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Word part Type Origin Definition
sim, semb root Latin like, similar
-sis noun-forming suffix Greek act, process, or condition of
sist root Latin stand
sol1 root Latin sun
sol2, soli root Latin alone
solv, solu, solut root Latin loosen
som, somat root Greek body
-some1 adjective-forming suffix Old English characterized by, tending to
-some2 noun-forming suffix Old English group of a specified number
somn root Latin sleep
son root Latin sound
soph, -sophy root Greek wise, wisdom
sorb, sorp root Latin suck
spect, spec, spic, spectro root Latin to see, look, watch
spher, -sphere root Greek ball
spir, spiro root Latin breathe
spor, sporo, spori root Greek sowing; seed
sta, stas, stat, stant, -stance root Latin and Greek stand, standing, stabilize
stell root Latin star
strict, string, strain root Latin bind, tighten
struct root Latin build