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VIA

Latin. Means "road, way".
Viaduct, Impervious, Deviate, Obviate.

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Viaduct

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

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Impervious

Adjective. Unable to be affected.
Root: Via
Synonym: invulnerable

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Deviate

Verb. To depart, especially from a path or plan.
Root: Via
Synonym: stray
Antonym: continue

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Obviate

Verb. To make unnecessary; to avoid.
Root: Via
Synonym: prevent

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FER

Latin. Means "to carry, to bring".
Defer, Deference, Confer, Inference, Proffer, Proliferate.

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Defer

Verb. To put aside until later. To yield respectively.
Root: Fer
Synonym: postpone
Antonym: hasten

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Deference

Noun. Act or practice of yielding to another's authority.
Root: Fer
Synonym: submission
Antonym: rebellion

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Confer

Verb. To discuss something with someone else; consult. Bestow.
Root: Fer

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Inference

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

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Proffer

Verb. To present or offer.
Root: Fer
Antonym: withhold

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Proliferate

Verb. To increase greatly in number; multiply
Root: Fer
Synonym: reproduce

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PORT

Latin. Means "to carry, to bring".
Comportment, Purported.

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Comportment

Noun. Manner in which one acts or behaves.
Root: Port
Synonym: demeanor

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Purported

Adjective. Claimed as true, but probably false.
Root: Port
Synonym: alleged
Antonym: definite