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A-
(Greek)

Short for apo "away from, from," both cognate with Skt. apa "away from"

I'm a completely apolitical man, asymmetrical shapes.

Not, no
(Greek)

Added to the beginning of some adjectives in order to form adjectives that describe someone or something that does not have the feature or quality indicated by the original word.

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Amphi-
(Greek)

Both, both sides
(Greek)

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Ana-
(Greek)

Anagram, anabaptist, anaphylaxis, anarrhexis, anion, anode

Up, again, against, back.
(Greek)


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Anti-
(Greek)

Antibiotic, antipodes, antirrhinum
Antagonist, antagonize

Against, opposed to, preventive
(Greek)

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Dia-
(Greek)

Diagram, dialysis, diameter

Through, apart
(Greek)

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Dys-
(Greek)

Dysentery, dysphagia, dysphasia, dysplasia, dystrophy

Badly, ill
(Greek)

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Ec-
(Greek)

Eccentric, ecstasy, ecstatic

Out
(Greek)

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Em-
(Greek)

Emphasis

In, within
(Greek)