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QUIS

Latin: Quaerere, Quisitum means to "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

n. Act of ordering or demanding something
v.to make a request or demand.
Root: Quis

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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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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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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

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SPOND/SPOUSE

Latin: Spondere, Sponsum means to "pledge, show support for"

Espouse, Correspond, Despondent

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ROG

Latin: Rogare, Rogatum means to "ask, demand"

Interrogate, Derogatory, Arrogant, Abrogate

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PREC

Latin: Prex, Précis means "prayer"

Precarious, Imprecation, Deprecate