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PUT

Latin. 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 agree with
N. a disagreement or argument
Root. Put
Syn. Argument
Ant. Agreement

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Disreputable

Adj. not respectable, having bad reputation
Root. Put
Syn. Notorious
Ant. Respectable

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NOTA

Latin. 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. Reason

Irrational, rationale, rationalize

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Irrational

Adj. not based on reason or logic
Root. RATIO
Syn. illogical
Ant. Reasonable, rationale

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Rationale

N. a reason for doing something, explantation
Root. RATIO

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Rationalize

V. Justify, give reason for
Root. RATIO
Syn. Excuse

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SCI

Latin. 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