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Put

Latin Putare, putatum "to think"

impute, dispute, disreputable

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impute

PartOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to assign blame or responsibility for
Synonym: attribute
Antonym: vindicate

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dispute

PartOfSpeech: (1) Verb (2) Noun
Definition: (1) To disagree with (2) A disagreement or arguement
Synonym: argument
Antonym: agreement

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disreputable

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: not respectable; having a bad reputation
Synonym: notorious
Antonym: respectable

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Nota

Latin Notare, notatum "to note"

connotation, denotation, annotate

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connotation

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: an image or idea associated with a word
Synonym: overtone

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denotation

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: the dictionary definition of a word

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annotate

PartOfSpeech: verb
Definition: To explain or discuss through a note

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Ratio

Latin Ratio "reason"

Irrational, rationale, rationalize

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Irrational

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: not based on reason or logic
Synonym: illogical
Antonym: reasonable, rational

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Rationale

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: a reason for doing something; explanation

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Rationalize

PartOfSpeech: verb
Definition: justify; give reason for
Synonym: excuse

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Sci

Latin Scire "to know"

conscientious, unconscionable, prescient

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conscientious

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: diligent and careful
Antonym: careless

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unconscionable

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: not obeying moral laws; unscrupulous
Antonym: principled

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Prescient

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: showing knowledge of events before they happen
Synonym: far-sighted
Antonym: rash