Master Root Word List

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Master Root List page 1 Ms. Sterkel, English

Root : AB Meaning : ( off, away from, apart (prefix) ) Example : Abbreviation 6, Abdicate - HS, Abolitionist - 8, Absence 6, Absolute - 6, Abstinence - HS, Abstract - 6, Abundance - 7

Root : ABIL Meaning : ( aptitude, handy ) Example : CAPABILITY, ABILITY, INCAPABILITY

Root : ABS Meaning : ( off, away from, apart (prefix) ) Example : ABSTRACT, ABSTRACTION, ABSTRUSE, ABSTAIN, ABSTEMIOUS, ABSTENTION, ABSTINENCE

Root : ACER Meaning : ( bitter ) Example : ACERBIC, ACERBITY, EXACERBATE

Root : ACID Meaning : ( sour ) Example : ACIDITY

Root : ACOU Meaning : ( hearing ) Example : ACOUSTICS

Root : ACRI Meaning : ( bitter, sour ) Example : ACRID, ACRIMONIOUS

Root : ACRO Meaning : ( highest, top, tip, end ) Example : ACROPHOBIA, ACRONYM, ACROBAT, ACROPOLIS

Root : ACT Meaning : ( move, go, do, drive, urge, act ) Example : ACTION, COUNTERACT, EXACT, TRANSACT

Root : ACU Meaning : ( sharp ) Example : ACUTE, ACUMEN

Root : AD Meaning : ( to, towards, near (prefix) ) Example : Adequate - 7, Adhere - 8, Adjourned - 8, Admission - 6, Admonish HS, Adventurous - 5, Adversity - 8, Advocate - 7

Root : AER Meaning : ( air ) Example : AERODYNAMICS, AERIAL

Root : AG Meaning : ( move, go, do, drive, urge, act ) Example : AGENT, AGENCY, AGENDA, AGILITY, AGITATE, AGITATION, COAGULATE

Root : AGO Meaning : ( move, go, do ) Example : AGOG

Root : AGOG Meaning : ( leading, bringing ) Example : DEMAGOGUE, PEDAGOGUE, PEDAGOGY, SYNAGOGUE

Root : AGON Meaning : ( contest, struggle ) Example : PROTAGONIST, AGONY, ANTAGONIST

Root : AGR Meaning : ( field, land, country ) Example : AGRARIAN, AGRICULTURE, PEREGRINATE

Root : AL Meaning : ( to, towards, near (prefix) ) Example : ALLOY

Root : ALI Meaning : ( other, another ) Example : ALIAS, ALIBI, ALIEN

Root : ALL Meaning : ( other ) Example : ALLOMORPH, PARALLEL, ALLEGORY, ALLERGY

Root : ALT Meaning : ( high ) Example : ALTITUDE, ALTIMETER, ALTAR, EXALT, CONTRALTO

Root : ALTER Meaning : ( other ) Example : ALTERNATE, ALTERCATION, ALTERCATE, ALTERNATIVE, ALTER EGO

Root : ALTR Meaning : ( other ) Example : ALTRUISM

Root : AM Meaning : ( love, friend ) Example : AMATEUR, AMATORY

Root : AMB Meaning : ( around, about, both (prefix) ) Example : AMBLE, AMBITION

Root : AMBI Meaning : ( around, about, both (prefix) ) Example : AMBIENT, AMBIVALENCE, AMBIANCE, AMBITION, AMBIGUOUS, AMBIGUITY, AMBIDEXTROUS

Root : AMBL Meaning : ( walk, go ) Example : PREAMBLE

Root : AMBUL Meaning : ( walk ) Example : SOMNAMBULIST, AMBULATORY, PERAMBULATE, FUNAMBULIST, AMBULANCE

Master Root List page 2 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : AMEN Meaning : ( pleasant ) Example : AMENITY

Root : AMI Meaning : ( friend ) Example : AMIABLE, AMITY

Root : AMIC Meaning : ( love, friend ) Example : AMICABILITY, AMICABLE

Root : AMOR Meaning : ( love, friend ) Example : AMOROUS, ENAMOR

Root : AMPHI Meaning : ( on both sides, both, two (prefix) ) Example : AMPHIBIAN, AMPHITHEATER

Root : ANDR Meaning : ( man ) Example : ANDROGYNOUS

Root : ANG Meaning : ( a corner, angle ) Example : ANGLE

Root : ANIM Meaning : ( mind, soul, spirit ) Example : EQUANIMITY, ANIMOSITY, MAGNANIMOUS, PUSILLANIMOUS

Root : ANIMA Meaning : ( life, breath ) Example : ANIMATE, ANIMAL

Root : ANN Meaning : ( year ) Example : ANNIVERSARY, ANNUITY, ANNUAL, PER ANNUM,

Root : ANTE Meaning : ( before (prefix) ) Example : ANTECEDENT, ANTERIOR, ANTEROOM

Root : ANTH Meaning : ( flower ) Example : ANTHOLOGY

Root : ANTHROP Meaning : ( man ) Example : PHILANTHROPY, LYCANTHROPE, MISANTHROPE

Root : ANTI Meaning : ( against (prefix) ) Example : ANTIDOTE, ANTIPATHY, ANTISOCIAL, ANTICLIMAX

Root : ANTIQU Meaning : ( ancient ) Example : ANTIQUE, ANTIQUITY

Root : APERT Meaning : ( open ) Example : APPARATUS, APERTURE, APRIL, APERIENT

Root : APO Meaning : ( away (prefix) ) Example : APOCALYPSE, APOLOGY, APOLOGIZE, APOGEE

Root : APT Meaning : ( fit, join ) Example : APTITUDE, ADAPT, INEPT, ADAPTATION

Root : AQU Meaning : ( water ) Example : AQUATIC, AQUARIUM, AQUEDUCT

Root : ARCH Meaning : ( rule, govern ) Example : ANARCHY, HIERARCHY, MONARCH, PATRIARCH, MONARCHY, OLIGARCHY, HEPTARCHY

Root : ARCHAEO Meaning : ( ancient, OLD ) Example : ARCHAEOLOGIST, ARCHAIC

Root : ARCHE Meaning : ( chief, original, first ) Example : ARCHETYPE

Root : ARCHI Meaning : ( chief, first, principal ) Example : ARCHITECT, ARCHENEMY, ARCHIPELAGO

Root : ARD Meaning : ( burn ) Example : ARDENT, ARDOR, ARSON

Root : ARIUM Meaning : ( a place for (suffix) ) Example : AQUARIUM

Root : ARMA Meaning : ( weapon, implements, arms, tools ) Example : ARMAMENT, ARMADA, ARMADILLO, ARMISTICE, DISARM

Root : ART Meaning : ( craft, skill ) Example : ARTIFICE, ARTIFACT, ARTIST, ARTISAN

Root : ARTILL Meaning : ( equip ) Example : ARTILLARY

Root : ASTER Meaning : ( star ) Example : ASTERISK, ASTEROID, ASTER, DISASTER

Root : ASTR Meaning : ( star ) Example : ASTROLOGY, ASTRONOMY, ASTRONAUT, ASTRONOMER

Root : ATHL Meaning : ( contest ) Example : PENTATHLON, DECATHLON, AHLETE

Root : ATROC Meaning : ( cruel ) Example : ATROCITY, ATROCIOUS

Root : AU Meaning : ( bird ) Example : AUSPICES, INAUSPICIOUS

Root : AUCT Meaning : ( increase ) Example : AUCTION

Root : AUD Meaning : ( hear ) Example : AUDIT, AUDITION

Root : AUDAC Meaning : ( bold, dare ) Example : AUDACIOUS

Master Root List page 3 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : AUG Meaning : ( increase ) Example : AUGMENT, AUGUST

Root : AUSTR Meaning : ( south, the south wind ) Example : AUSTRAL, AUSTRALIA

Root : AUTO Meaning : ( self (prefix) ) Example : AUTONOMY, AUTOMOTIVE, AUTOMATIC, AUTOCRAT, AUTOGRAPH

Root : AUX Meaning : ( increase ) Example : AUXILIARY

Root : AV Meaning : ( bird ) Example : AVIATION, AVIARY

Root : AVAL Meaning : ( descend rapidly ) Example : AVALANCHE

Root : BAT Meaning : ( beat ) Example : REBATE, DEBATE, BATTLE, BATTALION, ABATE, COMBAT, BATTER

Root : BE Meaning : ( on all sides; overly; with a quality (prefix) ) Example : Bedraggle - 7, Behavior - 5, Belittle - HS, Beloved - 5, Beseech - 7, Bestow - 5, Betray - 6, Bewildering - 7

Root : BEL Meaning : ( beautiful, fair, fine ) Example : EMBELLISH, BELLE

Root : BELL Meaning : ( war ) Example : BELLICOSE, BELLIGERENT, ANTEBELLUM, REBEL

Root : BENE Meaning : ( good, well (prefix) ) Example : BENEFACTOR, BENEFIT, BENEVOLENT, BENEFICE, BENEDICTION, BENIGN

Root : BI Meaning : ( life ) Example : biography, biology, amphibious

Root : BI Meaning : ( two, twice ) Example : bipartisan, bipolar, binary

Root : BIBLI Meaning : ( book ) Example : BIBLIOGRAPHY

Root : BIO Meaning : ( life ) Example : BIOPSY, BIOLOGY, ANTIBIOTIC, BIOMETRICS, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, BIODEGRADABLE, SYMBIOSIS

Root : BLUST Meaning : ( blow violently ) Example : BLUSTER, BLUSTEROUS, BLUSTERY

Root : BON Meaning : ( good ) Example : BONNY, BONUS, BONANZA

Root : BOTAN Meaning : ( herb ) Example : BOTANICAL, BOTANY

Root : BOUN Meaning : ( good ) Example : BOUNTIFUL, BOUNTY

Root : BRAC Meaning : ( the two arms ) Example : BRACKET, BRACELET, EMBRACE

Root : BREV Meaning : ( short ) Example : BREVITY, ABBREVIATE

Root : BRI Meaning : ( brief, short ) Example : ABRIDGE, BRIEF

Root : BULL Meaning : ( boil, bubble ) Example : BULLET, BULLETIN, BULLION

Root : BURS Meaning : ( money, purse ) Example : BURSAR, DISBURSE, REINBURSE

Root : BY Meaning : ( side (prefix) ) Example : BYPASS, BYSTANDER

Root : CAD Meaning : ( fall, sink ) Example : CADENCE, CADAVER, DECADENCE, CADUOUS

Root : CAL Meaning : ( beautiful, beauty ) Example : CALISTHENICS, CALLIGRAPHY, CALOMEL

Root : CALCU Meaning : ( pebble ) Example : CALCULABLE

Root : CALD Meaning : ( hot ) Example : SCALD, CALDRON

Root : CALOR Meaning : ( heat ) Example : CALORIE, CALORIC

Root : CAMP Meaning : ( field ) Example : ENCAMPMENT, CAMPAIGN, SCAMP, CAMPUS

Root : CAN Meaning : ( dog ) Example : CANINE, KENNEL

Master Root List page 4 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : CAND Meaning : ( burn, glow ) Example : INCANDESCENT, CANDLE, CANDOR

Root : CANDID Meaning : ( white, clear, sincere ) Example : CANDID, CANDIDATE

Root : CANT Meaning : ( sing, song ) Example : RECANT, INCANTATION, CANTATA, ACCENTUATE, ACCENT

Root : CAP Meaning : ( take, seize, hold ) Example : CAPABLE, CAPACIOUS, CAPTOR, CAPTIVE, CAPTIOUS

Root : CAPIT Meaning : ( head ) Example : DECAPITATE, CAPITAL, CAPTAIN, PRECIPITATE

Root : CAPITUL Meaning : ( surrender, agree, chapter ) Example : CAPITULATE, RECAPITULATE

Root : CAPT Meaning : ( head ) Example : CAPTION, CAPTAIN

Root : CARD Meaning : ( heart ) Example : CARDIAC, CARDIOLOGY, PERICARDIUM

Root : CARMEN Meaning : ( song, magical formula ) Example : CHARM, CHARMING,

Root : CARN Meaning : ( flesh ) Example : CARNELIAN, REINCARNATE, CARNAGE, CARNAL, CARNATION, CARRION, CARNIVAL

Root : CARR Meaning : ( wagon, load a wagon ) Example : CAREER, CARRIAGE, CARICATURE

Root : CART Meaning : ( a paper ) Example : CARTOON, CARTEL, CARTRIDGE, CARTE-BLANCHE

Root : CAS Meaning : ( fall, sink ) Example : CASCADE, CASUALTY, OCCASIONAL, CASUAL

Root : CAS/CID/CAD Meaning : ( fall, sink ) Example : cascade, casualty, occasional, cadence,

Root : CAST Meaning : ( pure, chaste ) Example : CASTIGATE, CASTE, CHASTISE

Root : CATA Meaning : ( down (prefix) ) Example : CATAPULT, CATACLYSM, CATALYST

Root : CAU Meaning : ( to guard against ) Example : CAUTIOUS, CAUTION

Root : CAULD Meaning : ( warm, hot ) Example : CAULDRON

Root : CAUS Meaning : ( reason, sake, motive, case ) Example : CAUSE, CAUSAL, BECAUSE, CAUSALITY

Root : CAUST Meaning : ( burn, heat ) Example : CAUSTIC, CAUTERIZE

Root : CAV Meaning : ( hollow ) Example : CAVITY

Root : CAVE Meaning : ( beware ) Example : CAVEAT EMPTOR, CAUTION

Root : CEAS Meaning : ( go, yield ) Example : DECEASED

Root : CED Meaning : ( go, yield ) Example : antecedent, accede, concede, intercede, precede, recede, secede, cede

Root : CED/CESS Meaning : ( go, yield ) Example : ANCESTRY, PROCEDURE, RECEDE, SUCCESSION

