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ROOT: her/hes

LATIN; haerere, haesum
MEANING: to attach, be fixed
WORDS:
Adherent
Incoherent
Inherent

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Adherent

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: a follower of a person or idea
SYN: disciple
ANT: opponent
ROOT: her/hes

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Incoherent

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: not able to be understood; nonsensical
SYN: confused
ANT: clear
ROOT: her/hes

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Inherent

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: existing as a natural part
SYN: innate, inborn
ROOT: her/hes

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ROOT: fus

LATIN; fundere,fusum
MEANING: to pour out
WORDS:
Diffuse
Effusive
Profuse

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Diffuse

(1)P.O.S: adjective
(1) MEANING: not concentrated or focused; wordy
(2) P.O.S: verb
(2) MEANING: to spread out or distribute
SYN: disperse
ANT: concentrate
ROOT: fus

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Effusive

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: overflowing with words or feelings; gushing
SYN: enthusiastic
ANT: restrained
ROOT: fus

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Profuse

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: plentiful;abundant
SYN: bounteous
ROOT: fus

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ROOT: solu/solv

LATIN; solvere,solutum
MEANING: to loosen, to solve
WORDS:
Resolute
Dissolute
Insoluble

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Resolute

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: determined;steadfast
SYN: unshakeable
ROOT: solu/solv

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Dissolute

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: devoted to sensual pleasure; lacking moral restraint
SYN: dissipated; decadent
ROOT: solu/solv

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Insoluble

(1) & (2)P.O.S: adjective
(1) MEANING: impossible to solve or fix
(2) MEANING: unable to be dissolved
SYN: tough
ROOT: solu/solv

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ROOT: leg

LATIN; lego,lectum
MEANING: to select, to choose, to gather
WORDS:
Diligent
Recollect
Sacrilege

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Diligent

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: hard-working and careful
SYN: assiduous
ANT: lazy
ROOT: leg

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Recollect

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to remember, to recall
ROOT: leg

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Sacrilege

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: an act against a holy person or place
SYN: profanity
ANT: reverence
ROOT: leg