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FAC/FACT/FIC

Latin: Facere, Factum
To make, to do
Proficient, Factotum, Facsimile, Facile

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Proficient

Adj.
Skilled at.
FIC
Syn: Able
Ant: Unskilled

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Factotum

N.
An assistant who does a variety of jobs.
FACT

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Facsimile

N.
A copy or imitation.
FAC
Syn: Reproduction
Ant: Original

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Facile

Adj.
Too simplistic or easy.
FAC
Syn: Shallow
Ant: Complex

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PON/POUND

Latin: Ponere, Positum
To put, place, arrange
Expound, Proponent

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Proponent

N.
One who argues in favor of.
PON
Syn: Advocate
Ant: Critic

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STRUCT/STRUE

Latin: Struere, Structum
To build
Infrastructure, Construe, Constructive

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Expound

V.
To explain or discuss in detail.
POUND
Syn: Clarify

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Infrastructure

N.
The basic framework of a building or a system.
STRUCT

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Construe

V.
To interpret or analyze something in a particular way.
STRUE
Syn: Understand
Ant: Mix up

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Constructive

Adj.
Having a positive effect.
STRUCT
Syn: Useful
Ant: Harmful

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STIT/STAT

Latin: Stare, Status
To stand
Destitute, Restitution, Stature

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Destitute

Adj.
Having no money.
STIT
Syn: Penniless
Ant: Prosperous

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Restitution

N.
Payment for an injury.
STIT
Syn: Amends

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Stature

N.
Level of achievement or authority.
STAT
Syn: Rank