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LATIN ROOTS I ROOT

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MEANING

circle, wheel one two three half, part corner four angle five six eight many written, drawn one many measure ten hundred thousand(th) heat power weight water small see far around time study, science of good, well earth star man, mankind god center sun written, drawn heart light color life self sound great, large stone circle half long, large measurement together, same time feeling, disease name same origin, birth, race different belief, opinion straight, correct tooth child

EXAMPLES

bicycle,cyclic,encyclopedia,unicycle,cyclone unicycle,unit(e),uniform,unitarian,unison,unilateral biannual,bipartisan,bicameral,biceps,duplicate,duo tricycle,triad,tricolor,trident,triplicate semicircle,semiconscious,semidetached,semifinal triangle,angular,angulate,rectangle,quadrangle quadrangle,quadrant,quadrilateral,quadruped,quarter pentagon,tetragon,octogon,polygon,dodecagon pentagon,pentathlon,pentameter,penthouse,pentacle hexagon,hexagram,hexameter,hexane,hex octogon,octopus,octogenarian,octet,octave,October polygon,polygamy,polytechnic,polyester,polymer hexigram,telegram,program,cardiogram,grammar monogram,monogamy,monocle,monarch,monopoly multiply,multicolored,multiform,multitask,multilingual barometer,thermometer,metronome,meter,dynamometer decimeter,decimate,decade,December,decathlon centimeter,century,cent,centennial,percent millimeter,million,millennium,mile,millipede thermos,thermostat,isotherm,thermometer,geothermic thermodynamics,dynamo,dynamite,dynamometer,dynamic barometer,baritone,isobar,barycenter,barium dehydrate,hydrogen,hydrophobia,hydraulic,hydrostatic microscope,micron,microfilm,microbiology,microorganism microscope,gyroscope,periscope,stethoscope,scope telescope,telegraph,telephone,telemetry,television periscope,perigee,perimeter,peristaltic,peripheral chronology,synchronize,chronic,anachronism,chronometer biology,physiology,pathology,psychology,oncology eulogy,euphemism,euphoria,euphonious,utopia geology,geography,geode,geo-politics,geometry astroid,astronomy,astrology,asterisk,disaster anthropology,anthropomorphic,anthropophagi,philanthropist,misanthrope theology,atheist,monotheism,polytheism,pantheism central,centrifuge,egocentric,ethnocentric,egocentric heliocentric,heliotrope,heliotherapy,Helios,helium graphic,graph,graphite,polygraph,autograph cordial,cardiac,cardiology,courage,pericardium photograph,photogenic,photosynthesis,phosphoresce,photon chromatic,chromosome,chromatography,monochrome,panchromatic biography,microbe,biopsy,amphibian,biochemistry automatic,autobiography,autograph,automobile,autocracy phonograph,phonetic,cacophony,telephone,dictaphone megaphone,megaton,megacycle,megalomania,megalopolis megalith,lithograph,monolith,neolithic,paleolithic atmosphere,sphere,hemisphere,stratosphere,stratosphere hemisphere,hemicycle,hemiplegia,hemidemisemiquaver macroeconomy,macrobiotic,macrocosm,macroscopic,macromolecule geometry,trigonometry,optometry,metric,symmetry symmetry,synchronicity,synchronize,system,symphony sympathy,apathetic,antipathy,pathos,pathology synonym,acronym,pseudonym,anonymous,antonym,homonym homogeneous,homologous,homosexual,homophone,homogenize, eugenics,gene,genesis,generation,gender heterogeneous,heteronym,heterosexual,heterodoxy doctrine,doctor,orthodox,paradox,dogma orthodontist,orthopedic,orthographic,orthodox orthodontal,periodontal,odontalgia,mastodon pedagogy,pediatrician,pedophile,Pediacare,pedantic,pedology

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ROOT

iatric psych therapy physio nomy tax derm phyte neo logue di tome cracy, crat techno pyro mania phobia acro cephalo multi morph pseudo carp endo toxic cyto kine, cine aesthet neuro hiero glyph paleo zoo proto agon trope cosmo polis necro stereo petro idio agog plasia crypt mechane iso hemo lysis

