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Mon

Latin: Monere, monitum "to warn"


Admonition, premonition

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Admonition

N. gentle scolding
Root: mon
Syn: chiding

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Premonition

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

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Consil

Latin: conciliare "to bring together", consilium "advice"


Counsel, conciliatory, reconcile

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Counsel

(1) v. To Advise; make suggestion to (2) n. advice
Root: consil

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Conciliatory

Adj. intended to lesson 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"

Precaution, cautious, cautionary

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Precaution

N. an action taken against danger ahead of time
Root: caut

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Cautious

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

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Cautionary

Adj. intended to serve as a warning
Root: caut

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Suad

Latin: suadere, suasum "advise"

Dissuade, persuasion

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Dissuade

V. To convince someone not to do something
Root: suad
Syn: discourage
Ant: persuade

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Persuasion

N. habit or type
Root: suad
Syn: camp