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By Horace Gerald Danner

ISBN-10: 1442233257

ISBN-13: 9781442233256

Horace G. Danner’s A word list of English be aware Roots is a compendium of the most-used notice roots of the English language. As Timothy B. Noone notes in his foreword: “Dr. Danner’s ebook permits you not just to accumulate your passive English vocabulary, leading to observe popularity wisdom, but in addition supplies the rudiments for constructing your energetic English vocabulary, making it attainable to deduce the that means of phrases with that you aren't but familiar. Your wisdom can now extend and may achieve this exponentially as your information of the roots in English phrases and your corresponding skill to decode strange phrases grows apace. this can be the start of a very good psychological linguistic library: so enjoy!”

In A word list of English observe Roots, all be aware roots are indexed alphabetically, in addition to the Greek or Latin phrases from which they derive, including the roots’ unique meanings. If the present that means of someone root differs from the unique that means, that's indexed in a separate column. within the examples column, the phrases which include the basis are then indexed, beginning with their prefixes, for instance, dysacousia, hyperacousia. those root-starting phrases then are through phrases the place the basis falls in the back of the be aware, e.g., acouesthesia and acoumeter. those phrases are by means of phrases the place the foundation falls within the center or the tip, as in such phrases as bradyacusia and odynacusis.. during this demeanour, A word list of English notice Roots areas the note in as many observe households as there are parts within the be aware.

This paintings will curiosity linguists and philologists and somebody drawn to the etymological facets of English language.

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S. , palace of the Moorish kings near Granada, Spain; from Alhambra is Alhambresque, like the Alhambra, especially in richness of ornamentation] A Thesaurus of English Word Roots 16 Element From al2 (cont’d) Meaning [the] al3 Latin to nourish alere fr. , adobe, amber, ameer, apricot, arsenal, artichoke, assassin, azimuth, azure, burnoose, caliber, caliph, camise, candy, carafe, carat, cassock, checkmate, cipher, coffee, cotton, drub, emir, fakir, gazelle, ghoul, hegira, lute, magazine, mattress, minaret, mohair, monsoon, mortise, myrrh, nabob, nadir, Ramadan, safari, saffron, Sahara, salaam, sequin, sheik, sherbet, sirocco, spinach, sugar, sultan, Swahili, syrup, talcum, talisman, tariff, zenith, zero.

For defense against attack; any defense or bulwark) (re, again + ante, before + parare, to prepare) vanguard (from French avant, before + garde) vantage (aphetic of advantage) LAW: ab ante (shortened from ab antecedente; before, in advance; for example, a legislature cannot agree ab ante to any modification or amendment to a law which a third person may make) antea (formerly; heretofore) ante-factum (done before; an act previously done) antejuramentum (in Saxon law, a preliminary or preparatory oath, required by both the accuser and the accused; the accuser swearing that he/she would prosecute the criminal, and the accused making oath that he/she was innocent of the crime with which he/she was charged) DOUBLETS: advance:advantage TRIPLETS: ancient:antic:antique UNBOUND COMPOUND: penny ante (a game of poker in which the ante or limit is a very small amount, as one cent; any trifling undertaking) PLACE NAMES: Antler, ND; Antlers, OK NB: Antenna, from Latin antema, sail yard, is not in this family; neither is antelope.

See al2. , algae) {algal}, algin LEADING ROOT COMPOUND: algi: algicide (a substance used to prevent or get rid of algae, esp. ; a freehold estate: opposed to feud) {allodial} CROSS REFERENCE: None See elee- for almoner, alms. , a melting together; the contraction into one syllable of two adjacent vowels, usu. ) [et al. , walking, or going, before; an introductory statement, introduction; SYNONYMS: foreword, preface, introduction, prologue); capitalized, the introductory statement of the United States Constitution, setting forth the principles of American government and beginning with the words, "We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union.

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