Root : CEED Meaning : ( go, yield ) Example : proceed, exceed, succeed

Root : CEIPT Meaning : ( take, hold, seize ) Example : RECEIPT

Root : CEIT Meaning : ( take, hold, seize ) Example : CONCEIT

Root : CEIV Meaning : ( take, hold, seize ) Example : DECEIVE, CONCEIVE

Root : CELEB Meaning : ( crowd ) Example : CELEBRATE

Root : CELER Meaning : ( speed, swift ) Example : CELERITY, ACCELERATE

Root : CENT Meaning : ( hundred ) Example : CENTURY, CENTIGRADE, CENTURION, CENTIPEDE, CENTUPLE, CENTENNIAL

Master Root List page 5 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : CENTR Meaning : ( center ) Example : ECCENTRIC, CONCENTRIC, CENTRIFUGAL

Root : CEPT Meaning : ( take, seize, hold ) Example : concept, exception, acceptable, intercept

Root : CEPT Meaning : ( take, hold, seize ) Example : ACCEPT, CONCEPTION, RECEPTACLE, CONCEPT, EXCEPTION, INTERCEPT, ACCEPTABLE, DECEPTION, RECEPTION, SUSCEPTIBLE,

Root : CEREBR Meaning : ( brain ) Example : CEREBRAL

Root : CERN Meaning : ( distinguish, separate, observe ) Example : UNCONCERN, DISCERN

Root : CERT Meaning : ( sure, settled ) Example : CONCERT, ASCERTAIN

Root : CESS Meaning : ( go, yield ) Example : ancestry, ancestor, succession, success, excess, concession

Root : CHAL Meaning : ( heat, warm ) Example : NONCHALANT

Root : CHAMP Meaning : ( field ) Example : CHAMPIONSHIP

Root : CHAND Meaning : ( white, bright ) Example : CHANDELIER

Root : CHANT Meaning : ( sing ) Example : ENCHANTING, CHANTCLEER

Root : CHAR Meaning : ( wagon, load ) Example : CHARIOT

Root : CHAST Meaning : ( pure, chaste ) Example : CHASTISE

Root : CHOR Meaning : ( dance, chorus ) Example : CHOREOGRAPHY

Root : CHROM Meaning : ( color, pigment ) Example : CHROMOSOME, CHROMATIC

Root : CHRON Meaning : ( time ) Example : CHRONICLE, CHRONIC, CHRONOLOGY, SYNCHRONIZE, ANACHRONISM

Root : CID Meaning : ( fall, sink ) Example : ACCIDENT, ACCIDENTALLY, DECIDUOUS, OCCIDENTAL, COINCIDENCE, INCIDENCE

Root : CIDE Meaning : ( cut, kill, slay ) Example : SUICIDE, GENOCIDE, HOMICIDE, REGICIDE, FRATRICIDE, DECIDE, COINSIDE

Root : CIL Meaning : ( unite, bring together ) Example : COUNCIL, RECONCILE, CONCILIATE

Root : CINCT Meaning : ( bind ) Example : SUCCINCT, PRECINCT, CINCTURE

Root : CINE Meaning : ( motion picture, move ) Example : CINEMATIC, CINEMA, CINEMATOGRAPHY,

Root : CIP Meaning : ( take, hold, seize ) Example : INCIPIENT, RECIPIENT, RECIPE, ANTICIPATE, RECIPROCATE, DISCIPLINE

Root : CIPIT Meaning : ( head ) Example : PRECIPITOUS, PRECIPITATE

Root : CIRC Meaning : ( ring, circle ) Example : CIRCLE, CIRCUS, CIRCUITOUS, CIRCULAR, CIRCULATE

Root : CIRCUM Meaning : ( on all sides, around (prefix) ) Example : CIRCUMSPECT, CIRCUMFERENCE, CIRCUMLOCUTION, CIRCUMNAVIGATION

Root : CISE Meaning : ( cut, kill ) Example : PRECISION, PRECISE, INCISION, INCISIVE, EXORCISE, SCISSORS, CONCISE, CHISEL

Root : CIT Meaning : ( arouse, summon, set in motion ) Example : EXCITE, INCITE, RECITATION, SOLICITOUS, ILLICIT

Root : CIV Meaning : ( citizen ) Example : CIVIC, CIVILIZED

Root : CLAIM Meaning : ( declare, call out ) Example : PROCLAIM, ACCLAIM, EXCLAIM, RECLAIMATION

Root : CLAM Meaning : ( call out, declare ) Example : clamor, reclamation, exclamatory, disclaim

Root : CLAR Meaning : ( clear ) Example : CLARITY, CLARION, DECLARE

Root : CLAUS Meaning : ( close ) Example : CLAUSTROPHOBIA

Master Root List page 6 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : CLEER Meaning : ( clear ) Example : CHANTICLEER

Root : CLIN Meaning : ( bend, slant, lean ) Example : DECLINE, RECLINE, INCLINE, CLIMAX

Root : CLIV Meaning : ( slope ) Example : PROCLIVITY, ACCLIVITY, DECLIVITY

Root : CLOIS Meaning : ( close, shut ) Example : CLOISTER

Root : CLOS Meaning : ( close, shut ) Example : DISCLOSE

Root : CLUD Meaning : ( shut, close ) Example : CONCLUDE, PRECLUDE, INCLUDE, EXCLUDE

Root : CLUS Meaning : ( shut, close ) Example : SECLUSION, INCLUSIVE

Root : CLUS/CLUD Meaning : ( close, shut ) Example : preclude, seclusion, inclusive, recluse

Root : COAGU Meaning : ( curdle ) Example : COAGULATE

Root : COGIT Meaning : ( think, know, ponder ) Example : COGITATION

Root : COGNIT Meaning : ( know ) Example : INCOGNITO, COGNITION, RECOGNITION

Root : COGNIZ Meaning : ( know ) Example : COGNIZANCE, RECOGNIZE

Root : COM Meaning : ( with, together (prefix) ) Example : Coherence - HS, Committee - 5, Communication - 5, Comparative - 7, Compassion - 6, Compensation - 8, Complication - 7, Compulsion - 8

Root : COMMUN Meaning : ( common ) Example : COMMUNICATE, COMMUNE, COMMUNITY

Root : COMP Meaning : ( fill ) Example : COMPLETE

Root : COMPAR Meaning : ( alike, matching ) Example : COMPARE, COMPARATIVE, COMPARABILITY

Root : CON Meaning : ( cone ) Example : CONIFER, CONICAL

Root : CONN Meaning : ( know ) Example : RECONNAISSANCE

Root : CONSUL Meaning : ( deliberate, take counsel, consult ) Example : CONSULT, CONSULTATION

Root : CONTRA Meaning : ( against, opposite ) Example : CONTRADICT, CONTRAST, CONTRARY

Root : COP Meaning : ( copy ) Example : COPYRIGHT

Root : COPI Meaning : ( plenty, abindance ) Example : CORNUCOPIA, COPIOUS

Root : CORD Meaning : ( heart ) Example : CORDIALITY, ACCORD, CORDATE, DISCORD, CONCORDANCE, RECORDER

Root : CORON Meaning : ( crown ) Example : CORONA, CORONATION, CORONET, CORONER, CORNICE, COROLLA, COROLLARY

Root : CORP Meaning : ( body ) Example : CORPULENT, CORPORATION, CORPSE, INCORPORATE

Root : CORT Meaning : ( court ) Example : CORTEGE

Root : COSM Meaning : ( world, universe, order, ornament ) Example : MICROCOSM, COSMOPOLITAN, COSMONAUT, COSMETIC

Root : COUNTER Meaning : ( against (prefix) ) Example : COUNTERMAND

Root : COUR Meaning : ( heart ) Example : ENCOURAGEMENT

Root : COUR Meaning : ( run ) Example : COURIER, COURSE, COARSE

Root : COURS Meaning : ( run ) Example : RECOURSE, DISCOURSE, CONCOURSE

Root : COURT Meaning : ( garden, enclosure, farmyard ) Example : COURTLY, COURTEOUS, COURTESY

Root : CRAC Meaning : ( govern ) Example : aristocracy, theocracy, democracy, autocracy

Root : CRAT Meaning : ( govern ) Example : AUTOCRAT, ARISTOCRAT, DEMOCRAT, TECHNOCRAT

Root : CREA Meaning : ( make, create ) Example : CREATIVE, CREATURE, RECREATION, PROCREATE

Root : CREAS Meaning : ( grow, rise ) Example : INCREASE, DECREASE

Master Root List page 7 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : CRED Meaning : ( believe ) Example : credence, credentials, creditor, credibility

Root : CRED Meaning : ( believe ) Example : CREDO, INCREDIBLE, INCREDULOUS, CREDENCE, CREDENTIALS, CREDITOR, CREDIBILITY

Root : CREET Meaning : ( separate, observe ) Example : DISCREET

Root : CRESC Meaning : ( rise, grow ) Example : CRESCENDO, CRESCENT

Root : CRET Meaning : ( increase, grow ) Example : ACCRETION, CONCRETE, CRESCENT, SECRETE

Root : CRIMIN Meaning : ( crime, distinguish ) Example : DISCRIMINATE, RECRIMINATE, CRIMINAL

Root : CRIT Meaning : ( choose, separate, a judge ) Example : CRITICAL, CRITIC, CRITERION, HYPOCRITE

Root : CRUC Meaning : ( cross ) Example : CRUCIAL, EXCRUCIATE, CRUCIFY

Root : CRUS Meaning : ( cross ) Example : CRUSADE

Root : CRYPH Meaning : ( hidden ) Example : CRYPTIC, APOCRYPHAL

Root : CUB Meaning : ( lie down ) Example : CUBICLE, INCUBATE

Root : CULP Meaning : ( blame, fault, offense ) Example : CULPABLE, CULPRIT, INCULPATE

Root : CULT Meaning : ( till, cultivate ) Example : HORTICULTURE, AGRICULTURE, CULTURAL, CULTIVATE

Root : CUMB Meaning : ( lay oneself, lie down, recline ) Example : INCUMBENT, SUCCUMB

Root : CUR Meaning : ( run ) Example : concur, CURRENT, INCUR, OCCUR, RECUR

Root : CUR Meaning : ( run ) Example : concur, incursion, precursor, recurrent

Root : CURA Meaning : ( care, attention ) Example : ACCURATE, CURIOUS, CURATE, PROCURE, SECURE, SINECURE, CURE, MANICURE

Root : CURR Meaning : ( run ) Example : CONCURRENT, RECURRENT

Root : CURS Meaning : ( run ) Example : CURSORY, EXCURSION, INCURSION, PRECURSOR

Root : CUS Meaning : ( reason, sake, case ) Example : inexcusable, recuse, accusation, excusable, excuse

Root : CYCL Meaning : ( circle, wheel ) Example : CYCLICAL, cyclone, unicycle, cyclops

Root : CYN Meaning : ( dog ) Example : CYNICISM

Root : DACT Meaning : ( teach ) Example : DIDACTIC

Root : DAIN Meaning : ( worthy ) Example : DAINTY, DISDAIN

Root : DAT Meaning : ( give, push ) Example : DATE, MANDATE

Root : DE Meaning : ( away, off, reversal, undoing, downward completely (prefix) ) Example : Dedication - 7, Deficiency - 8, Delegation 8, Deliberate - 6, Delusion 7, Desolate - 7, Destination - 6, Destructive - 8

Root : DEB Meaning : ( owe ) Example : DEBENTURE

Root : DEBT Meaning : ( owe ) Example : INDEBTEDNESS

Root : DECA Meaning : ( ten ) Example : DECATHLON, DECADE

Root : DEI Meaning : ( God ) Example : DEIFY, DEITY

Root : DEL Meaning : ( destroy, erase ) Example : INDELIBLE, DELETERIOUS, DELETE, DELETION

Root : DEM Meaning : ( people, common people ) Example : DEMOCRACY, DEMAGOGUE, EPIDEMIC

Master Root List page 8 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : DEMI Meaning : ( half (prefix) ) Example : DEMITASSE

Root : DEMON Meaning : ( demon ) Example : PANDEMONIUM

Root : DENDR Meaning : ( tree ) Example : DENDRITE

Root : DENDRO Meaning : ( tree ) Example : PHILODENDRON

Root : DENS Meaning : ( thick, close ) Example : DENSE, DENSITY, CONDENSE, CONDENSATION

Root : DENT Meaning : ( tooth ) Example : DENTURE, DENTAL, DENTICULATE

Root : DERM Meaning : ( skin ) Example : EPIDERMIS

Root : DEXTER Meaning : ( right-hand ) Example : DEXTEROUS, DEXTERITY

Root : DEXTR Meaning : ( right side; skillful ) Example : AMBIDEXTROUS

Root : DI Meaning : ( day ) Example : SUNDIAL, DIURNAL, MERIDIAN, DIARY, QUOTIDIAN

Root : DIA Meaning : ( through, between, apart (prefix) ) Example : DIAMETER, DIAGNOSIS, DIALOG, DIABETES

Root : DICAT Meaning : ( declare, speak, say ) Example : ABDICATE, PREDICATE, DEDICATE

Root : DICT Meaning : ( speak, declare ) Example : abdicate, indictment, dedication, dictatorial

Root : DICT Meaning : ( speak, declare ) Example : abdicate, indictment, dedication, dictatorial, addicted, dictate, contradict, diction, dictionary, interdict, predict, verdict, benediction, malediction, valedictorian

Root : DIGN Meaning : ( worthy, merited ) Example : INDIGNANT, DIGNITARY, DIGNITY

Root : DILIG Meaning : ( choose, select, like ) Example : DILIGENCE, DILIGENT

Root : Direct from French Meaning : ( crib, nursery ) Example : CRECHE

Root : Direct from Old English Meaning : ( to be hale ) Example : WASSAIL

Root : Direct-Latin & German Meaning : ( aromatic gum ) Example : MYRRH

Root : DIS Meaning : ( not, none (prefix) ) Example : Discreet - 8, Disgrace - 6, Dismal - 6, Dispel - 8, Disposable - 6, Disrupt - 8, Dissolve - 5, Distortion - 8

