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VIA

Latin: "road, way"

Viaduct, Impervious, Deviate, Obviate

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FER

Latin: "to carry, to bring"

Defer, Deference, Confer, Inference, Proffer, Prolifereate

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PORT

Latin: "to carry, to bring"

Comportment, Purported

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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
Synonym: Invulnerable

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Deviate

v. To depart, especially from a path or plan.
Root: VIA
Synonym: Stray
Antonym: Continue

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Obviate

v. To make unnecessary; to avoid.
Root: VIA
Synonym: Prevent

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Defer

v. To put aside until later. To yield respectfully.
Root: FER
Synonym: Postpone
Antonym: Hasten

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Deference

n. An act or practice of yielding to another's authority.
Root: FER
Synonym: Submission
Antonym: Rebellion

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Confer

v. To discuss something with someone else; consult. 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
Synonym: Offer
Antonym: Withhold

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Proliferate

v. To increase greatly in number; multiply
Root: FER
Synonym: Reproduce

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Comportment

n. Manner in which one acts or behaves.
Root: PORT
Synonym: Demeanor

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Purported

adj. Claimed as true, but probably false.
Root: PORT
Synonym: Alleged
Antonym: Definite