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VIA

Latin: road,way

Viaduct, impervious, deviate, obviate

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FER

Latin: to carry, bring

defer, deference, inference, proffer, proliferate

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PORT

Latin: to carry, to bring

comported, purported,

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Viaduct

noun
a bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley
VIA

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Impervious

Adj.
unable to be affected
VIA
Syn. invulnerable

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Deviate

Verb
to depart, especially from a path or plan
VIA
Syn. stray
Ant. continue

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Obviate

Verb
to make unnecessary, to avoid
VIA
Syn. to prevent

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defer

Verb
to put aside until later
Fer
Syn. postpone
Ant. hasten

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Deference

Noun
Act or practice of yielding of another's authority
FER
Syn. submission
Ant. rebellion

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Confer

Verb
To discuss something with someone else
FER

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Inference

Noun
a conclusion not directly provided by evidence
FER

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Proffer

Verb
To present or offer
FER
Ant. withhold

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Proliferate

Verb
To increase in number
FER
Syn. reproduce

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Comportment

Noun
manner in which one acts or behaves
PORT
Syn. Demeanor

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Purported

Adj.
claimed as true, but probably false
PORT
Syn. alleged
Ant. definite