Root : DIS Meaning : ( apart, asunder, away from (prefix) ) Example : DISPERSE, DISSOCIATE, DISSOLVE

Root : DIT Meaning : ( give, push ) Example : editorial, addition, tradition, extradite, edition, perdition, redition,

Root : DIT/DAT Meaning : ( give, push ) Example : ADDITION, EDITORIAL, EXTRADITE, TRADITION,

Root : DIVID Meaning : ( divide ) Example : DIVIDEND, DIVIDE, INDIVIDUAL, DEVISE, DIVISION, DEVICE

Root : DIVIN Meaning : ( devine ) Example : DIVINITY

Root : DOC Meaning : ( teach ) Example : DOCILE, DOCTRINE, DOCUMENTARY, DOGMATIC

Root : DOG Meaning : ( opinion, praise ) Example : DOGMATIC, DOGMA

Root : DOL Meaning : ( grieve, worry, suffer ) Example : INDOLENT, CONDOLENCE, DOLEFUL

Root : DOMIN Meaning : ( master, lord ) Example : DOMINATE, DOMINEER, DOMINION, DOMINO, PREDOMINATE

Root : DON Meaning : ( give, gift ) Example : PARDON, CONDONE, DONOR, DONATION, GUERDON

Root : DONNA Meaning : ( lady (Italian) ) Example : PRIMA DONNA

Root : DORM Meaning : ( sleep ) Example : DORMITORY, DORMANT, DORMER

Master Root List page 9 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : DORS Meaning : ( back ) Example : DORSAL, ENDORSE

Root : DOS Meaning : ( back ) Example : DOSSIER

Root : DOT Meaning : ( gift, give, given ) Example : ANECDOTE, ENDOWMENT, ANTIDOTE,

Root : DOU Meaning : ( doubt ) Example : DOUBTFUL

Root : DOX Meaning : ( opinion, glory, praise ) Example : PARADOX, ORTHODOX, DOXOLOGY

Root : DRA Meaning : ( perform, act, play ) Example : DRAMATIZE, DRAMA

Root : DROM Meaning : ( a running ) Example : HIPPODROME, SYNDROME, PALINDROME, DROMEDARY

Root : DUB Meaning : ( doubt ) Example : DUBIOUS

Root : DUC Meaning : ( lead, bring ) Example : SEDUCE, DEDUCE, EDUCATE, EDUCE, CONDUCE, INDUCE, DUCAT

Root : DUCT Meaning : ( lead ) Example : induct, seductive, aqueduct, conducive

Root : DUCT Meaning : ( lead ) Example : aqueduct, conducive, induct, seductive

Root : DULC Meaning : ( sweet ) Example : DULCET, DULCIMER, DULCIFY, DULCINEA

Root : DUR Meaning : ( hard ) Example : OBDURATE, DURESS

Root : DUR Meaning : ( last ) Example : DURATION, ENDURE, ENDURANCE

Root : DYNAM Meaning : ( power ) Example : DYNAMITE, DYNAMICS, DYNAMISM

Root : DYS Meaning : ( bad, ill, sick, abnormal, impaired ) Example : DYSENTERY, DYSFUNCTION, DYSPLASIA

Root : ECU Meaning : ( follow ) Example : EXECUTIVE, EXECUTE, EXECUTOR

Root : EGO Meaning : ( self, I ) Example : EGOCENTRIC, EGOTIST

Root : EGOR Meaning : ( speak ) Example : CATEGORY, CATEGORIZE, ALLEGORY

Root : EGR Meaning : ( field, land ) Example : PEREGRINATE

Root : EGRI Meaning : ( field ) Example : PEREGRINATION

Root : EIDO Meaning : ( image, shape, form ) Example : KALEIDOSCOPE

Root : ELAST Meaning : ( flexible ) Example : ELASTICITY

Root : ELECTR Meaning : ( electric ) Example : ELECTRODE

Root : ELIG Meaning : ( select, pick out ) Example : ELIGIBLE, DILIGENT, ELEGANT, ELECTABLE, ELECTORATE,

Root : EMIA Meaning : ( blood condition ) Example : LEUKEMIA

Root : EMPT Meaning : ( take, buy ) Example : EXEMPT, PEREMPTORY, EXAMPLE, PREMIUM, REDEEM

Root : EN Meaning : ( in, into, to cover or contain (prefix) ) Example : Enchantment 5, Enclosure - 6, Endure 5, Energetic - 8, Engrave 6, Enthusiastic - 7, Environmental - 7, Envision -8

Root : ENDO Meaning : ( within (prefix) ) Example : ENDOCRINE

Root : ENN Meaning : ( year ) Example : BIENNIAL, CENTENNIAL, PERENNIAL

Root : EPI Meaning : ( upon (prefix) ) Example : EPIGRAM

Root : EQU Meaning : ( equal, same ) Example : EQUITABLE, EQUAL, EQUATION, EQUILIBRIUM, EQUINOX, EQUIVALENT, EQUIVOCAL, EQUITY, EQUANIMITY

Root : EQUE Meaning : ( horse ) Example : EQUESTRIAN, EQUINE

Root : ERG Meaning : ( work ) Example : ERGOMETER, ENERGETIC

Root : ERR Meaning : ( wander ) Example : ABERRATION, ERRANT, ERROR, ERRATIC, ERRONEOUS, UNERRING

Root : ESCE Meaning : ( becoming ) Example : COALESCE, ACQUIESCE

Master Root List page 10 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : ETH Meaning : ( custom, habit ) Example : ETHICS

Root : ETHIC Meaning : ( behavior, moral ) Example : ETHICAL, ETHICS

Root : EU Meaning : ( good, well (prefix) ) Example : EULOGIZE, EULOGY, EUPHONIOUS, EUPHEMISM, EUTHANASIA

Root : EX Meaning : ( out, out of, former, outside (prefix) ) Example : Excel - 8, Exception - 6, Exclamation - 6, Exclusive - 8, Excursion - 6, Exotic - 6, Expectation - 7, Extensive - 8

Root : EXIM Meaning : ( take out, free ) Example : EXAMPLE

Root : EXO Meaning : ( outside (prefix) ) Example : EXOTIC

Root : EXTRA Meaning : ( beyond (prefix) ) Example : EXTRANEOUS, EXTRAPOLATE, EXTRAVAGANCE, EXTRAORDINARY

Root : FAB Meaning : ( speak ) Example : AFFABLE, FABLE, FABULOUS

Root : FAC Meaning : ( make, do ) Example : facilitate, factor, factort, faculty, facade, faction, olfactory, facile,

Root : FAC/FIC Meaning : ( do, make ) Example : Artificial, Deficiency, Faculty, Magnificent, Facade, Personification, Suffice, Superficial, Faction, Olfactory, Proficient, Ratification

Root : FACI Meaning : ( face, form, figure ) Example : facial, superficial, deface, efface, surface, facade

Root : FALL Meaning : ( deceive, beguile, err ) Example : INFALLIBLE, FALLACY, FALLIBLE

Root : FALS Meaning : ( deceive ) Example : FALSIFY, FALSE, FALTER

Root : FAM Meaning : ( repute, report, public opinion ) Example : INFAMY, DEFAME, FAMOUS, DEFAMATION

Root : FAR Meaning : ( law, right ) Example : NEFARIOUS

Root : FAS Meaning : ( law, right ) Example : NEFARIOUS

Root : FAST Meaning : ( pride, conceit ) Example : FASTIDIOUS

Root : FATU Meaning : ( foolish, silly, feeble ) Example : INFATUATE, FATUOUS, FATUITY

Root : FAUL Meaning : ( deceive ) Example : DEFAULT

Root : FAV Meaning : ( goodwill, to be favorably inclined ) Example : FAVORITE, FAVOR

Root : FECT Meaning : ( make, do. act, form ) Example : confection, affect, affection, affectation, defect, defection, infect, infection, perfect, perfection

Root : FEDER Meaning : ( trust ) Example : CONFEDERACY

Root : FEDER Meaning : ( treaty, league ) Example : FEDERAL, CONFEDERATION, CONFEDERATE

Root : FER Meaning : ( carry, bear, bring ) Example : transfer, vociferious, infertile, odoriferous

Root : FER Meaning : ( carry, bear, bring ) Example : REFER, REFERENCE, REFEREE, SUFFER

Root : FERM Meaning : ( leaven ) Example : FERMENT

Root : FERV Meaning : ( boil, bubble, heat ) Example : FERVOR, FERVENT, EFFERVESCE, FERVID,

Root : FEST Meaning : ( feast ) Example : FESTIVAL, FESTIVE, FEAST

Master Root List page 11 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : FIC Meaning : ( make, do ) Example : PROFICIENT, DEFICIENT, DEFICIENCY, DIFFICULT, EFFICACIOUS, SUFFICE, MAGNIFICENT, PERSONIFICATION, SUPERFICIAL, BENEFICIARY

Root : FID Meaning : ( faith, trust ) Example : affidavit, bonafide, confidential, infidel, confide, fidelity, diffident, perfidious

Root : FID Meaning : ( faith, trust ) Example : affidavit, confidential, infidel, bona fide,

Root : FIG Meaning : ( make, form, feign, shape ) Example : EFFIGY, FIGMENT, FIGURE

Root : FIL Meaning : ( thread, line ) Example : FILIGREE, FILAMENT, PROFILE, FILLET

Root : FIN Meaning : ( end ) Example : FINALE, FINISH, REFINE, INDEFINITE, FINESSE, AFFINITY, DEFINITIVE, INFINITE

Root : FIRM Meaning : ( strong ) Example : AFFIRM

Root : FIX Meaning : ( fixed in position ) Example : FIXATION

Root : FLAGR Meaning : ( burn ) Example : CONFLAGRATION, FLAGRANT

Root : FLAM Meaning : ( burn ) Example : INFLAMMATORY, FLAMBOYANT

Root : FLECT Meaning : ( bend ) Example : GENUFLECT

Root : FLEX Meaning : ( bend ) Example : REFLEX, FLEXIBLE, FLEXOR, CIRCUMFLEX

Root : FLICT Meaning : ( strike, dash ) Example : AFFLICTION, CONFLICT, INFLICT

Root : FLIG Meaning : ( strike ) Example : PROFLIGATE

Root : FLOR Meaning : ( flower ) Example : FLORAL, FLORIST, FLORID, FLOURISH

Root : FLU Meaning : ( flow ) Example : FLUENT, FLUID, AFFLUENT, INFLUENCE, EFFLUENCE, SUPERFLUOUS, FLUX

Root : FLUCTU Meaning : ( a wave ) Example : FLUCTUATE

Root : FOLI Meaning : ( leaf ) Example : PORTFOLIO, FOLIAGE, FOLIO

Root : FORC Meaning : ( strong ) Example : REINFORCEMENT

Root : FORE Meaning : ( before, previous, earlier (prefix) ) Example : FOREBODE, FORESTALL, FORECAST, FOREBEAR

Root : FORM Meaning : ( shape, form ) Example : CONFORM, FORMULA, DEFORM, INFORM, TRANSFORM, REFORM, UNIFORM

Root : FORT Meaning : ( strong ) Example : FORTE, COMFORT, COMFORTABLE, EFFORT, FORTITUDE, FORTIFICATION, REINFORCEMENT

Root : FORTU Meaning : ( casual, chance, luck ) Example : FORTUITOUS

Root : FORTUN Meaning : ( chance, fortune ) Example : FORTUNATE

Root : FOUND Meaning : ( bottom, foundation ) Example : FOUNDATION

Root : FOURN Meaning : ( accomplish, complete ) Example : FURNISH, PERFORMANCE

Root : FRACT Meaning : ( break ) Example : FRACTIOUS, FRACTION, FRACTURE, INFRACTION, REFRACT

Root : FRAG Meaning : ( break ) Example : FRAGILE, FRAGMENT, FRAGMENTATION

Root : FRAT Meaning : ( brother ) Example : FRATERNAL

Root : FRATER Meaning : ( brother ) Example : FRATERNITY

Root : FRATR Meaning : ( brother ) Example : FRATRICIDE

Root : FRONT Meaning : ( forehead, face ) Example : FRONTAL, AFFRONT, CONFRONT, EFFRONTERY

Master Root List page 12 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : FRUCT Meaning : ( enjoy, fruit ) Example : FRUCTOSE

Root : FRUG Meaning : ( produce ) Example : FRUGAL

Root : FRUIT Meaning : ( enjoy, produce ) Example : FRUITFUL, FRUITION

Root : FUG Meaning : ( flee ) Example : CENTRIFUGE, FUGITIVE

Root : FUM Meaning : ( smoke ) Example : FUMIGATION

Root : FUNCT Meaning : ( perform ) Example : FUNCTION, PERFUNCTORY, DEFUNCT

Root : FUND Meaning : ( bottom ) Example : FUNDAMENTAL

Root : FUS Meaning : ( pour ) Example : EFFUSION

Root : GAM Meaning : ( marriage ) Example : MONOGAMY, ENDOGAMY, POLYGAMY, AMALGAMATE, BIGAMY

Root : GASTR Meaning : ( stomach ) Example : GASTRONOMY, GASTRIC

Root : GASTR Meaning : ( stomach ) Example : GASTRIC

Root : GEN Meaning : ( race, kind, class ) Example : gentle, degenerate, congenial, generation, regeneration, genteel

Root : GEN Meaning : ( race, kind ) Example : congenial, denegrate, generation, gentle

Root : GEO Meaning : ( earth ) Example : APOGEE, GEODE, GEOLOGY, GEOCENTRIC

Root : GERI Meaning : ( old age ) Example : GERIATRIC

Root : GERM Meaning : ( vital part ) Example : GERMINATE

Root : GERON Meaning : ( old man ) Example : GERONTOCRACY

Root : GEST Meaning : ( carry, bring ) Example : GESTATION, DIGESTION, GESTURE, SUGGEST, CONGESTION, REGISTER

