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PUT

"to think"

Input, dispute, disreputable

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Input

Verb, "to assign blame or responsibility for
Root: PUT
Syn: attribute
Ant: vindicate

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Dispute

(1) Verb, to disagree with (2) noun, a disagreement or argument
Root: PUT
(1)Syn: deny
(1)Ant: agree
(2)Syn: argument
(2)Ant: agreement

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Disreputable

Adj., not respectable; having a bad reputation
Root: PUT
Syn: notorious
Ant: respectable

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NOTA

"to note"

Connotation, denotation, annotate

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Connotation

Noun, an image associated with a word
Root: NOTA
Syn: overtone

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Denotation

Noun, the dictionary definition of a word
Root: NOTA

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Annotate

Verb, to explain or discus through a note
Root: NOTA

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RATIO

"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

Noun, a reason for doing something; explanation
Root: RATIO

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Rationalize

Verb, justify; give reason for
Root: RATIO
Syn: excuse

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SCI

"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 laws; 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