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ERR

Latin: "To wander"
Example Words: Aberrant, Erroneous, Errant

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GRAD/GRESS

Latin: "To go forth, to proceed"
Example Words: Degrade, Congress, Egress

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VEN/VENT

Latin: "To come"
Example Words: Convene, Covenant, Circumvent

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CUR/CURS

Latin: "To run"
Example Words: Cursory, Precursor, Recourse, Incursion

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Aberrant

Definition: adj. Deviating from a pattern or rule.
Root: ERR
Synonym: Abnormal
Antonym: Typical

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Erroneous

Definition: adj. Wrong or inaccurate.
Root: ERR
Synonym: Mistaken
Antonym: Correct

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Errant

Definition: adj. Wandering or straying.
Root: ERR
Synonym: Wayward
Antonym: On course

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Degrade

Definition: v. To lower in dignity or esteem; insult.
Root: GRAD/GRESS
Synonym: Belittle
Antonym: Honor

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Congress

Definition: n. A coming together.
Root: GRAD/GRESS

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Egress

Definition: n. An act of going out; exit.
Root: GRAD/GRESS

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Convene

Definition: v. To call together; to assemble.
Root: VEN/VENT
Synonym: Gather
Antonym: Adjourn

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Covenant

Definition: n. A mutual or legal agreement.
Root: VEN/VENT
Synonym: Contract
Antonym: Break off

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Circumvent

Definition: v. To avoid by going around; bypass.
Root: VEN/VENT
Synonym: Sidestep
Antonym: Confront

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Cursory

Definition: adj. Hasty and superficial.
Root: CUR/CURS
Synonym: Casual
Antonym: Comprehensive

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Precursor

Definition: n. That which comes before; forerunner.
Root: CUR/CURS
Synonym: Harbinger

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Recourse

Definition: n. Help for a problem; solution.
Root: CUR/CURS
Synonym: Resource

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Incursion

Definition: n. An attack on another's territory; a raid.
Root: CUR/CURS
Synonym: Invasion