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HER/HES

Latin means "to attached, be fixed"

Adherent, incoherent, inherent

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Adherent

N. a follower of a person or idea
Root: HER
Syn: disciple
Ant: opponent

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Incoherent

Adj. unable 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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FUS

Latin means "to pour out"

Diffuse, Effusive, Porfuse

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Diffuse

(1) adj. not concentrated or focused; wordy
(2) v. To spread out or disperse
Root: FUS
Syn: disperse
Ant: 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

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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
Syn: unshakeable

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Dissolute

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

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Insoluble

(1) adj. impossible to solve or fix (2) unable to be dissolved
Root: SOLV
Syn: tough

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LEG

Latin means "to select, to choose, to gather"

Diligent, Recollect, Sacrilege

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Diligent

Adj. hardworking and careful
Root: LEG
Syn: assiduous
Ant: 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
Syn: profanity
Ant: reverence