Semester Root Word Assessment Review
updated 4 years ago by naomeallison
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sect = cut; separate
dissect - to cut apart piece by piece; intersection - the place or point where two things cross each other; bisect - to cut into two equal parts.
Latin Root: sect = ________________
Words I know with sect:
So I know: exsect --> must mean:
to cut out or away; to remove by exsection
rupt = break
bankrupt - unable to pay because you're "broke"; interrupt - to break into a conversation or event, to disturb; rupture - a break in something.
Latin Root: rupt = ________________
Words I know with rupt:
So I know: -->irrupt must mean:
to enter forcibly or suddenly. To break into a place.
frail, fract, frag = break; shatter
fracture - a break; fragile - easy to break; fragment or fraction - a part or element of a larger whole;
Latin Root: frail, fract, frag = ________________
Words I know with frail, fract, frag :
So I know: --> frailty must mean:
the condition of being weak and delicate; easily broken
ject = throw
eject - to throw someone/something out; interject - to throw a remark into a discussion; project - to cast or throw something.
Latin Root: ject = ________________
Words I know with ject:
So I know: -->disject must mean:
to break or throw apart; separate
struct = build
construct - to build; destruction - the act of destroying something that was built; structure - something built; infrastructure - underlying framework of a system.
Latin Root: struct = ________________
Words I know with struct:
So I know: --> obstructively must mean:
causing a blockage or obstruction
causing or tending to cause deliberate difficulties and delays
ped = foot
pedal - a lever pushed by the foot; pedestrian - one who walks; pedicure - cosmetic treatment of feet and toes.
Latin Root: ped = ________________
Words I know with ped:
So I know: --> stampede must mean:
a sudden rapid movement or reaction of a mass of people by foot in response to a particular circumstance or stimulus : a stampede of bargain hunters.
man, manu = hand
maneuver - to move by hand; manual - done with the hands; manuscript - a book written by hand.
Latin Root: man, manu = ________________
Words I know with man manu:
So I know: --> manumission must mean:
release from slavery; set free (to hand someone their freedom)
ORIGIN late Middle English : from Latin manumittere, literally ‘send forth from the hand,’
tract = pull
attract - to pull objects nearer; distract - to drag attention away from something; tractor - a motor vehicle that pulls things.
Latin Root: tract = ________________
Words I know with tract:
So I know: --> detract must mean:
to divert or distract. To pull someone or something away.
junct, join, jug = join, meet, or link
conjunction - a word that joins parts of sentences; disjunction - a disconnection; junction - a place where two things join.
Latin Root: junct, join, jug = ________________
Words I know with junct, join, jug:
So I know: -->juncture must mean:
a particular point in events or time
a place where things join : the plane crashed at the juncture of two mountains.
flect, flex = bend
deflect - to bend course because of hitting something; inflection - a bending in the voice's tone or pitch; flexible - easily bending.
Latin Root: flect, flex = ________________
Words I know with flect, flex:
So I know: --> flection must mean:
the action of bending or the condition of being bent, esp. the bending of a limb or joint
cred = believe
credence - belief that something is true or valid; credulous - believing things too easily, gullible; incredible - unbelievable
Latin Root: cred = ________________
Words I know with cred:
So I know: --> credo must mean:
a statement of the beliefs or aims that guide someone's actions