Improving Vocabulary Skills

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Chapter 24 . 1. . aster-, . astro. -. . () - ___________. . Astro. logers claim to interpret the influence of the stars and planets in our lives.. a. ster-, . astro. - . means. :. . . someone who does something. ID: 292887 Download Presentation

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Improving Vocabulary Skills

Chapter 24

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1. aster-, astro- () - ___________ Astrologers claim to interpret the influence of the stars and planets in our lives.aster-, astro- means:

someone who does something

star

C.

marriage

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2. contra- () - ___________ Contrary to his campaign promise, the mayor is going to raise taxes. contra- means:

all

straight

C.

against

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3. -er, -or () - ___________ American visitors to Canadian cities are often struck by how clean the streets are. -er, -or means:

god

wrong

C. s

omeone who does something

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4. -gamy () - ___________ Jackson brought charges of bigamy against his wife after he learned that she was still legally married to her first husband.-gamy means:

marriage

opposite

C.

god

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5. geo- () - ___________ Pierce County, North Dakota, has the distinction of being the geographic center of North America.geo- means:

E

arth

people

C. o

uter space

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6. mis- () - ___________ I think there is something wrong with a child who never misbehaves. mis- means:

for

straight

C.

badly

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7. omni- () - ___________ Some dinosaurs ate only plants, and others ate only meat. Still others, omnivorous dinosaurs, ate all kinds of food.omni- means:

right

all

C.

wrong

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8. pop () - ___________ In order to populate the West, the government gave free land to people who would build on it. pop means:

people

everywhere

C.

opposite

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9. rect () - ___________ “Suck in those stomachs!” yelled the coach. “Pull back those shoulders, and stand erect!”rect means:

opposite

straight

C.

wrong

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10. the, theo- () - ___________ Monotheism is the belief that there is only one God. the, theo- means:

god

everywhere

C.

for

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