List of Word Roots - 20

List of Word Roots 
Word root/ prefix Root Meaning Words based on the Root
Cumul mass, heap Accumulate - To gather or pile up
Cumulative - Gradually building up
Dec/a ten Decade - 10 years
Decathlon - Athletic contest that includes 10 disciplines in which each participant competes
December - formerly the 10th month of the Roman calendar
Derm/a skin Dermatologist - A doctor for the skin
Pachyderm - A class of animals with very thick skin (elephant, rhinoceros)
Dermatitis - Inflammation of the skin
Em, en into, cover with, cause Empathy - Intention to feel like another person
Empower - Put into power
Engorge - Make larger.
Fac/t make, do Artifact - An object made by a person
Factory - A place where things are made
Malefact - A person who does wrong.
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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