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Err

Latin. Errare, Erratum means to wander
Abberant, Erroneus, Errant

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Aberrant

Adj. Deviating from a pattern or a 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 straying
Root: Err
Syn: Wayward
Ant: on course

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Grad/Gress

Latin. Gradi,Gressum means to go forth to proceed
Degrade, Congress, Egress

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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

Latin. Venire,Ventum means to come
Convene, Covenant, Circumvent

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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: Ven
Syn: Contract
Ant: break off

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Circumvent

V. To avoid going around, Bypass
Root: Vent
Syn: Sidestep
Ant: Confront

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Cur/Curs

Latin. Currere,Cursum means 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, Solution
Root: Curs
Syn: Recourse

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Incursion

N. An attack on another's territory, A raid
Root: Curs
Syn: Invasion