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MON

Latin: "To warn"
Example Words: Admonition, Premonition

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CONSIL

Latin: "Bring together"
Example Words: Counsel, Conciliatory, Reconcile

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CAUT

Latin: "To be careful"
Example Words: Precaution, Cautious, Cautionary

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SUAD

Latin: "Advice"
Example Words: Dissuade, Persuasion

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Admonition

Definition: n. Gentle scolding.
Root: MON
Synonym: Chiding

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Premonition

Definition: n. A vision; a warning of something before it happens.
Root: MON
Synonym: Foreboding, Forewarning

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Counsel

Definition: (1) v. To advise; make a suggestion to (2) n. Advice.
Root: CONSIL
Synonym: (1) Encourage
Antonym: (1) Discourage

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Conciliatory

Definition: adj. Intended to lessen another's anger.
Root: CONSIL
Synonym: Appeasing
Antonym: Defiant, Aggressive

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Reconcile

Definition: v. To bring back into agreement.
Root: CONSIL
Synonym: Harmonize
Antonym: Upset

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Precaution

Definition: n. An action taken against danger ahead of time.
Root: CAUT

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Cautious

Definition: adj. Careful not to get into danger.
Root: CAUT
Synonym: Prudent

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Cautionary

Definition: adj. Intended to serve as a warning.
Root: CAUT

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Dissuade

Definition: v. To convince one not to do something.
Root: SUAD
Synonym: Discourage
Antonym: Persuade

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Persuasion

Definition: n. Habit or type.
Root: SUAD
Synonym: Camp