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"Mono-/Spec" Words

This game contains words containing the prefix "mono-" (which means "one") and the root word "spec" (which means "to see or look).

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monochromehaving one color; a painting, design, photo, or outfit that is only one color or shades of one color
monoclean eyeglass for one eye
monolingualspeaking or writing only one language
monolithsomething made out of one single large block or piece of stone; one single stone monument
monologuea long speech given by one person
monophobiaan abnormal fear of being the only one there; fear of being alone
monopolycontrol of a product or service by one company
monoraila track for subway or train cars that only has one rail
monosyllabichaving only one syllable
monotonea speech in which every word has one tone of voice
circumspectcareful to look at all possibilities before acting; cautious; aware of consequences
inspectto look at carefully in search of flaws
introspectionthe act of looking into one's own thoughts and feelings
perspectiveone way of looking at things
respectto look up to someone; to show honor
retrospectivelooking back at past things
spectaclesomething displayed for the public to see
spectaclesglasses that help someone see better
spectatora person who watches something, such as a sporting event
speculateto look at and think about something from different points of view


Ferguson Middle School 7th Grade Language Arts Teacher
Ferguson Middle School

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