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Err

Latin: To Wander

Aberrant, Erroneous, Errant

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Grad/Gress

Latin: To go forth; To proceed

Degrade, Congress, Egress

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Ven/Vent

Latin: To come

Convene, Covenant, Circumvent

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Cur/Curs

Latin: To run

Cursory, Precursor, Recourse, Incursion

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Aberrant

Adj.
Deviating from a pattern or rule
Err
Syn: Abnormal
Ant: typical

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Erroneous

Adj.
Wrong or inaccurate
Err
Syn: Mistaken
Ant: Correct

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Errant

Adj.
Wandering or straying
Err
Syn: Wayward
Ant: On course

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Degrade

Verb
To lower in dignity or esteem; insult
Grad
Syn: Belittle
Ant: Honor

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Congress

Noun
A coming together
Gress

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Egress

Noun
Act of going out; exit
Gress

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Convene

Verb
To call together, to assemble
Ven
Syn: Gather
Ant: Adjourn

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Covenant

Noun
A mutual or legal agreement
Ven
Syn: Contract
Ant: Break off

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Circumvent

Verb
To avoid by going around; bypass
Vent
Syn: Sidestep
Ant: Confront

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Cursory

Adj.
Hasty and superficial
Curs
Syn: Casual
Ant: Comprehensive

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Precursor

Noun
That which comes before; forerunner
Curs
Syn: Harbinger

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Recourse

Noun
Help for a problem; solution
Curs
Syn: Resource

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Incursion

Noun
An attack on another's territory; a raid
Curs
Syn: Invasion