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VID/VIS

Latin. Means "to see".
Envisage, Visage.

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Envisage

Verb. To imagine; to conceive of.
Root: Vid/Vis
Synonym: perceive

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Visage

Noun. Face, facial expression.
Root: Vid/Vis
Synonym: expression

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PARI

Latin. Means "to be visible, appear".
Root: Pari
Apparition

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Apparition

Noun. An unreal figure; a ghost.
Root: Pari
Synonym: specter

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Spec

Latin. Means "to look".
Perspicacious, Retrospective, Aspect, Introspective

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Perspicacious

Adjective. Wise; insightful; acutely intelligent.
Synonym: perceptive
Antonym: dim-witted, short-sighted

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Retrospective

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

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Aspect

Noun. A part that can be considered or viewed.
Root: Spec
Synonym: facet

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Introspective

Adjective. Contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings.
Root: Spec
Synonym: meditative
Antonym: shallow

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PHAN

Greek. Means "to appear, to show".
Phenomenon, Diaphanous, Epiphany, Sycophant.

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Phenomenon

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

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Diaphanous

Adjective. Light weight and transparent.
Root: Phan
Synonym: opaque

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Epiphany

Noun. A moment of great insight; revelation.
Root: Phan

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Sycophant

Noun. A person who flatters; a yes-man
Root: Phan