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Grade 8 English
1.35 cide: kill

The root form 'cide' means the act of killing.

Example:
pesticide: A chemical used to kill pests, especially insects.


Directions: The following questions are related to words derived from the root form "cide", which means "to kill". 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.
Q 1: A chemical used to kill pests, especially insects.
ecocide
algicide
viricide
pesticide

Q 2: The killing of a king.
kincide
pepcide
regicide
ecocide

Q 3: The killing of a human being by another human being; murder.
pepcide
homicide
humacide
bactericide

Q 4: An agent that inhibits or destroys viruses.
viricide
homicide
vericide
insecticide

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