Root : GLOM Meaning : ( ball of yarn ) Example : CONGLOMERATE

Root : GLOSS Meaning : ( tongue ) Example : GLOSSARY

Root : GLOT Meaning : ( tongue ) Example : EPIGLOTTIS

Root : GLU Meaning : ( bond ) Example : GLUTINOUS

Root : GLYC Meaning : ( sugar ) Example : HYPOGLYCEMIA

Root : GNOS Meaning : ( know ) Example : PROGNOSTICATE, DIAGNOSE

Root : GNOS/NOT Meaning : ( know ) Example : cognizant, recognize, incognito, cognitive, cognition, recognition, acquaint

Root : GON Meaning : ( corner, angle ) Example : HEXAGON, POLYGON

Root : GRAC Meaning : ( thankful, pleasing ) Example : GRACIOUS

Root : GRAD Meaning : ( step, walk, degree ) Example : gradient, graduation, gradually, centigrade

Root : GRAD Meaning : ( step, walk, degree ) Example : gradient, graduation, gradually, centigrade, aggressive, congressional, degrade, degree, graduate, ingredient, progress, gradual, transgress, transgression, gradient, retrograde, aggression,

Root : GRAM Meaning : ( a letter, written character ) Example : DIAGRAM, MONOGRAM, EPIGRAM, ANAGRAM, GRAMMATICAL

Root : GRAND Meaning : ( big, large, grand ) Example : GRANDIOSE

Root : GRAPH Meaning : ( write ) Example : CALLIGRAPHY, GRAPHITE, AUTOGRAPH, GEOGRAPHY, LITHOGRAPHY

Master Root List page 13 Ms. Sterkel, English congressman, progressive, congress Root : GRAT Meaning : ( thankful, pleasing ) Example : ingrate, gracious, gratitude, disgrace

Root : GRAT Meaning : ( thankful, pleasing ) Example : disgrace, gracious, gratitude, ingrate

Root : GRAV Meaning : ( heavy ) Example : AGGRAVATE, ENGRAVE, GRAVITY

Root : GRED Meaning : ( step, degree ) Example : INGREDIENT

Root : GREG Meaning : ( herd, group ) Example : aggregrate, gregarious, congregation, egregious

Root : GRESS Meaning : ( step, walk ) Example : aggression, egress, congressman, digress, progressive,

Root : GRIEV Meaning : ( heavy, weighty ) Example : GRIEVANCE

Root : GYNE Meaning : ( woman ) Example : GYNECOLOGY

Root : GYR Meaning : ( circle, ring ) Example : GYRATE, GYROSCOPE, GYRATION, GYRE

Root : HAB Meaning : ( have, hold ) Example : HABIT, HABITUAL, HABERDASHERY, HABITAT, BEHAVIOR

Root : HABIT Meaning : ( dwell, live, abide ) Example : HABITAT, INHABITANT, HABITATION

Root : HAL Meaning : ( breathe ) Example : INHALE, HALITOSIS, EXHALATION, INHALANT

Root : HAL Meaning : ( breath ) Example : HALITOSIS

Root : HALA Meaning : ( breathe ) Example : EXHALATION

Root : HAP Meaning : ( by chance ) Example : HAPHAZARD

Root : HARB Meaning : ( shelter (German) ) Example : HARBOR, HARBINGER

Root : HARD Meaning : ( make brave, harden ) Example : FOOLHARDY

Root : HAUT Meaning : ( high, grand (French) ) Example : HAUTE COUTURE

Root : HEART Meaning : ( heart (compound word) ) Example : HEARTBROKEN

Root : HEDRON Meaning : ( face, side or base ) Example : OCTAHEDRON

Root : HEIR Meaning : ( inherit, heir ) Example : HEIRESS

Root : HELI Meaning : ( spiral ) Example : HELICOPTER

Root : HELIO Meaning : ( sun ) Example : HELIOTROPE

Root : HEMI Meaning : ( half ) Example : HEMISPHERE

Root : HEMO Meaning : ( blood ) Example : HEMOPHILIA

Root : HEND Meaning : ( grasp ) Example : APPREHEND

Root : HER Meaning : ( stick ) Example : ADHERENCE, COHERENCE, ADHERE

Root : HERED Meaning : ( inherit, heir ) Example : HEREDITARY

Root : HERI Meaning : ( heir ) Example : INHERITANCE

Root : HERO Meaning : ( hero ) Example : HEROISM

Root : HES Meaning : ( stick, hold fast ) Example : HESITATE, ADHESIVE, ADHESION, COHESIVE, COHESION,

Root : HETERO Meaning : ( different (prefix) ) Example : HETEROGENEOUS

Root : HEX Meaning : ( six (prefix) ) Example : HEXAGON

Root : HIB Meaning : ( have, occupy, hold as customary ) Example : EXHIBITOR,

Root : HIERO Meaning : ( sacred, priestly ) Example : HIERARCHY,

Root : HOL Meaning : ( whole ) Example : CATHOLIC, HOLOCAUST, HOLISTIC

Master Root List page 14 Ms. Sterkel, English PROHIBIT

HIEROGLYPHICS, HIEROCRACY

Root : HOMEO Meaning : ( like, same ) Example : HOMEOPATHY

Root : HOMO Meaning : ( same ) Example : HOMONYM, HOMOGENEOUS

Root : HORR Meaning : ( shudder, stand on end ) Example : HORROR, HORRIBLE, HORRENDOUS, HORRIFY, HORRID

Root : HOSP Meaning : ( host, guest ) Example : HOSPITABLE, HOSTESS, HOSPITAL, HOSPICE, HOSTEL, HOSTLER, HOTEL

Root : HOST Meaning : ( an enemy ) Example : HOSTILE, HOSTAGE

Root : HUM Meaning : ( earth ) Example : EXHUME

Root : HYDR Meaning : ( water ) Example : HYDRANT, HYDRANGEA, HYDROGEN, HYDRAULICS, HYDROPHOBIA, DEHYDRATE

Root : HYPER Meaning : ( beyond the ordinary (prefix) ) Example : HYPERACTIVE

Root : HYPNO Meaning : ( sleep ) Example : HYPNOSIS

Root : HYPO Meaning : ( beneath, under (prefix) ) Example : HYPOGLYCEMIA, HYPOTHESIS, HYPOCRISY

Root : ICON Meaning : ( image ) Example : ICONOLOGY

Root : IDEID Meaning : ( form, shape ) Example : IDYLLIC, IDYL

Root : IDEO Meaning : ( thought, idea ) Example : IDEOLOGY, IDEALISTIC

Root : IDIO Meaning : ( one's own, pecular ) Example : IDIOM, IDIOT, IDIOSYNCRASY

Root : IGN Meaning : ( fire ) Example : IGNITION, IGNEOUS, IGNITE

Root : IN Meaning : ( not (prefix) ) Example : Indefinite - 7, Injustice - 6, Immortality 8, Impatience - 7, Impractical - 7, Improbable - 8, Insatiable - 7, Invalid 7

Root : INSUL Meaning : ( island ) Example : INSULAR, INSULATION

Root : INTELLEC Meaning : ( power to know ) Example : INTELLECTUAL

Root : INTELLIG Meaning : ( power to think ) Example : UNINTELLIGIBLE

Root : INTER Meaning : ( between, among (prefix) ) Example : INTERVAL, INTERCEPT, INTERJECT

Root : INTRA Meaning : ( within (prefix) ) Example : INTRAMURAL

Root : INTRIN Meaning : ( inward ) Example : INTRINSIC, INTERIOR

Root : INVID Meaning : ( envy ) Example : INVIDIOUS, ENVIOUS, ENVY

Root : Irish Meaning : ( A county in Ireland ) Example : LIMERICK

Root : ISL Meaning : ( island ) Example : ISLET

Root : ISO Meaning : ( equal ) Example : ISOMETRIC, ISOSCELES, ISOBAR

Root : IT Meaning : ( go ) Example : AMBITION, CIRCUIT, EXIT, TRANSIT, SEDITION

Root : ITER Meaning : ( to repeat, again ) Example : ITERATE, REITERATE, ITERATION

Root : ITIN Meaning : ( journey ) Example : ITINERARY

Root : JAC Meaning : ( throw, lie ) Example : ADJACENT

Root : JECT Meaning : ( throw, cast ) Example : dejected, projection, interject, adjective

Root : JECT Meaning : ( throw, cast ) Example : adjective, dejected, interject, projection

Root : JOC Meaning : ( jest, joke ) Example : JOCULAR

Root : JOIN Meaning : ( join ) Example : ADJOINING

Root : JOURN Meaning : ( day, daily ) Example : JOURNEY, JOURNAL, ADJOURN,

Root : JUD Meaning : ( judge ) Example : JUDGMENT

Master Root List page 15 Ms. Sterkel, English SOJOURN, BONJOUR Root : JUDIC Meaning : ( judge, judgment ) Example : ADJUDICATE, PREJUDICE, JUDICIARY, JUDICIAL, JUDICIOUS

Root : JUG Meaning : ( yoke, join ) Example : CONJUGAL

Root : JUNCT Meaning : ( join ) Example : INJUNCTION

Root : JUR Meaning : ( law, right ) Example : JURISDICTION, INJURIOUS, PERJURY, JURIST

Root : JURE Meaning : ( swear ) Example : CONJURE, ABJURE, PERJURE

Root : JUS Meaning : ( law ) Example : JUSTIFICATION, ADJUST, INJUSTICE

Root : JUV Meaning : ( young ) Example : REJUVENATE, JUVENILE, JUVENESCENT, JUVIE

Root : KILO Meaning : ( one thousand (prefix) ) Example : KILOMETER

Root : KINE Meaning : ( move ) Example : KINETICS

Root : LABOR Meaning : ( work ) Example : LABORATORY, COLLABORATE. ELABORATE,

Root : LACT Meaning : ( milk ) Example : LACTATION, LACTOSE, LACTEAL, LACTESCENT, LETTUCE

Root : LANG Meaning : ( tongue ) Example : LANGUAGE

Root : LAT Meaning : ( carry, lift, bring ) Example : relate, legislative, translation, elated

Root : LAT Meaning : ( carry, lift, bring ) Example : elated, relate, legislative, translation

Root : LATER Meaning : ( side ) Example : COLLATERAL, EQUILATERAL, QUADRILATERAL, UNILATERAL, LATERAL

Root : LAUD Meaning : ( praise ) Example : LAUDABLE, PLAUDITS, CUM LAUDE, APPLAUD

Root : LAV Meaning : ( wash ) Example : LAVISH, LAVE, LAVENDER, LAVATORY

Root : LAX Meaning : ( loose ) Example : LAXATIVE, RELAX

Root : LEAS Meaning : ( loose ) Example : RELEASE

Root : LECT Meaning : ( choose ) Example : select, recollection, predilection, intellect

Root : LECT Meaning : ( choose ) Example : intellect, predilection, recollection, select

Root : LEG Meaning : ( law ) Example : LEGITIMATE, PRIVILEGE, RELEGATE, LEGISLATE

Root : LEGA Meaning : ( appoint, send, bring ) Example : LEGACY, LEGATE, DELEGATE, DELEGATION, ALLEGE, RELEGATE, COLLEAGUE

Root : LEGE Meaning : ( gather, choose ) Example : ELEGANT, ELEGANCE, LEGION, LEGUME,

Root : LEI Meaning : ( be permitted ) Example : LEISURE

Root : LEMM Meaning : ( something taken, received or taken for granted ) Example : DILEMMA, LEMMA

Root : LEV Meaning : ( light ) Example : ALLEVIATE, LEVERAGE, IRRELEVANT, LEVITY

Root : LEVA Meaning : ( raise, lift up ) Example : RELEVANT, IRRELEVANT, RELIEVE, LEVER

Root : LEXI Meaning : ( word, vocabulary ) Example : LEXICON

Root : LEXICO Meaning : ( words ) Example : LEXICOGRAPHER

Root : LI Meaning : ( tie, bind, hold ) Example : LIABLE, LIEN, LIAISON

Root : LIBER Meaning : ( free ) Example : LIBERATE, LIBERTY, DELIVER, LIVERY

Root : LIBR Meaning : ( book ) Example : LIBRARY

Root : LIBRA Meaning : ( balance, scales ) Example : DELIBERATE, DELIBERATION,

Root : LIC Meaning : ( be permitted ) Example : LICENSE, LICENTIOUS, ILLICIT, LEISURE

Root : LIEV Meaning : ( lift ) Example : RELIEVE

Master Root List page 16 Ms. Sterkel, English DELIBERATIVE Root : LIG Meaning : ( tie, bind, hold ) Example : LIGAMENT, LIGATURE, LIAISON, RELIGION

Root : LIN Meaning : ( flax ) Example : LINEN, LINING, LINSEED, CRINOLINE

Root : LINE Meaning : ( line ) Example : DELINEATE, LINEAR

Root : LINGU Meaning : ( tongue ) Example : BILINGUAL, LINGUIST, LINGUISTICS, LINGO, LANGUAGE,

Root : LINQU Meaning : ( leave, abandon ) Example : DELINQUENT

Root : LIP Meaning : ( leave ) Example : ECLIPSE, ELLIPSE, ELLIPTICAL,

Root : LITER Meaning : ( letter, letters ) Example : LITERARY, LITERACY

Root : LITH Meaning : ( stone ) Example : LITHOGRAPHY

Root : LIVER Meaning : ( free ) Example : DELIVERY

Root : LOC Meaning : ( place ) Example : LOCATE, LOCOMOTION, DISLOCATE, ALLOCATE, RELOCATION

Root : LOCUT Meaning : ( speak, talk ) Example : ELOCUTION, CIRCUMLOCUTION, INTERLOCUTOR

Root : LOG Meaning : ( word, speech ) Example : DIALOGUE, APOLOGY, EPILOGUE, EULOGY. PROLOGUE, NEOLOGISM

Root : LOGY Meaning : ( study (suffix) ) Example : CRIMINOLOGY

Root : LOQU Meaning : ( speak, talk ) Example : SOLILOQUY, ELOQUENT, LOQUACIOUS, VENTRILOQUIST

