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Quis

Means "ask, seek, demand"
Inquisitive, acquisitive, requisition

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Prec

Means prayer
Precarious, imprecation, deprecate

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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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Rog

Means to "ask, demand"
Interrogate, derogatory, arrogant

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Spond/ spouse

Means to pledge, show support for
espouse, correspond, despondent

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Acquisitive

Adjective. Seeking to get things; greedy
Root: quis
Syn: demand
Ant: generous

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Inquisitive

Adjective. Curious; asking many questions.
Root: quis
Ant: uninterested

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Correspond

Verb. To be similar to; compare
Root: spond
Syn: match
Ant: differ

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Despondent

Adjective. Lacking all hope.
Root: spond
Syn: despairing
Ant: joyful

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Espouse

Verb. To support; pledge support to
Root: spouse
Syn: advocate
Ant: criticize

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Derogatory

Adjective. Insulting; degrading
Root: rog
Syn: belittling
Ant: complimentary

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Interrogate

Verb. To formally question.
Root: rog
Syn: grill

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Abrogate

Verb. To cancel; to repeal
Root: rog
Syn: abolish
Ant: ratify

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Arrogant

Adjective. Excessively proud; haughty.
Root: rog
Syn: conceited
Ant: humble

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Precarious

Adjective. Threatened or unsafe.
Root: prec
Syn: risky
Ant: safe

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Imprecation

Verb. A curse
Root: prec
Ant: blessing

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Deprecate

Verb. To show disapproval of
Root: prec
Syn: belittle
Ant: praise