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Err

“to wander”
Latin

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Aberrant

adj. Deviating from a pattern or rule
syn: abnormal ant: typical

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Erroneous

adj. Wrong or inaccurate
syn: mistaken ant: correct

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Errant

adj. Wandering or straying
syn: wayward ant: on course

5

Grad/ Gress

“to go forth, to proceed”
Latin

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Degrade

v. to lower in dignity or esteem; insult
syn: belittle ant: honor

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Congress

n. A coming together

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Egress

n. Act of going out; exit

9

Ven/ vent

To come
Latin

10

Convene

v. To call together, to assemble
syn: gather ant: adjourn

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Covenant

A mutual or legal agreemen
syn: contract ant: break off

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Circumvent

v. To avoid by going around; bypass
syn: sidestep ant: confront

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Cur/curs

To run
Latin

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Cursory

adj. Hasty and superficial
syn: casual ant: comprehensive

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Precursor

n. That which comes before; forerunner
syn: harbinger

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Recourse

n. Help for a problem; solution
syn: resource

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Incursion

n. An attack on another’s territory; a raid
syn: invasion