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In-

Can make a word negativeb

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Mis-

Means wrongly or badly

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Out-

Suggests being greater or better than something

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Outnumber

To be larger in number than another group

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Outweigh

Be greater or more important than something else

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Re-

Has the meaning of 'do again'

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Over-

May indicates (a) an excess of something, (b) being above something, or (c) going across something

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Under-?

May indicates (a) less than the desired amount, (b) something below another thing, or (c) some kind of negative behavior

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Up-

Can suggest a change of some kind, often positive

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Overrated

People said it was better than it really wasn

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Overhang

To stick out over something at a lower level

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Overstep the mark

Cross a barrier into offensive/unacceptable behavior

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Understaffed

Lacking staff

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Underestimate

Think it will be less than it really is

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Underfoot

On the ground, beneath your feet

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Underlying question

The deeper question

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Underhand

Secretly and possibly dishonestly

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Upturn

Change for the better

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Con-/com-

Often suggests mixing things together

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Pro-

Can Often suggest pushing something forward or increasing it

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E-

Can give the idea if something coming out of something