Root words - meanings with examples


Ajit Kumar AJIT KUMARWISDOM IAS, New Delhi.

1. a/n  - not, without : Abyss - without bottom, achromatic - without color; anhydrous - without water
 
 (i) Abyss - without bottom: a- ‘without’ + bussos ‘- depth’, अतल समुद्र; रसातल  ocean's abysses; an abyss of moral depravity: an abyss of despair; widening abyss between the rich and the poor.
 
Synonyms: cataclysm, collapse, disaster, catastrophe, gap.
Cataclysm:  kata-, down + klyzein, to wash:   a great flood; deluge; the cataclysm of the First World War. प्रलय;  
Collapse: col- ‘together’ + labi ‘to slip’ - the roof collapsed.  गिर जाना
Disaster : from dis- (expressing negation) + astro ‘star’= ‘ill-starred event, financial disaster. आपदा
Catastrophe: from kata- ‘down’ + strophē ‘turning’=sudden turn: an environmental catastrophe तबाही
 
Gap: difference, gulf, split - bridge the gap; close the gap; fill the gaps; generation gap;  a mountain pass
 
 
(ii) achromatic - without color;  a- ‘without’ + khrōmatikos (from khrōma ‘colour’). वर्णहीन
an achromatic lens;
 
(iii) anhydrous - without water; निर्जल  (from an- ‘without’ + hudōr ‘water’) + -ous.
 
Hydrogen -  hudro- ‘water’ + -genēs (offspring)
Hydrosphere ; hydropathic;  hydroelectric ; hydrobiological; hydriodic; hydroacoustics (the study of sound travelling through water).
 
 
2. a – on
afire - on fire; the whole mill was afire (burning); afire with Olympic enthusiasm.  प्रज्ज्वलित, उत्तेजित
ashore - on the shore; the seals come ashore to breed. तट पर
aside - on the side; she must put aside all her antagonistic feelings. एक तरफ़
3. a, ab - from, away, off
Abduct; Abnormal; Absent; Aversion; Abscond; Abstract; Abscind.
(i) abduct - Take (someone) away illegally by force or deception; kidnap. ; अपहरण करना ; from ab- ‘away, from’ + ducere ‘to lead’.
Kidnap - from kid +  nap ‘nab, seize’.  अपहरण
(ii) Abnormal - away from normal, not normal; असामान्य
(iii) Absent - away, not present; from ab- ‘ away’ + esse ‘to be’. अनुपस्थिति होना
(iv) aversion - the act of turning away from; from ab- ‘from’ + vertere ‘to turn’ विरक्ति
(v) Abscond: ab- ‘away, from’ + condere ‘stow’ or ‘put away.  फरार होना
(vi) Abstract: ab- ‘from’ + trahere ‘draw off’. सार निकालना ; abstract of the article.



(vii) Abscind: To cut off; to separate; from ab- + scindere to cut, rend.


 
4. a/c/d - to, toward, near
(i) accelerate - to increase the speed of;  from ad- ‘towards’ + celer ‘swift’. inflation started to accelerate.  तेज़ करना
expedite,  speed up, speed, , quicken
Expedite: from ex- ‘out’ + pes, ped- ‘foot’. शीघ्रता करना
(ii) accessible - easily entered, approached, or obtained;   गम्य
Do you have access to a computer?
(iii) admittance - allowing into; people were unable to gain admittance to the hall. प्रवेशाज्ञा
from ad- ‘to’ + mittere ‘send’+ ance (Emit - from e- (variant of ex-) ‘out of’ + mittere ‘send’.)
5. acro - top, height, tip, beginning - acrobat - a "high walker"; acronym - a word formed from the first (capital) letters of a word; acrophobia - fear of height
6. act – do - activity - something that a person does; react - to do something in response; interaction - communication between two or more things
7. aer/o – air - aerate - to let air reach something; aerial - relating to the air; aerospace - the air space
 
8. agr/i/o – farming - agriculture - management of the land, agribusiness - making money by utilizing land; agrarian - relating to the management of land
9. alg/o – pain - neuralgia - pain caused by a nerve; analgesic - a drug that makes one pain free; nostalgia - aching for the familiar
 
