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Her/Hes

Latin, Haerere, Haesum "to attach, be fixed"

adherent, incoherent, inherent

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adherent

Part of speech: noun
Definition: a follower of a person or idea
Synonym: disciple
Antonym: opponent

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incoherent

Part of speech: adjective
Definition: not able to be understood; nonsensical
Synonym: confused
Antonym: clear

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inherent

Part of speech: adjective
Definition: existing as a natural part
Synonym: innate, inborn

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Fus

Latin Fundere, Fusum "to pour out"

diffuse, effusive, profuse

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Diffuse

Part of speech: (1) adjective (2) verb
Definition: (1) not concentrated or focused; wordy (2) to spread out or distribute
Synonym: (1) scattered (2) disperse
Antonym: (1) concentrated (2) concentrate

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Effusive

Part of speech: adjective
Definition: overflowing with words or feelings; gushing
Synonym: enthusiastic
Antonym: restrained

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Profuse

Part of speech: adjective
Definition: plentiful abundant
Synonym: bounteous

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Solu/Solv

Latin Solvere, Solutum "to loosen, to solve"

resolute, dissolute, insoluble

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Resolute

Part of speech: adjective
Definition: determined; steadfast
Synonym: unshakeable

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dissolute

Part of speech: adjective
Definition: devoted to sensual pleasure; lacking moral restraint
Synonym: dissipated; decadent

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insoluble

Part of speech: adjective
Definition: impossible to solve or fix; unable to be dissolved
Synonym: puzzling; tough
Antonym: uncomplicated

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Leg

Latin Lego, Lectum "to select, to choose, to gather"

diligent, recollect, sacrilege

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Diligent

Part of speech: adjective
Definition: hard working and careful
Synonym: assiduous
Antonym: lazy

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Recollect

Part of speech: verb
Definition: to remember; to recall

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sacrilege

Part of speech: noun
Definition: an act against a holy person or place
Synonym: profanity
Antonym: reverence