Root : LOT Meaning : ( wash ) Example : LOTION

Root : LOY Meaning : ( bind ) Example : ALLOY

Root : LUC Meaning : ( shine, light ) Example : LUCID, ELUCIDATE, TRANSLUCENT, PELLUCID, LUCIFER

Root : LUCT Meaning : ( wrestle, content ) Example : RELUCTANT

Root : LUD Meaning : ( play, laugh, sport, mock ) Example : ALLUDE, DELUDE, LUDICROUS, COLLUDE, INTERLUDE, PRELUDE

Root : LUG Meaning : ( wash ) Example : DELUGE

Root : LUM Meaning : ( light ) Example : ILLUMINATE, LUMINARY

Root : LUM/LUS Meaning : ( light ) Example : illuminate. illustrate, lackluster, luminary

Root : LUNA Meaning : ( moon ) Example : LUNACY

Root : LUS Meaning : ( play, laugh, sport, mock ) Example : ALLUSION, DELUSION, ILLUSION, ELUSIVE

Root : LUST Meaning : ( polish, purify ) Example : LUSTER, LACKLUSTER, LUSTROUS

Root : LUT Meaning : ( wash ) Example : DILUTE, DILUTION, ABLUTION, POLLUTE

Root : MACRO Meaning : ( large (prefix) ) Example : MACROCOSM

Root : MAGN Meaning : ( great ) Example : MAGNUM, MAGNANIMOUS

Root : MAGNA Meaning : ( great ) Example : MAGNATE

Root : MAGNI Meaning : ( great ) Example : MAGNIFY, MAGNITUDE, MAGNIFICENT

Root : MAL Meaning : ( ill, bad ) Example : MALARIA, DISMAL, MALICE, MALADY, MALIGN

Root : MAN Meaning : ( hand ) Example : manacles, manipulate, manifest, emancipate

Root : MAN Meaning : ( hand ) Example : EMANCIPATE, MANACLES, MANIFEST, MANIPULATE

Root : MAND Meaning : ( to command, order ) Example : REMAND

Root : MANIA Meaning : ( madness ) Example : KLEPTOMANIA

Root : MANS Meaning : ( stay, dwell ) Example : MANSION, MANOR, MANSE, PERMANENT, REMAIN

Master Root List page 17 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : MAR Meaning : ( the sea, pool ) Example : MARINE, MARITIME, MARINA, MARINATE, MARSH

Root : MATER Meaning : ( mother ) Example : MATERNAL

Root : MATR Meaning : ( mother ) Example : MATRICULATE, MATRIMONY, MATERNAL, MATRON

Root : MB Meaning : ( shadow ) Example : SOMBER

Root : MEAN Meaning : ( drive, threaten ) Example : DEMEANOR

Root : MEDI Meaning : ( middle, between ) Example : MEDIOCRE, MEDIAN, MEDIATE, MEDIUM, MEDIEVAL, IMMEDIATELY, MEDITERRANEAN

Root : MEGA Meaning : ( large, great (prefix) ) Example : MEGALITH

Root : MEGALO Meaning : ( great, large (prefix) ) Example : MEGALOMANIA, MEGALOMYX

Root : MELO Meaning : ( song ) Example : MELODRAMA, MELODIOUS, MELODY

Root : MEMOR Meaning : ( mindful of, remembering ) Example : COMMEMORATE, MEMORIZE, MEMOIR, MEMORY, MEMORABLE

Root : MENA Meaning : ( drive, threaten ) Example : AMENABLE, MENACE

Root : MER Meaning : ( sea ) Example : MERMAID

Root : MERG Meaning : ( to plunge, dip, sink ) Example : MERGE, SUBMERGE

Root : META Meaning : ( change (prefix) ) Example : METAPHOR

Root : METER Meaning : ( measure ) Example : PERIMETER

Root : METRO Meaning : ( mother ) Example : METROPOLIS

Root : MICRO Meaning : ( small ) Example : MICROCOSM, MICROBE, MICROSCOPIC

Root : MIGR Meaning : ( wander ) Example : MIGRATORY, MIGRANT, IMMIGRATE, EMIGRATE

Root : MIN Meaning : ( project ) Example : EMINENT, EMINENCE, PROMINENT, IMMINENT

Root : MINN Meaning : ( diminish, lessen, make small ) Example : DIMINISH, DIMINUTIVE, DIMINUTION, MINUTE, MINUET,

Root : MINOR Meaning : ( small ) Example : MINORITY

Root : MINUT Meaning : ( little, small ) Example : MINUTE, MINUSCULE, DIMINUTION, MINUET

Root : MIR Meaning : ( wonder at, behold, look ) Example : ADMIRE, MIRAGE, MIRACLE, MARVEL, MIRROR

Root : MIS Meaning : ( wrong, incorrectly, mistaken, ill (prefix) ) Example : misnomer, mistrial, misprint, mistrust

Root : MISO Meaning : ( hate ) Example : MISANTHROPE, MISOGAMY, MISOGYNY, MISONEISM

Root : MISS Meaning : ( send ) Example : remiss, missle, intermission, missive

Root : MISS Meaning : ( send (wcity) ) Example : admit, admittedly, commission, commitment, committee, compromise, dismissal, emission, emit, inadmissible, intermission, messenger, missionary, missile, omission, permissible, permitted, promise, remittance,

Root : MISTL Meaning : ( twig ) Example : MISTLETOE

Master Root List page 18 Ms. Sterkel, English submission, transmit, comMISSar, deMISe, eMISSary, interMITTent, MISSive, noncomMITTal, preMISe, reMISS, surMISe. Root : MITT Meaning : ( send, throw ) Example : INTERMITTENT, TRANSMIT, COMMIT, PERMIT, OMIT, SUBMIT

Root : MOD Meaning : ( measure, manner, way, tone ) Example : MODIFY, MODULATE, MODEST, MODEL, MODE, COMMODITY, COMMODE, MODALITY, BIMODAL

Root : MODER Meaning : ( measure, manner, mode ) Example : MODERATE, MODERN, IMMODERATE

Root : MOLL Meaning : ( soft ) Example : EMOLLIENT, MOLLIFY, MOLLUSK

Root : MON Meaning : ( warn, remind, advise ) Example : MONUMENT, MONSTER, SUMMON, ADMONISH

Root : MONIT Meaning : ( warn, remind, advise ) Example : PREMONITION, ADMONITION, MONITOR, MONITION

Root : MONO Meaning : ( one, single (prefix) ) Example : MONOCLE, MONARCH, MONOGRAM, MONOLOGUE

Root : MONSTR Meaning : ( show ) Example : DEMONSTRATE, DEMONSTRATIVE, DEMONSTRATION

Root : MOR Meaning : ( foolish ) Example : SOPHOMORE

Root : MORI Meaning : ( death ) Example : MORIBUND

Root : MORON Meaning : ( stupid ) Example : MORONIC

Root : MORPH Meaning : ( shape, form ) Example : AMORPHOUS, MORPHOLOGY

Root : MORT Meaning : ( death ) Example : mortal, rigormortis, mortify, immortality

Root : MORT Meaning : ( death ) Example : IMMORTALITY, MORTIFY, MORTAL, RIGOR MORTIS

Root : MOT Meaning : ( move ) Example : EMOTIONAL, MOMENTARILY, REMOTE, PROMOTER, COMMOTION, MOTIVATE, MOTIVE, MOTOR

Root : MOUNT Meaning : ( mountain, hill ) Example : TANTAMOUNT, PARAMOUNT, MOUNTAINEER

Root : MULTI Meaning : ( many (prefix) ) Example : MULTILINGUAL

Root : MUNI Meaning : ( duties, task, duty ) Example : COMMUNICATE, IMMUNITY, COMMUNISM

Root : MUT Meaning : ( change ) Example : COMMUTE

Root : NAT Meaning : ( be born ) Example : Good-natured, International, Nativity, Unnatural, Cognate, Naive, Nationality, Supernatural, Innate, Nascent, Natal, Renaissance

Root : NAU Meaning : ( ship, sailor ) Example : NAUTICAL, NAUSEA

Root : NAV Meaning : ( ship, sail ) Example : CIRCUMNAVIGATE

Root : NEG Meaning : ( deny ) Example : RENEGE

Root : NEGAT Meaning : ( deny, say no ) Example : NEGATE, ABNEGATION, NEGATIVE

Root : NEO Meaning : ( new ) Example : NEOPHYTE

Root : NEUR Meaning : ( nerve ) Example : NEUROTIC

Root : NIC Meaning : ( harm, death ) Example : PERNICIOUS

Root : NIHIL Meaning : ( nothing ) Example : ANNIHILATE

Root : NOC Meaning : ( hurt, harm ) Example : INNOCENT, INNOCUOUS,

Root : NOCT Meaning : ( night ) Example : NOCTURNAL

Root : NOM Meaning : ( name, term ) Example : BINOMIAL, POLYNOMIAL, MISNOMER

Root : NOMEN Meaning : ( name ) Example : NOMENCLATURE

Root : NOMIN Meaning : ( name, nominal )

Root : NOMY Meaning : ( system of laws )

Root : NON Meaning : ( not (prefix) ) Example : NONPARTISAN

Root : NOST Meaning : ( a return home )

Master Root List page 19 Ms. Sterkel, English Example : NOMINATE, DENOMINATE, IGNOMINY

Example : ECONOMY, AGRONOMY, AUTONOMY, ASTRONOMY,

Example : NOSTALGIA

Root : NOT Meaning : ( know ) Example : NOTICE, NOTIFY, NOTION, NOTORIOUS, CONNOTE

Root : NOTA Meaning : ( mark ) Example : DENOTE, DENOTATION, NOTE, NOTABLE, ANNOTATE

Root : NOUNC Meaning : ( declare, tell ) Example : PRONOUNCE, ANNOUNCE, DENOUNCE, RENOUNCE

Root : NOV Meaning : ( new ) Example : NOVICE, INNOVATE, NOVELTY, RENOVATION, NOVEL

Root : NOX Meaning : ( night ) Example : EQUINOX

Root : NUL Meaning : ( nothing ) Example : ANNUL

Root : NULL Meaning : ( nothing ) Example : NULLIFY

Root : NUMER Meaning : ( number ) Example : NUMEROUS, NUMERAL, ENUMERATE, INNUMERABLE, SUPERNUMERARY

Root : NUNCI Meaning : ( declare, warn, tell, speak ) Example : ENUNCIATE

Root : NUR Meaning : ( nourish ) Example : NURTURE

Root : NUTR Meaning : ( nourish, feed ) Example : NUTRIMENT, NUTRITIOUS, NUTRITIVE, NURTURE, NURSE

Root : NYM Meaning : ( name ) Example : PSEUDONYM

Root : OB Meaning : ( toward, to, on, over, against (prefix) ) Example : OBJECT, OBLIGATE, OBLIQUE, OBLIGE, OBVIOUS, OBLIQUE, OBSTACLE

Root : OB Meaning : ( toward, to, on, over, against ) Example : OBTUSE, OBLIQUE

Root : OC Meaning : ( toward, to, on, over, against ) Example : OCCURRENCE

Root : OCT Meaning : ( eight ) Example : OCTOPUS, OCTAGON

Root : OCTAV Meaning : ( eight ) Example : OCTAVE

Root : OCUL Meaning : ( of the eyes ) Example : OCULAR, BINOCULARS

Root : OMBR Meaning : ( shade ) Example : SOMBRERO

Root : OMNI Meaning : ( all ) Example : OMNIPRESENT, OMNIPOTENT, OMNISCIENT, OMNIVORE, OMNIFICENT, OMNIBUS

Root : OMPT Meaning : ( take, buy ) Example : PROMPT

Root : ONER Meaning : ( burden ) Example : EXONERATE, ONEROUS

Root : ONYM Meaning : ( name ) Example : ANONYMOUS, HOMONYM, SYNONYM

Root : OP Meaning : ( toward, to, on, over, against ) Example : OPPOSITE, OPPOSITION

Root : OPER Meaning : ( work ) Example : OPERATE

Root : OPTIC Meaning : ( sight ) Example : OPTICAL

Root : OPUL Meaning : ( wealth ) Example : OPULENCE, OPULENT

Root : OR Meaning : ( pray, address, speak ) Example : INEXORABLE, ADORE, PERORATION

Root : OR Meaning : ( pray, address, call ) Example : INEXORABLE, ADORE, PERORATION, ORISON, ORATORY

Root : ORAT Meaning : ( pray, address, speak ) Example : ORATOR, ORATION, ORATORY

Root : ORD Meaning : ( straight row, regular series ) Example : ORDER, DISORDER, ORDERLY

Root : ORDIN Meaning : ( order, rank, row, arrange, regulate ) Example : SUBORDINATE, ORDINANCE, ORDINARY, ORDINATION, INORDINATE, COORDINATE

Root : ORIUM Meaning : ( a place for

Root : ORNA Meaning : ( adorn )

Root : ORTHO Meaning : ( straight,

Root : OSS Meaning : ( bone )

Master Root List page 20 Ms. Sterkel, English (suffix) ) Example : AUDITORIUM

Example : ORNAMENT

correct ) Example : ORTHODOX, ORTHODONTIST, ORTHOEPY, ORTHOGRAPHY

Example : OSSIFICATION

Root : OSTEO Meaning : ( bone ) Example : OSTEOPOROSIS

Root : PAC Meaning : ( peace ) Example : PACIFY

Root : PAEN Meaning : ( almost (prefix) ) Example : peninsula

Root : PAIR Meaning : ( prepare ) Example : REPAIR

Root : PALEO Meaning : ( ancient (prefix) ) Example : PALEONTOLOGY

Root : PALP Meaning : ( feel ) Example : PALPABLE

Root : PAN Meaning : ( all (prefix) ) Example : PANTHEON

Root : PAND Meaning : ( spread out ) Example : EXPAND

Root : PANS Meaning : ( spread out ) Example : EXPANSE, EXPANSIVE

Root : PAR Meaning : ( equal ) Example : PARITY, DISPARITY, DISPARATE, PARIMUTUEL, PEER

