Get the Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary. Are you sure your home's hardcover dictionary does not show the root word?
Pretty much all dictionaries show the root word. Look in the ( ) at the beginning of the definition, right after the pronunciation. It says what the word came from, & then the roots of that word.
Red Hot Root Words Book 1: Mastering Vocabulary with Prefixes, Suffixes and Root Words
by Dianne Draze, Stephanie O'Shaughnessy (Illustrator)
Pub. Date: June 2005
This is about $15 from Barnes & Noble. There's a Book 2 also, for grades 6-9. Hope this helps.
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