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February 15, 2017

English Vocabulary in 365 Days - Lesson 61

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Hello everyone, in our Lesson 60, we learnt about the prefixes Quadri, QuadrQuadri, Quadr represent the meanings four; having fourToday we shall see the prefix re. Happy Reading :)

Note : If you are new to these lessons, read the Introductory Lesson from HERE for better understanding.

Day 61 : re

  • Re - again; back
Let's try to understand this with some examples
  • rejoin (verb) = to join somebody / something again after leaving them.
    • re - Prefix = again
    • join (joindre) - Root = to join
  • recycle (verb) = to treat things that have already been used so that they can be used again.
    • re - Prefix = again
    • cycle (cyclus) - Root = circle
Let's have a look at some more words with prefixes, for better understanding.
  • rearrange - arrange ‘again’
  • rebuild - build again
  • recall - to bring back to mind
  • recapitulate - say ‘again’, going ‘back’ to the head of what you’re saying
  • recede - move ‘back’
  • redeem - buy ‘back’
  • reduce - lead ‘back’
  • redundant - flow ‘again’ unnecessarily
  • reflect - bend ‘back’
  • reincarnate - return into a body ‘again’
  • reiterate - say again
  • reject - throw ‘back’
  • rejuvenate - make young ‘again’
  • repeat - to say or write something again
  • return - turn ‘back’
  • revert - turn ‘back’
  • rewrite - to write something again
      Home Work :

      Try to guess the meanings of the following elements.
      1. -potent
      2. -ques
      3. -rat
      4. -sacr
      a. holy
      b. fixed
      c. being able
      d. to ask

      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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