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VIA

Latin means"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

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Impervious

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

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Deviate

V. To depart, specially from a plan or path
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 means "to carry, to bring"

Defer, deference , confer, inference, proffer, proliferate

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Defer

V. To put aside until later, 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: rebellion

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Confer

V. To discuss something with someone, consult; v. To bestow
Root: FER

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Inference

N. a conclusion but 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 numbers, multiply
Root: FER
Syn: reproduce

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PORT

Latin means "to carry, to bring"

Comported, purported

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Comportment

N. 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