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Latin Root spec/spic
Special Focus - Information and Content
In this worksheet, we examine
the root spec/spic, which means look in Latin. The prefixes
used in these words generally, but not always, have specific meanings. These
will be dealt with in the Affixation section when all the pages come online.
Put each of the words into the
correct sentences in the correct form.
circumspect, conspicuous, expectation, inspection, introspective, perspective, prospect, respect,
1. If I pass the exam my ________________
for finding work will be excellent.
2. We should all ________________
other people's views.
3. After the ________________ the
college received a good report from the Department for Education.
4. John's parents had very high ________________ of
him, so his poor exam results were very disappointing.
5. When dealing with such an
important and complicated matter, it is necessary to be ________________.
6. Before making a decision we
have to examine every ________________ of the plan.
7. Talking to someone else about
your problems helps you to see them from a new ________________.
8. Peter looked very ________________
in his white suit.
9. Police ________________ him of
killing his wife, but they had no evidence.
10. Jane should stop talking
about everybody else and think more about what she's doing. she should be more ________________.
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