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vinc/vict

to conquer

2

duc/duct

to lead

3

tract

to drag

4

peto

to seek aggressively, to assail, to rush

5

frct/fring/frang

to break

6

cis

cut, kill

7

tom

to sting, pierce

8

punct

to sting, pierce

9

pel/puls

to push, to drive

10

jac/ject

to throw, to cast

11

mit/mis

send

12

mot/mov

to move

13

via

road, way

14

fer

to carry, to bring

15

port

to carry, to bring

16

vid/vis

to see

17

pari

be visible, appear

18

spec

to look

19

phan

to appear, to show

20

her/hes

to attch, fixed

21

fus

to pour out

22

solu/solo

to loosen, to solve

23

leg

to select, to choose, to gather

24

fac/fact

to make do

25

pon/pound

to pat, to place, to arrange

26

struct/strue

to build

27

stit/stat

to stand

28

plac

to please

29

grat

pleasing, earning thanks; thankful

30

doc/doct

to teach

31

temper

to temper, to make less severe

32

torr/torq

to twist

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volv/volu

to run to turn

34

vert/vers

to turn

35

lowly, miserable and wretched

abject

36

satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved

complacent

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not helpful, harmful

adverse

38

feeling of regret or remorse

compunction

39

Lightweight and transparent

diaphanous

40

supportive, encouraging, helping to bring about

conducive

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devoted to sensual pleasure; lacking moral restraint

dissolute

42

two opposite parts of one whole

dichotomy

43

too simplistic or easy

facile

44

to gain another’s favour by flattery or false friendliness

ingratiate

45

that which is taught, body of beliefs to ideas

doctrine

46

a copy or imitation

facsimile

47

an assistant who does a variety of jobs

factotum

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a bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley

viaduct

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unable to be affected

impervious

50

a follower of a person or idea

adherent

51

looking backward over a period of time

retrospective

52

a part that can be considered or viewed

aspect

53

failing to fulfill one’s duty, negligent

remiss

54

an agent sent on a mission

emissary

55

unnecessary or unwanted

gratuitous

56

sharply cutting, direct and powerful

incisive

57

to cut out of, remove

excise

58

brief and straightforward

concise

59

acting passionately and without forethought

impetuous

60

To wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a demand

extort

61

to respond critically or sarcastically

retort

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that which drives one, momentum

impetus

63

to dramatically express emotions

emote

64

protracted

extended in time, prolonged

65

payment for an injury; compensation

restitution

66

wise; insightful; acutely intelligent

Perspicacious

67

Contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings

introspective

68

existing as a natural part

inherent

69

not able to be understood

incoherent

70

to depart, especially from a path or plan

deviate

71

to make unnecessary, to avoid

obviate

72

skilled at; highly knowledgeable of

proficient

73

easily taught, submissive to instruction

docile

74

to teach a certain point of view to

indoctrinate

75

to increase greatly in number; multiply

proliferate

76

not direct or straightforward

Tortuous

77

irritable or short tempered

petulant

78

an act against a holy person or place

sacrilege

79

talkative, given to rapid, abundant speech

voluble

80

face; facial expression

visage

81

restraint or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol or food

temperance