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Scrib, script: (root) write.

Describe /dɪ'skraɪb/ verb
← Des: a prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin (decide); also used to indicate privation, removal, and separation (dehumidify), negation (demerit; derange), descent (degrade; deduce), reversal (detract), intensity (decompound).
← Scrib: (root) write
← To say or write down how something or someone looks; to use adjectivesin writting.

Inscription /ɪn'skrɪpʃən/ noun
← In: a prefix representing English in (income; indwelling; inland, etc.), but used also as a verb-formative with transitive, intensive, or sometimes little apparent force (intrust; inweave, etc.).
← Scrib: (root) write
← Tion:  suffix occurring in words of Latin origin, used to form abstract nouns from verbs or stems not identical withverbs, whether as expressing action, or a state, or associated meanings.
← A short dedication written in a book or engravesd on something, such as a coin or monument.

Manuscript /'mænjəskrɪpt / noun
← Man: hand.
Us: No meaning.
← Scrib: (root) write
← A piece of writting; a book.

Postscript /'pəʊstskrɪpt/ noun
← Post: a prefix, meaning “behind,” “after,”“later,” “subsequent to,” “posterior to,” occurring originally in loanwords from Latin (postscript), but now used freely in the formation of compound words (post-Elizabethan; postfix; postgraduate; postorbital).
← Scrib: (root) write
← P.S.; a short bit of writting by a doctor that lefts you get medicine at the pharmacy.

Prescription /prɪ'skrɪpʃən/ noun
← Pre: a prefix occurringoriginally in loanwords from Latin, where it meant “before” (preclude; prevent); applied freely as a prefix, with the meanings “prior to,” “in advance of,” “early,” “beforehand,” “before,” “in front of,” and with other figurative meanings (preschool; prewar; prepay: preoral; prefrontal).
← Scrib: (root) write
← Tion:  suffix occurring in words of Latin origin, used to form abstract nouns fromverbs or stems not identical with verbs, whether as expressing action, or a state, or associated meanings.

Scribble /'skrɪbəl/ noun
← Scrib: (root) write
← Ble: var. of -able (soluble); occurring first in words of Latin origin that came into English through French, later in words taken directly from Latin.
← S loppy writting that is hard to read.

Scribe /'skrɪb/ noun
←Scrib: (root) write
← E: suffix of noun.
← A person who writes things down.

Script /skrɪpt/ noun
← Scrib: (root) write
← Pt: suffix of nouns.
← A set of papers with writing thath will be read and acted out.

Subscription /səb'skrɪpʃən/ noun
← Sub:  prefix occurring originally in loanwords from Latin (subject; subtract; subvert; subsidy); on this model, freelyattached to elements of any origin and used with the meaning “under,” “below,” “beneath” (subalpine; substratum), “slightly,” “imperfectly,” “nearly” (subcolumnar; subtropical), “secondary,” “subordinate” (subcommittee; subplot).
← Scrib: (root) write
← Tion:  suffix occurring in words of Latin origin, used to form abstract nouns from verbs or stems not identical with verbs, whether asexpressing action, or a state, or associated meanings.
← A written agreement to buy and read a magazine or newspaper fora set period of time.

Transcribe /træn'skraɪb/ verb
← Tran:  prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin (transcend; transfix); on this model, used with the meanings “across,” “beyond,” “through,” “changing thoroughly,” “transverse,” in combination with elements of anyorigin: transisthmian; trans-Siberian; transempirical; transvalue.
← Scrib: (root) write
← E: suffix of verb.

Ben, bene, bon: good, well.

Benediction /'benə'dɪkʃən / noun

← Ben, bene, bon: good, well.
← Dict: to speak, to say.
← Tion:  suffix occurring in words of Latin origin, used to form abstract nouns from verbs or stems not identical with verbs, whether as...
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