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Fac/Fact/Fic

Latin: 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. To simplistic or easy
Root: Fac
Syn: shallow
Ant: complex

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Pon/Pound

Latin: 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: means "to build"
Infrastructure, construe, constructive

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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: 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: 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