Root : PARA Meaning : ( beside, beyond, at or to one side of, past by (prefix) ) Example : PARADOX, PARABOLA, PARAGRAPH, PARASITE, PARAPHRASE

Root : PARAT Meaning : ( prepare, set, get ready, stop ) Example : REPARATION. PARADE, RAMPART, PREPARE, SEPARATE, INSEPARABLE

Root : PARI Meaning : ( come in sight ) Example : APPARITION

Root : PART Meaning : ( part, to one side ) Example : PARTISAN, APARTMENT, APARTHEID, PARTIAL, PARTICLE, PARCEL

Root : PASS Meaning : ( step, spread ) Example : SURPASS, TRESPASS, ENCOMPASS, PASSAGE, PASSPORT

Root : PAT Meaning : ( suffer, feel, endure ) Example : PATIENT, COMPATIBLE, PATIENT, PASSIVE, COMPASSION, IMPATIENCE

Root : PATER Meaning : ( father ) Example : PATERNITY

Root : PATH Meaning : ( feel, suffer ) Example : ANTIPATHY, SYMPATHIZER, PATHETIC, SYMPATHY, PATHOS

Root : PATR Meaning : ( father ) Example : PATRIARCH, PATRIOTISM, PATRONIZE, PATRICIAN, PATRON

Root : PAU Meaning : ( few ) Example : PAUCITY

Root : PEAC Meaning : ( peace ) Example : PEACEFUL

Root : PEAS Meaning : ( peace ) Example : APPEASE

Root : PECT Meaning : ( breast, chest ) Example : PECTORAL, EXPECTORATE

Root : PECU Meaning : ( money ) Example : PECULATE, IMPECUNIOUS

Root : PED Meaning : ( foot ) Example : EXPEDITE, PEDAL, IMPEDE, BIPED, QUADRUPED, PEDESTAL

Root : PEER Meaning : ( equal ) Example : PEERAGE

Root : PEL Meaning : ( drive, urge ) Example : pulsate, expulsion, repulsive, propulsion

Root : PEL/PUL Meaning : ( drive, urge ) Example : expulsion, propulsion, pulsate, repulsive

Root : PELL Meaning : ( drive, strike ) Example : REPELLENT

Root : PEN Meaning : ( pain, punishment ) Example : penal, penitent, punish, impunity, impune, repent, subpoena, penalty,

Root : PEND Meaning : ( hang, weigh, pay ) Example : STIPEND, IMPENDING, PENDULUM, PENDENT, EXPEND, SUSPEND, APPEND

Root : PENS Meaning : ( hang, weigh, pay ) Example : PENSION, SUSPENSION, PENSION, PENSIVE, COMPENSATE, PROPENSITY

Root : PENTA Meaning : ( five (prefix) ) Example : PENTAGON

Root : PER Meaning : ( try, test ) Example : EXPERIMENT,

Root : PER Meaning : ( through, thoroughly, utterly, very

Root : PERI Meaning : ( around (prefix) )

Master Root List page 21 Ms. Sterkel, English EXPERIENCE, EXPERT, PERIL

(prefix) ) Example : PERVERT, PERFECT, PERVADE, PERCEIVE, PERTURB, PERUSE

Example : PERIPHERAL

Root : PET Meaning : ( attack, seek, ask, strive, fall, rush at ) Example : COMPETE, PROPITIOUS, COMPETENT, COMPETITOR, PETITION, IMPETUS, IMPETUOUS, PETULANT, REPEAT, PERPETUAL

Root : PETE Meaning : ( seek, to head for, resort to, solicit ) Example : APPETITE, PROPITIOUS,

Root : PETR Meaning : ( stone ) Example : PETRIFY

Root : PHAN Meaning : ( show, bring to light, appear ) Example : PHANTOM, EPIPHANY, FANCY, FANTASTIC, FANTASY, DIAPHANOUS

Root : PHEN Meaning : ( appear, show, shine ) Example : PHENOMENON

Root : PHIL Meaning : ( loving, fond ) Example : BIBLIOPHILE, FRANCOPHILE, PHILANTHROPY, PHILOSOPHY, PHILOLOGY, PHILANDERER, PHILTER, PHILATELIST, PHILODENDRON

Root : PHOBIA Meaning : ( fear ) Example : CLAUSTROPHOBIA

Root : PHON Meaning : ( sound ) Example : CACOPHONY, PHONIC, SYMPHONY, EUPHONIOUS, MEGAPHONE, TELEPHONE

Root : PHOR Meaning : ( carry, bringing ) Example : SEMAPHORE, METAPHOR, PHOSPHORUS

Root : PHOS Meaning : ( light ) Example : PHOSPHOROUS

Root : PHOT Meaning : ( light ) Example : PHOTOGENIC, PHOTON, PHOTOGRAPHY

Root : PHYSI Meaning : ( nature, natural science ) Example : PHYSICS, PHYSIOLOGY, PHYSIOGRAPHY

Root : PICT Meaning : ( paint ) Example : PICTURESQUE

Root : PLAC Meaning : ( please ) Example : COMPLACENT, PLACEBO, PLEASANT, DISPLEASURE, PLACID, PLACATE, IMPLACABLE

Root : PLAUD Meaning : ( strike, clap ) Example : APPLAUD

Root : PLAUS Meaning : ( clap ) Example : PLAUSIBLE

Root : PLE Meaning : ( fill, full ) Example : DEPLETE, DEPLETION, COMPLEMENT, IMPLEMENT, COMPLEMENTARY

Root : PLEN Meaning : ( fill, be full ) Example : REPLENISH

Root : PLET Meaning : ( fill, full ) Example : COMPLETE, PLETHORA, DEPLETION, REPLETE, EXPLETIVE

Root : PLI Meaning : ( fold, bend ) Example : compliant, suppliant, pliable, apply, imply, reply

Root : PLIC Meaning : ( fold, bend, embrace ) Example : explicit, complicity, imply, implicit, replica, implement, simplicity, supplicate, complimentary, applicant, accomplice, implicate, explicate, multiplication, duplicate

Root : PLOD Meaning : ( clap ) Example : EXPLODE

Root : PLOR Meaning : ( to cry out, wail, weep ) Example : EXPLORATION, DEPLORE

Root : PLOY Meaning : ( fold ) Example : DEPLOYMENT

Master Root List page 22 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : PLUR Meaning : ( more ) Example : PLURALITY

Root : PLY Meaning : ( fold ) Example : IMPLY

Root : PNEUMA Meaning : ( wind, air, breath ) Example : PNEUMATIC

Root : PNEUMON Meaning : ( lung, breath ) Example : PNEUMONIA

Root : POD Meaning : ( foot ) Example : PODIUM

Root : POIGN Meaning : ( prick, hit ) Example : POIGNANT

Root : POL Meaning : ( make sooth ) Example : POLISH, INTERPOLATE, POLITE, APOLOGY

Root : POLIS Meaning : ( city ) Example : MEGALOPOLIS

Root : POLY Meaning : ( many (prefix) ) Example : POLYGAMY

Root : PON Meaning : ( place, put ) Example : COMPONENT, OPPONENT, EXPONENT, POSTPONE

Root : POP Meaning : ( people ) Example : POPULACE

Root : PORT Meaning : ( carry, bear, bring ) Example : PORTABLE, PORTFOLIO, PORTAGE, PORTER, PORTMANTEAU, COMPORT, DEPORT, EXPORT, IMPORT, PURPORT, REPORT, SUPPORT, TRANSPORT

Root : PORTIO Meaning : ( part, share ) Example : PORTION, PROPORTION, APPORTION

Root : POS Meaning : ( place, put, lay ) Example : JUXTAPOSE, EXPOSE, SUPPOSE, COMPOSE, POSTURE, OPPOSE, PROPOSE, PURPOSE, IMPOSE,

Root : POS Meaning : ( place, put ) Example : expose, juxtapose, proposition, repository

Root : POSIT Meaning : ( place, put, settle ) Example : COMPOSITION, DEPOSIT, IMPOSITION, IMPOSTOR, IMPOSE, REPOSITORY

Root : POSS Meaning : ( be able, have power ) Example : POSSESSIVE, POSSE, DISPOSSESS, POSSIBILITY

Root : POST Meaning : ( after (prefix) ) Example : POSTHUMOUS

Root : POSTER Meaning : ( coming after, following ) Example : POSTERIOR, PREPOSTEROUS, ANTERIOR, POSTERITY

Root : POT Meaning : ( drink ) Example : POTABLE, POTION, POTATION, POTTAGE

Root : POTEN Meaning : ( power ) Example : POTENT

Root : POTENT Meaning : ( powerful, potent ) Example : POTENTIAL, POTENTATE

Root : POV Meaning : ( poor ) Example : POVERTY

Root : PRE Meaning : ( before, in advance (prefix) ) Example : Predict - 5, Precaution - 6, Predominant - 6, Prejudice5, Presume - 7, Prevail - 7, Preoccupation - 8, Premature - 8

Root : PRECI Meaning : ( price, value ) Example : APPRECIATION, PRECIOUS, DEPRECIATE, PRAISE

Root : PREHEND Meaning : ( seize, grasp ) Example : APPREHEND

Root : PREHENS Meaning : ( take, grasp, seize ) Example : REPREHENSIBLE, APPREHENSIVE

Root : PRESS Meaning : ( press, strain ) Example : PRESSURE, EXPRESSIVE

Root : PRETI Meaning : ( price ) Example : APPRECIATION, DEPRECIATE

Root : PRIM Meaning : ( first ) Example : PRIMITIVE, PRIMEVAL, PRIMER

Root : PRIV Meaning : ( single ) Example : PRIVILEGE, PRIVY, PRIVATE, PRIVACY, DEPRIVE

Root : PRO Meaning : ( in front of, before, forward, in favor of (prefix) ) Example : Proclaim - 6,

Master Root List page 23 Ms. Sterkel, English Prognosticate - HS, Progressive - 7, Projection 8, Promotion - 8, Proposal 7, Prospect - 5, Provoke - 7 Root : PROB Meaning : ( test, prove ) Example : APPROBATION, REPROBATE. PROBATION, PROBE, PROBABLE, PROVE

Root : PROPRI Meaning : ( one's own ) Example : APPROPRIATE, PROPRIETY, PROPRIETARY, PROPERTY

Root : PROTO Meaning : ( first ) Example : PROTOCOL, PROTOTYPE, PROTAGONIST, PROTOZOAN

Root : PROVIS Meaning : ( provide ) Example : PROVISION, PROVISO,

Root : PROXIM Meaning : ( nearest, very near ) Example : APPROXIMATE, PROXIMITY

Root : PRUD Meaning : ( foresee ) Example : PRUDENT, PRUDE, JURISPRUDENCE, PROVIDE

Root : PSYCH Meaning : ( mind, soul, spirit ) Example : PSYCHOANALYSIS, PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHOPATH, PSYCHIC

Root : PUBLIC Meaning : ( public, belonging to the people ) Example : REPUBLIC

Root : PUD Meaning : ( feel shame, blush ) Example : REPUDIATE, IMPUDENT

Root : PUG Meaning : ( fight ) Example : REPUGNANT, PUGNACIOUS, PUGILISM, PUGILIST

Root : PULS Meaning : ( drive, urge ) Example : IMPULSIVE, COMPULSIVE, COMPULSORY, PULSE

Root : PUN Meaning : ( punishment, pain ) Example : PUNITIVE, IMPUNITY

Root : PUNCT Meaning : ( prick, point ) Example : PUNCTUATE, PUNCTURE, PUNCTUAL, COMPUNCTION

Root : PUNG Meaning : ( prick, point ) Example : PUNGENT, EXPUNGE

Root : PUT Meaning : ( think, reckon, suppose ) Example : COMPUTABLE, DEPUTY, DISPUTE, IMPUTE, REPUTE

Root : PYR Meaning : ( fire ) Example : PYROMANIA, PYROSIS, PYROMETER, PYROMANIA, PYRE, PYROTECHNICS

Root : QUAD Meaning : ( four ) Example : QUADRANT

Root : QUAL Meaning : ( of what sort or kind ) Example : QUALITY, QUALIFY

Root : QUARANT Meaning : ( forty ) Example : QUARANTINE

Root : QUART Meaning : ( fourth ) Example : QUARTERLY, QUARTET, QUARTER

Root : QUER Meaning : ( ask, seek ) Example : QUERY, QUERULOUS

Root : QUEST Meaning : ( ask, seek ) Example : QUESTIONABLE, INQUEST, REQUEST

Root : QUIESC Meaning : ( quiet, rest ) Example : ACQUIESCENCE, QUIESCENT, ACQUIESCE

Root : QUIET Meaning : ( quiet, rest ) Example : QUIETNESS, TRANQUIL, ACQUIT, QUIETUDE, REQUITE

Root : QUINT Meaning : ( five (prefix) ) Example : QUINTESSENCE

Root : QUIR Meaning : ( seek, ask ) Example : acquire, exquisite, inquisitive, require

Root : QUIR/QUIS Meaning : ( seek, ask ) Example : acquire, exquisite, inquisitive, require

Root : QUIS Meaning : ( seek, ask ) Example : CONQUISTADOR, INQUISITIVE

Root : QUIT Meaning : ( quiet, rest ) Example : ACQUITTAL

Root : QUOT Meaning : ( how many ) Example : QUOTE, QUOTATION, QUOTA, QUOTIENT

Root : RADI Meaning : ( ray, shine ) Example : RADIANT, IRRADIATE, RADIOACTIVITY, RADIUS

Root : RADIC Meaning : ( root ) Example : RADICAL, RADISH, ERADICATE

Master Root List page 24 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : RAM Meaning : ( branch ) Example : RAMIFICATION, RAMIFY

Root : RAP Meaning : ( grasp, seize ) Example : RAPIDITY, RAPACIOUS, RAPID, RAPINE

