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VID/VIS

to see
Latin
VIDERE, VISUM
Envisage, visage

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Envisage

verb
To imagine; to conceive of
Latin
syn: perceive


3

Visage

Noun
Face, facial expression
syn. Expression

4

PARI

Be visible, appear
Latin
PARERE, PARITUM
Apparition

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Apparition

Noun
Unreal figure; ghost
Latin
Syn. Specter

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SPEC

To look
Verb
SPECERE, SPECTUM
Perspicacious, retrospective, aspect, introspective

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Perspicacious

Adjective
Wise; insightful; acutely intelligent
Latin
Syn. Perceptive
Ant. Dim-witted; short sighted

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Retrospective

Adjective
Looking backward over a period of time.
Latin

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Aspect

Noun
A part that can be considered or viewed
Latin
Syn. Facet

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Introspective

Adjective
Contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings
Latin
Syn. Meditative
Ant. Shallow

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PHAN

to appear, to show
Greek
PHANEIN
Phenomenon, diaphanous, epiphany, sycophant

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Phenomenon

Noun
A fact ore vent which can be observed and/or documented.

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Diaphanous

Adjective
Light weight and transparent
Greek
Syn. Opaque

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Epiphany

Noun
A moment of great insight , revelation.
Greek

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Sycophant

Noun
A person who flatters; a yes man.
Greek