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VIA (root)

Latin; "road, way"
Words: viaduct, impervious, deviate, obviate

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Viaduct

n. A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley

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Impervious

adj. Unable to be affected
Synonym: invulnerable

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Deviate

v. To depart, especially from a path or plan
Synonym: stray
Antonym: continue

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Obviate

v. To make unnecessary; to avoid
Synonym: prevent

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FER (root)

Latin; "to carry, to bring"
Words: defer, deference, confer, inference, proffer, proliferate

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Defer

v. to put aside until later
v. to yield respectfully
Synonym: postpone
Antonym: hasten

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Deference

n. Act or practice of yielding to another's authority
Synonym: submission
Antonym: rebellion

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Confer

v. To discuss something with someone else; consult
v. To bestow

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Inference

n. A conclusion not directly provided by evidence, but able to be drawn from the facts at hand

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Proffer

v. To present or offer
Antonym: withhold

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Proliferate

v. To increase greatly in number; multiply
Synonym: reproduce

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PORT (root)

Latin; "to carry, to bring"
Words: comportment, purported

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Comportment

n. Manner in which one acts or behaves
Synonym: demeanor

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Purported

adj. Claimed as true, but probably false
Synonym: alleged
Antonym: definite