1.ex- = beyond
exceed(v.) to be greater than a number or amount
EX. Wind speeds exceeded 90 miles per hour.
(v.) to go above an official limit
EX. tough penalties for drivers who exceed the speed limit
exhausted(adj.) extremely tired and without enough energy to do anything else
EX.The exhausted skiers are looking forward to a good night's sleep.
(adj.)empty or finished, because a supply of something has all been used
EX.Fuel supplies are nearly exhausted.
extremely(adv.) very used for emphasizing an adjective or adverb
EX. He knows the area extremely well.
2.mis- = wrong
misfire(v.) an occasion when a gun or an engine does not work in the right way
(v.) a plan or activity that does not develop as you wanted
misunderstanding(n.) a failure to understand someone or something correctly
EX. There's been a misunderstanding: Mr. Jones didn't expect you until tomorrow
EX. Your comments indicate a serious misunderstanding of the situation.
(n.) an argument that is not very serious
EX. We had a little misunderstanding yesterday.
mistake(n.) something that you have not done correctly, or something you say or think that is not correct
EX. Don't worry, it's an easy mistake to make.
correct a mistake
EX. It's much easier to correct mistakes at an early stage.
admit a mistake
EX. I wish you'd admitted tour mistake earlier.
learn from your mistakes
EX. to understand what you did wrong and make sure you do not do it again
make the mistake of doing sth
EX. I made the mistake of inviting Jennifer to the party.
by mistake= by accident
EX. I'm sorry, I opened one of your letters by mistake.
make no mistake (spoken) used for emphasizing that you mean what you are saying
EX. I'll go to the police next time, make no mistake about it.
3. en= put into
endanger(v.) to put someone or something into a situation where they might be harmed
EX. The hospital is accused of endangering patients' lives.
EX. new tensions that could endanger the peace process
enlarge(v.) to make something bigger
EX. I sent the photos back to the lab to be enlarged.
EX. The company has built an additional factory to enlarge its operations.
deepen(v.) if a bad situation deepens, it becomes worse
EX. The economic crisis has deepened.
(v.) if a feeling or relationship deepens, or something deepens it , it becomes stronger
EX. His anxiety deepened when he heard the news.
(v.) if someone's knowledge or understanding deepens, or something deepens it, they know or understand more
EX. I'm trying to deepen my understanding of local history.
(v.) if a mystery deepens, or something deepens it, it becomes more complicated and difficult to understand
(v.) if a sound deepens, or someone deepens it, it becomes lower
EX. The man suddenly deepened his voice.
multiple(adj.) involving or consisting of many people, things, or parts
EX. Words can have multiple meanings.
(n.) a number that you can divide by a smaller number an exact number of times
multiply(v.) to increase by a large amount
EX. Within the last 10 years, both sales and profits have multiplied.
(v.) to increase in number by producing new animals, plants, bacteria etc
Ex. Even a slight increase in temperature will cause bacteria to multiply very rapidly.
multimedia(adj.) using video, sound, and other methods of communication in computers
EX. multimedia products/ companies/ services
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