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July 20, 2016

English Vocabulary in 365 Days - Lesson 28

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Hello everyone, in our Lesson 27, we learnt about the prefixes Ex, E, Ec, EfEx, E, Ec, Ef  represents the meanings out of and formerToday we shall see the prefixes extra, extro. Happy Reading :)

Day 28 : Extra, Extro

  • extra,extro - outside; beyond
    Let's try to understand this with some examples
    • extraordinary (adjective) = uncommon, special
      • extra - Prefix = outside
      • ordin (ordinem) - Root = order
      • ary - Suffix = connected with
    • extrovert (noun) = person interested chiefly in external objects and actions
      • extra - Prefix = outside
      • vert - Root = to turn 
    Let's have a look at some more words with extra, extro prefixes, for better understanding.
    • extramarital = happening outside marriage
    • extrajudicial = happening outside the normal power of law
    • extraterritorial = valid outside the country where the law was made
    • extraordinaire = outstanding in a particular capacity 
    • extrapolate = extend the application of (a method or conclusion) to an unknown situation by assuming that existing trends will continue or similar methods will be applicable
    • extramural = outside the walls or boundaries of a town or city
    • extracurricular - outside the normal routine
    Home Work :

    Try to guess the meanings of the following elements.
    1. -acid
    2. -bene
    3. -calori
    4. -audio
    a. heat
    b. hear
    c. sour
    d. well
    Try to match the above elements with given meanings.  Solve it on your own and

    That's all for today guys..... Thank you :)

    You can read Old Lessons of this series from here
    Shraboni Chakraborty
    Asstt. Professor
    English and Foreign Languages University,

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