List of Word Roots - 1

List of Word Roots
Word root/ prefix Root Meaning Words based on the Root
A/n not, without Abyss - without bottom
Achromatic - without colour
Anhydrous - without water
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
Agr/i/o farming Agriculture - management of the land,
Agribusiness - making money by utilizing land
Agrarian - relating to the management of land
Agronomy - the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production
Alg/o pain Neuralgia - pain caused by a nerve
Analgesic - a drug that makes one pain-free
Nostalgia - aching for the familiar
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
Ambivert - Someone having both extrovert and introvert personality traits
The above table 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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