Root : RAPT Meaning : ( seize ) Example : RAPTURE, RAPTORES

Root : RAS Meaning : ( scrape ) Example : abrasion, erase, rase, razor, rasorial

Root : RAT Meaning : ( think, calculate, determine, settle ) Example : RATIFY, RATIONAL, RATION, RATE, RATIO, RATIFICATION

Root : RAV Meaning : ( bear away ) Example : RAVISH, RAVINE

Root : RAZ Meaning : ( scrape ) Example : RAZOR

Root : RE Meaning : ( again, back (prefix) ) Example : Rebellious - 7, Recognition - 6, Reflect - 5, Rehabilitation - 8, Reliable 6, Respiration - 8, Reunion - 7, Revive - 6

Root : RECT Meaning : ( right, ruled, straight ) Example : RECTIFY, RECTANGLE, RECTITUDE, CORRECT, ERECT

Root : REFER Meaning : ( bring back, carry back ) Example : REFERENDUM, REFERENCE, REFEREE, RELATE

Root : REG Meaning : ( king ) Example : regicide, regal

Root : REG Meaning : ( rule, govern, straight, right ) Example : regalia, regency, regent, regimen, regiment, region, regional

Root : REGUL Meaning : ( a rule ) Example : regular, regulate

Root : RELAT Meaning : ( carry back, bring back ) Example : CORRELATE, RELATION

Root : RELATIO Meaning : ( carry back ) Example : RELATIONSHIP

Root : REND Meaning : ( give up ) Example : RENDER, SURRENDER, RENDEZVOUS

Root : REPT Meaning : ( seize, snatch, creep ) Example : SURREPTITIOUS, REPTILE

Root : RETRO Meaning : ( backward (prefix) ) Example : RETROACTIVE

Root : RID Meaning : ( laugh ) Example : RIDICULOUS, DERIDE

Root : RIS Meaning : ( laugh ) Example : RISIBLE, DERISORY

Root : RIV Meaning : ( stream, brook ) Example : DERIVE, DERIVATION, RIVAL, RIVULET

Root : ROD Meaning : ( gnaw, eat ) Example : CORROSION, CORRODE, ERODE, EROSION, RODENT

Root : ROG Meaning : ( ask, demand ) Example : ARROGANT, INTERROGATE, SURROGATE, ROGUE

Root : ROGAT Meaning : ( ask, demand ) Example : DEROGATORY, INTERROGATE, SURROGATE

Root : ROT Meaning : ( wheel ) Example : ROTATE, ROTARY, ROTOTILLER

Root : ROU Meaning : ( red ) Example : ROUGE

Root : ROY Meaning : ( rule, king ) Example : ROYALTY, VICEROY, POMEROY, CORDUROY

Root : RUB Meaning : ( red ) Example : RUBELLA

Root : RUD Meaning : ( red ) Example : RUDDY

Root : RUDI Meaning : ( unformed, rough ) Example : RUDIMENTARY, RUDE, ERUDITE, RUDIMENT

Root : RUPT Meaning : ( break, burst ) Example : RUPTURE, ERUPT, ABRUPT, CORRUPT, DISRUPT, INTERRUPTION, BANKRUPT

Root : SACR Meaning : ( holy, sacred ) Example : SACRILEGE, SACRAMENT, SACRIFICE, SACRED, CONSECRATE, DESECRATE

Root : SAG Meaning : ( think ) Example : SAGACIOUS

Root : SAIN Meaning : ( sacred, holy ) Example : SAINTLY

Root : SAL Meaning : ( leap, spring forward ) Example : SALIENT,

Root : SAL Meaning : ( salt ) Example : SALINE, SALAD, SALARY

Master Root List page 25 Ms. Sterkel, English SALMON, SALLY, ASSAIL, RESILIENT Root : SALUT Meaning : ( health ) Example : SALUTE, SALUBRIOUS

Root : SALV Meaning : ( save ) Example : SALVATION, SALVAGE

Root : SANCT Meaning : ( holy, sacred ) Example : SANCTUARY, SANCTITY, SANCTIFY, SANCTIMONY, SANCTION

Root : SANGUI Meaning : ( blood ) Example : SANGUINARY, SANGFROID

Root : SANIT Meaning : ( health ) Example : SANITY, SANITARIUM, SANITARY

Root : SAP Meaning : ( taste, to be wise ) Example : SAPID, SAPIENT, SAVOR, INSIPID, SAPIEN

Root : SATIS Meaning : ( enough, sufficient ) Example : SATISFY, SATIATE, INSATIABLE, UNSATISFACTORY

Root : SATUR Meaning : ( enough ) Example : UNSATURATED

Root : SAULT Meaning : ( leap, spring forward ) Example : ASSAULT, INSULT, RESULT, EXULT

Root : SCEND Meaning : ( climb ) Example : ASCEND, DESCEND, TRANSCEND

Root : SCI Meaning : ( know ) Example : PLEBISCITE, CONSCIOUS, CONSCIENTIOUS

Root : SCOPE Meaning : ( watch, see ) Example : HOROSCOPE, GYROSCOPE

Root : SCRIB Meaning : ( write ) Example : SCRIBBLE, ASCRIBE, DESCRIBE, INSCRIBE, SUBSCRIBE, PRESCRIBE, PROSCRIBE, TRANSCRIBE

Root : SCRIPT Meaning : ( write ) Example : CONSCRIPT, SCRIPTURE. POSTSCRIPT

Root : SCUR Meaning : ( cover, conceal ) Example : OBSCURE

Root : SE Meaning : ( apart, without (prefix) ) Example : SEGREGATE, SEQUESTER, SEDITION, SECEDE, SEDUCE

Root : SEC Meaning : ( follow ) Example : SECONDARY

Root : SECT Meaning : ( cut ) Example : DISSECT, INTERSECT, SECTION, SECANT, INSECT

Root : SECU Meaning : ( follow ) Example : sequel, inconsequential, consecutive, prosecute

Root : SECU/SEQU Meaning : ( follow ) Example : consecutive, inconsequential, prosecute, sequel

Root : SED Meaning : ( sit, settle ) Example : SEDIMENT, SEDATE, SEDENTARY, SUPERSEDE

Root : SELF Meaning : ( by oneself (prefix) ) Example : SELFISH

Root : SELL Meaning : ( take, sees ) Example : CONSULATE, CONSULT, CONSULTATION, CONSULTANCY

Root : SEM Meaning : ( seed, sow ) Example : DISSEMINATE, SEMINARY, SEMINAR

Root : SEMBL Meaning : ( together ) Example : ASSEMBLY, REASSEMBLE

Root : SEMBL Meaning : ( seem, appear, be like ) Example : SEMBLANCE, RESEMBLE, DISSEMBLE

Root : SEMI Meaning : ( half (prefix) ) Example : SEMICONSCIOUS

Root : SEN Meaning : ( old ) Example : SENILE, SENIOR, SENATE, SENESCHAL

Root : SENS Meaning : ( feel, preceive, think ) Example : SENSORY, SENSE, SENSIBLE, SENSUAL

Root : SENT Meaning : ( feel, be aware, think ) Example : SENTIMENT, PRESENTIMENT, SENTENCE, ASSENT, CONSENT, DISSENT, RESENT

Root : SEQU Meaning : ( follow ) Example : OBSEQUIOUS, SEQUESTER

Root : SER Meaning : ( join, bind, put, connect, order, a row ) Example : SERIAL, SERIALIZE, SERIES

Root : SERI Meaning : ( grave, serious )

Root : SERT Meaning : ( join, bind, put )

Root : SERV Meaning : ( keep, watch over, protect, serve )

Root : SESQUI Meaning : ( a foot and a half long (prefix) )

Master Root List page 26 Ms. Sterkel, English Example : SERIOUS

Example : ASSERT, DESERT, DISSERTATION, EXERT, INSERT, CONCERT

Example : CONSERVATORY, CONSERVATION, OBSERVE, PRESERVE, RESERVE, DESERVE

Example : SESQUIPEDALIAN

Root : SESS Meaning : ( sit, be still ) Example : OBSESSION

Root : SEVER Meaning : ( serious, earnest ) Example : persevere, asseverate

Root : SEXT Meaning : ( sixth ) Example : SEXTANT

Root : SID Meaning : ( sit, settle ) Example : INSIDIOUS, DISSIDENT, PRESIDE, SUBSIDE, SUBSIDY, RESIDUE, ASSIDUOUS

Root : SIDER Meaning : ( star ) Example : RECONSIDER, CONSIDER, CONSIDERATION

Root : SIGN Meaning : ( mark ) Example : INSIGNIA, SIGNAL, RESIGNATION, DESIGNATE, INSIGNIFICANT

Root : SILIC Meaning : ( flint ) Example : SILICATE, SILICIFY

Root : SIMIL Meaning : ( like, make like, together ) Example : ASSIMILATE, SIMILARITY, SIMILE, SIMULATE, DISSIMILAR

Root : SIMUL Meaning : ( resemble, make like ) Example : SIMULTANEOUS, SIMULATE

Root : SINU Meaning : ( fold, bend, curve ) Example : INSINUATE, COSINE, SINUOUS

Root : SIPA Meaning : ( throw ) Example : DISSIPATE

Root : SIR Meaning : ( star, heavenly body ) Example : UNDESIRABLE, DESIROUS, DESIDERATE

Root : SIST Meaning : ( to stand, place ) Example : PERSIST, ASSIST, INSIST, RESIST, SUBSIST, CONSIST, DESIST, EXIST

Root : SOCI Meaning : ( partner, companion ) Example : SOCIOLOGIST, ASSOCIATION, ASSOCIATE

Root : SOL Meaning : ( the sun ) Example : SOLAR, PARASOL, SOLSTICE

Root : SOLI Meaning : ( alone, only ) Example : SOLILOQUY, DESOLATE, SOLITAIRE, SOLITUDE, SOLITARY

Root : SOLU Meaning : ( loosen ) Example : RESOLUTION, ABSOLUTE, DISSOLUTE, SOLUTION

Root : SOLV Meaning : ( loosen, release ) Example : ABSOLVE, INSOLVENT, RESOLVE, DISSOLVE,

Root : SOMN Meaning : ( sleep ) Example : INSOMNIA

Root : SON Meaning : ( sound ) Example : SONATA, RESONANCE, CONSONANT, SONOROUS, UNISON

Root : SOPH Meaning : ( wise, wisdom ) Example : PHILOSOPHER, SOPHISTICATION, PHILOSOPHY, SOPHISTRY

Root : SORT Meaning : ( escape, go out, leave ) Example : RESORT

Root : SPECI Meaning : ( kind, sort ) Example : SPECIES, SPECIAL, SPECIFY, SPICE

Root : SPECT Meaning : ( watch, see, look, appear ) Example : spectrum, spectacle, inspection, spectator, respect, circumspect, perspective,

Root : SPER Meaning : ( scatter, strew ) Example : DISPERSE, INTERSPERSE

Root : SPHERE Meaning : ( sphere ) Example : ATMOSPHERE

Root : SPIC Meaning : ( look at, see ) Example : SUSPICIOUS, INAUSPICIOUS

Root : SPIR Meaning : ( breathe ) Example : TRANSPIRE, SPIRIT, ASPIRE, CONSPIRE, EXPIRE, INSPIRE, PERSPIRE, RESPIRATION

Root : SPOND Meaning : ( promise, pledge, answer )

Root : SPONS Meaning : ( promise, answer )

Root : STA Meaning : ( stand ) Example : STAMINA,

Root : STANT Meaning : ( stand ) Example : SUBSTANCE,

Master Root List page 27 Ms. Sterkel, English Example : RESPOND, DESPONDENT

Example : RESPONSE, RESPONSIBLE, UNRESPONSIVE, SPONSOR

OBSTACLE, STANDARD, CONSTANT, ESTABLISH

CONSTANT, DISTANT, INSTANT, STANCHION, STANZA, CIRCUMSTANCE

Root : STATUT Meaning : ( place, put, set, establish, stand ) Example : STATUTE, CONSTITUTE, DESTITUTE, SUBSTITUTE, INSTITUTE

Root : STELL Meaning : ( star ) Example : STELLAR, CONSTELLATION

Root : STEREO Meaning : ( solid ) Example : STEREOTYPE

Root : STERN Meaning : ( spread (out), stretch out ) Example : STERNUM, SUBSTRATE, STRATUM, STRATOSPHERE

Root : STIG Meaning : ( prick, mark ) Example : STIGMATIZE

Root : STINC Meaning : ( prick, mark ) Example : INSTINCT

Root : STINGU Meaning : ( quench ) Example : EXTINGUISH

Root : STIT Meaning : ( stand ) Example : SUPERSTITION

Root : STRAIN Meaning : ( draw tight, bind ) Example : CONSTRAINT, RESTRAIN

Root : STRI Meaning : ( build ) Example : INDUSTRIOUS

Root : STRICT Meaning : ( draw tight, bind ) Example : RESTRICT, STRICT, DISTRICT, BOACONSTRICTOR

Root : STRING Meaning : ( draw tight, bind ) Example : ASTRINGENT

Root : STRU Meaning : ( build, arrange ) Example : INSTRUMENT, CONSTRUE

Root : STRUCT Meaning : ( build, arrange ) Example : CONSTRUCTION, STRUCTURE, INSTRUCT, DESTRUCTIVE, OBSTRUCT

Root : SUA Meaning : ( persuade, recommend, tasting agreeable ) Example : ASSUAGE, PERSUASIVE, SUAVE, DISSUADE

Root : SUB Meaning : ( below (prefix) ) Example : SUBJUGATE

Root : SUB Meaning : ( under, below (prefix) ) Example : Subconscious 8, Subdue - 7, Submarine 6, Submission - 8, Suppress - 7, Subscribe - 7, Substance - 6, Subterranean - 6

Root : SUF Meaning : ( below, from under (prefix) ) Example : SUFFICIENT

Root : SULT Meaning : ( leap, spring forward ) Example : DESULTORY, INSULT, RESULT, EXULT, EXULTANT

