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Via

Latin: means "road, way"
Viaduct, impervious, deviate, obviate

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Viaduct

N. A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley
Root: Via

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Impervious

Adj. Unable to be affected
Root: Via
Syn: invulnerable

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Deviate

V. To depart, especially from a path or plan
Root: Via
Syn: stray
Ant: continue

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Obviate

V. To make unnecessary; to avoide
Root: Via
Syn: prevent

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Fer

Latin: means "to carry, to bring"
Defer, deference, confer, inference, proffer, proliferate

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Defer

(1) V. To put aside until later
(2) V. To yield respectively
Root: Fer
Syn: postpone
Ant: hasten

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Deference

N. Act or practice of yielding to another's authority
Root: Fer
Syn: submission
Ant: rebellion

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Confer

(1) V. To discuss something with someone else; consult
(2) V. To bestow
Root: Fer

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Inference

N. A conclusion not directly provided by evidence, but able to be drawn from the facts at hand
Root: Fer

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Proffer

V. To present or offer
Root: Fer
Ant: withhold

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Proliferate

V. To increase greatly in number; multiply
Root: Fer
Syn: reproduce

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Port

Latin: means "to carry, to bring"
Comportment, purported

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Comportment

N. Manner in which one acts or behaves
Root: Port
Syn: demeanor

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Purported

Adj. Claimed as true, but probably false
Root: Port
Syn: alleged
Ant: definite