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Flashcards in Unit 13 Vocabulary Deck (17):
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err (root)

Latin; "to wander"
Words: aberrant, erroneous, errant

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aberrant

adj. Deviating from a pattern or rule
Synonym: abnormal
Antonym: typical

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erroneous

adj. Wrong or inaccurate
Synonym: mistaken
Antonym: correct

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errant

adj. Wandering or straying
Synonym: wayward
Antonym: on course

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grad/gress (root)

Latin; "to go forth, to proceed"
Words: degrade, congress, egress

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degrade

v. To lower in dignity or esteem; insult
Synonym: belittle
Antonym: honor

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congress

n. A coming together

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egress

n. Act of going out; exit

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ven/vent (root)

Latin; "to come"
Words: convene, covenant, circumvent

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convene

v. To call together, to assemble
Synonym: gather
Antonym: adjourn

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covenant

n. A mutual or legal agreement
Synonym: contract
Antonym: break off

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circumvent

v. To avoid by going around; bypass
Synonym: sidestep
Antonym: confront

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cur/curs (root)

Latin; "to run"
Words: cursory, precursor, recourse, incursion

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cursory

adj. Hasty and superficial
Synonym: casual
Antonym: comprehensive

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precursor

n. That which comes before; forerunner
Synonym: harbinger

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recourse

n. Help for a problem; solution
Synonym: resource

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incursion

n. An attack on another territory; a raid
Synonym: invasion