Thursday, December 8, 2011

The Prefix "fore-"

 Vocabulary/Spelling #5              Test on January 5, 2012

Prefix to study:   fore- which means front (or before)
1.      forehead  (no extra credit)
2.       forecast     -- casten "contrive." Contrive = find out, imagine   So forecast means to "find out or imagine before"
3.      forethought  -- thought is from Old English: "cause to appear to oneself.”  So forethought means to "cause to appear to oneself before" 
4.      forefront  -- (no extra credit)  Note: Something at the forefront stands out, projects,  or comes first.