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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 knowledgable of"
Root: FAC / FACT / FIC
Syn: able
Ant: unskilled

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Factotum

Noun, "an assistant who does a variety of jobs"
Root: FAC / FACT / FIC

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Facsimile

Noun, "a copy or imitation"
Root: FAC / FACT/FIC
Syn: reproduction
Ant: original

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Facile

Adj., "to simplistic or ease from"
Root: FAC/FACT/FIC
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

Verb, "to explain or discuss in detail"
Root: PON/ POUND
Syn: clarify

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Proponent

Noun, "one who argues in favor of; supporter"
Root: PON/POUND
Syn: advocate
Ant: critic

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STRUCT/STRUE

Latin, means "to build"

Infrastructure, construe, constructive

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Infrastructure

Noun, "the basic structure of a building or system"
Root: STRUCT/STRUE

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Construe

Verb, "To interpret or analyze something in a particular way"
Root: STRUCT/STRUE
Syn: understand
Ant: mix up

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Constructive

Adj., "having a positive effect; helpful"
Root: STRUCT/STRUE
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/STAT
Syn: penniless
Ant: prosperous

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Restitution

Noun, "payment for an injury; compensation"
Root:STIT/STAT
Syn: amends

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Stature

Noun, "level of achievement or authority; standing"
Root: STIT/STAT
Syn: rank