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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.

dia as in diagonally

  near, around

  across

  out

  large, long

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2.

sym as in symbiotic

  excessively

  not

  opposite, against

  with, together

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3.

dys as in dystrophy

  earliest, first

  bad, faulty

  opposite, against

  near, around

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4.

sub as in subside

  outside, beyond

  half, partly

  not

  under, less

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5.

ex as in exculpate

  bad, faulty

  half, partly

  out

  outside, beyond

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6.

demi as in demigod

  excessively

  half, partly

  opposite, against

  bad, faulty

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7.

peri as in peripatetic

  earliest, first

  near, around

  below normal, lower

  both

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