Root Word of the Day: DISSIMILATE

dissimilate (verb) – to make dissimilar or unlike
BREAKDOWN: DIS- (apart) + SIMIL- (like) + -ATE (to make or do)
dissimilar means different or unlike

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This word is built on the root SIMIL-, which means same, like, or together.
Common SIMIL- words include similar and simple.
More esoteric SIMIL- words include dissimilation, similitive, and verisimilitudinous.

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