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Quis

Latin: means "ask, seek, demand"
Inquisitive, acquisitive, requisition

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Inquisitive

Adj. Curious; asking many questions
Root: Quis
Ant: uninterested

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Acquisitive

Adj. Seeking to get things
Root: Quis
Syn: demanding
Ant: generous

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Requisition

(1) N. Act of ordering or demanding something
(2) V. To make a request or demand
Root: Quis

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Spond/spouse

Latin: means "pledge, show support for"
Espouse, correspond, despondent

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Espouse

V. To support; pledge support for
Root: Spouse
Syn: advocate
Ant: criticize

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Correspond

V. To be similar to; compare to
Root: Spond
Syn: match
Ant: differ

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Despondent

Adj. Lacking all hope
Root: Spond
Syn: despairing
Ant: joyful

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Rog

Latin: means "to ask, demand"
Interrogate, derogatory, arrogant, abrogate

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Interrogate

V. To formally question
Root: Rog
Syn: grill

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Derogatory

Adj. Insulting; degrading
Root: Rog
Syn: belittling
Ant: complimentary

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Arrogant

Adj. Excessively proud; haughty
Root: Rog
Syn: conceited
Ant: humble

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Abrogate

V. To cancel; to repeal
Root: Rog
Syn: abolish
Ant: ratify

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Prec

Latin: means "prayer"
Precarious, imprecation, deprecate

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Precarious

Adj. Threatened or unsafe
Root: Prec
Syn: risky
Ant: safe

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Imprecation

V. A curse
Root: Prec
Ant: blessing

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Deprecate

V. To show disapproval of
Root: Prec
Syn: belittle
Ant: praise