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Latin To attach, be fixed
Adherent, incoherent, inherent

Her/hes

1

N. a follower of a person or idea
Root: her, hes
Syn: disciple
Ant: opponent

Adherent

2

Adj. unable to be understood; nonsensical
Root: her/hes
Syn: confused
Ant: clear

Incoherent

3

Adj. existing as a natural part
Root: her/hes
Syn: innate, inborn

Inherent

4

To pour out
Diffuse, effusive, profuse

Fus

5

(1) adj. not concentrated or focused; wordy
Root: fus
Syn: scattered
Ant: concentrated
(2) v. To spread out or distribute
Syn: disperse
Ant: concentrate

Diffuse

6

Adj. overflowing with words or feelings; gushing
Root: fus
Syn: enthusiastic
Ant: restrained

Effusive

7

Adj. plentiful; abundant
Root: fus
Syn: bounteous

Profuse

8

To loosen, to solve
Resolute, dissolute, insoluble

Solu/solv

9

Adj. determined; steadfast
Root: solu/solv
Syn: unshakeable

Resolute

10

Adj. devoted to sensual pleasure; lacking moral restraint
Root: solu/solv
Syn: dissipated; decadent

Dissolute

11

(1) impossible to solve or fix (2) unable to be dissolved
Root: solu/solv
Syn: puzzling; tough
Ant: uncomplicated

Insoluble

12

Latin. To select, to choose, to gather
Diligent, recollect, sacrilege

Leg

13

Adj. hard-working and careful
Root: leg
Syn: assiduous
Ant: lazy

Diligent

14

V. To remember; to recall
Root: leg

Recollect

15

N. an act against a holy person or place
Root: leg
Syn: profanity
Ant: reverence

Sacrilege