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QUIS

L: ask, seek, demand

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Inquisitive

Adj: Curious; asking many quesitions
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

N: Act of ordering or demanding something
V: To make a request or demand
Root: QUIS

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SPOND/SPOUSE

L: pledge, show support for

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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

L: to ask, demand

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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: Exessively 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

L: Prayer

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Precarious

Adj: Thretened or unsfe
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 disproval of
Root: PREC
Syn: Belittle
Ant: Praise