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QUIS

Latin. Means "ask, seek, demand"

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Inquisitive

Adjective. Curious; asking many questions.
Antonym: uninterested

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Acquisitive

Adjective. Seeking to get things; greedy.
Synonym: demanding
Antonym: generous

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Requisition

Noun. Act of ordering or demanding something.
Verb. To make a request or demand.

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SPOND/SPOUSE

Latin. Means "Pledge; to show support for"

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Espouse

Verb. To support; pledge support to.
Synonym: advocate
Antonym: criticize

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Correspond

Verb. To be similar to; compare to.
Synonym: match
Antonym: differ

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despondent

Adjective. Lacking all hope.
Synonym: despairing
Antonym: joyful

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ROG

Latin. Means "to ask, demand".

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Interrogate

Verb. To formally question.
Synonym: grill

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Derogatory

Adjective. Insulting; degrading.
Synonym: belittling
Antonym: complimentary

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Arrogant

Adjective. Excessively proud; haughty.
Synonym: conceided
Antonym: humble

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Abrogate

Verb. To cancel; to repeal
Synonym: abolish
Antony: ratify

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PREC

Latin. Means "prayer".

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Precarious

Adjective. Threatened or unsafe.
Synonym: risky
Antonym: safe

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Imprecation

Verb. A curse.
Antonym: blessing

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Deprecate

Verb. To show disapproval of.
Synonym: belittle
Antonym: praise