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a-

without/not

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af-

toward

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an-

without/not

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ante-

before

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anti-

against/resisting

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auto-

self

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bi-

two/double

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circum-

around

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co-/con-

with/together

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contra-

against

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de-

down from/undoing

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dia-

across/through

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dipl-

twofold/double

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dys-

bad/disordered/difficult

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ectop-

displaced

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ef-

away from

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em-/en-

in/into

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endo-

within

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epi-

upon

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ex-/exo-

out of/out from

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extra-

outside of

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eu-

good

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hapl-

single

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hem-/hemat-

blood

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hemi-

half

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hom(e)o-

same/equal

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hyper-

over/above

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hypo-

under/below

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infra-

below/beneath

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inter-

between

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intra-

within

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iso-

same/equal

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macro-

large

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mega-

large/million(th)

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mes-

middle

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meta-

beyond/after

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micro-

small/millionth

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milli-

thousandth

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mono-

one/single

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neo-

new

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non-

not

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oligo-

few/scanty

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ortho-

straight/correct/normal

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para-

by the side of/near

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per-

through

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peri-

arround/surrounding

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poly-

many

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post-

after

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pre-

before

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pro-

first/promoting

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quadr-

four

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re-

back again

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retro-

behind

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semi-

half

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sub-

under

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super-/supra-

over/above/excessive

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trans-

across/through

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tri-

three/triple

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