List of Word Roots - 9

List of Word Roots
Word root/ prefix Root Meaning Words based on the Root
Geo earth, soil, global Geography - study of the earth's surface
Geology - study of the structure of the earth
Geoponics - soil based agriculture.
Grat pleasing Gratify - to please someone
Grateful - feeling thankful
Gratuity - a tip, token of appreciation
Gyn/o/e woman, female Gynecology - the science of female reproductive health
Gynephobia - fear of women
Gynecoid - resembling a woman.
Misogyny -hatred of women
Herbi grass, plant Herbicide - any chemical used to kill unwanted plants, etc.
Herbivorous - plant-eating
Herbal - relating to plants
Hetero different, other Heterogeneous - made up of unrelated parts
Heteronyms - words with same spelling but different meanings
Heterodox - not conforming to traditional beliefs.
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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