10. ambi, amphi - both, on both sides, around - ambidextrous - able to use both hands equally; ambiguous - having more than one meaning; ambivalence - conflicting or opposite feelings toward a person or thing
11. ambul - walk, move - amble - to walk in a slow, relaxed way; ambulant - walking or moving around; ambulance - a vehicle that moves a patient
12. ami/o – love - amiable - friendly, pleasant, lovable; amity - friendly and peaceful relations; amorous - showing romantic love
13. ana - up, back, against,  again, throughout - analysis - a close examination of something; anatomy - the structure of something as visible when cut up for analysis; anachronism - not being in the right place in time
14. andr/o - man, male - androgynous - being both male and female; android - resembling a human; misandry - hatred towards men
15. anim - life, spirit - animal - a living organism; animate - to make alive; equanimity - of balanced spirit
16.  ann/enn – year - anniversary - a date observed once a year; annual - happening once a year; millennium - 1,000 years
17. ante - before, in front - antecede - to come before something in time; antemeridian - before noon; anteroom- a small room before the main room
18. anth/o – flower - chrysanthemum and amaranth - names of flowers; anthology - a collection of treasured writings; anthozoan - half plant, half animal, like anemones and corals.
19. anthrop/o – human - anthropology - the study of mankind; anthropomorphism - giving human form to non-human things; philanthropy - the love to mankind (expressed through good deeds)
20. anti – against - antibody - a substance that destroys micro-organisms; antiseptic - preventing infection; antisocial - opposing social norm
21. apo, apho - away, off, separate - aphorism - a short expression of a general truth; apology - an explicit expression of regret, apostrophe - a small dash used in place of an omitted letter
22. aqu/a – water - aquarium - a water container for fish; aquatic- relating to water; aqueduct - a pipeline for water
23. arbor – tree - arborist - someone working with trees; arbor - a shady area formed by trees; arborous - having many trees
24. arch/I - chief, most important, rule - archbishop - the highest ranking bishop; archenemy - chief or worst enemy; matriarch - a female who rules a group; monarch - a king or queen
24. arch/a/i - primitive, ancient - archaeology - the study of ancient cultures; archaic - belonging to an earlier period; archive - a collection of historical materials
25. arthr/o – join - arthroscope - a tool to see inside a joint; arthritis - inflammation of a joint; arthropod - invertebrates with jointed legs, like spiders, crustaceans, insects
26. art – skill - artifact - object made by a person's skill; artisan - a person skilled in a craft; artist - a person who creates skillfully
27. astro,  aster - star, stars, outer space- astronaut - a person traveling to the stars; astronomer - someone who studies the stars; asterisk - a star-shaped sign used as a reference tool
28. aud/i/io – hear - audible - loud enough to be heard; audience - people who listen to a program; audiovisual - relating to sound and vision
29. auto - self, same, one - autocrat - a person who governs with absolute power; autograph - a person's own signature; automatic - moving by itself
30. avi/a – bird - aviary - a large enclosure for birds; aviatrix - a female airplane pilot; aviation - the art of designing or operating aircraft
31. bar/o - pressure, weight - baric - pertaining to pressure, esp. of the atmosphere; milliard - metric unit, equal to 1/1000th of a bar; baryon - heavy elementary particle
32. bell/i -  bellicose - warlike; belligerent - hostile, ready to fight; rebel - person who opposes and fights
33. Bene – good - benefactor - person who gives money to a cause; beneficial - producing a good effect; benevolent - showing kindness or goodwill
34. bi/n - two, twice, once in every two - biannual - happening twice a year; binoculars - optical device with two lenses; bilateral - of or involving two sides
35. bibli/o – book - bibliography - a list of books used as sources; bibliomania - an extreme love of books; bibliophile - a person who loves books
36. bio-  life, living matter -  biography- a life story written by another person; biology - the science of life; biosphere - Earth's surface inhabited by living things
37. blast/o - cell, primitive, immature cell - blastula - an early stage of embryonic development; fibroblast - a cell that forms connective tissue; blastoderm - the layer surrounding the inside of an egg
38. burs - pouch, purse - bursar- an administrative officer in charge of funds; bursary- the treasury of a college or monastery; disburse- to expend especially from a public fund
39. calc – stone - calcite; calcium- the flame of acetylene gas generated by reaction of calcium carbide with water; calcification- impregnation with calcareous matter
40. cand - glowing, iridescent - candid- free from bias, prejudice, or malice; candle- something that gives light; incandescent- white, glowing, or luminous with intense heat
41. capt, cept, ceive - take, hold - intercept - to stop or interrupt; perceive - to take notice of something; captivating - taking hold of
42. cardi/o – heart - cardiac - relating to the heart; cardiogenic - resulting from heart disease; cardiologist - a heart doctor
43. carn/i - flesh, meat - carnivorous - flesh-eating; carnal - pertaining to the body or flesh; incarnate - given bodily form
44. cata - down, against completely, intensive, according to - cataclysm - a flood or other disaster, catalog - a complete listing; catastrophe - turning for the worst, a substantial disaster
45. caust,  caut – to burn - cauterize - to burn with a hot instrument; caustic - capable of burning or eating away; holocaust - total devastation, especially by fire
46. cede, ceed, cess  - go, yield - exceed - to go beyond the limits; recede - to go back; accessible - easily entered, approached, or obtained;
47. celer – fast - accelerate - to increase the speed of; decelerate - to reduce the speed of
48. cent/i-  hundred, hundredth - centennial- the 100th anniversary; centimeter - 1/100 of a meter; century - 100 years
49. centr/o/i – centre - egocentric - self-centered; eccentric - not having a common center, not according to norm; centrifugal - moving outward from a center
50. cephal/o – head - encephalitis - inflammation of the brain; cephalic - pertaining to the head; cephalopod - marine mollusks like octopus and squid who have tentacles growing from their head
51. cerebr/o – brain - cerebral - pertaining to the brain; cerebrate - to use the brain; cerebrospinal - pertaining to the brain and the spinal cord
52. cert –sure - ascertain- to find out something with certainty; certain - being absolutely sure; certify - to state that something is true
53. chrom/o chromat/o, chros - color, pigment - achromatic - without color; chromium - a blue-white metallic chemical element, chromatics - the study of color
54. chron/o – time - chronic - lasting for a long time; chronological - arranging events in time order, synchronize - happening at the same time
55. chron/o – time- chronic - lasting for a long time; chronological - arranging events in time order, synchronize - happening at the same time
56. chrys/o - gold, yellow - chrysanthemum and helichrysum - golden/yellow flowers; chrysolite - a yellowish gem
57. cide, cise - cut, kill - homicide - murder; incisor - a sharp tooth for cutting food; insecticide - a chemical used to kill insects
58. circum, circle - around, about - circumnavigate - to sail around; circumscribe - to draw around; circumspect - looking around
59.claim, clam - shout, speak out- clamor - to shout and make noise; exclaim - to cry out loudly and suddenly; proclamation - something announced officially in public
60. clar - clarification - an explanation; clarify - to make something clear; declare - to state something clearly
61. clud, clus- close - conclusion - the end or last part; exclusion - shutting out, rejecting; seclude - to keep away from; to isolate
62. cline – learn - inclination - a leaning toward; incline - a surface that slopes or leans; recline - to lean back and relax
63. co- with, together, joint- coauthor - writer who collaborates with another author; coeducation - educating males and females together; cohousing - planning your neighborhood in an intentional neighborly
64. col - together, jointly - Collaborate - to work together; collision - smashing together; colloquial - words formed by everday interaction
65. com - together, common - commemorate - to memorize together; composition - an arrangement or putting together of parts; commune - living together while owning things in common
66. cogn/i – know - cognition - process of acquiring knowledge; incognito - disguised so no one knows you; recognize - to discover that one knows
67. con - with, jointly - concur - to agree with someone; contemporary - of the same time period as others; convention - a gathering of people with a common interest
68. contra/o - against, opposite - contradict to argue against, Contraflow, contraception, contrary not in agreement, controversy disagreement
69. corp/o –body - tion - a company recognized by law as a single body; corpse - a dead body; corporal - pertaining to the body
70. cosm/o – universe - cosmonaut - a Russian astronaut; cosmos - the universe; microcosm - a miniature universe
71. counter - opposite, contrary, opposing - counteract - to oppose the effects of an action; countermand - to cancel a previous order; counteroffensive - attack against an attack
72. cranio – skull - craniology - the study of skull characteristics; cranium - skull of vertebrates; cranial - pertaining to the skull
73. cred – believe - credence - belief that something is true or valid; credulous - believing things too easily, gullible; incredible – unbelievable
74. cruc – cross - crucial-characteristic of or having the form of a cross ; crucifix- the cross itself as a Christian emblem; excruciating-  so intense as to cause great pain or anguish
75. crypto - hidden, secret - cryptic - of hidden meaning; cryptography - science of secret codes; encrypt - encode into secret code
76. cumul - mass, heap - accumulate - to gather or pile up; cumulative - gradually building up
77. curr, curs – run - concurrent- running parallel; current- flowing easily and smoothly; cursive- having a flowing, easy, impromptu character
78. cycl - circle, ring - bicycle - a vehicle with two wheels; cycle - a sequence that is repeated; cyclone - a storm with circling winds
79. de - reduce, away, down, remove - decelerate - to slow down, reduce speed; dethrone - to remove from power; debug - to remove bugs
80. dec/a,  - ten - decade - 10 years; decathlon - athletic contest that includes 10 disciplines in which each participant competes; December - formerly the 10th month of the Roman calendar
81. Deci – one – tenth - deciliter - a tenth of a liter; decimate - reduce dramatically; decibel - one tenth of the sound volume unit bel
82 dem/o – people - democracy - government of the people; demographic - the study of people; epidemic - spreading among people in a region
83. Demi – half, less than - demitasse - a small cup of coffee; demimonde - someone of little respected life style
84. dendr/o/i – tree - philodendron - a climbing plant that grows on trees; dendrochronology - dating events by studying growth rings in trees; dendriform - in the shape of a tree
85. dent, don’t  - tooth - dental - relating to teeth; dentist - a doctor for the teeth; dentures - a set of false teeth
86. derm/a – skin - dermatologist - a doctor for the skin; pachyderm - a class of animals with very thick skin (elephant, rhinoceros); dermatitis - inflammation of the skin
87. di/plo -   two, twice - dichromatic - displaying two colors; diploma - a certificate, literally "a letter folded double"; dilemma - a situation that requires a choice between two alternatives.
88. di/s – apart, away,  not, to the opposite - digression - a departure from the main issue, subject; disappear - to move out of sight; dissect - to cut apart piece by piece.
89. dia - through, between,  apart, across - diabetes - disease characterized by excessive thirst and discharge of urine; diagnosis - understanding a condition by going through a detailed review of symptoms; dialog - conversation between two people.
90. dict - contradict - to express the opposite of; prediction - a statement foretelling the future; dictate - to speak out loud for another person to write down.
91. domin – master - dominate - to be the master of; domineering - excessively controlling; predominate - to have more power than others
92. don/at – give - donation - a contribution or gift; donor - someone who gives something; pardon - to give forgiveness for an offense
93. duc/t – lead - conduct - to lead musicians in playing music; educate - to lead to knowledge; deduction - a subtraction of an amount.
94. du/o - two, twice - duplicate - make an identical copy; duet - a musical composition for two voices or instruments; duo - a pair normally thought of as being together.
95. dur - harden, to last, lasting - durable - having the quality of lasting; duration - the length of time something lasts; enduring - able to last.
96. dyn/a/am - power, energy, strength - dynamo - a generator of energy; dynamic - having physical energy/power; dynamite - a powerful explosive.
97. dys - abnormal, bad - dyspepsia - abnormal digestion; dystopia - an imaginary place of total misery; dyslexia - impairment of the ability to handle words.
98. e- out, away - eloquent - speaking beautifully and forcefully; emissary - a representative of a country or group sent on a mission; eject - throw out forcefully.
 
