Lesson 5: Word Study - Lesson 5 Word Study Vocabulary...

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Lesson 5: Word StudyVocabulary BuildingResourcesThe Least You Should Know about Vocabulary BuildingUnits 1–11 (pages 12–37)Activities1.Read the vocabulary and complete the exercises in The Least You Should Know about Vocabulary Building; check your answers using the answer key.2.Complete the Lesson 5 online self-test (5A: Vocabulary), which is found on the course home page.
A, AN - not, without; unusual or irregular An atheist - A without + THE godAgnostic - A not + GNOS to know Anarchy - AN without + ARCH ruler or leaderAnecdote - AN not + EKDOTES given outAnemia - AN without + HEM blood (Deficiency of red blood cells) Anesthesia - AN without + ESTHET feeling (a drug that causes one to be insensitive to pain) Anomaly - AN not + HOMO same Anonymous - AN without + ONYM name Asymmetrical - A not symmetrical Amoral - unable to distinguish between right and wrong AMBI, AMPHI - around, bothTHE FOLLOWING WORDS, AMBI or AMPHI means around Ambience - the surrounding atmosphere Ambitious - desire to succeedAmphitheater - an oval or a round structureTHE FOLLOWING WORDS, AMBI or AMPHI means both Ambidextrous - AMBI both + DEXTR right handAmbiguity - the quality of having two possible meanings Ambiguous - AMBI both + AGERE to drive - uncertain; having two possible meanings Ambivalence - NOUN conflicting feelings toward a person or thing Ambivalent - ADJ having conflicting feelings toward someone or something Amphibian - AMPHI both + BIO life - NOUN an animal that lives both in water and on landAmphibious - AMPHI both + BIO life - ADJ able to live or travel both on land and in water. ANN, ENN - yearWords containing ANN or ENN will have something to do with yearAnnals - a written account of events year by yearAnniversary - ANN year + VERS to turn Annuity - an investment that provides a fixed payment yearlyBiannual - BI two + ANN year - occurring two times a yearBiennial - BI two + ANN year - occuring every two years Centennial - CENT hundred + ENN year - hundredth anniversary Millennium - MILLI thousand + ENN year - a period of a thousand years

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