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FAC/FACT/FIC

Latin means "to make, do"

2

Proficient

Adj. skilled at; highly knowledgeable of
Root: FIC
Syn: skilled
Ant: unable

3

Factotum

N. an assistant who does a variety of jobs
Root: FACT

4

Facsimile

N. a copy or imitation
Root: FAC
Syn: reproduction
Ant: original

5

Facile

Adj. too easy or simplistic from
Root: FAC
Syn: shallow
Ant: complex

6

PON/POUND

Latin means "to pull, to place, to arrange"

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Expound

V. To explain or discuss with detail
Root: POUND
Syn: clarify

8

Proponent

N. one who argues in favor of; supporter
Root: PRO
Syn: advocate
Ant: critic

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STRUCT/STRUE

Latin means "to build"

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Infrastructure

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: mixup

12

Constructive

Adj. having a positive effect; helpful
Root: STRUCT
Syn: useful
Ant: harmful

13

STIT/STAT

Latin means "to stand"

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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; compensate
Root: STIT
Syn: amends

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Stature

N. level of achievement or authority; standing
Root: STAT
Syn: rank