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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.

ex as in exculpate

  in favour of, forward

  large, long

  out

  prior to, before

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

extra as in extrapolate

  bad, faulty

  outside, beyond

  in favour of, forward

  large, long

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

hypo as in hypochondria

  not

  below normal, lower

  large, long

  away from

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

demi as in demigod

  not

  earliest, first

  large, long

  half, partly

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

ambi as in ambivalence

  prior to, before

  below normal, lower

  in favour of, forward

  both

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

ab as in aberration

  across

  opposite, against

  away from

  bad, faulty

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

sub as in subside

  in favour of, forward

  under, less

  excessively

  opposite, against

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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