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Adherent

N
A follower of a person or idea
Her/Hes
S-disciple
A-opponent

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Vinc/vict

To conquer

3

Duc/Duct

To lead

4

Tract

To drag

5

Peto

to seek aggressively, to assail, to rush

6

Fract/fring/frang

To break

7

Cis

Cut, kill

8

Tom

To cut

9

Punct

String, pierce

10

Pel/puls

To push/drive

11

Jac/Ject

To throw, to cast

12

MIT/MIS

To send

13

Mot/MOV

To move

14

Vid/Vis

To see

15

Peri

Be visible, appear

16

Spec

To look

17

Phan

To appear, to show

18

Her/hes

To be attached, be fixed

19

Fus

To pour out

20

Solu/Solv

To loosen, to solve

21

Leg

to select, to choose, to gather

22

Fac/fact/Fic

To make do

23

Pon/pound

To put/place/arrange

24

Struct/strue

To build

25

Stit/stat

To stand

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Plac

To please

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Grat

Pleasing, earning thanks, thankful

28

Doc/Doct

To teach

29

Temper

to temper, make less severe

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Complacent

Adj
Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved
Plac
S-smug
A-X

31

Confer

V
To discuss something with someone else; consult/To bestow
Fer
S/A-x

32

Deference

N
Act or practice of yielding to another’s authority
Fer
S-submission
A-rebellion

33

epiphany

N
A moment of great insight, or revelation
Phan
S/A-X

34

expel

V
To send out or away
Pel/puls
S-eject
A-admit

35

impervious

Adj
Unable to be affected
Via
S-invulnerable
A-X

36

indoctrinate

V
To teach a certain point of view to
Doc/Doct
S-instill
A-X

37

inference

N
A conclusion not directly provided by evidence, but able to be drawn from the facts at hand
Fer
S/A-X

38

introspective

Adj
Contemplating ones own thoughts and ideas
Spec
S-meditative
A-Shallow

39

motive

N
Cause for action
MOT/MOV
S-incentive
A-X

40

phenomenon

N
Fact or event that can be observed and/or documented
Phan
S/A-X

41

punctilious

Adj
Paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful
Punct
S-meticulous
A-careless

42

purported

Adj
Claimed as true, but probably false
Port
S-alleged
A-definite

43

retrospective

Adj
Looking backward over a period of time
Spec
S/A-X

44

sacrilege

N
An act against a holy person or place
Leg
S-profanity
A-reverence

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sycophant

N
A person who flatters, a yes man
Phan
S/A-X

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Port

To carry, to bring

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Fer

To carry, to bring