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ROOT: via

LATIN; via
MEANING: road, way
WORDS:
- viaduct
- impervious
- deviate
- obviate

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Viaduct

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: a bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley
ROOT: via

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Impervious

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: unable to be affected
SYN: invulnerable
ROOT: via

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Deviate

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to depart, especially from a path or plan
SYN: stray
ANT: continue
ROOT: via

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Obviate

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to make unnecessary; to avoid
SYN: prevent
ROOT: via

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ROOT: fer

LATIN; ferre
MEANING: to carry, to bring
WORDS:
- defer
- deference
- confer
- inference
- proffer
- proliferate

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Defer

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: (1) to put aside until later (2) to yield repectfully
SYN: postpone
ANT: hasten
ROOT: fer

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Deference

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: act or practice of yielding to another's authority
SYN: submission
ANT: rebellion
ROOT: fer

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Confer

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: (1) to discuss something with someone else ; consult (2) to bestow
ROOT: fer

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Inference

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: a conclusion not directly provided by evidence, but able to be drawn from facts at hand
ROOT: fer

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Proffer

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to present or offer
ROOT: fer

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Proliferate

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to increase greatly in number; multiply
SYN: reproduce
ROOT: fer

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ROOT: port

LATIN; portare, portatum
MEANING: to carry, to bring
WORD:
-comportment
- purported

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Comportmemt

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: manner in which one acts or behaves
SYN: demeanor
ROOT: port

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Purported

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: claimed as true, but probably false
SYN: alleged
ANT: definite
ROOT: port