99. ego – self - egoistic - self-centered; alter ego - a higher aspect of oneself; egomania - excessive preoccupation with oneself.
 
100. em, en - into, cover with, - empathy - intention to feel like another person; empower - put into power; engorge – make
 
101. endo - within, inside - endotherm - a creature that can keep its inside temperature fairly constant; endocrine - relating to glands that secrete directly into the blood or lymph; endogamy - the custom to marry within one's clan, tribe etc.
102. enn/i, anni – years - bicentennial - of or relating to an age or period of 200 years; centennial - of or relating to an age or period of 100 years; perennial -lasting through many years.
 
103. en, in - inside, inwards - envision - to picture in the mind; enclose - lock inside; inwards - towards the inside.
 
104. ep/I - on, upon, over,  among, at, after,  to, outside - epidemic - the rapid spread of something negative; epilogue - a short speech delivered after a play; epicenter - the center of an earthquake.
 
105. equ/i - equal, equally - equidistant - an equal distance from two points; equanimity - calm temperament, evenness of temper; equation - a statement of equality.
 
106. erg/o – work - ergonomics - study of the working environment; energy - the power to accomplish work; energetics - science that looks at energy and its transformation
 
107. esth/aesth - feeling, sensation, beauty - esthetician - someone who beautifies; aesthetic - pertaining to a sense of beauty; kinesthesia - the sensation of bodily movement.
 
108. ethno - race, people - ethnic - pertaining to a defined group of people; ethnocentric - focusing on the ethnicity of people; ethnology - the science of people and races.
 
109. eu – good, well - euphemism - replacing an offensive word with an inoffensive one; euphonious - having a pleasant sound; euphoria - feeling of well-being.
 
110. ex - from, out, - excavate - to dig out; exhale - to breathe out; extract - to pull out.
 
111. extra, extro - outside, beyond - extraordinary - beyond ordinary; extraterrestrial - outside the Earth; extrovert - an outgoing person.
 
112. fac/t - make, do - artifact - an object made by a person; factory - a place where things are made; malefact - a person who does wrong.
 
113. fer - bear, bring, carry - confer - to bring an honor to someone; ferry - a boat that carries passengers; transfer - to move to another place.
 
114. fid – faith - confide - place trust in someone, fidelity - faithfulness; fiduciary - a trustee;
 
115. flect – bend - deflect - to bend course because of hitting something; inflection - a bending in the voice's tone or pitch; flexible - easily bending.
 
116. flor/a,  fleur  - flower - florist - someone working with flowers; floral - flowerlike; flora - the plant life of a particular time or area
 
117. for  - completely (used to intensify  the meaning of a word) - forsaken or forfeited - completely lost; forgiven - completely given (a release of debt).
 
118. fore - in front of, previous, earlier - forebear - ancestor; forebode - to give an advance warning of something bad; forecast - a preview of events to be.
 
119. form – shape - conformity- correspondence in form, manner, or character; formation- something that is formed; reformatory- intended for reformation
 
120. fract, frag – break - fracture - a break; fragile - easy to break; fragment or fraction - a part or element of a larger whole;
 
121. fug - flee, run away, escape - fugitive - a person who is running away; refuge - a sheltered place to flee to; refugee - a person seeking protection
 
122. funct - perform, work - defunct - no longer working or alive; function - to work or perform a role normally; malfunction - to fail to work correctly.
 
123. fus – pour- confusion - being flooded with too much information that is hard to make sense of; fuse - to melt by heating; infuse - to put into.
 
124. gastr/o – stomach - gastric - pertaining to the stomach; gastronomy - serving the stomach by providing good food; gastritis - inflammation of the stomach.
 
125. gen/o/e/ genesis  - birth, production, formation, kind - genealogy - the study of the history of a family; generation - all the people born at approximately the same time; genetic -relating to heredity encoded in the genes.
126. geo - earth, soil, global - geography - study of the earth's surface; geology - study of the structure of the earth; geoponics - soil based agriculture.
 
