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Vocabulary : Must-Know Prefixes I


Choose the correct meaning for each prefix given below.
Learning these prefixes will help you make out the meanings of unfamiliar words by breaking them down into their word parts.

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1.

prim as in primordial

  across

  half, partly

  not

  earliest, first

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

anti as in antidote

  both

  across

  out

  opposite, against

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3.

peri as in peripatetic

  earliest, first

  not

  outside, beyond

  near, around

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4.

extra as in extrapolate

  many

  near, around

  large, long

  outside, beyond

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5.

pro as in propitiate

  in favour of, forward

  excessively

  half, partly

  prior to, before

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6.

ambi as in ambivalence

  with, together

  opposite, against

  both

  earliest, first

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7.

hyper as in hyperbole

  bad, faulty

  across

  excessively

  opposite, against

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