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Claim/ Clam

To shout, to cry out

Exclaim: to cry out suddenly especially in surprise, anger or pain

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Crat/Cracy

To govern

Aristocracy: a form of government in which power is held by the nobility

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Cred

To believe, to trust

Incredible: impossible to believe, extraordinary

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Culp

Blame

Culprit: person who is guilty of a crime

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Dem

People

Democracy: rule by the people

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Dic/ Dict/ Dit

To say, to tell, to use words

Contradict: deny the truth of a statement by asserting the opposite

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Dog/ Dox

Opinion

Orthodox: conforming to what is generally or traditionally accepted as right or true

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Dol

Suffer, pain

Condolence: expression of sympathy, especially on occasion of death

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Dub

Doubt

Dubious: hesitating or doubting, of questionable value

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Dys

Faulty

Dystopia: an imagined place where everything is bad

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Equ

Equal, even

Equation: a statement that the two values of mathematical expressions are equal

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Esce

Becoming

Adolescent: in the process of turning from a child to an adult

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Eu

Good, well

Euphoria: feeling of intense excitement or pleasure

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Extra

Outside of, beyond

Extraordinary: very unusual or remarkable

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Fid

Faith, trust

Confide: telling somebody about a secret matter and trusting them not to tell

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Fin

End

Final: coming at the end of a series

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Fore

Before

Foreshadow: be a warning or indication of a future event

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Fra/ Frac/ Frag/ Fring

To break

Fragile: easily broken or damaged

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Gen

Birth, creation, race, kind

Genetics: the study of heredity and the variation of inherited characteristics

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Gn/ Gno

Know

Ignore: refuse to acknowledge

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Grand

Big

Grand: magnificent and imposing in appearance, size, or style