127. ger - old age - geriatrics - medicine pertaining to the elderly; gerontocracy - the rule of the elders; gerontology - the science of aging.
 
128. giga - a billion - gigabyte - unit of computer storage space; gigahertz - unit of frequency (one billion Hz/sec); gigawatt unit of electric power (one billion watts).
 
129. gon – angle - decagon - a polygon with 10 angles; diagonal - a slanting line running across a space; octagon - a geometrical figure with 8 angles.
 
130 – gram - letter, written- diagram - a simple drawing; grammar - rules of how to write words in sentences; telegram - a message sent by telegraph.
 
131. gran - grain-  granary- a storehouse or repository for grain especially after it is threshed or husked; granola- a mixture of rolled oats and other ingredients; granule- a little grain (as of sugar)
 
132. graph/y - writing, recording, written - Graphology - the study of handwritings; autograph - written with one's own hand; seismograph - a machine noting strength and duration of earthquakes.
 
133. grat – pleasing - gratify - to please someone; grateful - feeling thankful; gratuity - a tip, token of appreciation.
 
134. gyn/o/e - woman, female - gynecology - the science of female reproductive health; gynephobia - fear of women; gynecoid - resembling a woman.
 
135. gress, grad/e/i - to step, to go - digression - a departure from the main issue, subject, etc.; progress - movement forward or onward; gradual - step by step.
 
136. hect/o, hecat – hundred - hectoliter - 100 liters; hectare - metric unit equaling 100 ares or 10,000 square meters; hectometer - 100 meters
 
137. helic/o - spiral, circular - helicopter - an aircraft with horizontal rotating wing; helix - a spiral form; helicon - a circular tuba.
 
138. heli/o – sun- heliotropism - movement or growth in relating to the sun; heliograph - apparatus used to send message with the help of sunlight; helianthus - genus of plants including sunflowers.
 
139. hemi - half, partial - hemicycle - a semicircular structure; hemisphere - one half of the earth; hemistich - half a line of poetry.
 
140. hem/o/a – blood - hemorrhage - clotting of the blood; hemorrhoids - swelling of the blood vessels; hemoglobin - red blood particle.
 
141. heap – liver - hepatitis - inflammation of the liver; hepatoma - a tumor of the liver; hepatotoxic - toxic and damaging to the liver.
 
142. hept/a – seven - heptagon - a shape with seven angles and seven sides; Heptateuch - the first seven books of the Old Testament; heptameter - a line of verse consisting of seven metrical feet.
 
143. herbi – plant, grass - herbicide - any chemical used to kill unwanted plants, etc.; herbivorous - plant-eating; herbal - relating to plants.
 
144. hetero - different, other - heterogeneous - made up of unrelated parts; heteronyms - words with same spelling but different meanings; heterodox - not conforming to traditional beliefs.
 
145. hex/a – six - hexagon - a shape with six angles/sides; hexameter - a verse measured in six; hexapod - having six legs.
 
146. histo – tissue - histology - study of the microscopic structure of tissues; histochemistry - study of the chemical constitution of cells and tissues.
 
147. homo, homeo - like, alike, same - homogeneous - of the same nature or kind; homonym - sounding alike; homeopath - a therapy that is based on treating "same with same"
 
148. hydr/o - liquid, water - hydrate - to add water to; hydrophobia - intense fear of water; hydroponics - growing plants in liquid nutrient solution; hydraulic - operated by force created by a liquid.
 
149. hygr/o - moisture, humidity - hygrometer - tool used to measure humidity; hygrograph - instrument for recording variations in atmospheric humidity.
150. hyper - too much, over, excessive, beyond - hyperactive - very restless; hypercritical - too critical; hypertension - above normal pressure
 
151. hyp/o – under - hypoglycemia - an abnormally low level of sugar in the blood; hypothermia - abnormally low body temperature; hypothesis - a theory that is unproven but used under the assumption that it is true.
 
152. icon/o – image - icon - an (often religious) image, in modern usage a simplified graphic of high symbolic content; iconology - science of symbols and icons; iconoclast - someone who destroys religious images and traditional beliefs.
152. idio - peculiar, personal, - idiomatic - Peculiar to a particular language; idiosyncracy - a physical or mental characteristic typical or a particular person; idiot - someone who is distinctly foolish or stupid.
 
153. il, in - in, into - illuminate - to give light to; innovation - a new idea, method, or device; inspection - the act of examining or reviewing.
 
154. ig, il, im,  in, ir - not, without- illegal - not legal; impossible - not possible; inappropriate - not appropriate; irresponsible - not responsible.
 
155. imag – likeness - image - a likeness of someone; imaginative - able to think up new ideas or images; imagine - to form a picture or likeness in the mind.
 
156. infra - beneath, below - infrastructure - underlying framework of a system; infrared - below the regular light spectrum.
 
152. Inter - between, among, jointly - international - involving two or more countries; intersection - place where roads come together; intercept - to stop or interrupt the course of.
 
153. Intra ,intro - within, inside - intrastate - existing in one state; intravenous - inside or into a vein; introvert - shy person who keeps within him/herself.
 
154. ir – not - irredeemable - not redeemable; irreformable - not reformable; irrational - not rational.
 
155. iso – eeual - isobar - a line on a map connecting points of equal barometric pressure; isometric - having equality of measure; isothermal - having equal or constant temperature.
 
156.ject – throw - eject - to throw someone/something out; interject - to throw a remark into a discussion; project - to cast or throw something.
157. jud – law - judgment - a decision of a court of law; judicial - having to do with judges or courts of law; judiciary - a system of courts of law.
158. junct – join - conjunction - a word that joins parts of sentences; disjunction - a disconnection; junction - a place where two things join.
159. juven – young - juvenile - youthful or childish; rejuvenate - to bring back to youthful strength or appearance.
 
160. kilo -  thousand - kilobyte - 1,000 bytes; kilometer - 1,000 meter; kilograms - 1,000 grams.
161. kine/t /mat - motion, division - kinetics - study of the force of motion; psychokinesis or telekinesis - the ability to move objects with your mind; cinematography - motion picture making.
162. lab – work - collaborate - to work with a person; elaborate - to work out the details; laborious - requiring a lot of hard work.
163. lact/o – milk - lactate - to give milk, nurse; lactose - the sugar contained in milk; lactic acid.
164. later –side - bilateral - of or involving two sides; unilateral - affecting one side of something.
 
