EXAM313

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GRAD-, GRESS-
“step, go”
retrograde, gradual, egress, digress, transgress
(literally, “to step across (the bounds of reghteousness0”, etc.
PLE-, PLET-
and
PLEN-
“fill”
and
“full”
deplete, replete, expletive, suppletion, plenary, plenipotentiary, replenish, etc
PED-
“foot”
P(A)ED-
“child”
(distinguished from PED-)

pedagogue, pedagogical, etc.

Grk. PUS- POD-
“foot”
octopus (creature with eight feet), platypus (flat footed one) podium, antipodes, and podiatrist “foot doctor”
ANIM-
“mind, feeling, life”
magnimonious, pusillanimous, animated, unanimous, equanimity, etc.
FER-, LAT-
“bear, carry” (on handout)
ADJ F.S.

ACT-

to do

+ive= active

ADJ F.S.

TRACT-

to draw

ad+ TRACT- + -ive = attractive

ADJ F.S

FECT-

to do

ex- + FECT- + -ive = effective

ADJ F.S

-ive

“tending to”, “inclined to”

(act, tract, fect)

ADJ F.S

-uous

“tending to” “inclined to”

(tin, spic)

ADJ F. S

TIN-

to hold

con+ TIN+ uous= continuous

ADJ F.S

SPIC-

to look

con+SPIC+uous= conspicuous

ADJ F.S

-ory

tending to, serving for

(duct, puls, dict)

ADJ F.S

DUCT-

to lead

intro-DUCT+ory= introductory

ADJ F.S

PULS-

to drive

con-PULS-ory= compulsory

ADJ F.S.

DICT-

to speak

contra-DICT-ory= contradictory

CERN-, CRET-, CERT-
to separate, distinguish

discernment, secret, excrete, ascertain

DUR-
hard; to last

duration, endurable

FUND-, FUS-, [FOUND-]
to pour, melt

refund fusion, confusion, foundry

NASC-, NAT-
to be born

nascent, native, prenatal, nature, natural

PEL(L)-, PULS-
to drive, push

propel, compeling, impulsive, repulsive

PON-, POSIT-, [POUND-] [POSE-]
to place, put

component, deposit, position, compound, compse, oppose

TORT-
to twist

torture, distort

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