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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. unreal figure, a 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 backwards over a period of times
Root: SPEC

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Aspect

N. a part that can be considered or viewed
Root: SPEC
Syn: facet

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Introspect

Adj. contemplating one's thoughts and feelings
Root: SPEC
Syn: meditative
Ant: shallow

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PHAN

Greek means "to appear, to show"

Phenomenon, diaphanous, epiphany, sycophant

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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