Root Word of the Day: CONCRETE

concrete (adj) – real, solid, or specific; made of concrete
BREAKDOWN: CON- (with) + CRE- (grow)
concrete is also a building material made of cement, water, and mineral aggregate
concretion is the act, process, or result of aggregating or solidifying (also concretization)


This word is built on the root CRE-, which means to grow or increase.
Common CRE- words include crescent, crew, decrease, or increase.
More esoteric CRE- words include accretive and decremental.

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