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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.

ab as in aberration

  prior to, before

  many

  away from

  not

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

hypo as in hypochondria

  below normal, lower

  across

  large, long

  away from

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3.

pro as in propitiate

  outside, beyond

  in favour of, forward

  across

  many

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4.

dia as in diagonally

  across

  near, around

  under, less

  away from

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5.

ambi as in ambivalence

  away from

  both

  half, partly

  earliest, first

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

de as in decadence

  many

  excessively

  not

  down

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7.

peri as in peripatetic

  bad, faulty

  not

  near, around

  half, partly

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