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ERR

"to wander"
Aberrant, erroneous, errant

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Aberrant

Adj., deviating from a pattern or rule
Root: ERR
Syn: abnormal
Ant: typical

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Erroneous

Adj., wrong or inaccurate
Root: ERR
Syn: mistaken
Ant: correct

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Errant

Adj., wandering or straying
Root: ERR
Syn: wayward
Ant: on course

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GRAD/GRESS

"to go forth; to proceed"

Degrade, congress, egress

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Degrade

Verb, to lower in dignity or esteem; insult
Root: GRAD/GRESS
Syn: belittle
Ant: 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

"to come"

Convene, covenant, circumvent

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Convene

Verb, to call together; to gather
Root: VEN/VENT
Syn: gather
Ant: adjourn

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Covenant

Noun, a mutual or legal agreement
Root: VEN/VENT
Syn: contract
Ant: break off

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Circumvent

Verb, to avoid by going around; bypass
Root: VEN/VENT
Syn: sidestep
Ant: confront

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CUR/CURS

"To run"

Cursory, precursor, recourse, incursion

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Cursory

Adj., hasty and superficial
Root: CUR/CURS
Syn: casual
Ant: comprehensive

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Precursor

Noun, that which comes before; forerunner
Root: CUR/CURS
Syn: harbinger

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Recourse

Noun, help for a problem; solution
Root: CUR/CURS
Syn: resource

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Incursion

Noun, an act on another's territory; a raid
Root:CUR/CURS
Syn: invasion