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Via

Latin; Via: "road away"

Viaduct, Impervious, deviate, obviate

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Viaduct

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: a bridge that carries a road or a railroad over a valley

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Impervious

Part of Speech: Adjective
Definition: unable to be affected
Synonym: invulnerable
Antonym: vulnerable

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deviate

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to depart, especially from a path or a plan.
Synonym: stray
Antonym: continue

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obviate

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to make unneccessary; to avoid
Synonym: prevent
Antonym: push to

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Fer

Latin; Ferre "to carry, to bring"

defer, deference, confer, inference, proffer, proliferate

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defer

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to put aside until later; to yield respectfully
Synonym: postpone
Antonym: hasten

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deference

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: act or practice of yielding to another's authority
Synonym: submission
Antonym: rebellion

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confer

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to discuss something with someone else; consult; to bestow.

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inference

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: a conclusion not directly provided by evidence, but able to bee drawn from the facts at hand

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proffer

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to present or offer
Antonym: withhold

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proliferate

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to increase greatly in number; multiply
Synonym: reproduce

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port

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

comportment, purported,

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comportment

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: manner in which one acts or behaves
Synonym: demeanor

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purported

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: claimed as true, but probably false
Synonym: alleged
Antonym: definite