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PUT

Latin. Means "to think".
Impute, Dispute, Disreputable.

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Impute

Verb. To assign blame or responsibility for.
Synonym: attribute
Antonym: vindicate

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Dispute

Verb. To disagree with.
Noun. A disagreement or argument.
Synonym: deny, argument
Antonym: agree, agreement

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Disreputable

Adjective. Not respectable; having a bad reputation.
Synonym: notorious
Antonym: respectable

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NOTA

Latin. Means "to note".
Connotation, Denotation, Annotate.

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Connotation

Noun. An image or idea associated with word.
Synonym: overtone

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Denotation

Noun. The dictionary definition of a word.

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Annotate

Verb. To explain or discuss through a note.

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RATIO

Latin. Means "reason".
Irrational, Rationale, Rationalize.

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Irrational

Adjective. Not based on reason or logic.
Synonym: illogical
Antonym: reasonable, rational

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Rationale

Noun. A reason for doing something; explanation.

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Rationalize

Verb. Justify; give reason for.
Synonym: excuse

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SCI

Latin. Means "to know".
Conscientious, Unconscionable, Prescient.

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Conscientious

Adjective. Diligent and careful.
Antonym: careless

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Unconscionable

Adjective. Not obeying moral laws; unscrupulous.
Antonym: principled

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Prescient

Adjective. Showing knowledge of events before they happen.
Synonym: far-sighted
Antonym: rash