Example Words
Mystery Words
Prefixes & Suffixes
Roots
What's the word
100

heroic

What does the suffix -ic mean?

100

If you take biology, what science are you studying? 

life science

100

The prefix un- (as in unhappy) means

not, opposite of

100

the root -bio- means

example words: biology, biography

life

100
Root means: burn

Suffix means: can be done

What's the word?

Flammable

200

What word uses the prefix for "before" and the root for "speak" and means to tell something before it happens?

predict

200

If you study geology what science are you studying?

earth science

200

The suffix -less (as in hopeless or careless) means

without

200

The root -sol- means

Example words: solo, solstice

sun or one

200

Root means to bend, suffix means can be done

What's the word?

Flexible

300

factory, manufacture, fiction

What does the root -fac/fic- mean?

make

300

If -baro- means pressure, what do you do with a barometer? 

measure pressure

300
What suffix (spelled two ways) means "can be done"?

-able

-ible

300

The root -jud- means

Example words: judicial, judgement

to judge

300

root means circle, suffix means more than one

What's the word?

Cycles

400

video, vision, evidence

What does -vid-/-vis- mean? 

see

400

What common piece of farm equipment contains the root for "drag"?

tractor

400
What does the prefix ant/anti/ante mean? 


Example words: antagonist, antifreeze

against

400

The root -punct- means

Example words: punctuation, puncture

point

400

1st root means heat, second means measure

What's the word? 

500

mobile, motion, movie

What does the root -mob-/-mot-/-mov- mean? 

to move

500

The word "progress" can be broken down into a prefix and a root. 

What are they and what do they mean? 

500

What is the difference in meaning between -er and -est?

Example words: taller, tallest

er-more

est-most

500
The root -scop- means 


Example words: telescope, microscope

to see

500

First root means: people, next root means: rule by AND the suffix means having qualities of

What is this word?

Democratic

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