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ERR

Latin ERRARE, ERRATUM “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 corse

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Grad/ Gress

Latin GRADI, GRESSUM “to go forth, to proceed”

Degrade, Congress, Egress

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Degrade

v. to lower in dignity or esteem; insult
Root: Grad/Gress
syn: belittle
ant: honor

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Congress

n. A coming together
Root: Grad/Gress

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Egress

n. Act of going out; exit
Root: Grad/Gress

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Ven/Vent

Latin VENIRE, VENTUM “to come”

Convene, Covenant, Circumvent

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Convene

v. To call together, to assemble
Root:Ven/Vent
syn: gather
ant: adjourn

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Covenant

n. A mutual or legal agreement
Root: Ven/Vent
syn: contract
ant: break off

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Circumvent

v. To avoid by going around; bypass
Root: Ven/Vent
syn: sidestep
ant: confront

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Cur/Curs

Latin CURRERE, CURSUM “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

n. That which comes before; forerunner
Root:Cur/Curs
syn: harbinger

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Recourse

n. Help for a problem; solution
Root:Cur/Curs
syn: resource

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Incursion

n. An attack on another’s territory; a raid
Root:Cur/Curs
syn: invasion