Root Word of the Day: RECUMBENT

recumbent (adj) – lying down or back; resting or reclining
BREAKDOWN: RE- (back) + CUMB- (to lie) + -ENT (being or inclined to)

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This word is built on the root CUMB-, which means to lie down.
Common CUMB- words include succumb.
More esoteric CUMB- words include accumbent and procumbent.

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