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WORD PART

MEANING

SAMPLE WORDS

aero

air

aerobics, aeronautics, aerodynamics

aqua

water

aquamarine, aquatics

biblio

book

bibliography, bibliophile

bio

life

biology, biography, biopsy

chron

time

chronological, synchronize, chronically

dem

people

democracy, demographics, democrat

geo

earth

geography, geology, geophyisics

graph

write

telegraph, autograph, biology

hemi

half

hemisphere

meter

measure

thermometer, centimeter, metric

micro

very small

microscope, microscopic

migr

move

emigrate, immigrant, migrate

mim

same

mimic, mime

mort

death

mortal, morician, mortify

phon

sound

telephone, phonograph, phonetic

photo

light

photograph, photsynthesis

scrib

write or draw

scribble, prescription

tele

distant

television, telephone, telepathy

test

authentic or real

testimony, testify

Roots

WORD PART

MEANING

SAMPLE WORDS

a-

not or without

asocial, amoral, anemia, atypical

be-

to make or cause to be

befriend, beware, become

mid-

middle

midlife, midweek, midatlantic

post-

after

postdate, postgraduate

semi-

half or partial

semisweet, semiannual

super-

over or above

superhuman, superimpose

ant or ent

an agent of

disinfectant, dependant

ess

female or feminine

princess, waitress, lioness

ism

a belief or action

feminism, optimism, criticism

ist

someone who produces or performs

optimist, pianist, violinist

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