Stems 8th grade

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Stem
1. Dis
2. Mis
3. Syn
4. Un
5. Inter
Meaning
away
bad
together
not
between
Example
distort
misfit
synchronize
undone
interject
Is a distortion a faithful account of what
happened?
No, in a distortion the story is twisted (tort)
away (dis).
Stem
6. Cred
7. Miss
8. Biblio
9. Spec
10. Duct
Meaning
believe
send
book
look
lead
Examples
credible
missile
bibliography
spectacles
conduct
Is it good to be remiss in your duties?
No, if you are remiss, we send (miss) you back
to do the job again (re).
Stems
11.Pend
12.Ex
13.Re
14.Dorm
15.Nov
Meaning
hang
out
again
sleep
new
Examples
pending
exit
return
dormant
novice
Do a pendant and a necklace have anything in
common?
Yes, they both hang (pend) around the neck.
Stems
16. Punct
17. Ject
18. Tion
19. Ver
20. Cogn
Meaning
point
throw
act or state
true
know
Examples
puncture
reject
completion
verify
recognize
Is it a good thing to be cognizant of the laws?
Yes, it is good to know (cog) the laws.
Stems
21. Dyna
22. Amat
23. Pyro
24. Clam
25. Plu
Meaning
power
love
fire
cry out
more
Examples
dynamic
amorous
pyrotechnic
exclamation
plural
Is a plural verb only one?
No, plural (more) means there are at least two
verbs.
Stems
26. Tang
27. Grat
28. Medi
29. Per
30. Rect
Meaning
touch
pleasing
middle
through
right
Examples
tangent
gratitude
median
perforation
correct
Is salary one of the tangible benefits of a job?
Yes, a salary is something you can touch (tang).
Stems
31. Fy
32. Ine
33. Ous
34. Ness
35. Ann
Meaning
make
nature of
full of
quality
year
Examples
solidify
canine
glorious
softness
annual
1. Is a very dark night luminous?
2. Is a kindergarten child a superannuated
individual?
1. No, a dark night is not full of (ous) light (lum).
2. No, a superannuated person is high (super) in
years (ann).
Stems
36. Parl
37. Log
38. Via
39. Ish
40. Less
Meaning
speak
word or reason
road
like
without
Examples
parliament
logic
viaduct
smallish
hopeless
You write one mystery question and one
answer. 

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