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Vid/Vis

To see
Latin
Envisage; Visgage

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Envisage

Verb
To imagine; to conceive of
Vid/Vis
Syn: perceive

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Visage

Noun
Face; facial expression
Vid/Vis
Syn: expression

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Pari

Be visible; appear
Latin
Apparition

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Apparition

Noun
An unreal figure; a ghost
Pari
Syn: specter

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Spec

To look
Latin
Perspicacious; retrospective; aspect; introspective

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Perspicacious

Adjective
Wise; insightful; actually intelligent
Spec
Syn: perspective
Ant: dim-witted; short sighted

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Retrospective

Adjective
Looking backward over a period of time
Spec

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Aspect

Noun
A part that can be considered or viewed
Spec
Syn: facet

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Introspective

Adjective
Contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings
Spec
Syn: meditative
Ant: shallow

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Phan

To appear, to show
Greek
Phenomenon; diaphanous; epiphany; sycophant

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Phenomenon

A fact or event which can be observed and/or documented
Noun
Pham

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Diaphanous

Lightweight; transparent
Adjective
Phan
Syn: opaque

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Epiphany

A moment of great insight; revelation
Noun
Phan

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Sycophant

A person who flatters; a yes-man
Noun
Phan