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1 1. arium (orium, ary)- place apiary: place for keeping bees auditorium: place for an audience terrarium: place for keeping small animals and plants. _____________________________________ Playing around the apiary proved to be a less than pleasant experience.

2 2. cand – glow, burn, white candle: a wax taper that shines or glows candid: frank, open, sincere, impartial, fair candidate: Romans seeking office wore white robes _____________________________________ When the reporter ask the president to be candid, he got quite a story..

3 3. chrom – color achromatic: without color chromophil: capable of being dyed or colored easily chromatic scale: musical scale made up of 11 successive half-tones to the octave. Tone is the effect of light, shade, and color as combined in a picture. _____________________________________ The achromatic feel of the room added to the chill everyone already felt.

4 4. Cis (cid) – cut incision: the act of making a cut decide: cut down the list by making a decision imprecise: not cut before, not exact _____________________________________ Before making the incision, the surgeon marked the area carefully.

5 5. Crim (crimin) – fault, accusation, charge criminal: one who is at fault or charged incriminate: to make accusation recriminate: make charges back and forth _____________________________________ The criminal left the scene of the crime and ran straight into the police officer.

6 6. cumb – lie down succumb: to die; to yield from persuasion incumbent: reclining or resting in, as a position procumbent: lying face down, prone _____________________________________ More people caught in fires succumb to the smoke than actually die of burns.

7 7. drom – a running dromedary: one-humped Arabian camel trained for riding hippodrome: a stadium or arena for horse running or racing palindrome: a word that runs backward in the same sense as forward, such as radar _____________________________________ Edward won an award for coming up with the longest palindrome.

8 8. eco – house (environment) economy: the principles of home finances ecology: study of the relationships between organisms and their environments ecosphere: regions of the universe that are capable of supporting life _____________________________________ Ecology classes often take field trips to observe animals in their natural habitat.

9 9. fug – flee, escape fugitive: one who flees refugee: one who escapes to another country subterfuge: a deceptive strategy or device; something to “flee under” during an argument _____________________________________ The Incredible Hulk lived much of his life as a fugitive.

10 10. hypno – sleep hypnosis: condition of being put into a sleeping state hypnology: they study of sleep hypnophobia: fear of sleep _____________________________________ When James awoke from the hypnotic state, he remembered nothing he had done.

11 11. juv (juven) – young juvenile: young person rejuvenate: to make young again juvescent: beginning to feel young _____________________________________ In juvenile court, the punishments are not as severe as in adult court.

12 12. Lys (lysis, lyze) – loosen, break down analyze: break apart or loosen hemolysis: dissolution of red blood cells dialysis: separation of smaller molecules from larger ones, a breaking down _____________________________________ The dialysis machine broke down the toxins in the blood and removed them from the body.

13 13. misc – mixture miscellaneous: full of a mixture of things immiscible: incapable of mixing or blending promiscuity: a lack of discrimination in selection; casual or random sexual behavior _____________________________________ The dangers associated with AIDS ended the promiscuity of earlier generations.

14 14. narco – sleep, numb narcotic: drug that numbs senses and induces sleep narcolepsy: uncontrollable attacks of deep sleep narcoanalyze: psychoanalysis while the patient is in a drug-induced drowsy state _____________________________________ Since the drug was a narcotic, the doctor suggested the patient refrain from driving.

15 15. necr (nic) – death necrophobia: fear of death internecine: mutually destructive, almost deadly pernicious: extremely harmful or destructive _____________________________________ The pernicious little vermin caused terror wherever he went.

16 16. olig (oligo) – few oligarchy: government by a few rulers oligophagous: feeding on a limited variety of food; being a “picky” eater oligopoly: the market condition that exists when there are so few sellers that the action of one can impact prices _____________________________________ The oligophagous nature of children often requires parents to give multivitamins.

17 17. pac (peas) – peace, quiet pacify: to make quiet Pacific: make peace appease: to placate; to calm by giving what is demanded _____________________________________ To appease the crowd, the performers did two more songs.

18 18. plegia – paralysis hemiplegia: paralysis on one side of the body monoplegia: paralysis of one limb quadriplegia: paralysis affecting all four limbs ____________________________________ In spite of his monoplegia, he went on to become a major league ball player.

19 19. purg – clean, cleanse purge: cleanse expurgate: to remove something morally offensive purgatory: place where soul is cleansed of sin _____________________________________ According to Catholic doctrine, purgatory is the place where the soul pays for sin through suffering.

20 20. quest (quer, quir, quis) – ask, seek inquest: a judicial inquiry usually held before a jury conquer: to seek together, to overpower exquisite: sought for its unusual qualities _____________________________________ At the inquest, the judge tried to ascertain Justine’s guilt or innocence.

21 21. reg – rule, king regal: related to being king regiment: following the rules regicide: killing of a king _____________________________________ Macbeth was guilty of regicide when he took down the good old Duncan.

22 22. sist – place, stand, stay consistent: that which stays together or the same desist: to stay from or quit persistence: a state of staying with something _____________________________________ Students who practice persistence will score well on the WordSkills final test.

23 23. surg (surrect) – rise surge: rise insurgent: one who rises resurrection: the act of rising again _____________________________________ The resurrection of songs from his old albums may not give Michael Jackson the boost he needs to repair his wounded popularity.

24 24. tribut – pay tribute: a gift, payment, declaration or other acknowledgment of gratitude, admiration, or respect contribution: the act of paying together retribution: the act of paying back _____________________________________ Grendel’s mother killed Esher to seek retribution for the murder of her son by Beowulf.

25 25. val (vail) – strong, worth valid: characterized by worth equivalent: to show conclusively,talk into something prevail: putting strength before _____________________________________ Because their absentee excuses were not valid, the students received a 65 on their report cards.


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