165. leuk/o, leuc/o - white, colorless - leukemia - abnormal increase of white blood cells in the blood; leukocyte - a mature white blood cell; leucine - a white, crystalline amino acid.
166. lex - word, law, reading - lexicology - the study and history of words; alexia -loss of the ability to read; illegal - not authorized by the official rules or laws.
167. liber – free - liberate - to set free; libertine - a person with a free, wild lifestyle; liberty - freedom.
168. lingu - language, tongue - linguist - one who studies languages; multilingual - able to communicate in multiple languages; linguine - long, flat "tongue-shaped" pasta.
170. lip/o – fat - liposuction - the mechanical removal of fat reserves in the tissue; lipase - enzyme that breaks down fat; lipoid - resembling fat.
171. lite, ite, lith/o - mineral, rock, fossil - apatite - a group of common minerals; granite - a hard, granular rock; monolith - a remarkable, unique stone.
172. loc –place - dislocate - to put something out of its usual place; location - a place; relocate - to move to a new place.
 173. log/o - word, doctrine, discourse - logic - correct reasoning; monologue - a long speech by one speaker;analogy - similarity, especially between things otherwise dissimilar.
174. loqu, locu – speak - eloquent - speaking beautifully and forcefully ; loquacious - very talkative; elocution - art of public speaking.
175. luc – light - elucidate - to explain, to throw light on; lucid - easily understood, giving off light; translucent - allowing light through.
176. lud, lus – to play - prelude - introduction to the major performance; illusion - misleading optical image or impression; delude - to mislead, deceive.
177. lumin – light - illuminate - to fill with light; lumen - unit measuring light.
178. lun/a/I – moon - lunar - relating to the moon; lunarscape - the surface of the moon; lunatic - insane (as if driven mad by the moon).
179. macro - large, great- macroevolution - large scale evolution; macromolecule - a large molecule; macroeconomics - study of the overall forces of economy.
180. magn/a/i - great, large - magnify - make larger; magnificent - grand; magnate - a powerful person, especially in business or industry.
181. mal/e - bad, ill, wrong - malcontent - wrong content; malaria - "bad air", infectious disease thought to originate from the "bad air" of the swamps, but caused by the bite of an infected mosquito; malicious - showing strong ill will.
182. man/i/u -  hand - maneuver - to move by hand; manual - done with the hands; manuscript - a book written by hand.
183. mand - to order - command - an order or instruction; demand - a hard-to-ignore order; mandate - an official order.
184. mania - madness, insanity, excessive desire - bibliomania - a crazy love of books; egomania - a mad love of oneself; maniac an insane
185. mar/I – sea- marina - a harbor for pleasure boats; maritime - relating to the sea; submarine - an undersea boat; aquamarine - color of sea water.
186. mater,  matr/I – mother - maternal - relating to motherhood; maternity - the state of being a mother; matriarch - a woman head of a household.
187. max – greatest - maximal - the best or greatest possible; maximize - to make as great as possible; maximum - the greatest amount.
188. medi – middle - medieval - pertaining to the Middle Ages; medium - in the middle; mediocre - only of medium (inferior) quality.
189. mega - great, large, million - megalopolis - an area with many nearby cities; megaphone - a device that projects a loud voice; megastructure - huge building or other structure.
190. melan/o – black - melancholy - a state of dark emotions; melanoma - malignant dark tumor of the skin; melodrama - a dark, pathetic drama.
191. memor/I – remember - commemorate - to honor the memory of, as by a ceremony; memorial - related to remembering a person or event; memory: an ability to retain knowledge or an individual's stock of retained knowledge.
192. merge, mers - dip, dive - immerge or immerse - to put or dip something into a liquid; submerge to dip something completely into water
193. meso – middle - Mesoamerica - Middle America; meson - elementary particle with a mass between an electron and a proton.
194. meta - change, after, beyond, between - metaphysics - study of nature and reality; metamorphosis - a complete change of form; metastasis - the transmission of disease to other parts of the body.
195. meter,  metr/y – measure - audiometer- an instrument that measures hearing acuteness; chronometer- an instrument that measures time; metric - measured.
196. micro - very small, short, minute - microbe - a very small living thing; microchip - a tiny wafer with an integrated circuit; microscope - a device to see very small things.
197. mid – middle - midriff - the area between the chest and the waist; midterm - middle of a term in school; midway - halfway between.
198. migr – move - immigrant - a person who moves to a new country to settle; migrant - person who moves from place to place; migration - the process of moving.
199. milli – one-thousandth millimeter - one thousandth of a meter; millibar - one thousandth of a bar; milliliter - one thousandth of a liter.
200. min/I - small, less - mini - something that is very small; minuscule - extremely tiny; minutiae - very small or trivial details.
201. mis/o - bad, badly, wrong, wrongly, to hate - misbehave - to behave badly; misprint - an error in printing; misnomer - an error in naming a person or thing.
202. miss, mit - send, let go - dismiss - to send someone away; missile - a weapon sent into the air; emit - to send something out; admittance - entry.
203. mob – move - immobilize - to stop from moving; mobile - able to move freely; mobility - the quality of being able to move.
204. mon/o - one, single, alone - monochromat - having one color; monologue - a speech spoken by one person; monotheism - belief in one god.
205. mot, mov – move - motion - the act of moving; motivate - to move someone to action; promote to move someone forward; removable - able to be taken or carried away.
206. morph/o – form - metamorphosis - complete change of form; endorphins - chemical in the brain able to transform pain; amorphous - without distinct shape or form.
207. mort – death - immortal - living forever, unable to die; mortal - certain to die; mortician - an undertaker.
208. multi - many, more than one or two - multicolored - having many colors; multimedia - using a range of media; multitasking - doing many things at once.
209. mut – change - immutable - not changing; mutant - an organism that has undergone change; mutate - to undergo a change.
210. my/o – muscle - myocardium - the middle muscle of the heart; myasthenia - muscle fatigue or weakness; myosin - common protein in muscle tissue.
211. narr – tell- narrate - to tell a story; narrative - a story; narrator - a person who tells a story.
212. nat – born - innate - included since birth; natal - relating to birth; natural - gotten at birth, not afterward.
213. nav – ship - circumnavigate - to sail around a place; naval - relating to a navy or warships; navigate - to sail a ship through a place.
214. necr/o - dead, death - necrophil - loving death; necrosis - the death of tissue due to disease or injury; necrology - a list of persons who have recently died.
215. neg – no - negate - to say it didn't happen; negative - meaning "no"; renege - to go back on a promise.
216. neo - new, recent - neoclassic - a revival of classic form, neocolonialism - the indirect ("new") economical and political control of a region by a more powerful foreign power; neonatal - a newborn child, especially the first few weeks.
