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Apart, amputate

A. latin. Away from.

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Atheist, anonymous

A. Greek. Not, no

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Abnormal, absent

Ab. latin. away from

4

Adventure, addition

Ad. Latin. Toward

5

Alternate, alterego

Alter. Latin. Another

6

Amphibian, amphibolous (capable of two meanings)

Amphi. Greek. Around, both.

7

Analyze, anabasis (marching up)

Ana. Greek. Up.

8

Antecedent, antechamber

Ante Latin. Before

9

Antidote, anticipate.

Anti. Greek. Against

10

Circumference. Circumstance

Circum. Latin. Around

11

Cooperation, co-et

Co. Latin. With, together

12

Connection, construction

Con. Latin. With, together.

13

Contradiction, contrary.

Contra. Latin. Against

14

Delete, destroy

De. Latin. Down, down from.

15

Diary, diameter

Dia. Greek. Through.

16

Disappear, dismiss

Dis. Latin. Away from apart.

17

Dyslexia, dyslogia (difficulty expressing ideas)

Dys. Greek. Bad

18

Eject, empty

E. Latin. Out of

19

Eclipse, eccentric

Ec. Greek. Outside

20

Emerge, embark

Em. Greek. In, within

21

Entitle, energy

En. Greek. In, within

22

Epilogue, epidemic

Epi. Greek. Upon.

23

Expel, exit

Ex. Latin. Out of, away from.

24

Hyperventilate, hyper.

Hyper. Greek. Over

25

Inform, inaccurate

In. Latin. In, into, on, against, not.

26

Introduce, introvert.

Intro. Latin. Inside.

27

Obscene, obedient

Ob. Latin. Against.

28

Omnivorous, omniscient (godly)

Omni. Latin. Every, all

29

Perhaps, perpendicular.

Per. Latin. Through.

30

Perimeter, periodic

Peri. Greek. Around.

31

Postpone, posture.

Post. Latin. After.

32

Prepare, prequel.

Pre. Latin. Before.

33

Remember, resent.

Re. Latin. Back again.

34

Retrospect, retroactive (past event)

Retro. Latin. backwards

35

Subsequently, suburbs.

Sub. Latin. Beneath.

36

Surprised, superficial

Super, sur. Latin. Above.

37

Symmetry, symbol

Sym. Greek. With, together.

38

Synopsis. Syndicate.

Syn. Greek. With, together.

39

Transparent, transport.

Trans. Latin. Across.

40

Telephone, television.

Tele. Greek. Distant.