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HER / HES

Latin, means "to attach, to be fixed"

Adherent, incoherent, inherent

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Adherent

Noun, a follower of a person or idea
Root: HER / HES
Syn: disciple
Ant: opponent

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Incoherent

adj., not able to be understood; nonsensical
Root: HER/HES
Syn: confused
Ant: clear

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Inherent

Adj., existing as a natural part
Root: HER/HES
Syn: innate, inborn

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FUS

Latin, means "to pour out"

Defuse, effuse, profuse

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Defuse

(1) Adj., not concentrated or focused; wordy
(2) Verb, to spread out or distribute
Root: FUS
Syn: disperse
Ant: concentrate

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Effuse

Adj., overflowing with words or feelings; gushing
Root: FUS
Syn: enthusiastic
Ant: restrain

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Profuse

Adj., plentiful, abundant
Root: FUS
Syn: bounteous

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SOLU/SOLV

Latin, means "to loosen, to solve"

Resolute, dissolute, insoluble

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Resolute

Adj., determined; steadfast
Root: SOLU/SOLV
Syn: unshakable

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Dissolute

Adj., devoted to sensual pleasure; lacking moral restrain
Root: SOLU/SOLV
Syn: dissipated, decadent

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Insoluble

Adj., (1) impossible to solve or fix/(2) unable to be dissolved
Root: SOLU/SOLV
Syn: tough

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LEG

Latin, means "to select, to chose, 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

Verb, to remember; to recall
Root: LEG

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Sacrilege

Noun, and act against a holy person or place
Root: LEG
Syn: Profanity
Ant: reverence