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Via

Latin. Via means road, way
Viaduct, Impervious, Deviate, Obviate

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Viaduct

N. A bridge that caries a road or railroad over a valley
Root: Via

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Impervious

Adj. Unable to be affected
Root: Via
Syn: Invunerable

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Deviate

V. To depart, especially from a path or a 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 means 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 be 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; multiply
Root: Fer
Syn: Reproduce

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Port

Latin. Portare, Portatum means to carry, to bring
Comportment, Purported

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Comportment

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: Define