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Via

Latin: Via "road, way"


Viaduct, impervious, deviate, obviate

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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: prevent

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Fer

Latin: ferre "to carry, to bring"


Defer, deference, confer, inference, proffer, proliferate

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Defer

(1)v. To put aside until later (2)v.to yield respectfully
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. To 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 drawn from the 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
Syn: reproduce

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Port

Latin: portare, portatum "to carry, to bring"


Comportment, purported

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Comported

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