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HER/ HES

Latin: Haerere, Haesum means to "attach, 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. 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: Fundere, Fusum means to "pour out.

Diffuse, Effusive, Profuse.

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Diffuse

adj. Not concentrated or focused; wordy.
Root: Fus
Syn: Scattered
Ant: Concentrated
v. To spread out or distribute.
Syn: Disperse
Ant: Concetrate

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

Resolute, Dissolute, Insoluble.

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Resolute

adj. Determined; steadfast.
Root: Solu
Syn: unshakable

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Dissolute

adj. Devoted to sensual pleasure; lacking moral restraint.
Syn: Dissipated; decadent

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Insoluble

adj. Impossible to solve or fix. Unable to be dissolved.
Root: Solu
Syn: Puzzling
Ant: Uncomplicated
Syn: Tough

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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

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Sacrilege

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