Root : SUM Meaning : ( take ) Example : ASSUME, CONSUME, PRESUME, RESUME

Root : SUMM Meaning : ( highest ) Example : CONSUMMATE, SUMMIT

Root : SUMPT Meaning : ( take ) Example : ASSUMPTION, CONSUMPTION

Root : SUMPTU Meaning : ( expense, spend ) Example : SUMPTUOUS

Root : SUP Meaning : ( under, down ) Example : SUPPRESS, SUPPORT

Root : SUPER Meaning : ( above (prefix) ) Example : SUPERFICIAL

Root : SUR Meaning : ( over, above, upon, in addition (prefix) ) Example : SURFACE, SURROUND, SURPASS,

Root : SURG Meaning : ( rise ) Example : RESURGENT, SURGE, INSURGENT, SOURCE

Root : SURRECT Meaning : ( rise ) Example : INSURRECTION, RESURRECTION

Root : SUS Meaning : ( below, under ) Example : SUSCEPTIBLE, SUSPEND, SUSTAIN, SUSPECT

Root : SYM Meaning : ( together (prefix) ) Example : SYMMETRY

Root : SYN Meaning : ( together (prefix) ) Example : SYNTHESIS, SYNCOPATION, SYNOPSIS, SYNONYM

Root : TACT Meaning : ( touch ) Example : TACTILE, TACTFUL, CONTACT, INTACT

Root : TAG Meaning : ( touch ) Example : CONTAGIOUS

Root : TAIN Meaning : ( hold ) Example : DETAIN,

Root : TALI Meaning : ( compensation in kind )

Root : TANG Meaning : ( touch ) Example : TANGENT,

Master Root List page 28 Ms. Sterkel, English ENTERTAIN, OBTAIN, PERTAIN, RETAIN, SUSTAIN, MAINTAIN

Example : RETALIATION

TANGIBLE

Root : TARD Meaning : ( slow ) Example : RETARDANT, TARDY, RETARD

Root : TAST Meaning : ( touch ) Example : TASTELESS

Root : TECHN Meaning : ( art ) Example : TECHNOLOGY, TECHNICAL, PYROTECHNICS

Root : TECT Meaning : ( cover, protect ) Example : PROTECTION, DETECT, TOGA

Root : TEG Meaning : ( touch ) Example : INTEGER, INTEGRAL, INTEGRATE, INTEGRITY, DISINTEGRATE

Root : TEGE Meaning : ( protect, cover ) Example : PROTEGE, PROTECT

Root : TELE Meaning : ( far ) Example : TELEPHONE, TELESCOPE, TELEPATHY

Root : TEMPOR Meaning : ( time ) Example : CONTEMPORARY

Root : TEN Meaning : ( hold, keep ) Example : LIEUTENANT, TENURE, TENET, TENANT, TENOR, TENACIOUS, RETENTIVE, CONTENT

Root : TEND Meaning : ( stretch, reach ) Example : DISTEND, PORTEND, PRETEND, ATTEND, TENDER

Root : TENS Meaning : ( stretch, strain ) Example : PRETENSE, TENSION, TENSE, HYPOTENUSE

Root : TENT Meaning : ( stretch, reach ) Example : INTENT, DETENTION, ATTENTION, DETENTE

Root : TENU Meaning : ( make thin ) Example : TENUOUS, ATTENUATE, EXTENUATE, TENUITY

Root : TERMIN Meaning : ( boundary, end, limit ) Example : EXTERMINATE, TERMINOLOGY, DETERMINE

Root : TERR Meaning : ( land, earth, ground ) Example : SUBTERRANEAN, INTER, TERRITORY, TERRAIN, TERRESTRIAL

Root : TEST Meaning : ( witness, bear witness ) Example : ATTEST, CONTEST, DETEST, PROTEST, TESTIFY, TESTIMONY, TESTAMENT, INTESTATE

Root : TEXT Meaning : ( plait/braid, weave ) Example : PRETEXT, TEXTILE, TEXTURE

Root : THE Meaning : ( place, put, set down ) Example : ANTITHESIS, THEME, THESIS, EPITHET, HYPOTHESIS, SYNTHESIS, PARENTHESIS

Root : THE Meaning : ( God ) Example : ATHEIST

Root : THEO Meaning : ( god ) Example : THEOCRACY

Root : THERM Meaning : ( heat ) Example : THERMAL

Root : TIC Meaning : ( be silent ) Example : RETICENT

Root : TIG Meaning : ( to touch, contact with ) Example : CONTIGUOUS

Root : TIM Meaning : ( fear ) Example : TIMID, INTIMIDATE, TIMOROUS

Root : TIN Meaning : ( hold, keep ) Example : CONTINENT

Root : TING Meaning : ( to touch, contact with ) Example : CONTINGENT

Root : TINGU Meaning : ( quench ) Example : EXTINGUISH

Root : TOLER Meaning : ( bear, put up with ) Example : TOLERANCE

Root : TOM Meaning : ( cut ) Example : ANATOMY, TOME, ATOM, EPITOME, DICHOTOMY

Root : TOME Meaning : ( cutting ) Example : EPITOME

Root : TOMY Meaning : ( cutting ) Example : DICHOTOMY

Root : TON Meaning : ( thunder ) Example : ASTONISH

Root : TORN Meaning : ( turn ) Example : TORNADO, ATTORNEY

Root : TORP Meaning : ( stiff, numb ) Example : TORPID

Root : TORT Meaning : ( twist, wring ) Example : EXTORT, TORTUOUS, CONTORT,

Root : TOX Meaning : ( poison ) Example : TOXIC

Master Root List page 29 Ms. Sterkel, English TORTOISE, TORCH, TORMENT Root : TRACT Meaning : ( pull, draw ) Example : Attractive, Contract, Portrait, Retraction, Abstract, Distraction, Portrayal, Protract, Distraught, Entreat, Intractable, Traction

Root : TRAD Meaning : ( deliver, betray ) Example : TRADITION, TRAITOR, BETRAY

Root : TRAH Meaning : ( draw ) Example : PORTRAY, TRAIN

Root : TRANS Meaning : ( across (prefix) ) Example : TRANSLATE

Root : TREAT Meaning : ( draw, handle ) Example : TREATY, TREATISE, ENTREAT, RETREAT, MISTREATMENT

Root : TREPID Meaning : ( trembling, agitated ) Example : TREPIDATION, INTREPID

Root : TRI Meaning : ( three ) Example : TRIAD, TRIANGLE, TRIDENT, TRIPLE, TRIPOD, TRIVIAL, TRIO, TRIENNIAL

Root : TRIB Meaning : ( race, family OR waste away ) Example : TRIBUNE, DIATRIBE, TRIBUTE

Root : TRIBUT Meaning : ( assign, allow, pay ) Example : TRIBUTE, ATTRIBUTE, CONTRIBUTE, DISTRIBUTE, RETRIBUTION, TRIBUTARY

Root : TROP Meaning : ( turn ) Example : TROPICAL

Root : TRUD Meaning : ( thrust, push ) Example : PROTRUDE

Root : TRUS Meaning : ( thrust, push ) Example : ABSTRUSE

Root : TUIT Meaning : ( watch, protect, look ) Example : TUITION, INTUITION, INTUITIVE, TUTELAGE, TUTOR

Root : TUN Meaning : ( thunder, shake ) Example : STUNNING

Root : TURB Meaning : ( disturb, drive, throw in disorder ) Example : TURBULENT, DISTURB, PERTURB, TURBID

Root : TUS Meaning : ( strike ) Example : CONTUSION

Root : TUTOR Meaning : ( guard, look after ) Example : TUTORIAL

Root : TYP Meaning : ( impression, form, model ) Example : PROTOTYPE, TYPICAL, ARCHETYPE, TYPE

Root : UBER Meaning : ( bear abundantly ) Example : EXUBERANCE, EXUBERANT

Root : ULTIM Meaning : ( last ) Example : ULTIMATUM, ULTIMATE, PENULTIMATE

Root : ULTRA Meaning : ( beyond (prefix) ) Example : ULTRAVIOLET

Root : UMBR Meaning : ( shade, shadow ) Example : UMBRELLA, PENUMBRA, UMBRAGE, ADUMBRATE

Root : UN Meaning : ( not, none (prefix) ) Example : Unanimous - 7, Unattractive - 8, Unconscious - 6, Unfinished - 6, Unnecessary - 6, Unpredictable - 7, Unravel 5, Unworthy - 8

Root : UND Meaning : ( wave, flow, overflow, be excessive ) Example : UNDULATE, ABOUND, INUNDATE, REDUNDANT, REDOUND, ABUNDANCE

Root : UNDER Meaning : ( beneath (prefix) ) Example : UNDERGROUND

Root : UNI Meaning : ( one ) Example : UNILATERAL, REUNION

Root : URB Meaning : ( city, town ) Example : SUBURB, URBANE

Root : US Meaning : ( use ) Example : USURP, ABUSIVE, ABUSE, PERUSE, UTILITARIAN

Root : UT Meaning : ( use, USEFUL ) Example : UTILITARIAN,

Root : VAC Meaning : ( empty, at leisure )

Root : VAD Meaning : ( go, advance ) Example : PERVADE,

Root : VAIL Meaning : ( be strong, be worth )

Master Root List page 30 Ms. Sterkel, English UTILIZE

Example : VACUOUS, EVACUATE, VACUUM, VACATION, VACATE, VACANCY

INVADE, EVADE, INVASION,

Example : AVAILABLE, PREVAIL, COUNTERVAIL, AVAIL

Root : VAL Meaning : ( be strong, be worth ) Example : VALID, VALIANT, VALOR, VALUE, INVALID

Root : VAN Meaning : ( empty, vain ) Example : VANITY, VANISH, EVANESCENT

Root : VANQ Meaning : ( conquer ) Example : VANQUISH

Root : VARI Meaning : ( diverse, vary, of many kinds ) Example : VARIATION, VARIETY, VARIEGATED, VARIOUS

Root : VAS Meaning : ( go, advance ) Example : INVASION

Root : VEH Meaning : ( carry, bring ) Example : VEHICLE, VEHEMENT, VEIN, INVEIGH

Root : VELOC Meaning : ( swift, speed ) Example : VELOCITY, VELOCIPEDE, VELODROME

Root : VELOP Meaning : ( wrap, cover ) Example : ENVELOP, DEVELOPMENT

Root : VEN Meaning : ( come ) Example : CONVENIENT, SOUVENIR, INTERVENE, REVENUE, COVENANT

Root : VENT Meaning : ( come ) Example : PREVENTION, ADVENTURE, INVENT, CONVENTION

Root : VER Meaning : ( true, truth ) Example : VERIFY, VERACIOUS, VERACITY, VERDICT, AVER

Root : VERB Meaning : ( word ) Example : VERBATIM, VERBOSE, VERBAL

Root : VERD Meaning : ( flourish, green ) Example : VERDANT, VERDIGRIS

Root : VERS Meaning : ( turn ) Example : adversary, adverse, adversity, anniversary, averse, controversy, conversation, diverse, diversified, inverse, reverse, traverse, universal, universe, university, version, versatility, verse, versus

Root : VERT Meaning : ( turn ) Example : vertigo, vertebra, vertex, vortex, advertise, advertisement, avert, convert, divert, extrovert, introvert, invert, revert, subvert, vertebrate, vertical

Root : VEST Meaning : ( clothe, garment, dress ) Example : VESTMENT, TRAVESTY

Root : VETER Meaning : ( old ) Example : VETERAN, VETERINARIAN,

Root : VI Meaning : ( way, road ) Example : DEVIOUS, OBVIOUS, IMPERVIOUS, DEVIATE, OBVIATE, PREVIOUS, VIADUCT

Root : VIA Meaning : ( way ) Example : VIADUCT

Root : VICIS Meaning : ( turn, change ) Example : VICISSITUDE

Root : VICT Meaning : ( conquer ) Example : VICTIM, EVICT, VICTOR, CONVICTION

Root : VID Meaning : ( see ) Example : EVIDENT

Root : VIG Meaning : ( awake, lively ) Example : VIGIL, VIGILANCE

Root : VIL Meaning : ( mean, base ) Example : VILIFY, REVILE

Root : VINC Meaning : ( conquer ) Example : INVINCIBLE, CONVINCE, EVINCE,

Root : VIR Meaning : ( man ) Example : VIRILE, TRIUMVIRATE

Root : VIRON Meaning : ( a circle ) Example : ENVIRONS, ENVIRONMENTAL

Root : VIRU Meaning : ( poison ) Example : VIRULENT

Root : VIS Meaning : ( see ) Example : VISIONARY, PROVISIONAL, PROVISO

Root : VITA Meaning : ( life, alive ) Example : VITALITY, REVITALIZE

Root : VIV Meaning : ( live, alive ) Example : VIVACITY, VIVIFY, REVIVE, SURVIVE

Root : VOC Meaning : ( voice, call ) Example : VOCIFEROUS, VOCALIZE, VOCABULARY, VOCATION, ADVOCATE, EQUIVOCAL, IRREVOCABLE, EVOKE, REVOKE, PROVOKE

Master Root List page 31 Ms. Sterkel, English Root : VOL Meaning : ( fly ) Example : VOLATILE, VOLLEY

Root : VOLU Meaning : ( roll, turn ) Example : REVOLUTIONARY

Root : VOLUS Meaning : ( will, wish ) Example : VOLUNTEER, VOLITION

Root : VOLV Meaning : ( turn, roll ) Example : EVOLVE, REVOLVER

Root : VOR Meaning : ( devour ) Example : CARNIVORE, VORACIOUS, HERBIVORE

Root : VOT Meaning : ( vow, a wish ) Example : VOTIVE, VOTER, VOTARY, DEVOTIONAL, DEVOTEE, DEVOUT

Root : VOUR Meaning : ( eat ) Example : DEVOUR

Root : VULCAN Meaning : ( fire ) Example : VULCANIZE

Root : WAS Meaning : ( be hale (Old English) ) Example : WASSAIL

Root : ZOO Meaning : ( animal ) Example : ZOOGRAPHY

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