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HER/HES

To attach,be fixed
Latin
HAERERE, HAESUM
Adherent, incoherent, inherent,

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Adherent

Noun
A follower of a person or idea
Latin
Syn. Disciple
Ant. Opponent

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Incoherent

Adjective
Not able to be understood; nonsensical
Latin
Syn. Confused
Ant. Clear

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Inherent

Adjective
Existing as natural part
Latin
Syn. Innate, inborn

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FUS

to pour out
Latin
FUNDERE, FUSUM
Diffuse, effusive, profuse

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Diffuse

(1) adjective
Not concentrated or focused, wordy
Latin
Syn. Scattered
Ant. Concentrated
(2) verb
To spread out or distribute
Syn. Disperse
Ant. Concentrate

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Effusive

Adjective
Overflowing with words or feelings, gushing
Latin
Syn. Enthusiastic
Ant. Restrained

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Profuse

Adjective
Plentiful, abundant
Latin
Syn. Bounteous

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SOLU/SOLV

To loosen, to solve
Latin
Solvere, solutum
Resolute, dissolute,insoluble

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Resolute

Adjective
Determined, steadfast
Latin
Syn. Unshakeable

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Dissolute

Adjective
Devoted to sensual pressure, lacking moral restraint.
Latin
Syn. dissipated; decadent

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Insoluble

(1) adjective
Impossible to solve of fix
Latin
Syn. Puzzling
Ant. Uncomplicated
(2) adjective
Unable to be dissolved
Latin
Syn. Tough

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LEG

To select, to chose, to gather
Latin
LEGO, LECTUM
Diligent, recollect, sacrilege, op

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Diligent

Adjective
Hard working and careful
Latin
Syn. Assiduous
Ant. Lazy

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Recollect

Verb
To remember, to recall
Latin

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Sacrilege

Noun
An act against a holy person or place
Latin
Syn. Profanity
Ant. Reverence