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1

ab, abs

from, away from
abduct (lead away, kidnap)

2

ad, ac, af, ag,an, ap, ar, as, at,

to, forward
adit (entrance)
adjure (reaquest earnestly)
admit (allow entrance)
accord (agreement, harmony)
affliction (distress)
aggregation (collection)
annexation (add to)
apparition (ghost)
arraignment (indictment)
assumption (arrogance, the taking fr granted)
attendance (presence, the persons present)

3

ambi

both
ambidextrous (skilled with both hands)
ambiguos (of double meaning)
ambialent (having two conflicting emotions)

4

an, a

without
anarchy (lack of government)
anemia (lack of blood)
amoral (without moral sense)

5

ante

before
antecedent(preceding event or word)
antediluvian (ancient, before the flood)
ante-nuptial (before the wedding)

6

anti

against, opposite
antipathy (hatred)
antiseptic (against infection)
antithectial (exactly oposite)

7

arch

chief, first
archetype (origional)
archbishop (chief bishop)
archeology (study of the first ancient times)

8

be

over, thoroughly
bedaub (smear over)
befuddle (confuse thoroughly)
beguille (decieve, charm thoroughly)

9

bi

two
bicameral (compossed of two houses congress)
biennial (every two years)

10

cata

down
catastrophe (disaster)
cataract (waterfall)
catapult (hurl throw down)

11

circum

around
circumnavigate (sail around the globe)
circumspect (cautious looking around
circumscribe (limit place around

12

com co col con cor

with together
combine (merge with)
commerce (trade with)
communicate (corrospond with)
coeditor (joint editor)
Collateral ( subordinate connected)
Conference (meeting)
Corroborate (confirm)

13

Contra, contro

Against
Contravene ( conflict with)
Controversy (dispute)

14

De

Down, away
Debase (lower in value)
Decadence (deterioration)
Decant (pour off)

15

Demi

Partly,half
Demigod (partly Devine being)

16

dys

faulty, bad
dyslexia (faulty ability to read)
dyspepsia (indigestion)

17

ex, e

out
expel (drive out)
extripate (root out)
eject (throw out)

18

extra, extro

beyond, outside
extracurricular (beyond the curriculum)
extraterritorial (beyond a nations bounds)


19

hyper

above, excessive
hyperbole (exaggeration)
hyperventilate (breathe at an excessive rate

20

hypo

beneath, lower
hypoglycemia (low blood pressure)

21

in, il, im, ir

not
inefficient (not efficient)
inarticulate (not clear or distinct
illegible (not readable)
impeccable (not capable of sinning flawless
irrevocable (not able to be called back)

22

in, il, im, ir

in, on ,upon
invite (call in)
illustration (something that makes clear)
impression (effect upon mind or feeling
irradiate (shine upon)

23

inter

between, among
intervene (come between)
international (between nations)
interjection (a statement thrown in)

24

intra, intro

within
intramural (within a school)
introvert (person who turns within himself)

25

macro

large. long
macrobiotic (tending to prolong life)
macrocosm (the great world entire universe)

26

mega

great, million
megalomania (delusions of granduer)
megaton explosive force of a million lons of TNT

27

meta

involving change
metamorphosis (change of form)

28

micro

small
microcosm (miniature universe)
microbe minute organism
microscopic (extremely small)

29

mis

bad improper
misdemeanor (minor crime, bad conduct)
mischance (unfortunate accident)