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act, ag

do, act, drive

activate--to make active

agile--having quick motion

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alt

high

altitude--height

alto--highest singing voice

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alter, altr,

other, change

alternative--choice among two things

altruism--living for the good of others

3

am, ami

love, friend

amiable--good-natured

amity--friendship

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anim

mind, spirit

animated--spirited

animosity--violent hatred

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annu, enni

year

annual--every year

centennial--every hundred years

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aqua

water

aquarium--tank for water animals and plants

aquamarine--semiprecious stone of sea-green color

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arch

first, ruler

archenemy--chief enemy

archetype--original pattern from which things are copied

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aud, audit

hear

audible--capable of being heard

audience--assembly of hearers

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auto

self

automatic--self-acting

autobiography--story about a person who also wrote it

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bell

war

belligerent--a party taking part in a war

bellicose--war-like

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ben, bene

good

benign--kindly disposition

beneficial--advantageous

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bio

life

biotic--relating to life

biology--the science of life

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brev

short

abbreviate--make shorter

brevity--shortness

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cad, cas

fall

cadence--fall in voice

casualty--loss caused by death, injury, or illness

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capit, cap

head

captain--the head or chief

decapitate--to cut off the head

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cede, ceed, cess

to go, to yield

recede--to move or fall back

proceed--to move onward

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cent

hundred

century--hundred years

centipede--insect with a hundred legs

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chron

time

chronology--science dealing with historic dates

chronicle--register of events in order of time

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cide, cis

to kill, to cut

homicide--the killing of one human being by another

incision--a cut

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clam, claim

to shout

acclaim--receive with applause

proclamation--a public announcement

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cogn

to know

recognize--to know again

cognition--awareness

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corp

body

incorporate--combine into one body

corpse--dead body

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cred

to trust, to believe

incredible--unbelievable

credulous--too prone to believe

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cur, curr, curs

to run

current--flowing body of air or water

excursion--short trip

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dem

people

democracy--government by the people

epidemic--affecting all people

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dic, dict

to say

dictate--to read aloud for another to transcribe

verdict--decision of a jury

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doc, doct

to teach

docile--easily instructed

indoctrinate--to instruct

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domin

to rule

dominate--to rule

dominion--territory of rule

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duc, duct

to lead

conduct--act of guiding

induce--to overcome by persuasion