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ERR

L: 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

L: to go forth, to proceed

6

Degrade

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

7

Congress

N: A coming together
Root: GRESS

8

Egress

N: Act of going out; exit
Root: GRESS

9

VEN/VENT

L: to come

10

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: VENT
Syn: Contract
Ant: Break off

12

Circumvent

V: To avoid by going around; bypass
Root: VENT
Syn: Sidestep
Ant: Confront

13

CUR/CURS

L: to run

14

Cursory

Adj: Hasty and superficial
Root: CUR
Syn: Casual
Ant: Comprehensive

15

Precursor

N: That which comes before; forerunner
Root: CURS
Syn: harbinger

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Recourse

N: Help for a problem; solution
Root: CURS
Syn: resource

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Incursion

N: An attack on author's territory; a raid
Root: CUR
Syn: Invasion