[Word-ology] Eulogize = Eu + Log + Ize

💡Time for [Word-ology] again, a column making English learning easier!💡

Before today’s learning, let’s check the answers to the last episode.

infuse= in[in]+fus[pour]+e[v.]
Definition: to fill someone or something with an emotion or quality

profuse= pro[forth]+fus[pour]+e[a.]
Definition: to describe something is produced or given in large amounts

Today we will learn the new root “log“. It means “speak” and is used in many words. Let’s see the word “eulogize” together!

In the word “eulogize“, “eu” means “well“, “log” means “speak“, “ize” indicates that this word is a verb. By combining them together we can deduce that “eulogize” means “speak well of

In Merriam-webster Dictionary, “eulogize” means “praise formally and eloquently“, which is highly similar to what we’ve deduced.

Here is one example to use “eulogize” :

The boss eulogized about his versatility.

Now it’s your time to figure out the meanings of the following words!

monologue = mono[single]+log[speak]+ue

terminology= termin[term]+o+log[speak]+y[n.]

That’s all for [Word-ology] today!

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