Test Prep Vocabulary – “somn”

A sleeping newborn
Despite the phrase, “Sleeping like a baby,” many new parents are faced with incredible somnolence from being up round the clock.

Today’s Root:¬†¬†somn

somnus – having to do with sleep (Latin)

Word Building:

somnolent – drowsy

insomnia – lack of sleep

Sample Sentence:

The test taker prepared like an insomniac by studying through the entire night, even though she knew that would hurt her score.

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