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Quis

Latin Quaerere, quisitum "ask, seek, demand"

inquisitive, acquisitive, requisition

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inquisitive

PartsOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: curious; asking many questions
Antonyms: uninterested

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acquisitive

PartsOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: seeking to get things; greedy
Synonyms: demanding
Antonyms: generous

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requisition

PartsOfSpeech: (1) noun (2) verb
Definition: (1) act of ordering or demanding something (2) to make a request or demand

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Spond/Spouse

Latin Spondere, sponsum "pledge, show support for"

espouse, correspond, despondent

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espouse

PartsOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to support; pledge support to
Synonyms: advocate
Antonyms: criticize

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correspond

PartsOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to be similar to; compare to
Synonyms: match
Antonyms: differ

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despondent

PartsOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: lacking all hope
Synonyms: despairing
Antonyms: joyful

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Rog

Latin Rogare, Rogatum "to ask, demand"

interrogate, derogatory, arrogant, abrogate

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interrogate

PartsOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to formally question
Synonyms: grill

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derogatory

PartsOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: insulting; degrading
Synonyms: belittling
Antonyms: complimentary

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arrogant

PartsOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: excessively proud; haughty
Synonyms: conceited
Antonyms: humble

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abrogate

PartsOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to cancel; to repeal
Synonyms: abolish
Antonyms: ratify

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Prec

Latin Prex, precis "prayer"

precarious, imprecation, deprecate

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precarious

PartsOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: threatened or unsafe
Synonyms: risky
Antonyms: safe

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imprecation

PartsOfSpeech: verb
Definition: a curse
Antonyms: blessing

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deprecate

PartsOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to show disapproval of
Synonyms: belittle
Antonyms: praise