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Vid/Vis

Latin: Videre; Visum
To see
Envisage, Visage

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Envisage

V.
To imagine.
Root: Vis
Syn: Perceive

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Visage

N.
Facial expression.
Root: Vis
Syn: Expression

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Pari

Latin: Parere, Paritum
Be visible, appear
Apparition

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Apparition

N.
An unreal figure.
Root: Pari
Syn: Specter.

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Spec

Latin: Specere, Spectum
To Look
Perspicacious, Retrospective, Aspect, Introspective

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Perspicacious

Adj.
Wise.
Root: Spec
Syn: Perceptive
Ant: Dim-witted, Short-sighted

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Retrospective

Adj.
Looking backward over a period of time.
Root: Spec

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Aspect

N.
A part that can be considered or viewed.
Root: Spec
Syn: Facet

10

Introspective

Adj.
Contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings.
Root: Spec
Syn: Meditative
Ant: Shallow

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Phan

Greek: Phanein
To appear, to show.
Phenomenon, Diaphanous, Epiphany, Sycophant

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Phenomenon

N.
A fact or event which can be observed/ documented.
Root: Phan

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Diaphanous

Adj.
Lightweight and transparent.
Root: Phan
Syn: Opaque

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Epiphany

N.
A great moment of insight.
Root: Phan

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Sycophant

N.
A person who flatters.
Root: Phan