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VIA

Latin: "road, way"
Viaduct, Impervious, Deviate, Obviate

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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 avoid
Root: VIA
Syn: Prevent

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FER

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

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Defer

V: To put aside until late (2) V: 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: Rebelion

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Confer

V: (1) To discuss something with something else; consult (2) 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: "To carry, to bring"
Comportment, Purported

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Comportment

N: Manner in which one acts or behaves
Root: POR
Syn: Demeanor

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Purported

Adj: Claimed as true, but probably false
Root: POR
Syn: Alleged
Ant: Definite

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Viaduct

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