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Vid/vis

Latin: Videre,Visum "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: parere,paritum "be visible; appear"

Apparition

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Apparition

N. an unreal figure; a ghost
Root: pari
Syn: specter

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Spec

Latin: specere, spectum " to look"

Perspicacious, retrospective, aspect, introspective

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Perspicacious

Adj. wise; insightful; acutely intelligent
Root: spec
Syn: perceptive
Ant: dim-witted; shortsighted

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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 one's own thoughts and feelings
Root: spec
Syn: meditative
Ant: shallow

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Phan

Greek: phanein "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 or 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