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  Tips for Writers by Brad Hyde (May 24, 2008)

That's Super!

The prefix, "super," comes from the Latin and means, "on top of," "beyond," and "beside." Nowadays, however, the prefix also means, "higher in rank, quality or degree" (e.g.: superstructure), "to a high degree or in excess" (e.g.: superabundant), and "to express addition (e.g.: supertaxation).

Other words that have the same root include, superb, superior and supervise. There are many others; can you think of any more?

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