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Vid/Vis

Latin. Vedere,Visum means to see
Envisage, Visage

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Envisage

V. To imagine, to concieve of
Root:Vis
Syn:Percieve

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Visage

N. Face, facial expression
Root:Vis
Syn:Expression

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Pari

Latin. Parere, Paritum means to be visible,appear
Apparation

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Apparation

N. An unreal figure, a ghost
Root:Pari
Syn:Specter

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Spec

Latin. Specere,Spectum means to look
Perspicacious, Retrospective, Aspect, Introspective

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Perspicacious

Adj. Wise, insightful, acutely intelligent
Root:Spec
Syn:Perceptive
Ant: Dim-witted, short-sighted

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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 means 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 and 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