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ERR

Latin. Means "to wander".
Aberrant, Erroneous, Errant.

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Aberrant

Adjective. Deviating from a pattern or rule.
Root: ERR
Synonym: abnormal
Antonym: typical

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Erroneous

Adjective. Wrong or inaccurate.
Root: ERR
Synonym: mistaken
Antonym: correct

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Errant

Adjective. Wandering or straying.
Root: ERR
Synonym: wayward
Antonym: on course

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GRAD/GRESS

Latin. Means "to go forth, to proceed".
Degrade, Congress, Egress.

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Degrade

Verb. To lower in dignity or esteem; insult.
Root: GRAD/GRESS
Synonym: belittle
Antonym: honor

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Congress

Noun. A coming together.
Root: GRAD/GRESS

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Egress

Noun. Act of going out; exit.
Root: GRAD/GRESS

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VEN/VENT

Latin. Means "to come".
Convene, Covenant, Circumvent.

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Convene

Verb. To call together, to assemble.
Root: VEN/VENT
Synonym: gather
Antonym: adjourn

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Covenant

Noun. A mutual or legal agreement.
Root: VEN/VENT
Synonym: contract
Antonym: break off

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Circumvent

Verb. To avoid by going around; bypass.
Root: VEN/VENT
Synonym: Sidestep
Antonym: Confront

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CUR/CURS

Latin. Means "to run".
Cursory, Precursor, Recourse, Incursion.

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Cursory

Adjective. Hasty and superficial.
Root: CUR/CURS
Synonym: casual
Antonym: comprehensive

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Precursor

Noun. That which comes before; forerunner.
Root: CUR/CURS
Synonym: harbinger

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Recourse

Noun. Help for a problem; solution.
Root: CUR/CURS
Synonym: resource

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Incursion

Noun. An attack on another's territory; a raid.
Root: CUR/CURS
Synonym: invasion