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Quirk of the Day. SAT Prefixes a–, an– = not, withoutcircum– = aroundperi– = around ab– = away fromco–, con–, col–, cor– = withpoly– = many ad– = toward,

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1 Quirk of the Day

2 SAT Prefixes

3 a–, an– = not, withoutcircum– = aroundperi– = around ab– = away fromco–, con–, col–, cor– = withpoly– = many ad– = toward, additioncontra–, counter– = againstpost– = after anim– = life, spiritde–, ex– = out of, away frompre– = before ante– = beforeextra– = beyond, outsidepro– = big, much anti– = oppositehetero– = otherre–, retro– = back, again auc–, aug– = increasehomo– = samese– = apart aud–, aur– = hearhyper– = abovesub–, suc–, suf– = below auto– = selfhypo– = undersuper–, sur– = over, above ben–, bon–, eu– = goodil–, im–, in–, ir–, non– = notsyn–, sym– = together, with brev– = shortinter– = betweentrans– = across, beyond caco–, dys– = bad, abnormalintra– = withinultra–, outr– = beyond ceiv–, cept–, capt– = takemal–, mis–, ne– = badvice– = in place of

4 SAT Suffixes

5 More –able, –ible = capable of –ette, –illo = little–logy, –ology = study –ate, –ify,–efy, –ize, – ise = make -graph: written or drawn -ment: action or process –cess, –cede = to go, yield - ile: tending to –ous, –ant, –ose = full of, possessing the qualities of –cide = to kill- ism: belief-sis: process, state, action –cis = cut–ist, -ic, -ac = a person, having characteristics of - tude: condition of

6 SAT Root words

7 ambu = walk, move cred = trust, belief fort = strength andro = man demo– = people fract, frag, frai = break anthro = human dog, dox = thought, idea gnos = knowledge bellu, belli = war, fight duc, duct = to lead, pull grad, gress = to go carn = flesh ev = time, age greg = group, herd clam, claim = shout fac = to do, make gyn = woman clin = lean, bend fiss = break, part her, hes = to stick clud, clus, claus = close flict = strike jac, ject = to throw

8 loq, log, loc, lix = talk phon = sound spec = look luc, lum, lus = light, clear pug = war, fight term = end, boundary meta, mut = change rupt = break terr = earth morph = shape sanct = holy theo = God narco = sleep scien = knowledge ven = come omni = all senti = feeling vid, vis = to see oper = work somn, sop = sleep voc, voke = call pac, plac = peace, calm son = sound vol = roll, turn path = feeling soph = wise xen = stranger

9 Dissect the words

10 luminous O Root: O lum O “light” O Suffix: O ous O “full of” O Meaning: O Full of light

11 fragile O Root: O frag O “break” O Suffix: O ile O “tending to” O Meaning: O Tending to break

12 gnosticism O Root: O gnos O “knowledge” O Suffix: O ism O “belief” O Meaning: O Belief that salvation comes through knowledge

13 terminate O Root: O term O “end” O Suffix: O ate O “make” O Meaning: O Make the end of

14 insomniac O Root: O somn O “sleep” O Prefix: O in O “not” O Suffix: O ac O “person” O Meaning: O A person who is not able to sleep

15 claustrophobic O Root 1: O claus O “close” O Root 2: O phob O “fear” O Suffix: O ic O “person, having characteristics” O Meaning: O Having characteristics of being afraid of proximity

16 subterraneous O Root: O terr O “earth” O prefix: O sub O “under” O Suffix: O ous O “possessing qualities of” O Meaning: O Possessing qualities of being under the earth

17 autobiography O Root: O bio O “life” O Prefix: O auto O “self” O Suffix: O graphy O “writing” O Meaning: O A writing about your own life

18 sentiment O Root: O sent O “feeling” O Suffix: O ment O “action or process” O Meaning: O The action or process of feeling

19 philosophy O Root 1: O phil O “love” O Root 2: O soph O “knowledge” O Suffix: OyOy O “characterized by” O Meaning: O Characterized by the love of knowledge

20 omniscient O Root 1: O omni O “all” O Root 2: O scien O “knowledge” O Suffix: O ent O “full of” O Meaning: O Full of all knowledge

21 metamorphosis O Root 1: O meta O “change” O Root 2: O morph O “shape” O Suffix: O sis O “full of” O Meaning: O Full of all knowledge

22 homophone O Root: O phone O “sound” O Suffix: O homo O “one” O Meaning: O Words with the one (the same) sound

23 placate/pacify O Root: O plac / pac O “calm” O Suffix: O ate O “make” O Meaning: O To make calm

24 supercede/supersede O prefix: O super O “above” O Suffix: O cede O “to go” O Meaning: O To go above, as in above one’s authority

25 polytheism O Root: O theo O “god” O prefix: O poly O “many” O Suffix: O Ism O “belief” O Meaning: O Belief in many gods

26 Dissect the words EASY ONES NOW!

27 Disappear O Prefix: O Dis O “opposite of” O Meaning: O Opposite of appear

28 Transcribe O Prefix: O trans O “across, over” O Meaning: O Write over

29 anticlimactic O Prefix: O anti O “against” O Meaning: O Having the characteristics of going against a climax

30 hyperextension O Prefix: O hyper O “extreme” O Meaning: O An extreme extension

31 pseudonym O Prefix: O pseudo O “false” O Meaning: O False name

32 monosyllabic O Prefix: O mono O “one” O Meaning: O Having the characteristics of one syllable

33 infinite O Prefix: O in O “not, without” O Meaning: O Without bounds, limits, or end

34 disclose O Prefix: O dis O “opposite of” O Meaning: O Opposite of close; open; reveal

35 devalue O Prefix: O de O “do the opposite of” O Meaning: O Do the opposite of value; not appreciate

36 misjudge O Prefix: O mis O “wrongly” O Meaning: O Judge wrongly

37 subconscious O Prefix: O sub O “under” O Meaning: O Under your conscious

38 unconscious O Prefix: O un O “not” O Meaning: O Not conscious

39 aforementioned O Prefix: O fore O “before” O Meaning: O Mention before

40 semipermeable O Prefix: O semi O “half, partial” O Meaning: O Partially able to be passed through

41 superfluous O Prefix: O super O “above” O Meaning: O Above what is required or sufficient

42 earthen O Suffix: O en O “made of” O Meaning: O Made of earth

43 acidic O Suffix: O ic O “having characteristics of” O Meaning: O having characteristics of an acid

44 trinity O Suffix: O ity O “state of” O Meaning: O State of three

45 shameless O Suffix: O less O “without” O Meaning: O Without shame

46 courageous O Suffix: O ous O “possessing the qualities of” O Meaning: O possessing the qualities of courage


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