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RootMeaningExamples
transtransport/transpose/Trans Am
vinc/vict/vanqinvincible/victory/vanquish
pacpacify/pacific/pacifism
teletelescope/telemetry/telekinesis
vicevicarious/viceroy
mutmutation/immutable/mutability
quer/ques/quir/quisinquiry/inquisitive/query
ob/oc/of/opobloquy/occlude/offend/opponent
pon/positpostpone/positive
nonnonconformist/nonentity
negnegation/renege/renegade
sub/suc/suf/sug/sup/sussubway/succumb/suffuse/suggest/suppress/suspend
navnavigate/naval
mit/missmissile/dismiss/transmit
verbverbose/verbiage/verbatim
mismisdemeanor/misanthrope/misogynist
oligoligarchy
super/sursupernatural/supervise/surtax/superman
paraparanormal/parallel/paraphrase
psychpsychology/psychosis/psychopath
sequi/secut/sequeconsecutive/sequence/sequel
put/putatputative/compute/amputate
neoneologism/neophyte
manmanufacture/manuscript/emancipate
malmalevolent/malediction/malefactor
sophphilosopher/sophisticated
terrterrestrial/subterranean
propropulsive/proponent
solv/solutabsolve/dissolute/absolute
syn/sym/syl/syssynchronize/sympathize/syllogism/system
macromacroeconomics/macrocosm
mori/mortmortuary/moribund/immortal
terminterminable/terminate
spec/spectspectator/inspect/aspect
sciscience/omniscient/conscious
megamegabyte/megatron/megalomania
multimiltifarious/multitude/multimeter
tang/tact/tingtangent/contact/contingent
RootMeaningExamples
scopperiscope/microscope
sed/sesssedentary/session
spirrespiratory/spirit
micromicrocosm/microscope/microscope
magnmagnify/magnanimous/magnitude
retroretrograde/retrospect/retroactive
mob/mot/movmobile/motility/immovable
ultraultramodern/ultracritical
monomonarchy/monotheism/monogamous
reregurgitate/reiterate/reimburse
volv/volutrevolve/evole/convoluted
thermthermostat/diathermy
pedpediatrician/pedagogue
ververacious/verify/verisimilitude
vid/visvision/evidence/vista
morosmoron/sophomore
tractdistract/torsion/tortuous
viv/vitvivisection/vivacious/vitality
scrib/scripttranscribe/script/circumscribe
vad/vasinvade/evasive
trud/trusintrude/protrusion
nomennomenclature/nominal/cognomen
ununfeigned/unkempt/unwitting
pseudopseudonym/pseudopod/pseudoscience
passpassionate/impassive/dispassionate
sacrsacred/sacrosanct/sacrement
polypolygon/polyglot/polygamous
primprimordial/primary/primogeniture
perpermeable/pervade
ten/tenttenable/tenure/retentive
sent/senssentient/consent/sensitive
uniuniverse/unicycle/unison
marmaritime/submarine/mariner
philphilanthropist/Anglophile/philanderer
urburban/urbane/suburban
operoperate/cooperation
natinnate/prenatal/nativity
periperiscope/perimeter/periphery
RootMeaningExamples
mater/matrmaternal/matriarch/matrilineal
veni/vent/venintervene/prevent/convention
stru/structconstruct/construe
protoprototype
mon/monitadmonish/premonition/monitor
tors/tortdistort/torsion/tortuous
metametamorphosis
rog/rogatinterrogate/prerogative
vers/vertvertigo/revert/diversion
novnovelty/novice/renovate
potenpotential/impotent/potentate
viadeviation/viaduct/trivial
temporcontemporary/extemporaneous
pel/pulscompulsion/repel/expel/pulse
string/strictstingent/constrict/stricture
volvoluntary/malevolent
vacvacuous/vacuole/evacuate/vaccuum
somninsomnia/somnolent/somnambulist
ped/podimpediment/podiatrist/quadruped/tripod
omniomniscient/omnipotent/omnivorous
sectdissect/bisect
morphamorphous/metamorphosis/anthropomorphic
panpanacea/panorama/pantheism
postpostpone/posterity/posthumous
voc/vocatavocation/provocation/invocation
sesecede/seclude/seduce
pater/partpatriotism/paternity/patriarch
pet/petitpetition/appetite/compete
pathpathology/apathetic/antipathy
semisemiannual/semicircle/semiconscious
red/risderision/ridiculous/risibility
port/portatportable/transport/export
withwithhold/withstand
reg/rectregicide/regent/insurrection/interregnum
ruptinterrupt/bankrupt/rupture
preprenuptual/premonition/preamble

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