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BIG 5! Vocabulary

 
 
 
 
Greek/Latin Root or Affix Meaning
Bene/Ben/Bon Bene is a Latin root meaning good or well.
Mal/Malus Mal is a Latin root meaning bad or evil.
Dic/Dict Dict is a Latin root meaning to speak or declare.
Fac/Fact Fac is a Latin root meaning to make or do.
Am/Ami Am is a Latin root meaning love.
Para Para is a Greek root meaning next to or beside.
-ary -ary is a suffix meaning of or related to.  It creates an adjective form.
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