List of Word Roots - 18

List of Word Roots
Word root/ prefix Root Meaning Words based on the Root
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.
Proto 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.
Pseud/o wrong, false Pseudonym - a fictitious name
Pseudoscience - theories presumed without proof of a scientific nature
Pseudopregnancy - a false pregnancy.
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.
Pugn /a, pung to fight Pugnacious - having a quarrelsome or aggressive nature
Repugnant - distasteful, offensive or revolting
Pungent - piercing.
The above given highlights how you can learn multiple words from the same root. Effectively, you can build groups on the basis of word roots and use these to learn multiple words at the same time.
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