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1

ERR

“to wander”

2

ABERRANT

“adj. Deviating from a pattern or rule”
Root: err
syn: abnormal
ant: typical

3

ERRONEOUS

“adj. Wrong or inaccurate”
Root: err
syn: mistaken
ant: correct

4

ERRANT

“adj. Wandering or straying”
Root: err
syn: wayward
ant: on course

5

GRAD/GRESS

“to go forth, to proceed”

6

DEGRADE

“v. to lower in dignity or esteem; insult”
Root: grad gress
syn: belittle
ant: honor

7

CONGRESS

“n. A coming together”
Root: grad gress

8

EGRESS

“n. Act of going out; exit”

9

VEN/VENT

to come

10

CONVENE

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

11

COVENANT

“n. A mutual or legal agreement”
syn: contract
ant: break off

12

CIRCUMVENT

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

13

CUR/CURS

to run

14

CURSORY

“adj. Hasty and superficial”
syn: casual
ant: comprehensive

15

PRECURSOR

“n. That which comes before; forerunner”
syn: harbinger

16

RECOURSE

“n. Help for a problem; solution”
syn: resource

17

INCURSION

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