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QUIS

Latin. 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. 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. Dispairing
Ant. Joyful

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ROG

Latin. 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

V. To cancel; to repeal
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. 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 disproving of
Root. PREC
Syn. Belittle
Ant. Praise