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Flashcards in Unit 6 Vocabulary Deck (16):
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HER/HES (root)

Latin; "to attach, be fixed"
Words: adherent, incoherent, inherent

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adherent

n. A follower of a person or idea (her)
Synonym: disciple
Antonym: opponent

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incoherent

adj. Not able to be understood; nonsensical (her)
Synonym: confused
Antonym: clear

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Inherent

adj. Existing as a natural part (her)
Synonym: innate, inborn

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FUS (root)

Latin; "to pour out"
Words: diffusive, effusive, profuse

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diffuse

adj. Not concentrated focused; wordy (fus)
Synonym: scattered
Antonym: concentrated
v. To spread out or distribute
Synonym: disperse
antonym: concentrate

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effusive

adj. Overflowing with words or feelings; gushing (fus)
Synonym: enthusiastic
Antonym: restrained

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profuse

adj. Plentiful; abundant
Synonym: bounteous

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SOLU/SOLV (root)

Latin; "to loosen, to solve"
Words: resolute, dissolute, insoluble

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resolute

adj. Determined; steadfast (solu)
Synonym: unshakable

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dissolute

adj. Devoted to sensual pleasure; lacking moral restraint (solu)
Synonym: dissipated; decadent

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insoluble

adj. Impossible to solve or fix (solu)
Synonym: puzzling
Antonym: uncomplicated
adj. Unable to be dissolved
Synonym: tough

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LEG (root)

Latin; "to select, to choose, to gather"
Words: diligent, recollect, sacrilege,

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diligent

adj. Hard-working and careful (leg)
Synonym: assiduous
Antonym: lazy

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recollect

v. To remember; to recall (leg)

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sacrilege

n. An act against a holy person or place
Synonym: profanity
Antonym: reverence