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QUIS

"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; greedy
Root: QUIS
Syn: demanding
Ant: generous

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Requisition

(1)noun, act of ordering or demanding something (2) verb, to make a request or demand
Root: QUIS

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SPOND / SPOUSE

"pledge, support for"

Espouse, correspond, despondent

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Espouse

Verb, to support; pledge support to
Root: SPOND/SPOUSE
Syn: advocate
Ant: criticize

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Correspond

Verb, to be similar; to compare
Root: SPOND/SPOUSE
Syn: match
Ant: differ

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Despondent

Adj., lacking all hope
Root: SPOND / SPOUSE
Syn: despairing
Ant: joyful

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ROG

"to ask; demand"

Interrogate, derogatory, arrogant, abrogate

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Interrogate

Verb, to formally question
Root: ROG
Syn: grill

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Derogatory

Adj., insulting; degrading
Root: ROG
Syn: belittling
Ant: complementary

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Arrogant

Adj., excessively proud; haughty
Root: ROG
Syn: conceited
Ant: humble

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Abrogated

Verb, to cancel; to repeal
Root: ROG
Syn: abolish
Ant: ratify

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PREC

"prayer"

Precarious, imprecation, deprecate

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Precarious

Adj., threatened or unsafe
Root: PREC
Syn: risky
Ant: safe

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Imprecation

Verb, a curse
Root: PREC
Syn: blessing

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Deprecate

Verb, to show disapproval of
Root: PREC
Syn: belittle
Ant: prais