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PUT

Latin: "To think"
Example Words: Impute, Dispute, Reputable

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NOTA

Latin: "To note"
Example Words: Connotation, Denotation, Annotate

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RATIO

Latin: "Reason"
Example Words: Irrational, Rationale, Rationalize

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SCI

Latin: "To know"
Example Words: Conscientious, Unconscionable, Prescient

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Impute

Definition: v. To assign blame or responsibility for.
Root: PUT
Synonym: Attribute
Antonym: Vindicate

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Dispute

Definition: (1) v. To disagree with. (2) n. A disagreement or argument.
Root: PUT
Synonym: Argument
Antonym: Agreement

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Disreputable

Definition: adj. Not respectable; having a bad reputation.
Root: PUT
Synonym: Notorious
Antonym: Respectable

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Connotation

Definition: n. An image or idea associated with a word.
Root: NOTA
Synonym: Overtone

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Denotation

Definition: n. The dictionary definition of a word.
Root: NOTA

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Annotation

Definition: v. To explain or discuss though a note.
Root: NOTA

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Irrational

Definition: adj. Not based or reason or logic.
Root: RATIO
Synonym: Illogical
Antonym: Reasonable, Rational

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Rationale

Definition: n. A reason for doing something; explanation.
Root: RATIO

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Rationalize

Definition: v. Justify; give reason for.
Root: RATIO
Synonym: Excuse

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Conscientious

Definition: adj. Diligent and careful.
Root: SCI
Antonym: Careless

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Unconscionable

Definition: adj. Not obeying moral laws; unscrupulous.
Root: SCI
Antonym: Principled

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Prescient

Definition: adj. Showing knowledge of events before they happen.
Root: SCI
Synonym: Far-sighted
Antonym: Rash