List of Word Roots - 4

List of Word Roots
Word root/prefix Root Meaning Words based on the Root
Cand glowing, iridescent Candid - free from bias, prejudice, or malice
Candle - something that gives light
Incandescent- white, glowing, or luminous with intense heat
Cardi/o heart Cardiac - relating to the heart
Cardiogenic - resulting from heart disease
Cardiologist - a heart doctor
Cardiopathy - A disease of the heart
Chron/o time Chronic - lasting for a long time
Chronological - arranging events in time order,
Synchronize - happening at the same time
Cide, cise cut, kill Homicide - murder
Matricide - the murder of your mother
Patricide - the murder of your father
Incisor - a sharp tooth for cutting food
Insecticide - a chemical used to kill insects
Circum around, about Circumlocution - An indirect way of expressing something
Circumnavigate - to sail around
Circumscribe - to draw around
Circumspect - looking around
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