List of Word Roots - 13

List of Word Roots
Word root/ prefix Root Meaning Words based on the Root
Migr move Immigrant - a person who moves to a new country to settle
Migrant - person who moves from place to place
Migration - the process of moving.
Min/i small, less Mini - something that is very small
Minuscule - extremely tiny
Minutiae - very small or trivial details.
Mis/o bad, badly, wrong, wrongly Misbehave - to behave badly
Misprint - an error in printing
Misnomer - an error in naming a person or thing.
Morph/o form Metamorphosis - complete change of form
Endorphins - chemical in the brain able to transform pain
Amorphous - without distinct shape or form.
Mort death Immortal - living forever, unable to die
Mortal - certain to die
Mortician - an undertaker.
The above 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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