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Via

Latin. Roadway

Ex. Viaduct, impervious, deviate, obliviate

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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, 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- to prevent

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Fer

Latin. To carry, to bring

Ex. Defer, deference, confer, inference, proffer, proliferate

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Defer

V. 1. To put aside until later, 2. V. To yield respectively.
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

1. V. T discuss something with someone else, consult
2. V. To bestow
Root- fer

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Inference

N. a conclusion not directly provided by evidence, but able to be drawn from 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
Sym- reproduce

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Port

Latin. To carry to bring

Ex. Comportment, 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