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Via

Road, way
Latin
Viaduct, impervious, deviate, obviate

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Viaduct

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

3

Impervious

Adjective
Unable to be affected
Via
Syn- invulnerable

4

Deviate

Verb
To depart, especially from a path or plan
Via
Syn- stray
Ant- continue

5

Obviate

Verb
To make unnecessary; to avoid
Via
Syn- prevent

6

Fer

To carry, to bring
Latin
Defer, deference, confer, inference, proffer, proliferate

7

Defer

Verb
To put aside until later; to yield respectfully
Fer
Syn- postpone
Ant- hasten

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Deference

Noun
Act or practice of yielding to another's authority
Fer
Syn- submission
Ant- rebellion

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Confer

Verb
To discuss something with someone else; consult; to bestow
Fer

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Inference

Noun
A conclusion not directly provided by evidence, but able to be drawn by the fact at hand
Fer

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Proffer

Verb
To present or offer
Fer
Ant- withhold

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Proliferate

Verb
To increase greatly in number; multiply
Fer
Syn- reproduce

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Port

To carry, to bring
Latin
Comportment, purported

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Comportment

Noun
Manner in which one acts or behaves
Port
Syn- demeanor

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Purported

Adjective
Claimed as true, but probably false
Port
Syn- alleged
Ant- definite