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Her/Hes

Latin. Haerere, Haesum means to attach, be fixed
Adherent, Incoherent, Inherent

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Adherent

N. A follower of a person or idea
Root: Her
Syn: Discipline
Ant: Opponent

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Incoherent

Adj. Not able to be understood; nonsensical
Root: Her
Syn: Confused
Ant: Clear

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Inherent

Adj. Existing as a natural part
Root: Her
Syn: Innate, Inborn

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Fus

Latin. Fundere, Fusum means to pour out
Diffuse, Effusive, Profuse

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Diffuse

Adj. (1) Not concentrated or focused; wordy (2) V. To spread out or distribute
Root: Fus
Syn: (1) Scattered (2) Disperse
Ant: (1) Concentrated (2) Concentrate

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Effusive

Adj. Overflowing with words or feelings; gushing
Root: Fus
Syn: Enthusiastic
Ant: Restrained

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Profuse

Adj. Plentiful; Abundant
Root: Fus
Syn: Bounteous

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Solu/Solv

Latin. Solvere, Solutum means to loosen, to solve
Resolute, Dissolute, Insoluble

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Resolute

Adj. Determined; Steadfast
Root: Solu
Syn: Unshakeable

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Dissolute

Adj. Devoted to sensual pleasure; Lacking moral restraint
Root: Solu
Syn: Dissipated, Decadent

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Insoluble

Adj. (1) Impossible to solve or fix (2) Unable to be dissolved
Root: Solu
Syn: (1) Puzzling (2) Tough
Ant: Uncomplicated

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Leg

Latin. Lego, Lectum means to select, to choose, to gather
Diligent, Recollect, Sacrilege

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Diligent

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

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Recollect

V. To remember, To recollect
Root: Leg

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Sacrilege

N. An act against a holy person or place
Root: Leg
Syn: Profanity
Ant: Reverence