SSAT Upper Level Verbal : Synonyms: Suffixes from Greek

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Example Questions

Example Question #32 : Using Prefixes, Suffixes, And Roots To Identify Synonyms

Select the answer choice that is closest in meaning to the word in capital letters.

PEDAGOGY

Possible Answers:

Empire

Vibration

Repellent

Prodigy

Teaching

Correct answer:

Teaching

Explanation:

"Pedagogy" means teaching or the science of teaching. The root word "pedo-" means child. The suffix "-agogy" means to lead. "Teaching" is thus the correct answer.

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