1. semi- = half
semifinal (n.) one of the two games that are played immediately before the last game in a sports competition. The two people or teams who win the semifinals play each other in the last game, called the final, to decide who wins the competition.
semiconductor (n.) a substance that allows some electricity to pass through it, used for making electronic equipment such as computers
semi-conscious (adj.) someone who is semi-conscious is only partly conscious and not fully awake
Example: A neighbor found her semi-conscious on the floor.
2. tele- = far
teleshopping (n.) the practice of selling goods through special television program
televise (v.) to broadcast something on television
Example: a televised debate/ interview
3. -vert = to turn
revert (v.) to return to a previous state or way of behaving, often one that is not good
Example: If you revert to your old eating habits, you'll gain weight again.
Example: The house reverted to its former state of disrepair.
(v.) to start talking about something that you were talking about earlier
Example: Sensing her uneasiness, Joseph reverted to their discussion about the weather.
revert to type to start behaving in your normal way again after appearing to change
Example: Once he's had a girlfriend for a week or two, he reverts to type and starts chasing other girls.
convert (v.) to change from one system, use, or method to another, or to make something do this
Example: You have to convert the temperature readings from Fahrenheit to Celsius.
introvert (n.) someone who tends to concentrate on their own thoughtsand feelings rather than communicating with other people
introverted (adj.) a little shy and tending to concentrate on your own thoughts and feelings
Example: He became introverted and depressed.
Rip= Rest in peace