217. nephr/o – kidney - nephritis - inflammation of the kidneys; nephrotomy - surgical incision of a kidney; nephron - a single, excretory unit in the kidney.
218. neur/o – nerve - neuralgia - pain along a nerve; neurologist - doctor specializing in the nerves; neurotic - mental disorder that usually does not include an impaired perception of reality.
219. nom/in – name - misnomer - an error in naming a person or thing; nominal - being something in name only but not in reality; nominate - to name for election or appointment, to designate.
220. non - no, not, without - nondescript - with no special characteristics; nonfiction - true, real, not made-up; nonsense - without sense.
221. not – mark - notable - marked as worthy of attention; notarize - to certify a signature on a legal document; annotate - to add remarks.
222. noun, nunc - announce - to declare in public; denounce - to proclaim harsh criticism; enunciate - to speak or declare something clearly.
223. nov – new- innovate - to introduce a new way; novelty - something new; novice - a person who is new at a job; renovate - to make something like new again.
224. numer – number - enumerate - to name a number of items on a list; numerology - the study of magical uses of numbers; numerous - a large number.
225. ob, op - in the way, against - object - to be against something; obscure - hard to understand; opposition - the act of resistance or action against.
226. oct/a/o – eight - octagon - a figure with 8 sides and 8 angles; octogenarian - person in his or her 80s; octopus - sea animal with 8 arms.
227. ocu – eye - binoculars - lens device for seeing distances; monocula - relating to one eye; oculist - an eye doctor.
228. od - path, way -diode -  an electron tube having two electrodes, a cathode and an anode; odometer -  an instrument attached to a vehicle to measure the distance traversed; triode - an electron tube with an anode, a cathode, and a control grid
229. odor  - smell, scent - deodorant - a substance that helps prevent body odor; malodorous - having a terribly bad smell; odoriferous- something that bears or diffuses a scent
230. omni – all - omnipotent - with all the power; omniscient - knowing all things; omnivorous eating all foods.
231. op/t/s - eye, visual condition, sight - optic - relating to the eyes; optician - a person who fits eyeglasses; autopsy - the examination of a dead body.
232. opt – best - optimal - the best, the most desirable; optimize - to make the best of; optimum - the best something could be.
233. ortho – straight - orthodontist - a dentist that straightens teeth; orthopedic - a doctor concerned with the proper alignment of the bones; orthography - the correct way of writing.
234. osteo – bone - osteoarthritis - inflammation caused by degeneration of the joints; osteopathy - therapy that uses among others manipulation of the skeleton to restore health; osteology - the study of bones.
235. out - goes beyond, surpasses, exceeds - Outgoing - being of lively, sharing nature; outdoing - doing better than; outdoor - outside.
236. over – excessive - overconfident - more confident than is appropriate; overstock - more supplies than is desirable; overexcited - ,more excited than one should be.
237. oxi/oxy – sharp - oxymoron - combining two ideas that sharply contradict each other; oxidize - corrode a surface
238. pale/o – ancient - paleontology - study of ancient fossils; paleography - the study of ancient forms of writing; Paleolithic - period of the Stone Age.
239. pan - all, any, everyone - panacea - a cure for all diseases or problems; panorama - an all-around view; pantheism - the worship of all gods; pandemic - affecting all.
240. para - beside, beyond, abnormal, assistant - parasite - an organism that lives on and off another living being; parallel - alongside and always an equal distance apart; paragraph - a portion of a writtenn document that presents a distinct idea.
241. para - protection from - parachute - protection from falling; parasol - an umbrella used to protect from the sun;
242. pater, patr/I – father - paternal - relating to fathers; paternity - fatherhood; patriarch - a man who rules a group.
243. path - feeling, emotion - antipathy - a feeling of great dislike; apathy - a lack of feeling or interest; empathy - ability to understand another's feelings.
244. ped/i/e - foot, feet - pedal - a lever pushed by the foot; pedestrian - one who walks; pedicure - cosmetic treatment of feet and toes.
245. pel - drive, force - compel - to force someone to act; expel - to drive someone out of a place; repel - to force back.
246. pent/a – five - pentagon - shape having 5 angles and 5 sides, pentagram - a five-pointed star formerly used as a symbolic figure in magic; pentathlon - an athletic contest that includes five events.
247. pept, peps – digestion - dyspepsia - abnormal digestion; peptic - aiding digestion; pepsin - a digestive enzyme.
248. per - through, throughout- permanent - lasting throughout all time; permeate - to spread throughout; persist - to continue for a long time; perennial - lasting through many years.
249. peri - around, enclosing - periodontal - pertaining to bone and tissue around a tooth; peripheral - lying outside of the center; perimeter - the outer boundary of an area.
250. phag/e – to eat - esophagus - muscular tube that carries food to the stomach; anthropophagy or sarcophagy - cannibalism; xylophagous - feeding on wood.
251. phil/o –love, friend - philanthropist - one who loves humanity; philology - the love of words; philosophy - the love of wisdom; bibliophil - loving books
251. phon/o/e/y – sound - cacophony - loud, unpleasant sounds; microphone - a device that records and amplifies sound; phonetic - relating to human speech sounds.
252. phot/o – light - photogenic - caused by light; photograph - image made on light-sensitive film; photon - the smallest possible unit of light.
253. phyll/o – leaf - chlorophyll - a group of green pigments found in leaves; phyllotaxis - the arrangement of leaves on a stem; phyllite - a rock that forms sheets, similar to slate.
254. phys - nature, medicine, the body - physical - relating to the body; physician - a doctor; physique - nature and shape of one's body.
255. phyt/o/e - plant, to grow - epiphyte - a plant growing independently on the surface of another; hydrophyte - a plant that grows only in water; neophyte - a beginner, especially a person recently converted to a new belief.
256. plas/t/m - to form, development, forming cells - protoplasm - something that is the first made or formed, also the living portion of a cell; plastic - able to be formed, especially when warm; plaster - a mixture of lime, sand and water that forms a smooth solid covering for walls.
257. plaud, plod, plaus, plos - approve, clap - applaud- to show approval of especially by clapping the hands; explosion- an act of exposing something as invalid or baseless; plausible- worthy of being applauded
258. pneum/o - breathing, lung, air, spirit - pneumonia - inflammation of the lungs; pneumatic - using the force of air; dyspnea - difficulty breathing.
259. pod/e – foot - podiatrist - a doctor for the feet; podium - a small platform to stand on; tripod - a stand or frame with 3 legs.
260. poli – city- metropolis - a large city; police - people who work for the government to maintain order in a city; politics - actions of a government or political party.
261. poly - many, more than one - polychrome - with many colors; polyglot - a person fluent in many languages; polygon - shape with 3 or more straight sides.
262. pon - place, put - opponent - a person who places him/herself against an action, idea, etc.; postpone - to put off doing something.
263. pop – people- popular - appealing to a lot of people; population - all of the people who live in a particular area; populist - a supporter of the rights of people.
