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English language is made up of four parts. These are GREEK ROOTS GERMAN ROOTS FRENCH ROOTS LATIN ROOTS
What is a root? A root is the part of the word which gives instructions to a word
How many parts is a word made of? A word is made up of three parts. For example - Transferable Here 'Trans' is a prefix, 'Fer' is the root and 'able' is the suffix. Note: PREFIX is a word, letter or number placed before another. SUFFIX is a letter or a group of letters added to the end of a word to change its meaning.
Roots of Ous - Possessing, full of something
1) Opprobrious - (o-pro-bree-us r) Language full of criticism , disgrace and abuse
2) Luscious - (lush-us) - Full of pleasingly rich and sweet taste. Usage - Some food products appear such luscious in their advertisement that we start feeling hungry just by looking at them.
3) Oblivious - (obliv-ee-us) - Full of unawareness , not aware of or concerned about what is happening around one.
4) Pugnacious - (pug-ney-shus) - Full of quarrelsome nature, very eager or quick to argue, quarrel, or fight.
6) Rapacious - (ru-pey-shus) - Full of greed for something, aggressively greedy or grasping , having or showing a strong wish to take things for yourself, usually using unfair methods
9) Covetous - (cuv-i-tus) - Full of desire to possess something belonging to someone else , having or showing a strong desire for especially material possessions especially something that balongs to someane else
10) Gracious - ( grey-shus) - Full of politeness and kindness. Very courteous, kind, and pleasant, especially towards someone of lower social status.