MEANING

medical treatment mind cure nature, natural systematized knowledge systematic arrangement skin plant recent, young word, speech, reason two cut bone model, print first, chief, ruler book love wise, wisdom woman hatred, wrong, bad marriage foot all people govern, government skill, art, craft fire madness for fear of height, edges, pointed skull, head, brain many form false fruit within poison cell move feeling, perception nerve sacred carve ancient, prehistoric animal first contest, struggle turning universe city dead 3 dimension stone personal leader mold, change hidden machine equal blood loosening, destroying

EXAMPLES

geriatrics,psychiatry,obstetrics,po diatry,pediatric psychic,psychopath,psychology,ps ychosomatic,psychosomatic psychotherapy,hydrotherapy,ther apeutic,therapist,bibliotherapy physiotherapy,physics,physiology, astrophysical,physician physiognomy,economy,autonomy, metronome,astronomy taxonomy,syntax,tactics,taxation,t axidermy taxidermist,epidermis,pachyderm,hypodermic,dermatitis neophyte,dermophyte,microphyte,lithophyte,phytoplankton neophyte,neon,neoplasm,neolithic,neoclassical neologism,logic,catalogue,monologue,prologue dialogue,dialectic,dilemma,dichotomy,dichromatic dichotomy,tonsillectomy,atom,anatomy,epitome osteopath,osteoporosis,osteology,osteoarthritis,ossify typewriter,prototype,archetype,typical,type,typify archetype,monarch,oligarchy,anarchy,archangel bibliography,bibliophile,bible,bibliotherapy,bibliteca philosophy,philanthropy,hemophilia,Anglophile,philharmonic sophisticated,philosophy,sophomore,theosophy,sophistry gynecology,philogyny,misogyny,gynarchy,androgynous misanthropy,misconduct,misplace,misadventure,mistrust misogamy,polygamy,bigamy,monogamy,gamete tripod,podiatry,antipodes,podium,chiropody panorama,pantheism,panacea,panchromatic,pan-Hellenic pandemic,epidemic,demography,endemic,democrat democracy,autocracy,technocracy,bureaucracy,meritocracy technique,technical,technology,polytechnic,technicolor pyrotechnics,pyrex,pyre,pyromania,pyromancer,pyrolysis pyromania,kleptomania,monomania,maniac,dipsomania claustrophobia,hydrophobia,triskadekaphobia,acrophobia,phobia acrophobia,acronym,acropolis,acrobat,acrostic hydrocephalus,microcephalus,cephalopod,encephalitis multilingual,multiform,multitude,multiply,multitask amorphous,anthropomorphic,metamorphosis,morph,animorph pseudonym,pseudopod,pseudoscience pseudocarp pseudocarp,carpology,monocarpous,endocarp endocrine,endosperm,endoskeleton,endothermic,endoderm toxicology,toxic,intoxicated,antitoxin,detoxify cytoplasm,cyst,cytology,cytogenesis,öocyte cinema,kinetic,kinesiology,kinescope,telekinesis kinesthesia,anesthesia,esthetics,aesthete neurology,neuralgia,neurosis,neuron,nerve hierarchy,hieroglyphic hieroglyph,petroglyph,glyph paleontology,paleozoic,paleolithic zoo,zoology,zoophobia,zodiac, protozoan,prototype,protoplasm,proton,protocol,protozoan agony,antagonize,protagonist,agonistic,agonize entropy,heliotrope,tropic,stereotropism cosmic,cosmopolitan,microcosm,cosmos,macrocosm politics,cosmopolitan,metropolis,police,metropolitan necrophobia,necrotic,necromancy,necrophile sterophonic,stereoscope,stereotype petrify,petroleum,petroglyph,petrology,Peter idiosyncrasy,idiom,idea,ideal pedagogue,demagogue,synagogue plastic,plasticize,plaster,plastique cryptogram,cryptic,crypt,encrypt,cryptology mechanics,machine,mechanism,machinations,deus ex machina isotherm,isotope,isoceles,isobar,isotonic hemophilia,hemostat,hemoglobin,hemorrhage,anemia paralysis,catalysis,hydrolysis,lysosome,Lysol

