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Vid/Vis

Latin VIDERE, VISUM “to see”

Envisage, Visage

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Envisage

v. To imagine; to conceive of
Root: Vid/Vis
syn: perceive

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Visage

n. Face; Facial expression
root: Vid/Vis
syn: expression

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Pari

Latin PARERE, PARITUM “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 SPECERE, SPECTUM “to look”

Perspicuous, Retrospective, Aspect, Introspective

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Perspicuous

adj. Wise; insightful; acutely intelligent
Root: Spec
syn: Perspective
ant: Dim-wided

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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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Intospective

adj. Contemplating one’s own thoughts and feelings
Root: Spec
syn: shallow
Ant: meditative

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Phan

Greek PHANEIN “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