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PUT

Latin PUTARE, PUTATUM "to think"

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Impute

V. to assign blame or responsibility for
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: argument
Ant: agreement

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Disreputable

Adj. not responsible; having a bad reputation
Root: PUT
Syn: Notorious
Ant: respectable

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NOTA

Latin NOTARE, NOTATUM "to note"

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Connotation

N. an image or idea associated with a word
Root: NOTA
Syn: overtone
Ant:

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Denotation

N. The dictionary definition of a word
Root: NOTA
Syn:
Ant:

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Annotate

V. to explain or discuss through a note
Root: NOTA
Syn:
Ant:

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RATIO

Latin RATIO "reason"

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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
Syn:
Ant:

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Rationalize

V. justify; give reason for
Root: RATIO
Syn: excuse
Ant:

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SCI

Latin SCIRE "to know"

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Conscientious

Adj. diligent and careful
Root: SCI
Syn:
Ant: careless

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Unconscionable

Adj. not obeying moral laws; unscrupulous
Root: SCI
Syn:
Ant: principled

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Prescient

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