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HER/HES

Latin: "to attach, be fixed"

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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: Not able 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: "to pour out"

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Diffuse

1)Adj: Not concentrated or focused; wordy
2)V: to spread out or distribute
Root: FUS
1)Syn: scattered Ant: concentrated
2)Ant: Disperse Ant: concentrate

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Effusive

Adj: Overflowing with words or feeling; gushing
Root: FUS
Syn: Enthusiastic
Ant: Restrained

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Profuse

Adj: Plentiful
Root: FUS
Syn: Bounteous

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SOLU/SOLV

Latin: "to loosen, to solve"

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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 solved
Root: SOLU
Syn: Tough

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LEG

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

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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

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Sacrilege

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