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Latin "road, way"
Viaduct, impervious, deviate, obviate

Via

1

N. a bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley
Root: via
Syn

Viaduct

2

Adj. unable to be affected
Root: via
Syn: invulnerable

Impervious

3

V. To depart, especially from a path or plan
Root: via
Syn: stray
Ant: continue

Deviate

4

V. To make unnecessary; to avoid
Root: via
Syn: prevent

Obviate

5

Latin "to carry, to bring"
Defer, deference, confer, inference, proffer, proliferate

Fer

6

(1) v. to put aside until later (2) v. To yield respect
Root: fer
Syn: postpone
Ant: hasten

Defer

7

N. act of practicing or yielding to another's authority
Root: fer
Syn: submission
Ant: rebellion

Deference

8

(1) v. To discuss something with someone else; consult (2) v. To bestow
Root: fer

Confer

9

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

Inference

10

V. To present or offer
Root: fer
Ant: withhold

Proffer

11

V. To increase greatly in number; multiply
Root: fer
Syn: reproduce

Proliferate

12

Latin "to carry, to bring"
Comportment, purported

Port

13

N. Manner in which one acts or behaves
Root: port
Syn: demeanor

Comportment

14

Adj. claimed as true, but probably false
Root: port
Syn: alleged
Ant: definite

Purported