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Quis

Latin. Quarere, 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. A act of ordering or demanding/V. To make a request or demand
Root: Quis

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Spond/Spouse

Latin. Spondere, Sponsum means to 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: Despairing
Ant: Joyful

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Rog

Latin. Rogare, Rotatum means to ask, to 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

Adj. Excessively proud, haughty
Root: Rog
Syn: Concieted
Ant: Humble

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Abrogate

V. To cancel, to repeal
Root: Rog
Syn: Abolish
Ant: Ratify

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Prec

Latin. Prex, Precis means 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 disapproval of
Root: Prec
Syn: Belittle
Ant: Praise