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Quis

Latin: quaererre, Quisitum "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) n. Act of ordering or demanding something (2) v. to make a request or demand
Root: quis

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Spond/spouse

Latin: spondere, sponsum "pledge, show support for"

Espouse, correspond, despondent

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Espouse

V. To support; pledge support to
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: rogare, rogatum "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: prex, precis "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