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fac/fact/fic

latin. "to make, do"

2

proficient

adj. skilled at; highly knowledgeable of.
root: fic
syn: able
ant: unskilled

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 simplistic or easy
root: fac
syn: shallow
ant: complex

6

pon/pound

latin. "to put, to place, to arrange"

7

expond

v. to explain or discuss in detail
root. pound
syn: clarify

8

proponent

n. one who argues in favor, supporter.
root: pon
syn: advocate
ant: critic

9

struct/strue

latin. "to build"

10

infrastructure

n. the basic framework of a building or system
root: struct

11

construe

v. to interpret or analyze something in a particular way.
root: strue
syn: understand
ant: mix up

12

constructive

adj. having a positive effect, helpful
root:struct
syn: useful
ant: harmful.

13

stit/stat

latin. "to stand"

14

destitute

adj. havfing no money, poor
root: stit
syn: penniless
ant: prosperous

15

restitution

n. payment for an injury, compensation
root: stit
syn: amends

16

stature

n. level of achievement or authority, standing
root: stat
syn: rank