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FAC/FACT/FIC

Latin FACERE, FACTUM "to make, do"

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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 “to put, to place, to arrange”

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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 “to build”

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INFRASTRUCTURE

N. The basic framework of 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 “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; compensation
Root: STIT
Syn: amends
Ant:

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STATURE

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