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ROOT: err

LATIN; errare, erratum
MEANING: to wander
WORDS: aberrant, erroneous, errant

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Aberant

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: deviating from a pattern or rule
SYN: abnormal
ANT: typical
ROOT: err

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Erroneous

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: wrong or inaccurate
SYN: mistaken
ANT: correct
ROOT: err

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Errant

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: wandering or straying
SYN:wayward
ANT: on course
ROOT: err

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ROOT: grad/ gress

LATIN: gradi, gressum
MEANING: to go forth, to proceed
WORDS: degrade, congress, egress

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Degrade

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to lower in dignity or esteem; insult
SYN: belittle
ANT: honor
ROOT: grad/ gress

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Congress

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: a coming together
ROOT: grad/ gress

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Egress

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: act of going out; exit
ROOT: grad/ gress

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ROOT: ven/ vent

LATIN; venire, ventum
MEANING: to come
WORDS: convene, covenant, circumvent

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Convene

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to call together, to assemble
SYN: gather
ANT: adjourn
ROOT: ven/ vent

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Covenant

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: a mutual or legal agreement
SYN: contract
ANT: break off
ROOT: ven/ vent

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Circumvent

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to avoid by going around; bypass
SYN: sidestep
ANT: confront
ROOT: ven/vent

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ROOT: cur/ curs

LATIN; currere, cursum
MEANING: to run
WORDS: cursory, precursor, recourse, incursion

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Cursory

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: hasty and superficial
SYN: casual
ANT: comprehensive
ROOT: cur/ curs

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Precursor

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: that which comes before; forerunner
SYN: harbinger
ROOT: cur/ curs

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Recourse

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: help for a problem; solution
SYN: resource
ROOT: cur/ curs

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Incursion

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: an attack on another's territory; a raid
SYN: invasion
ROOT: cur/ curs