ROOT

homo persona nomen sol lumen luna ignis bellum campus annus dies greg corpus carn capit naso ora denti vita cord arti manu ped quer doc ratio sci leg cern cite dic loqu audio nota scrib mort lit verb lingua genus animus jus legis civis temp loco fid crux bene grat bellus mal honor sacer novus ambi clar alt magnus grav

MEANING

man person name sun light moon fire war field year day group, flock body flesh head nose speak, pray tooth life heart joint hand foot death letter word language origin, race, kind make alive law, right law citizen time place trust cross good, well pleasing pretty bad honor holy new around clear high great, large heavy inquire teach reason know read, select separate arouse, summon speak speak hear note write

EXAMPLES

homicide,Homo sapiens,hombre,homage,homme personality,personae,parson,personify,impersonate nominate,cognomen,ignominious,nominal,nomenclature solar,solarium,solstice,parasol,Sol illuminate,luminary,luminous,luminescence,bioluminescence lunar,lunacy,lunate,lunatic,Luna,lunes ignite,ignition,igneous,preignition rebellion,belligerent,bellicose,ante-bellum,rebel camp,campus,campaign,champion,scamper annual,annuity,perennial,anniversary,millenium diary,diet,journey,sojourn,adjourn congregate,segregate,gregarious,egregious,aggregate corpse,corps,corpulent,corporal,corporeal carnation,carnal,carnivorous,reincarnated,carnival capital,capitulate,cap,caption,caprice,precipitate nasal,nostril,nasturtium,nasofrontal,nose oral,oration,adoration,exorable,oracle,perorate dentist,dentine,dent,indent,dentifrice vital,vitality,vitamin,vivacious,revive cordial,core,courage,discord,accord,concordance article,articulate,arthritis(Greek) manual,manicure,manikin,emancipate,manufacture,manuscript pedal,pedestrian,pedestal,pedicure,impede,expedition mortal, immortal,mortician,mortify,mortgage literary,literate,literal,letter,obliterate,illiterate verbal,proverbial,verbiage,verbatim et literatim,verb linguist,language,lingo,linguistics,multilingual generation, gender,gene,ingenuity,genus animal,animate,magnanimity,pusillanimous,unanimity judge,jurisprudence,justice,justify,jury,jurisdiction legislation,legal,legitimate,illicit,illegal civic,city,civilize,civilian,civility temporary,temporal,extemporaneous,tempus fugit,contemporary location,locus,allocate,locomotion,local confident,fiduciary,diffidence,infidel,fidelity,Fido crusade,cross,crucifix,crux,excruciate,crucial benefit,benevolent,bonus,benediction,bona fide,benefactor gratitude,gratify,grace,gratis,gratuitous,congratulate belle,belladonna,beau,beauty,belvedere malice,malignant,malpractice,malicious,malinger honest,honorable,dishonor,honorarium,honorary sacred,sacrifice,sacrilege,desecrate,sacrilegious novelty,innovate,novel,novice,novocain,novelette ambient,ambiguous,ambition,ambiance,ambidextrous clarify,clarion,clarinet,claret,declare altitude,exaltation,alto altar,altimeter magnify,magnificent,major,maxim,magnanimous gravity,grave,gravitate,aggravate,grieve,gravid question,inquest,inquisitive,requisition,perquisite doctrine,document,documentary,doctor,indoctrinate,docile rational,ration,rationale,reason,rationalize,ratio science,prescient,conscious,conscience,omniscient collect,select,legible,legend,lectern,lecture,elect discern,secretive,discretion,concern,certain recite,citation,excite,incite,cite,recital dictate,diction,index,edict,abdication,addict,ditto eloquent,loquacity,colloquial,ventriloquist,soliloquy,locution audience,audible,audition,audio,audit,auditorium notation,notorious,notice,denote,annotation,noteworthy script,conscript,scripture,prescription,describe,scribble

