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  1. Root Words Week 1

  2. 1. aud, aus • Definition: hear, listen • Class Examples: • Audible • Auditorium • Audio • Audition • Auditory • Audience

  3. 2. auto, aut • Definition: self • Class Examples: • automobile • Autograph • automatic • Autobiography • author

  4. 3. belli • Definition: war • Class Examples: • rebellion • belligerent • bellicose • antebellum

  5. 4. bio • Definition: life • Class Examples: • biography • biopsy • biology

  6. 5. brev • Definition: short • Class Examples: • Abbreviate • brevity • brief

  7. 6. cap, cip, cept • Definition: take • Classroom Examples: • capable • capacity • capture • reciprocate • accept • except • forceps

  8. 7. carn • Definition: flesh • Classroom Examples: • carnivorous • incarnate • reincarnation

  9. 8. caus, caut • Definition: burn, heat • Classroom Examples: • caustic • cauldron • cauterize

  10. 9. ced, ceed, cede, cess • Definition: move, yield, go, surrender • Classroom Examples: • procedure • proceed • cede • concede • intercede • precede • recede • secede • success

  11. 10. chron • Definition: time • Classroom Examples: • chronological • chronometer • synchronize • chronicle

  12. Root Words Week 2

  13. 1. cide, cise • Definition: cut down, kill • Classroom Examples: • suicide • homicide • pesticide • insecticide • decide (cut off uncertainty) • precise (cut exactly right) • incision • scissors

  14. 2. cord, cor, cardi • Definition: heart • Class Examples: • cordial • concord • discord • courage • encourage • cardiac

  15. 3. cred • Definition: Believe • Classroom Examples: • creed • credo • credence • credit • credulous • incredible

  16. 4. dict • Definition: say, speak • Classroom Examples: • diction • dictionary • dictate • dictator • dictatorial • edict • predict • verdict • contradict • benediction

  17. 5. dox • Definition: opinion • Classroom Examples: • orthodox • heterodox • paradox

  18. 6. duc, duct • Definition: Lead • Classroom Examples: • induce • seduce • produce • reduce • viaduct • conduct • subdue • conduit

  19. 7. fid, fide, feder • Definition: faith, trust • Classroom Examples: • confidante • fidelity • confident • infidelity • infidel • federal • confederacy

  20. 8. gam • Definition: marriage • Classroom Examples: • bigamy • monogamy • polygamy

  21. 9. gen • Definition: birth, race, produce • Classroom Examples: • genesis • genetics • eugenics • genealogy • generate • genetic

  22. 10. gloss, glot • Definition: tongue • Classroom Definition: • glossary • polyglot • epiglottis

  23. Root Words Week 3

  24. 1. grad, gress • Definition: Step, go • Classroom Examples: • grade • gradual • graduate • graduated (in steps, degrees)

  25. 2. graph, gram • Definition: write, written • Classroom Examples: • graph • graphic • photography • autograph • Graphite • phonograph • bibliography • telegram

  26. 3. greg • Definition: herd, group, crowd • Classroom Examples: • Gregarian • congregation • segregate • gregarious

  27. 4. here, hes • Definition: stick • Classroom Examples: • adhere • cohere • cohesion

  28. 5. ject • Definition: throw • Classroom Examples: • deject • inject • project • eject • object • abject • conjecture

  29. 6. join, junct • Definition: join • Classroom Examples: • adjoining • enjoin • juncture • conjunction • injunction

  30. 7. lau, lav, lot, lut • Definition: Wash • Classroom Examples: • Launder • lavatory • lotion • ablution • dilute

  31. 8. loc, loco • Definition: Place • Classroom Examples: • locality • locale • location • allocate • relocate • locomotion

  32. 9. log, logo, ology • Definition: word, study, speech • Classroom Examples: • catalog • prologue • dialogue • logogram • zoology • psychology

  33. 10. luc, lum, lus, lun • Definition: light • Classroom Examples: • translucent • lumen • luminary • luster • lucent • lucid

  34. Root Words Week 4

  35. 1. magn • Definition: great • Classroom Examples: • magnify • magnificent • magnanimous • magnate • magnitude • magnum

  36. 2. mar, mari, mer • Definition: sea, pool • Classroom Examples: • marine • maritime • mermaid

  37. 3. mit, miss • Definition: send • Classroom Examples: • emit • remit • commit • permit • intermittent • mission • missile • transmit

  38. 4. mob, mot, mov • Definition: move • Classroom Examples: • mobile • motionless • motor • emotional • motivate • promotion • demote • movement

  39. 5. nast, nasc • Definition: to be born, to spring forth • Classroom Examples: • native • innate • native • nativity • renascence

  40. 6. nom • Definition: law, order • Classroom Examples: • autonomy • astronomy • gastronomy • economy

  41. 7. nov • Definition: new • Classroom Examples: • novel • renovate • novice • nova • innovate

  42. 8. omni • Definition: all, every • Classroom Examples: • omnipotent • omnivorous • omnipresent

  43. 9. pac • Definition: peace • Classroom Examples: • Pacifist • pacify

  44. 10. path, pathy • Definition: feeling, suffering • Classroom Examples: • pathos • antipathy • apathy • empathy • telepathy • pathetic

  45. Root Words Week 5

  46. 1. pel, puls • Definition: drive, urge • Classroom Examples: • compel • dispel • expel • repel • propel • pulse • impulse • pulsate • compulsory • expulsion

  47. 2. phil • Definition: love • Classroom Examples: • philanthropy • philharmonic • bibliophile • Philadelphia • philosophy

  48. 3. phon • Definition: sound • Classroom Examples: • phonograph • phonetic • symphony • telephone

  49. 4. plac, plais • Definition: please • Classroom Examples: • placid • placebo • placate • complacent

  50. 5. pon, pos, pound • Definition: place, put • Classroom Examples: • postpone • component • opponent • proponent • expose • impose • posture • impound • expound