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ER

Latin to wander

Aberrant, erroneous, errant

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Aberrant

Adj. “Deviating from a pattern or rule”
Root- err
Syn. Abnormal
Ant. Typical

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Erroneous

Adj. wrong or inaccurate
Root- err
Syn. Mistaken
Ant. Correct

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Errant

Adj. wandering or staying.
Root- err
Syn. Wayward
And. On course

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Grad/gress

Latin. To go forth, proceed.

Degrade, congress, egress

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Degrade

V. To lower in 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, regress.
Root- gress

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Ven/ vent

Latin. To come

Convene, convent, circumvent

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Convene

V. To come together, to assemble
Root. Ven
Syn. Gather
Ant. Adjourn

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Covenant

N. a mutual or legal agreement
Root. Ven
Syn. Contract
Ant. Break off

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Circumvent

V. To avoid by going around, bypass
Root. Ven
Syn. Sidestep
Ant. Confront

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CUR/CURS

Latin. To run

Cursory, precursor, recourse, incursion

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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, or solution
Root. Cur
Syn. Resource

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Incursion

N. an attack of another persons territory, a raid
Root. Cur
Syn. Invasion