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Vid/Vis

Latin means to see

Example: envisage, visage

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Envisage

V. To imagine, to conceive of
Root- Vis/Vid
Syn. Perceive

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Visage

N. face, facial expression
Root- Vid/Vis
Syn. Expression

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Pari

Latin. Be visible appear

Examples: apparition

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Apparition

N. an unreal figure, a ghost
Root- pari
Syn. Specter

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Spec

Latin. To look

Example: perspicacious, retrospective, aspect, introspective

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Perspicacious

Ask. Wise, insightful, acutely intelligent
Root- Spec
Syn- perceptive
Any- 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 ones own thoughts and feelings
Root- spec
Syn- meditative
Ant. Shallow

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Phan

Greek. To appear, to show

Examples: 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