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Root: PLAC

To please.

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Root: CIRCUM

Around.

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Root: NAV

Ship/sail

Hint: think NAVigation!

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Root: ACT/AG

To drive, to do, to lead, to force

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Root: VEN/VENT

To come, to move toward

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Root: FIC

To do, to make

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A

Without

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AB/ABS

Off, away from, apart, down

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AC/ACR

Sharp, bitter

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AD/ AL

To, toward, near

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AL/ ALI/ ALTER

Other, another

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AM

Love

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AMB

To go, to walk

13

AMBI/ AMPH

Both, more than one, around

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ANIM

Of the life, mind, soul, spirit

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ANNUI/ ENNI

Year

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ANTE

Before

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ANTHRO/ ANDR

Man, human

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ANTI

Against

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APO

Away

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ARCH/ ARCHI/ ARCHY

Chief, principal, ruler

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Auto

Self

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BE

To be; to have particular quality; to exist

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BEL

War

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BEN/BON

Good

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BI

Twice, double

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CAD/ CID

To fall; to happen by chance

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CANT/ CENT/ CHANT

To sing

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CAP/ CIP/ CEPT

To take; to get

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CAP/CAPIT/ CIPIT

Head, headlong

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CARD/ CORD/ COUR

Heart

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CARN

Flesh

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CAST/ CHAST

Cut

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CENTR

Center

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CERN/ CERT/ CRET/ CRIM/ CRIT

To separate; to judge; to distinguish; to decide

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CHRON

Time

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CIRCU

around, on all sides

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CIS

To cut

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CLA/ CLO/ CLU

Shut, close

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CLAIM/ CLAM

To shout; to cry out

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CLI

To lean forward

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CO/ COL/ COM/ CON

With, together

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COUR/ CUR

Running; a course

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CRE/ CRESC/ CRET

To grow

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CRED

To believe; to trust

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CRYP

Hidden

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CUB/ CUMB

To lie down

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CULP

blame

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DAC/ DOC

To teach

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DE

Away, off, down, completely, reversal

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DEM

People

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DI/ DIA

Apart, through

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DIC/ DICT/ DIT

To say; to tell; to use words

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DIGN

Worth

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DIS/ DIF

Away from, Apart, reversal, not

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DOG/ DOX

Opinion

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DOL

Suffer, pain

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DON/ DOT/ DOW

To give

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DUB

Doubt

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DUC/ DUCT

To lead

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DUR

Hard

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DYS

Faulty, abnormal

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E/ EF/ EX

Out, out of, from, former, completely

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EPI

Upon

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EQU

Equal, even

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ERR

To wander

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ESCE

Becoming

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EU

Good, well

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EXTRA

Outside, beyond

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FAB/ FAM

To speak

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FAC/ FIC/ FIG/ FAIT/ FEIT/ FY

To do; to make

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FER

To bring; to carry; to bear

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FERV

To boil; to bubble

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FID

Faith, trust

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FIN

End

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FLAG/ FLAM

To burn

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FLECT/ FLEX

To bend

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FLU/ FLUX

To flow

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FORE

Before

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FORT

Chance

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FORT

Strength

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FRA/ FRAC/ FRAG/ FRING

To break

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FUS

To pour

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Gen

Birth, creation, race, kind

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GN/ GNO

Know

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GRAD/ GRESS

To step

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GRAT

Pleasing

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HER/ HES

To stick

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(H)ETERO

Different

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(H)OM

Same

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HYPER

Over, excessive

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HYPO

Under, beneath, less than

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IDIO

Ones own

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IM/ IN/ EM/ EN

In, into

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IM/ IN

Not, without

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INTER

Between, among

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JECT

To throw; to throw down

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JOIN/ JUNCT

To meet; to join

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JUR

To swear

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LAV/ LUT/ LUV

To wash

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LECT/ LEG

To select, to choose

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LEV

Lift, light, rise

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LOC/ LOG/ LOQU

Word, speech

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LUC/ LUM/ LUS

Light

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LUD/ LUS

To play

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MAG/ MAJ/ MAX

BIG

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MAL/ MALE

Bad, evil, ill, wrong

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Man

Hand

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MIN

Small

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MIN

To project, to hang over

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MIS/ MIT

To send

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MISC

Mixed

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MON/ MONIT

To remind/ to warn

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MORPH

Shape

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MORT

Death

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MUT

Change

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NAT/ NAS/ NAI

To be born

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NIC/ NOC/ NOX

Harm

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NOM

Rule, order

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NOM/ NYM/ NOUN/ NOWN

Name

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NOUNCE/ NUNC

To announce

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NOV/ NEO/ NOU

NEW

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OB/ OC/ OF/ OP

Toward, to, against, over

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OMNI

All

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PAC/ PEAC

Peace

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PAN

Everyone

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PAR

Equal

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PARA

Next to, beside

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PAS/ PAT/ PATH

Feeling, suffering, disease

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PAU/ PO/ POV/ PU

Few, little, poor

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Ped

Child, education

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PED/POD

Foot

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PEN/ PUN

To pay, to compensate

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PEND, PENS

To hang; to weigh; to pay

134

PER

Completely

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PERI

Around

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PET/ PIT

To go, to seek, to strive

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PHIL

Love

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PORT

To carry

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POST

After

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PRE

Before

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PREHEND

To take; to get; to seize

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PRO

Much, for, a lot

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PROB

To prove; to test

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PUG

To fight

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PUNC/ PUNG/ POIGN

To point; to prick

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QUE/ QUIS

To seek

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QUI

QUIET

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RID/ RIS

To laugh

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ROG

To ask

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SACR/ SANCT/ SECR

Sacred

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SAL/ SIL/ SAULT/ SULT

To leap; to jump

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SCI

To know

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SCRIBE/ SCRIP

To write

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SE

Apart

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SEC/ SEQU

To follow

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SED/ SESS/ SID

To sit; to be still; to plan; to plot

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SENS/ SENT

To feel; to be aware

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SOL

To loosen; to free

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SPEC/ SPIC/ SPIT

To look; to see

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STA/ STI

To stand, to be in place

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SUA

Smooth

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SUB/ SUP

Below

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SUPER/ SUR

Above

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TAC/ TIC

To be silent

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TAIN/ TEN/ TENT/ TIN

To hold

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TEND/ TENS/ TENT/ TENU

To stretch; to thin

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THEO

God

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TRACT

To drag, to pull to draw

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TRANS

Across

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US/ UT

To use

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VEN/ VENT

To come or to move towards

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VER

Truth

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VERD

Green

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VERS/ VERT

To turn

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VI

Life

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VID/ VIS

To see

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VIL

Base, mean

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VOC/ VOK

To call

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VOL

To wish

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VOR

To eat