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Put

Latin PUTARE, PUTATUM “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

(1) v. To disagree with (2) n. A disagreement or argument
Root: Put
syn: deny
Ant: agree

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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 “to note"

Connotation, Denotation, Annotate

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Connotation

n. An image or idea associated with a word
root: Nota

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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 RATIO “reason”

Irrational, Rationale, Rationalize

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Irrational

adj. Not based on reason or logic
Root: Ratio

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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

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Sci

Latin SCIRE “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