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Adverse

Not helpful
Root: VERT
Syn: unfortunate Ant: conducive

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Adherent

A follower of a person or idea
Root: HER
Syn: Disciple Ant: Opponent

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Complacent

Satisfied with a situation that should be changed
Root: PLAC
Syn: smug

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Confer

To consult
Root: FER

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Deference

Practice of yielding to another's authority
Root: FER
Syn: Submission Ant: rebellion

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Epiphany

A moment of great insight
Root: PHAN

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Expel

To send out or away
Root: PEL
Syn: Eject Ant: admit

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Fidelity

Faithfulness
Root: FID
Ant: Treachery

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Impervious

Unable to be affected
Root: VIA
Syn: invulnerable

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Indoctrinate

To teach a certain point of view to
Root: DOC
Syn: instill

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Inference

A conclusion not directly provided by evidence
Root: FER

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Infinite

Without beginning or end
Root: FIN

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Inflection

Change in pitch or tone of voice
Root: FLECT

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Introspective

Contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings
Root: SPEC
Syn: meditative Ant: shallow

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Motive

Cause for an action
Root: MOV
Syn: incentive

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Phenomenon

A fact or event that can be documented
Root: PHAN

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Punctilious

Paying strict attention to detail
Root: PUNCT
Syn: Meticulous Ant: careful

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Purported

Claimed as true but probably false
Root: PORT
Syn: alleged Ant: definite

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Retrospective

Looking back over a period of time
Root: SPEC

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Sacrilege

An act against a holy person or place
Root: LEG
Syn: profanity Ant: reverence

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Sycophant

Person who flatters
Root: PHAN