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      prefix  
1    indicating reversal  
disconnect, disembark     
2    indicating negation, lack, or deprivation  
dissimilar, distrust, disgrace     
3    indicating removal or release  
disembowel, disburden     
4    expressing intensive force  
dissever     
     (from Latin dis- apart; in some cases, via Old French des-. In compound words of Latin origin, dis- becomes dif- before f and di- before some consonants)  
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dis-, dis, di-, dish up

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