Level 9

Patterns introduced/practised:

To find words containing the prefixes below, copy “www.morewords.com/most-common-starting-with/” into your browser, add the desired prefix and click “search”, then choose words with the relevant prefix.

ex- as in excellent, excess, exclude…
in- as in infect, include, inside…
im- (used before p, b and m instead of in) as in imminent, impoverish, improve…
ir- and il- (used before r and l instead of in) as in illegal, illustration, irrigate…
re- as in reflect, renovate, resume…
de- as in decay, deliver, demolish…
sub- as in subgroup, submarine, subsidy…
inter- as in interchange, interest, interpret…
trans- as in transcend, transfer, translate…
per- as in percent, permanent, persuade…
super as in superficial, superior, supermarket…
semi- as in semicolon, seminar, semitone…
anti- as in antibodies, antihistamine, antiseptic…
en- as in encourage, enforce, ensure…
con- as in committee, commute, complain…
com- as in combat, comfort, commute…
To find words containing the word parts below, type (for example) “https://www.morewords.com/contains/ann” into your browser, and click “search”, then choose relevant words. You can look any word’s origin and structure up at www.etymonline.com.
ann as in annual, ante as in antenatal, aqua as in aquarium, astro as in astronomy..
aud as in audiologist, auto as in autograph, bio as in antibiotics…
bene as in beneficial, bi as in bicycle, chron as in synchronise, cracy as in democracy…
cent as in centimetres, circum as in circumference, contra as in contrast, cycl as in recycle…
cred as in incredible, dem as in demographer, dict as in contradict, fract as in fractured and frag as in fragile…
geo as in geology, gon as in pentagon, graph as in paragraph
hemi as in hemisphere, hydr as in hydrotherapy, hyper as in hyperactive, ject as in objectives…
kilo as in kilometre, lumin as in illuminate, magn as in magnitude, mal as in malaria…
mania as in egomaniac, mech as in mechanism, mega as in megaphone, medi as in media…
meter as in thermometer, micro as in microphone, migr as in migratory, min as in minus…
mis as in mistake, mit as in admit or miss as in dismiss, mono as in monorail…
mort as in mortality, multi as in multiple…
ologist as in psychologist, ology as in technology…
omni as in omnivore, pan as in panorama, path as in psychopath, pent as in pentathlon…
phobia as in arachnophobia, phon as in symphony…
ped as in pedestrian, photo as in photocopier, phys as in physical…
poly as in polystyrene, psych as in psychotic, pyro as in pyrotechnics, quad as in quadrupeds…
ques as in inquest, scrib as in inscribed and script as in scripture…
scope as in telescope, spect as in spectators…
struct as in obstruction, tain as in maintain…
tele as in television, theo as in pantheon…
therm as in thermostat, tract as in extraction, tri as in triangle…
uni as in unicorn, vac as in evacuation…
vid as in video or vis as in visual, volve as in evolved and volut as in revolution…