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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

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

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Deviate

Verb, to depart, especially from a path or plan
Root: VIA
Syn: stray
Ant: continue

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Obviate

Verb, to make unnecessary, to avoid
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. Verb, to put aside till later 2. To yield respectfully
Root: FER
Syn: postpone
Ant: hasten

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Deference

Noun, act or practice of yielding to another's authority
Root: FER
Syn: submission
Ant: rebellion

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Confer

1. Verb, to discuss something with someone else; consult 2. To bestow
Root: FER

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Inference

Noun, a conclusion not directly provided by evidence, but able to be drawn from facts at hand
Root: FER

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Proffer

Verb, to present or offer
Root: FER
Ant: withhold

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Proliferate

Verb, 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

Noun, 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