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1

via

latin, road, way
- viaduct, impervious, deviate, obviate

2

viaduct

n. a bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley
root: via

3

impervious

adj. unable to be affected.
root:via
syn: invulnerable

4

deviate

v. to depart, especially from a path or plan
root: via
syn: stray
ant: continue

5

obviate

v. to make unnecessary, to avoid
root: via
syn: prevent

6

fer

latin, to carry to bring
- defer, deference, confer, inference, proffer, proliferate.

7

defer

v. to put aside until later
root: fer
syn: postpone
ant: hasten

8

deference

n. act or practice of yielding to another's authority
root: fer
syn: submission
ant: rebellion

9

confer

v. to discuss something with someone else, to consult
root: fer

10

inference

n. a conclusion not directly provided by evidence, but able to be drawn from the facts at hand
root: fer

11

proffer

v. to present or offer
root: fer
ant: withhold

12

proliferate

v. to increase gently in number; multiply
root: fer
syn: reproduce

13

port

latin. to carry, to bring
- comportment, purported,

14

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