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Grade 8 English
1.37 peri: going around something

Directions: The following questions are related to the words that are derived from the root "peri", which means "going around something". Match the words with their definitions. After you verify the answers, write the words, their definitions, and example sentences using the words on a sheet of paper.

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Grade 8 English
1.37 peri: going around something

Q 1: The border, boundary, or distance around a figure.
perimeter
peripatetic
perimorph
periodontal

Q 2: A person who walks or travels about; having to do with walking.
perimeter
perinatal
peripeteia
peripatetic

Q 3: Surrounding the teeth; Relating to or affecting tissue and/or structures around the teeth.
perimeter
peripatetic
periodontal
peripeteia

Q 4: Near or around the nose.
peripeteia
perinatal
perinasal
perimeter

Q 5: A sudden and unexpected change of fortune or reverse of circumstances, especially in a literary work.
peripeteia
periodontal
peripatetic
perimorph

Q 6: Pertaining to the outer edges, especially of the field of vision.
peripheral
peripatetic
perimorph
perinatal

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