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VID/VIS

Latin: " to see"
Envisage, Visage

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Visage

N: Face, facial expression
Root: VIS
Syn: Expression

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Envisage

V: To imagine; to conceive of
Root: VIS
Syn: perceive

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PARI

Latin: "be visible, appear"
Apparition

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Apparition

N: An unreal figure; a ghost
Root: PARI
Syn: Specter

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SPEC

Latin: "to look"
Perspicacious, Retrospective, Aspect, Introspective

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Perspicacious

Adj: Wise; insightful; acutely intelligent
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

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Introspective

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

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PHAN

Greek: "to appear, to show"
Phenomenon, Diaphanous, Epiphany

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Phenomenon

N: A fact or event which can be observed and/or documented
Root: PHAN

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Diaphanous

Adj: Lightweight and transparent
Root: PHAN
Syn: Opaque

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Epiphany

N: a moment of great insight; revelation
Root: PHAN

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Sycophant

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