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Week Three Vocabulary List You are responsible for knowing the root word/prefix/suffix and its meaning. The next quiz will be cummulative from weeks one, two, and three. It will have: • All ten word parts listed below • Ten more word parts from weeks one or two (review)

Root Word

Meaning

-man-

hand

manual, manufacture, manuscript, manipulate

-mot-

move

demote, motion, motor, promote

-ped-

foot

Prefix

Examples

pedal, pedestrian, pedestal

Meaning

Examples

il-

not

illegal, illegible, illegitimate, illiterate, illogical

im-

into

immediate, immerse, immigrate, implant, import

im-

not

imbalance, immaculate, immature, immobilize, impossible

in-

not

inaccurate, inactive, inadvertent, incognito, indecisive

Suffix

Meaning

-ful

full of

-ic

relating to

-less

without

Examples careful, fearful, joyful, thoughtful comic, historic, poetic, public ageless, careless, thoughtless, tireless

Created by Heather Taxis Greene, 2010


Vocabulary, Week Three