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HER/HES

Latin: Haerere, Haesum means "to attathced, be fixed"

Adherent, Incoherent, Inherent

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Adherent

N. A follower of a person or a idea.
Root: Her
Syn: Disciple
Ant: Opponent

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Incoherent

Adj. Not able to be understood; nonsencial.
Root: Her
Syn: Confused
Ant: Clear

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Inherent

Adj. Existing as a natural part.
Root: Her
Syn: Innate, inborn
Ant:

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FUS

Latin: Fundere, Fusum means "to pour out"

Diffuse, Effusive, Profuse

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Diffuse

Adj. Not concentrated or focused; wordy./V. To spread out or distribute.
Root: Fus
Syn: Scattered; Disperse
Ant: Concentrate; Concentrate

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Effusive

Adj. Overflowing with words or feelings; gushing.
Root: Fus
Syn: Enthusiastic
Ant: Restrained

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Profuse

Adj. Plentiful; abundant.
Root: Fus
Syn: Bounteous
Ant:

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SOLU/SOLV

Latin: Solvere, Solutum means "to loosen; to solve"

Resolute, Dissolute, Insoluble

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Resolute

Adj. Determined; steadfast.
Root: Sol
Syn: Unshakeable
Ant:

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Dissolute

Adj. Devoted to sensual pleasure; lacking moral restraint.
Root: Sol
Syn: Dissipated, decadent
Ant:

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Insoluble

Adj. Impossible to solve or fix; unable to be dissolved.
Root: Sol
Syn: Puzzling; Tough
Ant: ; Uncomplicated

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LEG

Latin: Lego, Lectum means "to select, to choose, to gather"

Diligent, Recollect, Sacrilege

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Diligent

Adj. Hard-working and careful.
Root: Leg
Syn: Assiduous
Ant: Lazy

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Recollect

V. To remember; to recall.
Root: Leg
Syn:
Ant:

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Sacrilege

N. An act against a holy person or place.
Root: Leg
Syn: Profanity
Ant: Reverence