Presentation on theme: "Spelling Sort 22 Prefixes. Prefixes The prefix pre means earlier, in advance, in front of The prefix fore means before, earlier, in front of, front The."— Presentation transcript:
Prefixes The prefix pre means earlier, in advance, in front of The prefix fore means before, earlier, in front of, front The prefix post means after, later, behind The prefix after means behind, later
Prejudge to judge beforehand If you prejudge this girl by her clothes, you will miss out on her great personality.
Predate to date before the actual time This house predated the Civil War.
Predetermine to settle or decide in advance We used a coin toss to predetermine who would win in case of a tie.
Precaution a measure taken in advance to avert possible evil or to secure good results Nurses wear masks as a precaution against disease.
Preoccupied completely engrossed in thought; absorbed She was so preoccupied by texting that she did not notice the charging bull.
Preschool a school or nursery for preschool children Children go to preschool to get ready for Elementary School.
Prepared organized, or equipped; ready I knew that they would be prepared for the test because they studied for two days.
Foreword a short introductory statement in a published work The foreword often gives you information about things you will read about in the book.
Forearm the part of the arm between the elbow and the wrist. Popeye has the biggest forearm I have ever seen.
Forewarn to warn in advance They were forewarned of the dangers of keeping a fire burning all night without supervision.
Foresee to know in advance I could foresee that you would get an A on your paper because you put so much effort into the assignment.
Foreshadow to show or indicate beforehand The Wizard of Oz using foreshadowing at the beginning to give you an idea of what the characters in Oz will be like.
Forecast to predict The five day forecast looks pretty good to me.
Forerunner a person who goes or is sent in advance to announce the coming of someone or something that follows The bag phone was the forerunner for the modern cell phone.
Postpone to put off to a later time The baseball game had to be postponed due to the weather.
Postscript a paragraph, phrase, etc., added to a letter that has already been concluded and signed by the writer A postscript is really called the P.S.
Postdate to date (a check, invoice, letter, document) with a date later than the actual date Can I postdate my check for tomorrow?
Postseason a period of the year immediately before and after a special holiday or occasion The football players workout in the postseason.
Afterword a concluding section, commentary, etc., as of a book, treatise, or the like; closing statement The afterword provides the reader with additional information not in the story.
Afternoon the time from noon until evening My favorite time to go to the beach is in the late afternoon.
Aftertaste a taste remaining after the substance That soda left a terrible aftertaste on my tongue.
Aftershock a small earthquake or tremor that follows a major earthquake Aftershocks can cause more damage but not as much as the original earthquake.
Aftereffect a delayed effect Icy Hot feels cold going on but the aftereffect turns really hot.
Afterglow the glow frequently seen in the sky after sunset Looking at the afterglow was so peaceful it really relaxed me.