Root Words And Their Meanings

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  • 1. 
    The police put ________________on Anthony to keep his hands behind his back.
    • A. 

      Manacles

    • B. 

      Cadavers

    • C. 

      Hemostat

    • D. 

      Pendants

  • 2. 
    Students ask Mrs. Faulk for advice because she is so much more ____________than Mr. C. or Mr. Buckles.
    • A. 

      Legitimate

    • B. 

      Fraternal

    • C. 

      Sophisticated

    • D. 

      Terrestrial

  • 3. 
    When I published my novel, I used a _____________so that the Paparazzi would not know my real name and "hunt" me down like a dog.
    • A. 

      Altimeter

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Prologue

    • D. 

      Pseudonym

  • 4. 
    _______________is the best way to avoid divorce.
    • A. 

      Minimalization

    • B. 

      Monogamy

    • C. 

      Progression

    • D. 

      Fraternity

  • 5. 
    After falling into the toxic chemicals, Tommy ____________into a creature that was part human and part rhinoceros.
    • A. 

      Mutated

    • B. 

      Ejected

    • C. 

      Progressed

    • D. 

      Minimalized

  • 6. 
    For #6-10, choose the definition that goes best with the word:manipulate
    • A. 

      to treat or operate with or as if with the hands or by mechanical means especially in a skillful manner

    • B. 

      to cut off or permanently destroy a limb

    • C. 

      Coming to an end or capable of ending

  • 7. 
    Telepathic
    • A. 

      Reminding one of a previous event

    • B. 

      communication of feelings from one mind to another by extrasensory means

    • C. 

      oozing or trickling through a permeable substance

  • 8. 
    Assimilate
    • A. 

      To create a small amount

    • B. 

      To delay in doing

    • C. 

      To make similar

  • 9. 
    Maternal
    • A. 

      Of or relating to mother

    • B. 

      Of or relating to brothers

    • C. 

      Of or relating to sister

  • 10. 
    Epilogue
    • A. 

      Describing a hanging object

    • B. 

      Dealing with blood

    • C. 

      Concluding words of a book

  • 11. 
    Evacuant
    • A. 

      An item used to choose the correct response

    • B. 

      An ingredient used to empty one's system

    • C. 

      An answer to a difficult situation

  • 12. 
    exterritorial
    • A. 

      Dealing with blood

    • B. 

      Resulting in an unhappy conclusion

    • C. 

      Existing outside an area of land

  • 13. 
    Elucidate
    • A. 

      To provide a clear picture/understanding

    • B. 

      To create a feeling of safety

    • C. 

      To result in an unsatisfactory ending

  • 14. 
    Tactility
    • A. 

      To have the ability to feel what others are feeling

    • B. 

      To have the abiltiy to understand by touching

    • C. 

      To have the ability to sense how things operate

  • 15. 
    Dissimilate
    • A. 

      To move away from something else

    • B. 

      To feel safe from harm

    • C. 

      To make different than something else