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Vid/vis

Latin: means "to see"
Envisage, visage

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Envisage

V. To imagine; to conceive of
Root: Vis
Syn: perceive

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Visage

N. Face; facial expression
Root: Vis
Syn: expression

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Pari

Latin: means "be visible, appear"
Apparition

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Apparition

N. An unreal figure; ghost
Root: Pari
Syn: specter

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Spec

Latin: means "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: means "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. Light-weight 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