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FAC/ FACT/ FIC

Latin: Facere, Factum, means to "make, do."

Proficient, Factotum, Facsimile, Facile.

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Proficient

adj. Skilled at; highly knowledgeable of.
Root: Fic
Syn: Able
Ant: Unskilled

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Factotum

n. An assistant who does a variety of jobs.
Root: Fact

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Facsimile

n. A copy or imitation.
Root: Fac
Syn: Reproduction
Ant: Original

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Facile

adj. Too simplistic or easy from.
Root: Fac
Syn: Shallow
Ant: Complex

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PON/ POUND

Latin: Ponere, Posistum means to "put, to place, to arrange."

Expound, Proponent.

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Expound

v. To explain or discuss in detail.
Root: Pound
Syn: Clarify

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Proponent

n. One who argues in favor of; supporter.
Root: Pon
Syn: Advocate
Ant: Critic

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STRUCT/ STRUE

Latin: Struere, Structum means to "build".

Infrastructure, Construe, Constructive.

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Infastructure

n. The basic framework of a building or a system.
Root: Struct

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Construe

v. To interpret or analyze something in a particular way.
Root: Strue
Syn: Understand
Ant: Mix up

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Constructive

Adj. Having a positive effect; helpful.
Root: Struct
Syn: Useful
Ant: Harmful

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STIT/ STAT

Latin: Stare, Status means to "stand".

Destitute, Restitution, Stature.

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Destitute

adj. Having no money; poor.
Root: Stit
Syn: Penniless
Ant: Prosperous

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Restitution

n. Payment for an injury; compensation.
Root: Stit
Syn: Amends

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Stature

n. Level of achievement or authority; standing.
Root: Stat
Syn: Rank