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HER/HES

Latin. Means "to attach, be fixed".
Adherent, Incoherent, Inherent

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Adherent

Noun. A follower of a person or idea.
Root: Her/Hes
Synonym: disciple
Antonym: opponent

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Incoherent

Adjective. Not able to be understood; nonsensical.
Root: Her/Hes
Synonym: confused
Antonym: clear

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Inherent

Adjective. Existing as a natural part.
Root: Her/Hes
Synonym: innate, inborn

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FUS

Latin. Means "to pour out".
Diffuse, Effusive, Profuse.

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Diffuse

Adjective. Not concentrated or focused; wordy.
Root: Fus
Synonym: scattered
Antonym: concentrated

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Effusive

Adjective. Overflowing with words or feelings.
Root: Fus
Synonym: enthusiastic
Antonym: restrained

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Profuse

Adjective. Plentiful; abundant.
Root: Fus
Synonym: bounteous

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SOLU/SOLV

Latin. Means "to loosen, to solve."
Resolute, Dissolute, Insoluble.

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Resolute

Adjective. Determined; steadfast.
Root: Solu/Solv
Synonym: unshakeable

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Dissolute

Adjective. Devoted to sensual pleasure; lacking moral restraint.
Root: Solu/Solv
Synonym: dissipated; decadent

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Insoluble

Adjective. Impossible to solve or fix. Unable to be dissolved.
Root: Solu/Solv
Synonym: puzzling, tough
Antonym: uncomplicated

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LEG

Latin. Means "to select, to choose, to gather."
Diligent, Recollect, Sacrilege.

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Diligent

Adjective. Hardworking and careful.
Root: Leg
Synonym: assiduous
Antonym: 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
Synonym: Profanity
Antonym: Reverence