Thursday, May 7, 2015

Easiest Vocabulary Building Method - Learning Vocabulary using Word Root (Part-2)

One of the best way to build your vocabulary is by using the Word Root. Using this method, you can learn the meaning of so many words which are build using the same root. Today, we are posting the second part of this series.Click here to check the first part of this series(in case you have missed that part). This post contains the list of important words starting with B and C. Hope you all will love it.

Root wordd
Meanings
Examples and Definitions
bell/i
War
bellicose - warlike;

belligerent - hostileready to fight;

rebel - person who opposes and fights
bene
Good, Well
benefactor - person who gives money to a cause;

 beneficial - producing a good effect;

benevolent - showing kindness or goodwill
bi
two
biannual - happening twice a year;

binoculars - optical device with two lenses;

bilateral - of or involving two sides
bibli
book
bibliography - a list of books used as sources;

bibliomania - an extreme love of books;

bibliophile - a person who loves books
bio
Life, living matter
biography- a life story written by another person;

biology - the science of life;

biosphere - Earth's surface inhabited by living things
blast
Cell, primitive , immature cell
blastula - an early stage of embryonic development;

fibroblast - a cell that forms connective tissue;

blastoderm - the layer surrounding the inside of an egg
burs
Pouch, purse
bursar- an administrative officer in charge of funds;

bursary- the treasury of a college or monastery;

disburse- to expend especially from a public fund
cand
Glowing, iridescent
candid- free from bias, prejudice, or malice;

candle- something that gives light;

incandescent- white, glowing, or luminous with intense heat
Chrom
Color, Pigment
achromatic - without color;

chromium - a blue-white metallic chemical element,

chromatics - the study of color
Chron
Time
chronic - lasting for a long time;

chronological - arranging events in time order,

synchronize - happening at the same time
Cidecise
Cut, kill
homicide - murder;

incisor - a sharp tooth for cutting food;

insecticide - a chemical used to kill insects
con
With, jointly
concur - to agree with someone;

contemporary - of the same time period as others;

convention - a gathering of people with a common interest
cosm
universe
cosmonaut - a Russian astronaut;

cosmos - the universe;

microcosm - a miniature universe
cred
belief
credence - belief that something is true or valid;

credulous - believing things too easily, gullible;


 incredible - unbelievable
crypto
Hidden, secret
cryptic - of hidden meaning;

cryptography - science of secret codes;

encrypt - encode into secret code
cumul
Mass, heap
accumulate - to gather or pile up;

cumulative - gradually building up

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