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ERR

“Latin ERRARE, ERRATUM “to wander”

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ABERRANT

“adj. Deviating from a pattern or rule”

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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/GRES

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

6

Degrade

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

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CONGRESS

“n. A coming together”
Root: GRESS

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EGRESS

“n. Act of going out; exit
Root: GRESS

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VEN/VENT

“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”

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CIRCUMVENT

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

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CUR/CURS

“Latin CURRERE, CURSUM “to run”

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CURSORY

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

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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 another’s territory; a raid
Root: CURS
syn: invasion”