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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: Fac
Syn:
Ant:

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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, Positum 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
Ant:

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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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Infrastructure

N. The basic framework f a building or a system.
Root: Struct
Syn:
Ant:

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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
Ant:

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Stature

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