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Latin "ask, seek, demand"
Inquisitive, acquisitive, requisition

Quis

1

Adj. Curious; asking many questions
Root: quis
Ant: uninterested

Inquisitive

2

Adj. seeking to get things; greedy
Root: quis
Syn: demanding
Ant: generous

Acquisitive

3

(1) n. act of ordering or demanding something
(2) v. To make a request or demand
Root: quis

Requisition

4

Latin "pledge, show support for"
Espouse, correspond, despondent

Spond/spouse

5

V. To support; pledge support to
Root: spond/spouse
Syn: advocate
Ant: criticize

Espouse

6

V. To be similar to; compare to
Root: spond/spouse
Syn: march
Ant: differ

Correspond

7

Adj. lacking all hope
Root: spond/spouse
Syn: despairing
Ant: joyful

Despondent

8

Latin "to ask, demand"
Interrogate, derogatory, arrogant, abrogate

Rog

9

V. To formally question
Root: rog
Syn: grill

Interrogate

10

Adj. insulting; degrading
Root: rog
Syn: belittling
Ant: complementary

Derogatory

11

Adj. excessively proud; haughty
Root: rog
Syn: conceited
Ant: humble

Arrogant

12

V. To cancel; to appeal
Root: rog
Syn: abolish
Ant: ratify

Abrogate

13

Latin "prayer"
Precarious, imprecation, deprecate

Prec

14

Adj. threatened or unsafe
Root: prec
Syn: risky
Ant: safe

Precarious

15

V. A curse
Root: prec
Ant: blessing

Imprecation

16

V. To show disapproval of
Root: prec
Syn: belittle
Ant: praise

Deprecate