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Her/Hes

Latin: To attach, be fixed

Adherent, Incoherent, Inherent

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Fus

Latin: to pour out

Diffuse, effusive, profuse

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Solu/ Solv

Latin: to loosen, to solve

Resolute, dissolute, insoluble

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Leg

Latin: to select, to choose, to gather

Diligent, recollect, sacrilege

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Adherent

Noun
A follower of a person or idea
Her
Syn: Disciple
Ant: Opponent

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Incoherent

Adj.
Not able to be understood, not sensical
Her
Syn: confused
Ant: clear

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Inherent

Adj.
Existing as a natural
Her
Syn: innate, inborn

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Diffuse

Adj.
Not concentrated or focused, wordy
Fus
Syn: disperse
Ant: concentrate

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Effusive

Adj.
Overflowing with words or feelings, gushing
Fus
Syn: enthusiastic
Ant: restrained

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Profuse

Adj.
Plentiful, abundant
Fus
Syn: bounteous

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Resolute

Adj.
Determined, steadfast
Solu
Syn: unshakeable

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Dissolute

Adj.
Devoted to sensual pleasure lacking moral restraint
Solu
Syn: dissipated, decadent

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Insoluble

Adj.
(1) impossible to fix, (2) unable to be dissolved
Solu
Syn: (1) puzzling (2) tough
Ant: (1) uncomplicated

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Diligent

Adj.
Hard-working and careful
Leg
Syn: assiduous
Ant: Lazy

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Recollect

Verb
To remember; to recall
Leg

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Sacrilege

Noun
An act against a holy person or place
Leg
Syn: profanity
Ant: reverence