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Homework Help: English

Posted by Curly Sue on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 10:54pm.

Sometimes words appear as though they begin with a prefix when they actually do not. Each of the following word groups contains a word that looks as though it begins with a number prefix, but does not. Write the word that has no prefix in the blank at the right.

1.centipede,centigrade,centurion,centralize__________________________________
2.decade, decipher, decimal, decimate________________________________
3. trisect, triceps, trio, tribute_________________________________
4. biology, bisect, biweekly, biennial________________________________
5. quintet, quinine, quintuplet, quinquennial____________________________

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