List of Word Roots - 6

List of Word Roots
Word root/prefix Root Meaning Words based on the Root
Dem/o people Democracy - government of the people
Demographic - the study of people
Epidemic - spreading among people in a region
Di/plo two, twice Dichromatic - displaying two colors
Diploma - a certificate, literally "a letter folded double"
Dilemma - a situation that requires a choice between two alternatives.
Dict speak Contradict - to express the opposite of
Prediction - a statement foretelling the future
Dictate - to speak out loud for another person to write down.
Domin master Dominate - to be the master of
Domineering - excessively controlling
Predominate - to have more power than others
Ego self Egoistic - self-centered
Alter ego - a higher aspect of oneself
Egomania - excessive preoccupation with oneself.
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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