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Err

Errare, Erratum "to wander"

aberrant, erroneous, errant

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aberrant

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: deviating from a pattern or rule
Synonym: abnormal
Antonym: typical

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erroneous

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: wrong or inaccurate
Synonym: mistaken
Antonym: correct

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errant

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: wandering or straying
Synonym: wayward
Antonym: on course

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grad/gress

Gradi, Gressum "to go forth, to proceed"

Degrade, congress, egress

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degrade

PartOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to lower in dignity or esteem; insult
Synonym: belittle
Antonym: honor

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congress

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: a coming together

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egress

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: act of going out; exit

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ven/vent

venire, ventum "to come"

convene, covenant, circumvent

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convene

PartOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to call together, to assemble
Synonym: gather
Antonym: adjourn

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covenant

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: a mutual or legal agreement
Synonym: contract
Antonym: break off

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circumvent

PartOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to avoid being around; bypass
Synonym: sidestep
Antonym: confront

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cur/curs

Currere, cursum "to run"

cursory, precursor, recourse

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cursory

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: hasty and superficial
Synonym: casual
Antonym: comprehensive

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precursor

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: that which comes before; forerunner
Synonym: harbinger

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recourse

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: help for a problem; solution
Synonym: resource

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incursion

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: an attack on another's territory; a raid
Synonym: invasion