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PUT

Latin: Putare, Putatum means to "think"

Impute, Dispute, Disreputable

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Impute

v. To assign blame or responsibility for.
Root: Put
Syn: Attribute
Ant: Vindicate

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Dispute

v. To disagree with n. A disagreement or argument
Root: Put
Syn: Deny
Ant: Agree
Syn: Argument
Ant: Disagreement

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Disreputable

adj. Not respectable; having a bad reputation.
Root: Put
Syn: Notorious
Ant: Respectable

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NOTA

Latin: Notare, Notatum 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: Rational means "reason"

Irrational, Rationale, Rationalize

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Irratioinal

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: Scire 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 laws; unscrupulous
Root: Sci
Ant: Principled

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Prescient

adj. Showing knowledge of events before they happened.
Root: Sci
Syn: Far-sighted
Ant: Rash