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Vid/Vis

Latin Videre, Visum; to see

Envisage, Visage

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Envisage

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to imagine, to conceive of
Synonym: perceive

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Visage

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: face; facial expressions
Synonym: expression

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Pari

Latin; Parere, Paritum; "be visible, appear"

apparition

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apparition

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: an unreal figure, a ghost
Synonym: specter

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Spec

Latin; Specere, spectum "to look"

Perspicacious, retrospective, aspect, introspective

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Perspicacious

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: wise; insightful; acutely intellegent
Synonym: perceptive
Antonym: dim-witted, short-sighted

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Retrospective

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: looking backwards over a period of time

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Aspect

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: a part that can be considered or viewed
Synonym: facet

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introspective

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings.
Synonym: meditative
Antonym: shallow

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Phan

Greek; Phanein, "to appear, to show"

Phenomenon, Diaphanous, epiphany, sycophant

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phenomenon

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: a fact or event that can be observed and/or documented

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diaphanous

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: light weighted and transparent
Synonym: opaque

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epiphany

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: a moment of great insight; revelation

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sycophant

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: a person who flatters, a yes man