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The root SCRIB-SCRIPT meaning "write" has the following 29 "everyday words". Some of them are derived from the list of 20 possible prefixes and 14 number-related prefixes below:

SCRIBal, SCRIBble, SCRIBbler, SCRIBbling, SCRIBe, SCRIP, SCRIPT, SCRIPTory, SCRIPTural, SCRIPTure, nondeSCRIPT, proscribe, subSCRIBE, subSCRIPTion, tranSCRIPT, conSCRIBe, indeSCRIBable, preSCRIBER, tranSCRIBing, conSCRIPTed, deSCRIPTive, inSCRIPTion, manuSCRIPT, subSCRIPTion, tranSCRIPTion, conSCRIPT, deSCRIPTion, inSCRIBE, postSCRIPT.
Prefixes that are Prepositions
and are used with SCRIB:
  • AB = away
  • AD = to, toward
  • CIRCUM = around
  • CON-COM = with ---------- conSCRIPT
  • CONTRA = against
  • DE = down, from ----------- deSCRIPTION
  • E(X) = out of, outside
  • EXTRA = beyond
  • IN-EN = in, into ----------- inSCRIBE
  • INTER = between
  • OB = against
  • PER = through, across
  • POST = after --------- postSCRIPT
  • PRE = before, toward -------- preSCRIBE
  • PR0 = before, forward ---------- proSCRIBE
  • RE = again
  • RETRO = backward
  • SUB = under, below --------- subSCRIBE, subSCRIPTion
  • TELE = far
  • TRANS = across ---------- tranSCRIPT
Prefixes that are number-related where
some may be used with SCRIB:
  • PRIMO = first, most
  • ULTI = last
  • UNI = one
  • BI-DI = two
  • TRI = three
  • QUAD = four.
  • DEC = ten
  • CENT = hundred
  • MULTI = many
  • PLU = more
  • OMNI = all
  • AMBI = both
  • EQUI-PAR= equal
  • SEMI = half
Can you create other words in this fashion with the above prefixes?
For those of you who want some really high-powered, SAT-type words from the root SCRIB-SCRIPT, try defining these 8:
SCRIBblative, conSCRIPT, aSCRIBe, circumSCRIBed, proSCRIBE, superSCRIBE, circumSCRIPTion, eSCRIToire.

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