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VIA

Latin "road, way"

Viaduct, impervious, deviate, obviate

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Viaduct

Noun. A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley
Root: VIA

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Impervious

Adjective. Unable to be effected
Root: VIA
Synonym: Invulnerable

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Deviate

Verb. To depart, especially from a path or plan
Root: VIA
Synonym: stray
Antonym: continue

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Obviate

Verb. To make unnecessary, to avoid
Root: VIA
Synonym: prevent

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FER

Latin. "to carry, to bring"

Defer, deference, confer, inference, proffer, proliferate

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Defer

Verb. (1) To put aside and leave until later
(2) To yield respectfully
Root: FER
Synonym: postpone
Antonym: hasten

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Deference

Noun. Act or practice of yielding to another's authority
Root: FER
Synonym: submission
Antonym: rebellion

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Confer

Verb. (1) to discuss something with someone else, consult
(2) to bestow
Root: FER

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Inference

Noun. A conclusion not directly provided by evidence, but able to be drawn from the facts at hand
Root: FER

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Proffer

Verb. To present or offer
Root: FER
Antonym: withhold

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Proliferate

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

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PORT

Latin, "to carry, to bring"

Comportment, purported

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Comportment

Noun. Manner in which one acts or behaves
Root: PORT
Synonym: demeanor

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Purported

Adjective. Claimed as true, but probably false
Root: PORT
Synonym: alleged
Antonym: definite