The Word Within the Word List #3

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
super
over
supervise, superb, superior
Latin

sym
together
symbol, symmetry
Greek

syn
together
synthetic, synopsis, syntax
Greek

tri
three
tricycle, triceps, triad
Greek

un
not
unfit, unequal, undone
Old English

archy
government
monarchy, hierarchy
Greek

ard
always
drunkard, coward, dullard
Germanic

cide
kill
homicide, suicide
Latin

ician
specialist
musician, physician
Latin

itis
inflammation
arthritis, tonsillitis
Greek
 The
talkative fool made several superfluous
comments.
 The symbiotic species could not survive without
each other.
 Please synchronize your watches at this time.
 Rome was sometimes ruled by a triumvirate.
 Unearned income must be reported to the IRS.
 England
is, or once was, ruled by a monarchy.
 The dullard was always boring everyone to tears.
 In killing his father, Oedipus was guilty of
patricide.
 Mustafa is an electronic technician.
 The dermatitis on his skin was painful and
unpleasant.
Is a superfluous comment unnecessary?
Is a dullard a person who is dull company?
Is a king an anarchist?

Yes, it is an over flow.

Yes, a dullard is always dull.

No, a king is a monarch. An anarchist believes in
no government.
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