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Chapter 6 Vocab.

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Mayra Palacios

on 19 September 2013

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Transcript of Chapter 6 Vocab.

Chapter 6 Vocabulary
1. ante, anti
2. chro, chrono
3. -cide
4. de
5. dorm

1.) Ante-
The prefix "ante-" means before
Its origin is Latin
Sample words: antecedent, anteroom , and antedate.
Ex.: There is a small anteroom off the main hall which can be used for drinks upon reception.
"Chrono-" and "chron-" are both similar prefixes the only difference being that "chron-" is used before a vowel.
The prefix "chrono-" means time and its origin is greek.
Sample words: chronological order, chronicals, chronic, chronologist , and chronograph.
Ex.: Some of the best selling fantasy novels are written in chronicals which allow both reader and character alike to share more adventures together.
Is used as a suffix and "-cide" means killer.
Its origin is Latin.
Sample words: Homicide, suicide, matricide, patricide, and fratricide.
Ex.: About 30,000 Americans die by comitting suicide each year.
Used as a prefix, "de-" meaning from, away from, of, or out of.
Its origins are Latin, although it was adapted to French.
Sample words: Dethrone, decease, decrease, deactivate, and defrost.
Ex.: After being dethroned the king was exiled into life that forced him to fend for himself.
The prefix "anti-" means against and opposite of.
Its origin is Greek
Sample words: Anti-virus, anti- depression, and anti-war
Ex.: The new bill passed by congress would insure anti-terrorism plans went into affect.
"Dorm-" is a root word and means to sleep.
Its origin is Latin.
Sample words: Dormitory, dormant, dormitive, dormient, and dormancy.
Ex.: The medicine given to the patient had dormitive properties which is what caused drowsiness as a side effect.
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