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MON

Latin MONERE, MONITUM "to warn"

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Admonition

N. gentle scolding
Root: MON
Syn: chiding
Ant:

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Premonition

N. a vision; a warning of something before it happens
Root: MON
Syn: foreboding, forewarning
Ant:

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CONSIL

Latin CONCILIARE "bring together" CONSILIUM "advice"

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Counsel

1) V. to advise; make a suggestion to. 2) N. Advice
Root: CONSIL
Syn:
Ant:

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Conciliatory

Adj. intended to lessen another's anger
Root: CONSIL
Syn: appeasing
Ant: defiant, aggressive

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Reconcile

V. to bring back into agreement
Root: CONSIL
Syn: harmonize
Ant: upset

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CAUT

Latin CAVEO, CAUTUM "to be careful"

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Precaution

N. an action taken against danger ahead of time
Root: CAUT
Syn:
Ant:

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Cautious

Adj. careful not to get into danger
Root: CAUT
Syn: prudent
Ant:

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Cautionary

Adj. intended to serve as a warning
Root: CAUT
Syn:
Ant:

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SUAD

Latin SUADERE, SUASUM "advise"

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Dissuade

V. to convince one not to do something
Root: SUAD
Syn: discourage
Ant: persuade

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Persuasion

N. habit or type
Root: SUAD
Syn: camp
Ant: