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VID/VIS (root)

Latin; "to see"
words: envisage, visage

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envisage

v. To imagine; to conceive of (vis)
Synonym: perceive

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visage

n. Face; facial expression (vis)
Synonym: expression

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PARI (root)

Latin; "be visible, appear"
words: apparition

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apparition

n. An unreal figure; a ghost (pari)
Synonym: specter

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SPEC (root)

Latin; "to look"
Words: perspicacious, retrospective, aspect, introspective

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Perspicacious

adj. Wise; insightful; acutely intelligent (spec)
Synonym: perceptive
Antonym: dim-witted; short-sighted

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retrospective

adj. Looking backward over a period time (spec)

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aspect

n. A part that can be considered or viewed (spec)
Synonym: facet

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introspective

adj. Contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings (spec)
Synonym: meditative
Antonym: shallow

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PHAN (root)

Greek; "to appear, to show"
Words: phenomenon, diaphanous, epiphany

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Phenomenon

n. A fact or event which can be observed and/or documented (phan)

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diaphanous

adj. Light-weight and transparent (phan)
Synonym: opaque

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epiphany

n. A moment of great insight; revelation