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Her/Hes

Latin. Means "to attach, be fixed"

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Fus

Latin. Means " to pour out"

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Solu/ solv

Latin. Means "to loosen, to solve"

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Leg

Latin. Means "to select, to choose, to gather.

5

Adherent

Noun. A follower of a person or idea.
Root: her
Syn: disciple
Ant: opponent

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Incoherent

Adj. Not able to be understood; nonsensical
Root:her
Syn: confused
ant:clear

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Inherent

Adj. Existing as a natural part.
Root: her
Syn: innate, inborn

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Diffuse

1) adjective. Not concentrated or focused.
Syn: scattered Ant: concentrated
2)verb. To spread out or distribute.
Syn: disperse ant: concentrate
Root: fus

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Effusive.

Adjective. Overflowing with words or feelings; gushing.
Root: fus
Syn:enthusiastic
ant: restrained

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Profuse.

Adjective.Plentiful; abundant.
Root: fus
Syn: bounteous.

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Resolute

Adjective. Determined; steadfast.
Root: solu
Syn: unshakeable.

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Dissolute

Adjective. Devoted to sensual pleasure; lacking moral restraint.
Root: solu
Syn: dissipated; decadent.

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Insoluble.

1)Adjective. Impossible to solve or fix
2) Adjective.Unable to be dissolved.
Root: solu
syn: tough

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Diligent

Adjective. Hard-working and careful.
Root: leg
Syn:Assiduous
Ant: lazy

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Recollect

Verb. To remember; to recall.
Root: leg

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Sacrilege

Noun. An act against a holy person or place.
Root:leg
Syn: profanity
Ant: Reverence