fraction, fragment, fracture
The fraction broke up the big number.

13

Fig

form
Figure, figment, configuration, disfigure, effigy

14

Fric

rub
Friction, fabric
She rubbed her hands together to cause friction and heat.

15

Firm

securely fixed
Confirmation, affirm, firmament
He confirmed their fixed deal.

16

Grad/gress

step
Graduate, progress
When you graduate, you take a big step forward.

17

Greg

gather
Gregarious, segregate
A gregarious person is social and like people to gather around.

18

Loc

place
Locate, local, location
He found the perfect location to place his camping tent.

19

Man

hand
Manicure, human, manage
A manicure is painting the nails on your hand.

20

Funct

perform
Function, disfunction
When something is functioning it performs well.

21

Miss

send
Missile, mission, admission
The officer wanted to send him on a mission.

22

Ped

foot
Pedicure, pediatrician, pedometer
A pediatrician is a foot doctor.

23

Pop

people
Population, popular, popularity
The population decreased when people died.

24

Port

carry
Airport, portable, portrait
The portable tv was easy to carry.

25

Migr

move
Migrate, migration, immigrate
Birds migrate and move south for the winter.

26

Sign

mark
Signal, design, designate
The designated parking spot was marked with a handicapped picture.

27

Spec

see
Inspector, spectrum, respect
The inspectors needed to see the damage.

28

Tract

pull, drag
Tractor, traction, contract
The tractor pulled the heavy load.

29

Vac

empty
Vacant, vacuum, vacation
The vacant space was empty.

30

Rupt

break
Erupt, disrupt, rupture
The glass ruptured and broke into tiny pieces.

31

Volv

roll
Revolve, evolve, involve
The dancer had to roll and revolved her body.

32

Fid

faith
fidelity, confidence, infidel, bona fide

33

Div

divide
divide, dividend, division, divorce, divisible

34

Doc

teach
doctrine, document, docile, doctor, indoctrinate

35

Vid

see
Video, evidence, divide
The video let us see what the teacher was talking about.

36

Apt, ept

suitable
aptitutde, ineptitude, adept, inept, apt

37

Agri

field
agriculture, agrarian, agronomy

38

Brev

short
abbreviation, brevity, breve

39

Belli

war
bellicose, antebellum, belligerent, rebellion

40

Cede, ceed

go, yield
proceed, exceed, antecedent, concede, succeed

41

Cap

head
cap, captain, capital, decapitate, caput

42

Cide, cise

cut, kill
suicide, scissor, incisor, insecticide, homicide

43

Cert

sure
certain, certify, ascertain, certificate