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ERR

Latin for ERRARE, ERRATUM "to wander"

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Aberrant

Adj. deviating from a patter 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

Latin for GRADI, GRESSUM "to go forth, to proceed"

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Degrade

V. to lower in dignity or esteem; insult
Root: GRAD
Syn: belittle
Ant: honor

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Congress

N. a coming together
Root: GRESS
Syn:
Ant:

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Egress

N. act of going out; exit
Root: GRESS
Syn:
Ant:

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VEN/VENT

Latin for VENIRE, VENTUM "to come"

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Convene

V. to call together, to assemble
Root: VEN
Syn: gather
Ant: adjourn

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Covenant

N. a mutual or legal agreement
Root: VEN
Syn: contract
Ant: break off

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Circumvent

V. to avoid by going around; bypass
Root: VENT
Syn: sidestep
Ant: confront

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CUR/CURS

Latin for CURRERE, CURSUM "to run"

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Cursory

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

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Precursor

N. that which comes before; forerunner
Root: CURS
Syn: harbinger
Ant:

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Recourse

N. help for a problem, solution
Root: CURS
Syn: resource
Ant:

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Incursion

N. an attack on another's territory; a raid
Root: CURS
Syn: invasion
Ant: