List of Word Roots - 11

List of Word Roots
Word root/ prefix Root Meaning Words based on the Root
Log/o word, doctrine, discourse Logic - correct reasoning
Monologue - a long speech by one speaker
Analogy - similarity, especially between things otherwise dissimilar
Loqu, locu speak Eloquent - speaking beautifully and forcefully
Loquacious - very talkative
Elocution - art of public speaking
Luc light Elucidate - to explain, to throw light on
Lucid - easily understood, giving off light
Translucent - allowing light through.
Macro large, great Macroevolution - large scale evolution
Macromolecule - a large molecule
Macroeconomics - study of the overall forces of economy
Magn/a/i great, large Magnify - make larger
Magnificent - grand
Magnate - a powerful person, especially in business or industry.
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.