264. port – carry- export - to carry goods out of a place to another; portable - able to be carried; porter - a person who carries luggage.
265. pos - place, put - deposit - to place or drop something; expose to place out into the open for all to see; position - the place where someone is.
266. post - after, behind - posthumous - after someone's death; postpone - to delay something; postscript - an addition to an already completed document.
267. pre - earlier, before, in front of - preamble - a part in front of a formal document; prepare - to get ready in advance; prediction - a statement foretelling the future.
268. pro - before, in front of, for, forward - prognosis - a prediction of what will happen; prologue - a passage before the main part; prophet - a person who foretells the future.
269. prot/o - primitive, first, chief - prototype - the first of a kind; proton - on of the very basic parts of an atom; protocol - a first draft from which a document is prepared.
270. pseud/o - wrong,false - pseudonym - a fictitious name; pseudoscience - theories presumed without proof of a scientific nature; pseudopregnancy - a false pregnancy.
271. psych/o - mind, mental - psyche - the human spirit or soul; psychic - relating to the human mind or someone who has supernatural mental abilities; psychology - the study of the mind.
272. pugn/a,  pung –to fight - pugnacious - having a quarrelsome or aggressive nature; repugnant - distasteful, offensive or revolting; pungent - piercing.
273. pul – urge - compulsion - a very strong urge; expulsion - to someone out; impulsive - having a spontaneous urge to do something.
274. purg – clean - purge - remove anything undesirable; purgatory - according to Roman Catholics a place where souls must clean themselves of sin; expurgate - remove objectionable passages from a publication.
275. put – think - computer - an electronic thinking device; dispute - to disagree with what another person thinks; input - contribution of one's thinking.
276. pyr/o - fire, heat - pyrotechnics - the art of making fireworks; pyrometer - a thermometer for measuring high temperature; pyretic - relating to or producing fever.
277. quad/r/ri – four - quadrant - open space with buildings on 4 sides; quadrennium - period of 4 years; quadruped - a 4-footed animal.
278. quart – fourth - quarter - one fourth; quart - a fourth of a gallon; quartet - a musical composition or group involving 4 voices or instruments.
279. quin/t - five, fifth - quintett - a composition for 5 voices or instruments; quintessence - pure essence, based on the ancient philosophy that there was a fifth element that was present in all things; quintuple - fivefold.
280. radic, radix –root - eradicate - pull out at the roots; radical - fundamental, looking at things from a drastic point of view; radish - an edible root of the mustard family.
281. radio - radiation, ray - radioactive - emitting radiation; radiologist - someone diagnosing or treating via radiation.
282. ram/I – branch - ramification - the resulting consequence of a decision; ramify - to spread or branch out; ramus - a branchlike part.
283. re - again, back, backward - rebound -to spring back again; rewind - to wind something backward; reaction: a response; recognize: to identify someone or something seen before.
284. reg - guide, rule - regent - a person who rules on behalf of a king or queen; regime - a government that rules; regulate - to apply a rule.
285. retro - backward, back - retroactive - relating to something in the past; retrogress - to go back to an earlier condition; retrospect - the remembering of past events.
286. rhin/o – nose- rhinoceros - a species of animals with a big horn on the snout; rhinoplasty - surgery of the nose; rhinovirus - viruses that are causing the common cold.
287. rhod/o – red - rhododendron - a flower with red/pink flowers; rhodium - an element which produces a red solution; rhodopsin - a purple pigment in the retina that is needed for vision.
288. rid – laugh - deride - to make fun of someone; ridicule - to make fun or mock; ridiculous - silly, causing laughter.
289. rrh/ea /oea/ag - flow, discharge - diarrhea - abnormally excessive bowl movement; hemorrhage - heavy blood flow; catarrh - inflammation of a mucous membrane, especially the nose and throat.
290. rupt - break, burst - bankrupt - unable to pay because you're "broke"; interrupt - to break into a conversation or event, to disturb; rupture - a break in something.
291. san – health - sane - mentally healthy; sanitary - relating to cleanliness and health; sanitation - maintenance of public health and cleanliness.
292. scend - climb, go - ascend - to climb upward; crescendo - a climbing up of the volume of music; descend - to go or climb down.
293. sci – know - conscience - sense of knowing right from wrong; conscious - knowing what is happening; omniscient - knowing everything.
294. scler/o – hard - arteriosclerosis - hardening of the arterial walls; multiple sclerosis - disease which causes the tissue of the brain and spinal cord to harden; sclerometer - instrument for measuring hardness.
295. scop/e/y - see, examine, observe - microscope - a device used to see tiny things; periscope - a seeing instrument on a submarine; telescope - a device used to see over a distance.
296. scrib, script write, written - inscribe - to write letters or words on a surface; scribe - a person who writes out documents; describe - to represent with words or pictures.
297. se – apart - secede - to formally break away from; seclude - to keep away from; serum - a liquid isolated out of another.
298. sect – cut - dissect - to cut apart piece by piece; intersection - the place or point where two things cross each other; bisect - to cut into two equal parts.
299. sed, sid, sess – sit - reside- be stationed; sediment- the matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid; session- an actual or constructive sitting of a body
300. self - of, for, or by itself - self-discipline - the ability to discipline yourself; self-respect - respect for yourself; selfish concerned only with your own interests.
301. semi- half, partial - semiannual - every half year; semicircle - half a circle; semiconscious - partly conscious; semiannual - every half of a year.
302. sept/i – seven - September - this used to be the seventh month in the Roman calendar; septet - a group of seven musicians; septuagenarian - a person in his/her seventies.
303. serv - save, keep- conserve - to save or keep something safe; preserve - to save something; reservation - a place kept for a person.
304. sex – six - sextet or sextette - a composition or group of six, sextuple - sixfold; sexagenarian - person in his/her sixties.
305. sol – alone - desolate - lonely, dismal, gloomy; solitary - done alone, by yourself; solo - a performance done by one person alone.
306. sol – sun - solar - involving the sun; parasol - umbrella protecting from the sun; solarium - a room where one is exposed to sun light.
307. somn/I – sleep - insomnia - inability to fall asleep; somniloquy - talking in your sleep; somnolent - feeling sleepy.
308. son – sound - consonant - a speech sound; sonorous - producing loud, full, rich sounds; supersonic - faster than sound; unison - as one voice.
309. soph – wise - philosopher - a wise person; sophisticated - wise about the ways of the world; sophism - a clever but misleading argument.
310. spec/t,  spic - see, look - circumspect - cautious, looking all around; retrospective - a looking back at past things; spectator - a person who sees an event.
311. sphere – ball- biosphere - the whole round surface of the earth; hemisphere - half the earth spherically shaped like a ball.