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ROOT

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MEANING

call touch see, perceive see, look walk sleep throw give love look, wonder rule, direct master, rule born believe have, hold please stand join, connect work carry carry, bear move send to lead drive, push flee move, do take steps make, do disturb, whirl cry out fall, happen close press to fill take, seize break out cut, kill care roll stretch interweave, fold draw draw tight jump increase run hold twist to loosen break to hang turn flow put, place yield come follow alone

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EXAMPLES

vocal,vociferous,voice,convoke,provocative,avocation tangent,tangible,contagious,tact,tacit,contingent,contact video,provident,supervisor,visa,advise,belvedere spectator,perspicacity,perspective,specimen,prospect amble,perambulator,preamble,ambulance,ambulant insomnia,somnambulist,somnolent eject,projectile,interject,adjective,trajectory,dejected donate,donor,pardon,condone amorous,amicable,amour,inimical,amateur admire,miracle,mirror,miraculous,mirage,admiration regal,regimen,regalia,regent,regulate,regina dominate,dominant,domino,domineer,eminent domain nature,native,innate,naïve,cognate,prenatal credible,creed,credo,credit,credence,miscreant,recreant habitual,habit,inhibit,habitude,habitation,habitat pleasure,complacent,please,pleasant,placebo,complaisance stable,estate,statute,statue,stature,constant,stand,static junction,injunction,adjoin,conjunction,join laboratory,labored,elaborate,collaborate,belabor transport,portage,purport,important,importune,portend transfer,circumference,deference,fertile,offer remove,move,motivation,mobility,commotion transmit,admit,omit,remit,missive,mission,missile induce,introduce,deduce,conducive,ductile propel,repellent,expel,repulsive,compulsion,push fugitive,fugue,centrifuge,refugee,subterfuge react,enactment,activities,transact,actuary,agitate gradual,graduate,digress,ingredient,egress,progress fact,facile,facsimile,facilitate,faction,feasible,facility turbulent,trouble,turbid,perturb,turbine,disturb,turban clamor,claim,declamation,reclamation,claimant cadence,cascade,decadent,coincide,cadaverous,accident closet,close,closure,recluse,foreclose,claustrophobia,preclude pressure,press,express,suppress,depress,repress,impression complete,complement,replete,comply,compliment,expletive capture,incapacitate,captive,capsule,forceps erupt,disrupt,abrupt,corrupt,interrupt,bankrupt scissors,concise,precise,homicide,germicide,incisors cure,accurate,security,curative,curiosity,curator revolve,evolve,convolve,revolt,voluminous,involve extend,distend,contention,tendon,portend,ostensible complex,plexiglass,plywood,multiply,pliable,implicate tractor,contract,retract,tract,traction,extract,intractable,trail strict,stringent,strain,redistrict,stricture,distraught assault,salient,assail,resilient,salmon,sally,resultant crescent,crescendo,accrue,crew,recruit current,concurrent,car,corridor,recur,curriculum tenant,pretend,pertinacious,tenor,tenet,lieutenant distort,torture,extort,tortilla,tort,retort,nasturtium dissolve,solvent,absolution,soluble,resolve,dissolution fragile,fraction,fracture,frail,refraction,fragment,infraction pendulum,compendium,suspense,propend,impend,pending convert,subversion,vertebra,vertigo,versatile,inversion fluid,fluent,flux,influx,affluent,influence,fluvial,flush expound,exponent,opponent,postpone,dispose,deposit recede,intercede,secede,cede,recession,precedent convention,convenient,venue,contravene,circumvent,revenue sequence,sequential,prosecute,sequacious,consequent,subsequent solo,solitaire,solipsism,soliloquy,solifidian,solitude sediment,sedan,sedation,president,supersede,residue

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