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Dign-

Worth

1

Ver-

Truth

2

Dict-

To tell

3

Duct-

To lead

4

Dub-

Doubt

5

In- , de-

Not
Deign, indubitable, indolence

6

Dol-

Pain

7

Fore-,pre-

Before

8

Path-

Feeling, suffering
Sympathy, empathy, sociopath
Compassionate,

9

Ard-

Burn

10

Ferv-

To boil, burn

11

Spr-

Grow

14

Pro-

Much
Prolific

15

Eu-

Good well
Euphemism, eugenics, euphony, euphoria

16

Esce-

Becoming
Obsolescent, convalescent

20

e-, ef-

out of , ex-

21

Fid-

Faith
Affidavit(statement of oath)

22

Fus-

To pour

23

Ob-

Overly

24

Nas-, nat-, nai-

To be born

25

Epi-

Upon, above
Epidermis
Epilogue
Epigram
Epithet

26

Pel-

Through
Ex: Pellucidity

27

-noc, nox, nic

Harm

28

Pen, pun

To pay to compensate
Penal
Punitive
Penance
Penitent

29

Pau-,po, pu

Few, little, poor

Paucity
Pauper
Pusillanimous
Puerile

30

Ced-, ceed, cess

To give to yield

Proceed
Precede
Concede
Recede
Secede

31

Rog-

To ask

Abrogate
Derogatory
Arrogate

32

Punc-, pung, poign-

To point to pick

Pungent
Compunction
Punctilious
Expunge

33

Que, quis

To seek

34

Se-

Apart

35

Sed, sess, Sid

To sit, to plan

36

Tain, ten tent

1) to hold
2) to stretch

37

Sta, sti

To stand

38

Voc, vok

To call

39

Vol-

To wish

40

Ut-, us

To use

41

Verse, vert

To turn