312. spir – breathe- inspire - to stimulate or animate; transpire - to give of vapor with waste product through the skin or a membrane; spirit - invisible life force.
313. sta – stand - stable - standing steady and firm; stagnant - standing still, not moving; stationary - at a standstill, fixed.
314. stell – star - constellation - a group of stars that forms a pattern; interstellar - between the stars; stellar - relating to stars.
315. struct –built- construct - to build; destruction - the act of destroying something that was built; structure - something built; infrastructure - underlying framework of a system.
316. sub - under, lower than, inferior to - submarine - an underwater boat; submerge - to put underwater; substandard - inferior to accepted standards.
317. sum – highest - sum - the combined total of everything; summation - the total, highest amount; summit the highest point or top.
318. super - higher in quality or quantity - Super bowl - the final annual football game; superior - above average, better in quality; supersonic - faster than the speed of sound.
319. sy/m/n/l/s - together, with, same - symmetry -similarity in size, form or arrangement; synergy - the combined effect; synchronize - to cause to occur at the same time.
320. tact, tang – touch - contact - a state in which two things touch; tactile - relating to the sense of touch; tangible - able to be touched; intact - with nothing missing.
321. tax/o – arrangement - syntax - the systematic arrangement of words; taxonomy - the science of classification; ataxia - loss of the ability to coordinate muscle action.
322. techno - technique, skill - technology - the practical application of knowledge; technocracy - rule of technology; technologically - characterized by technology.
323. tel/e/o - far, distant, complete - telephone - a device to talk to a distant person; telescope - a device to view distant objects; television - a device to receive pictures from afar; telecommuting - working remotely, bridging the distance via virtual devices.
324. temp/or – time - contemporary- existing at the same time; temporal - relating to time; temporary - lasting for a limited time.
325. ten, tin, tent - continent- serving to restrain or limit; detention-  the act or fact of detaining, tenacious- having parts or elements strongly adhering to each other
326. ter, trit – rub - attrition-  the act of rubbing together or wearing down; detritus- a product of disintegration or wearing away; trite- used or occurring so often as to have lost interest, freshness,
327. term/ina - end, limit - determine - to find something out at the end of an investigation; terminate - to end; exterminate - to destroy or get rid of completely.
328. terr/a/I - land, earth - extraterrestrial - existing outside the earth; terrain - ground or land; territory - an area of land.
329. tetra – four - tetrapod - having 4 legs; tetrarchy - government by 4 rulers; tetrose - a monosaccharide with four carbon atoms.
330. the – put - bibliotheca-  a list or catalog of books; theme- a proposition for discussion or argument; thesis- a dissertation embodying results of original research and especially substantiating a specific view
331. the/o – god - monotheism - belief in one god; polytheism - worshiping more than one god; theology - the study of religion, god, etc.
332. therm/o – heat - thermal - relating to heat; thermos - an insulated jar that keeps heat in; thermostat - a device that controls heat
333. tort – twist - contortion - a twisted shape or position; distort - to alter the shape or condition of; retort - reply in a manner that is supposed to change the effect of something previously said
334 tox – poison - detoxification - the process of removing poisons; toxic - poisonous; toxicology - the study of poisons; intoxicated - influenced by drugs.
335 tract - pull, drag - attract - to pull objects nearer; distract - to drag attention away from something; tractor - a motor vehicle that pulls things.
336. trans - across,beyond, through - transcontinental - across the continent; transfer - to move from one place to another; transport - to carry something across a space.
337. tri - three, once in every three,  third - triangle - a figure with 3 sides and 3 angles; triathlon - an athletic contest with 3 events; tricycle - a 3-wheeI vehicle with pedals.
338. ultra - beyond, extreme, more than - ultrahigh - extremely high; ultramodern - more modern than anything else; ultrasonic - sound waves beyond human hearing.
339. un - not,opposite of, lacking - unabridged - not shortened; unfair - opposite of fair; unfriendly - lacking friendliness.
340. uni - one, single - unicycle - a vehicle with one wheel; unilateral - decided by only one person or nation; unique - the only one of its kind; unison - as one voice.
341.urb – city - suburb - residential area on the edge of a city; urban - relating to a city; urbanology - the study of city life.
342.vac – empty - evacuate - to empty a dangerous place; vacant - empty, not occupied; vacation - a time without work.
343. ven/t – come- circumvent - to go around or bypass restrictions; convention - a gathering or assembly of people with a common interest; intervene - to come between.
344. ver/I – truth - veracious - truthful, honest; veracity - the truth; verify - to make sure that something is true.
345. verb – word - verbalize - to put into words; adverb - a word relating to a verb; proverb - a short saying that expresses a well-known truth.
346. vers, vert – turn- reverse - to turn around; introvert - being turned towards the inside; version - a variation of an original; controversy - a conversation in which positions are turned against each
347. vice- acting in place of, next in rank- vice-president - the person next in rank to the president
348. vid – see- evident clearly seen
349. vince, vic – conquer- convince - to win someone over; invincible - not able to be conquered; victory - the conquest of an enemy.
350. vis, vid – see - vision - the ability to see; envision - to picture in the mind; evident - clearly visible.
351. viv/i  vit - live, life - revival - the act of bringing back to life; vital - pertaining to live; vivacious - high-spirited and full of life.
352. voc/I - voice, call - advocate - to speak in favor of; equivocate - to use misleading language that could be interpreted two different ways; vocalize - to produce with your voice.
353. vol/i/u - wish, will - benevolent - showing good will and kindness; volition - the act of making a choice or decision, voluntary - resulting from your own free will.
354. vor, vour – eat - carnivorous - meat-eating; voracious - desiring or eating food in great quantities; devour - to eat quickly.
355. xanth – yellow - xanthium- a genus of coarse and rough or spiny herbs; xanthochromia- yellowish discoloration (as of the skin or cerebrospinal fluid); xanthogenic
356. xen/o – foreign - xenophobic - afraid of foreigners; xenogenesis - the creation of offspring that is completely different from either parent; xenophile - attracted to foreigners.
357. xer/o/i – dry - xerophyte - a plant that grows in dry climate; xerography - a dry photocopying process; xeric - requiring small amounts of moisture.
358. xyl – wood - xylocarp; xyloid- resembling wood; xylophone-an organ percussion stop of similar tone quality
359. zo/o - animal life - zoology - study of animals; zooid - resembling an animal; zooplankton - minute floating aquatic animals.
360. zyg/o – pair - zygote - a cell formed by the union of two gametes and the organism developing from that; zygomorphic - pertaining to organisms that can be divided into symmetrical halve

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