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vid/vis

latin "to see"
- envisage, visage

2

envisage

v. to imagine, to conceive of
root: vis
syn:perceive

3

visage

n. face, facial expressions
root: vis
syn: expression

4

pari

latin. be visible, appear
- apparition

5

apparition

n. an unreal figure, a ghost
root: pari
syn: specter

6

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

8

retrospective

adj. looking backward over a period of time
root: spec

9

aspect

n. a part that can be considered or viewed
root: spec
syn: facet

10

introspect

adj. contemplating one's own thoughts and feeling
root: spec
syn: meditative
ant: shallow

11

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

13

diaphanous

adj. lightweight and transparent
root: phan
syn: opaque

14

epiphany

n. a moment of great insight; revelation
root: phan

15

Sycophant

N. a person who flatters
Root: phan