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Word Families

As discussed in this module, the following word roots can combine with prefixes and suffixes to form new words:

DICT (to speak or proclaim)
ANN (year)
ONYM (name)
PATH (feeling)
THE (god)

In each item below, the incomplete words require the same word root to form a family of words that differ according to their part of speech (noun, verb, adjective, adverb). For each family of words, choose the one root from the pull-down window that completes all of the words in that family.

1. Noun    Verb   Adjective   Adverb
sym.....y  sym.....ize sym.....etic  sym.....etically
DICT: INCORRECT. Try again.
ANN: INCORRECT. Try again.
ONYM: INCORRECT. Try again.
PATH: CORRECT! symPATHy symPATHize symPATHetic symPATHetically
THE: INCORRECT. Try again.

2. Noun    Verb   Adjective   Adverb
....uity  ....ualize  ....ual  ....ually
DICT: INCORRECT. Try again.
ANN: CORRECT! ANNuity ANNualize ANNual ANNually
ONYM: INCORRECT. Try again.
PATH: INCORRECT. Try again.
THE: INCORRECT. Try again.

3. Noun    Verb   Adjective   Adverb
pre.....ion  prepre.....able  pre.....ably
DICT: CORRECT! preDICTion preDICT preDICTable preDICTably
ANN: INCORRECT. Try again.
ONYM: INCORRECT. Try again.
PATH: INCORRECT. Try again.
THE: INCORRECT. Try again.

4. Noun    Verb   Adjective   Adverb
....ology  .....ologize  ......ological  ......ologically
DICT: INCORRECT. Try again.
ANN: INCORRECT. Try again.
ONYM: INCORRECT. Try again.
PATH: INCORRECT. Try again.
THE: CORRECT! THEology THEologize THEological THEologically

5. Noun    Verb   Adjective   Adverb
.....ator  .....ate   .....atorial  .....atorially
DICT: CORRECT! DICTator DICTate DICTatorial DICTatorially
ANN: INCORRECT. Try again.
ONYM: INCORRECT. Try again.
PATH: INCORRECT. Try again.
THE: INCORRECT. Try again.

6. Noun    Verb   Adjective   Adverb
an.....ity  -----  an.....ous  an.....ously
DICT: INCORRECT. Try again.
ANN: INCORRECT. Try again.
ONYM: CORRECT! anONYMity ----- anONYMous anONYMously
PATH: INCORRECT. Try again.
THE: INCORRECT. Try again.

7. Noun    Verb   Adjective   Adverb
a.....ist  -----  a.....istic  a.....istically
DICT: INCORRECT. Try again.
ANN: INCORRECT. Try again.
ONYM: INCORRECT. Try again.
PATH: INCORRECT. Try again.
THE: CORRECT! aTHEist ----- aTHEistic aTHEistically