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Word part Type Origin Definition
trib root Latin grant; allot
trit root Latin friction, wearing away
trop root Greek turn, change
troph, tropho, -trophy root Greek nourishment
trud, trus root Latin push
-tude noun-forming suffix Latin state or condition of
turb root Latin confusion
-ty, -ity, -uity, -eity noun-forming suffix Latin state or quality of being
-ule noun-forming suffix Latin small
-ulent adjective-forming suffix Latin characterized by, full of
-ulous adjective-forming suffix Latin tending to, characterized by
ultra- prefix Latin beyond, excessive
un-1 prefix Old English not
un-2 prefix Old English reverse (an action)
under- prefix Old English below, not enough
uni root Latin one
urb root Latin city
-ure noun-forming suffix Latin act or process of
us, ut, util root Latin use
vac root Latin empty
vad, vas root Latin to go