From the Word Wizard Club...
March 4, 2013

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dislike

Which Means:

To find something unpleasant, to have strong feelings against something.

As In:

Image The young boy will always dislike lima beans.

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This is a prefix that means 'not' or 'the absence of'.

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nonsense

Which Means:

Words or symbols that have no meaning you can figure out.

As In:

Image The man thought the baby was babbling nonsense, but the baby knew what she was saying!

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The prefix NON- means 'not': nontoxic, nonsmoker.

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unsure

Which Means:

Not certain, not convinced, without confidence or decision.

As In:

Image The man was unsure about which way to go.

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This is another prefix that means 'not': unhappy, unclean.

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prearrange

Which Means:

To schedule ahead of time.

As In:

Image Grandma and Amy will prearrange the flowers for the party.

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The prefix PRE- means 'before' or 'earlier': precut, presoak.

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compress

Which Means:

To squeeze together or put under pressure.

As In:

Image The woman compressed her lips into a disapproving look.

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The prefix COM- means 'together' or 'with': combine, companion.

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