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.