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Vid/ vis

To see
Latin
Envisage/visage

2

Pari

Be visible, appear
Latin
Apparition

3

Spec

To look
Latin
Perspicacious/ retrospective/ aspect/ introspective

4

Phan

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

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Envisage

Verb
To imagine; to conceive of
Vid/ vis
Syn: perceive
Ant:-

6

Visage

Noun
Face; facial expression
Vid/ vis
Syn:expression
Ant:-

7

Apparition

Nouns
An unreal figure; a ghost
Pari
Syn:spectator
Ant:-

8

Perspicacious

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

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Retrospective

Adjective
Looking backward over a period of time
Spec
Syn:-
Ant:-

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Aspect

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

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Introspective

Adjective
contemplating ones own thoughts and feelings
Spec
Syn: meditative
Ant: shallow

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Phenomenon

Noun
A fact or event which can be observed and/or documented
Phan
Syn:-
Ant: -

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Diaphanous

Adjective
Light-weight and transparent
Phan
Syn: opaque
Ant: -

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Epiphany

Noun
A moment of great insight; revelation
Phan
Syn: -
Ant: -

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Sycophant

Noun
A person who flatters; a yes-ma
Phan
Syn:-
Ant:-