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VIA

Latin VIA "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
Syn:
Ant:

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Impervious

Adj. unable to be affected.
Root: VIA
Syn: invulnerable
Ant:

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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 avoid
Root: VIA
Syn:
Ant:

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FER

Latin Ferre "to carry, to bring".

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Defer

V. to put aside until later; to yield respectfully.
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

V. to discuss something with someone else; consult; to bestow.
Root: FER
Syn:
Ant:

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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
Syn:
Ant:

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Proffer

V. to present or offer
Root: FER
Syn:
Ant: withhold

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Proliferate

V. to increase greatly in number; multiply
Root: FER
Syn: reproduce
Ant:

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PORT

Latin portare, portatum "to carry, to bring"
Comportment, purported.

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Comportment

N. manner in which one acts or behaves.
Root: PORT
Syn: demeanor
Ant:

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Purported

Adj. claimed as true, but probably false.
Root: PORT
Syn: alleged
Ant: definite