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VID/VIS

Latin for videre, visum "to see"
Envisage, visage.

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Envisage

V. to imagine, to conceive of.
Root: VIS
Syn: perceive
Ant:

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Visage

N. face; facial expression.
Root: VIS
Syn: expression
Ant:

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PARI

Latin for Parere, Paritum "be visable, appear".
Apparition.

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Apparition

N. an unreal figure; a ghost.
Root: PARI
Syn: specter
Ant:

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SPEC

Latin for specere, spectum "to look".
Perspicacious, retrospective, aspect, introspect.

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Perspicacious

Adj. wise; insightful; acutely inteligent.
Root: SPEC
Syn: perspective
Ant: dim-witted; short sighted

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Retrospective

Adj. Looking backward over a period of time.
Root: SPEC
Syn:
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Aspect

N. a part that can be considered or viewed.
Root: SPECT
Syn: facet
Ant:

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Introspective

Adj. contemplating ones own thoughts and feelings.
Root: SPECT
Syn: meditative
Ant: shallow

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PHAN

Greek for phanein "to appear, to show".
Phenomenon, diaphanous, epiphany, sycophant.

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Phenomenon

N. a fact or event which can be observed and/or documented.
Root: PHAN
Syn:
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Diaphanous

Adj. light weight and transparent.
Root: PHAN
Syn: opaque
Ant:

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Epiphany

N. a moment of great insight; revelation
Root: PHAN
Syn:
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Sycophant

N. a person who flatters; a yes-man.
Root: PHAN
Syn:
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