List of Word Roots - 16

List of Word Roots
Word root/ prefix Root Meaning Words based on the Root
Oxi/oxy sharp Oxymoron - combining two ideas that sharply contradict each other
Oxidize - corrode a surface.
Pan all, any, everyone Panacea - a cure for all diseases or problems
Panorama - an all-around view
Pantheism - the worship of all gods
Pandemic - affecting all.
Pater, patr/i Father Paternal - relating to fathers
Paternity - fatherhood
Patriarch - a man who rules a group.
Path feeling, emotion Antipathy - a feeling of great dislike
Apathy - a lack of feeling or interest
Empathy - ability to understand another's feelings.
Pent/a Five Pentagon - shape having 5 angles and 5 sides, pentagram - a five-pointed star formerly used as a symbolic figure in magic
Pentathlon - an athletic contest that includes five events.
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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