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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: syndicate

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Dispute

(1) v. To disagree with (2) n. A disagreement or argument
Root: put
Syn: deny, argument
Ant: agree, agreement

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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
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: ratio "reason"

Irrational, rationale, rationalize

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Irrational

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 "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