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Adherent

Noun
A follower of a person or idea
Her
Syn: Disciple
Ant: Opponent

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Deference

Noun
Act or practice of yielding of another's authority
FER
Syn. submission
Ant. rebellion

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Impervious

Adj.
unable to be affected
VIA
Syn. invulnerable

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Purported

Adj.
claimed as true, but probably false
PORT
Syn. alleged
Ant. definite

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Introspective

Adj.
contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings
Spec
Syn- meditative
Ant- shallow

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Sacrilege

Noun
An act against a holy person or place
Leg
Syn: profanity
Ant: reverence

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Epiphany

Noun
A moment of great insight; revelation
Phen

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Inference

Noun
a conclusion not directly provided by evidence
FER

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Phenomenon

Noun
A fact or event which can be observed and/or documented
Phen

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Sycophant

Noun
A person who flatters, a yes-man
Phen

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Retrospective

Adj.
looking backward over a period of time
Spec

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Confer

Verb
To discuss something with someone else
FER

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Expound

Verb
to explain or discuss in detail
pound
Syn: Clarify

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Incoherent

Adj.
Not able to be understood, not sensical
Her
Syn: confused
Ant: clear

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Docile

Adj.
Easily taught; submissive to instruction
Doc
Syn: obedient
Ant: defiant

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Prefix Ab

Latin
From;away from
Ex: abnormal, absent.

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Prefix Alter

Latin
Another
Ex:Alter ego, Alteration

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Prefix Ante

Latin
Before
Ex: Antecedent, Antibiotic

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Prefix De

Latin
Down, down from
Ex: descend, decompose

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Prefix EPI

Greek
Upon
Ex: epidermis, epicenter

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Prefix E

Latin
Out of
Ex: Enhance, exit

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Prefix OB

Latin
Against
Ex: Obscure, Obstruct

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Prefix Circum

Latin
Around
Ex: circumstances, circumference

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Prefix Con

Latin
With, Together
Ex: consistent, contribute

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Prefix Sur

Latin
Above
Ex: surface, surpass

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Prefix DIA

Greek
Through
Ex: Dialogue, diagnose

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Prefix Retro

Latin
Backwards
Ex: retrospect, retroactive

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Prefix Per

Latin
Through
Ex: perspective, perform

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Prefix Sub

Latin
Beneath
Ex: submarine, Submerge

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Prefix TRANS

Latin
Across
Ex: transmit, transfer

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Root Duc/Duct

Latin: To lead

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Root Tom

Greek: to cut

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Root Mit/Mis

Latin: to send

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Root Fer

Latin: to carry, bring

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PHAN

Greek: to appear, to show

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Root Solu/Solv

Latin: to loosen, to solve

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Root Stit/Stat

Latin: to stand

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Root Grat

Latin: pleasing, earning, thanks