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Put

Latin: means "to think"
Impute, dispute, disreputable

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Impute

V. To assign blame or responsibility to
Root: Put
Syn: attribute
Ant: vindicate

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Dispute

(1) V. To disagree with
(2) N. A disagreement or argument
Root: Put
Syn: deny; argument
Ant: agree; agreement

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Disreputable

Adj. Not respectable; having a bad reputation
Root: Put
Syn: notorious
Ant: respectable

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Nota

Latin: means "to note"
Connotation, denotation, annotate

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Connotation

N. An image or idea associated with a word
Root: Nota
Syn: overtone

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Denotation

N. The dictionary definition of a word
Root: Nota

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Annotate

V. To explain or discuss through a note
Root: Nota

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Ratio

Latin: means "reason"
Irrational, rationale, rationalize

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Irrational

Adj. Not based on reason or logic
Root: Ratio
Syn: illogical
Ant: reasonable, rational

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Rationale

N. A reason for doing something; explanation
Root: Ratio

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Rationalize

V. Justify; give reason for
Root: Ratio
Syn: excuse

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Sci

Latin: means "to know"
Conscientious, unconscionable, prescient

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Conscientious

Adj. Diligent and careful
Root: Sci
Ant: careless

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Unconscionable

Adj. Not obeying moral rules; unscrupulous
Root: Sci
Ant: principled

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Prescient

Adj. Showing knowledge of events before they happen
Root: Sci
Syn: far-sighted
Ant: rash