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List of common word parts (stems)

Terms

undefined, object
copy deck
ag, ac
do

(agenda, action)
agri
farm

(agriculture)
aqua
water

(aquatic)
auto
self

(automatic, autonomy)
biblio
book

(bibliography)
bio
life

(biography)
cad, cas
fall

(cadence, casual)
cap, cep, cept
take

(captive, accept)
capit
head

(capital)
ced, cede, ceed, cess
go

(intercede)
celer
speed

(accelerate)
chrom
color

(monochromatic)
chron
time

(chronological, anachronistic, chronometer, asynchronous, synchronous)
cide, cis
cut or kill

(incision, suicide, patricide, matricide, fratricide, genocide)
clude, clud, clus
close, close in

(include, cluster)
cog, cogn
knowledge of

(recognize, cognition)
cur, curs
run

(incur, recur)
ded
give

(dedicate)
dent, dont
tooth

(dental, al dente, orthodontist)
duce, duct
lead

(induce, deduct)
fact, feet, fict
make, do

(perfect, fiction, manufacture)
fer, late
carry

(refer, dilate, transfer)
flect, flex
bend, turn

(reflect)
fring, fract
break

(infringe, refract)
graph, gram
picture, writing

(graphic, telegram, telegraph, calligraphy)
greg
group, gather

(gregarious)
gress, grad
move

(progress, degrade)
hydr
water

(hydrate, hydrant, dehydrate)
ject
throw

(inject, project)
jud
right

(judicial, ejudicate)
junct
join

(conjunction, juxtaposition)
juris
law, justice

(jurist, jurisprudence)
lect, leg
read, choose

(collect)
logue
speech, speaking

(dialogue)
logy
study of

(psychology, biology, antropology, psychology, sociology)
log, loc
speak

(elocution, eloquence, loquacious, grandiloquence, colloquial)
lude, lus
play, perform

(elude)
manu
by hand

(manuscript, manufacture)
mand
order

(remand)
mar
sea

maritime
med
middle

(intermediate)
ment, mem
mind, memory

(mention)
meter
measure

(thermometer, chronometer, barometer, spectrometer)
micro
small

(microscope)
min
lessen

(miniature)
mis, miss, mit
send

(remit, dismiss)
mot, mov
move

(remote, remove)
mute
change

(commute)
naut
sailor, sail

(nautical)
nounce, nunci
declare, state

(announce, enunciate)
ped, pod
foot

(pedal, pediatrist, biped)
pel, pulse
drive, push

(dispel, impulse)
pend, pense
hang, way

(depend, dispense)
plac
please

(placate, Lake Placid)
plic
fold

(implicate)
port
carry

(portable, porter, transportation)
pose, pone
put, place

(depose, component
reg, rect
rule

(regulate, direct)
rupt
break

(disruption)
scend, scent
move

(ascent)
scribe, script
write

(describe)
sec, sect
cut

(bisect, disect, vivisect)
sed
remain

(sedentary)
sert
state, place

(insert)
serve
keep, save

(preserve)
sist
stand, set

(insist)
spect
look

(inspect)
spire, spirat
breath, breathe

(perspire)
strict
tighten

(restrict, constrict)
tain
hold

(detain, retain)
term
end

(terminate)
tort
twist

(distort)
tract
draw, drag

(detract)
vene, vent
come

(intervene, convene, invent, circumvent)
vict
overcome, conquer

(evict)
Caesar: "Veni, Vidi, Vici"
I came, I saw, I conquered.
volve, volu
roll, turn

(evolve, evolution, revolve)
sol
sun
luna
moon

(luny)
terra
earth
geo
earth, ground

geography
vor
eat
anima
breath, spirit, soul
spir
breath, sould
cant
sing
dic, dict
speak
locut, loqu
to speak or talk

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