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Her/ hes

Latin. To attach, be fixed

Examples: adherent, incoherent, inherent

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Adherent

N. a follower of a person or idea
Root- her/hes
Syn. Disciple
Ant. Opponent

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Incoherent

Adj. unable to be understood, nonsensical
Root- her/hes
Syn. Confused
Ant. Clear

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Inherent

Adj. existing as a natural part
Root- he/ hes
Syn. Innate, inborn

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Fus

Latin. To pour out

Ex. Diffuse, Effusive, profuse

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Diffuse

Adj. not concentrated or focused wordy. To spread out or distribute
Root- fus
Syn. Disperse
Ant. Concentration

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Effusive

Adj. overflowing, with word 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. To loosen, to solve

Examples: resolute, dissolute, insoluble

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Resolute

Adj. determined, steadfast
Root- solu/ solv
Syn. Unshakeable

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Dissolute

Adj. devoted to sensual pressure, lacking moral restraint
Root- solu/ solv
Syn. Dissipated, decadent

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Insoluble

Adj. Impossible to love or fix. Unable to be dissolved
Root- solv/ solu
Syn- tough

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Leg

Latin. To choose, to gather, to select

Examples. 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