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HER/HES

Latin: "to attach, be fixed"

Adherent, Incoherent, Inherent

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FUS

Latin: "to pour out"

Diffuse, Effusive, Profuse

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SOLU/SOLV

Latin: "to loosen, to solve"

Resolute, Dissolute, Insoluble

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LEG

Latin: "to select, to choose, to gather"

Diligent, Recollect, Sacrilege

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Adherent

n. A follower of a person or idea.
Root: HER/HES
Synonym: Disciple
Antonym: Opponent

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Incoherent

adj. Not able to be understood; nonsensical
Root: HER/HES
Synonym: Confused
Antonym: Clear

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Inherent

adj. Existing as a natural part.
Root: HER/HES
Synonym: Innate, Inborn

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Diffuse

adj. Not concentrated or focused; wordy
Root: FUS
Synonym: Scattered
Antonym: Concentrated

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Effusive

adj. Overflowing with words or feelings; gushing
Root: FUS
Synonym: Enthusiastic
Antonym: Restrained

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Profuse

adj. Plentiful; abundant.
Root: FUS
Synonym: Bounteous

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Resolute

adj. Determined; steadfast.
Root: SOLU/SOLV
Synonym: Unshakeable

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Dissolute

adj. Devoted to sensual pleasure; lacking moral restraint.
Root: SOLU/SOLV
Synonym: Dissipated; Decadent

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Insoluble

adj. Impossible to solve or fix. Unable to be dissolved.
Root: SOLU/SOLV
Synonym: Tough

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Diligent

adj. Hard-working and careful.
Root: LEG
Synonym: Assiduous
Antonym: Lazy

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Recollect

v. To remember; to recall.
Root: LEG

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Sacrilege

n. An act against a holy person or place.
Root: LEG
Synonym: Profanity
Antonym: Reverence