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FAC/FACT/FIC

Latin: "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 asssitant who does a variety of jobs
Root: FAC

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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: Simple
Ant: Complex

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PON/POUND

Latin: " to put, to place, to arrange"

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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 favors; supporter
Root: PON
Syn: Advocate
Ant: Critic

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STRUCT/STRUE

Latin: " 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: 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: "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

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Stature

N: Level of achievement or authority; standing
Root: STAT
Syn: Rank