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FAC/FACT/FIC

Latin: "to make, do"
Proficient, Factotum, Facsimile, Facile

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PON/POUND

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

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STRUCT/STRUE

Latin: "to build"
Infrastructure, Construe, Constructive

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STIT/STAT

Latin: "to stand"
Destitute, Restitution, Stature

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Proficient

adj. Skilled at; highly knowledgeable of.
Root: FAC/FACT/FIC
Synonym: Able
Antonym: Unskilled

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Factotum

n. An assistant who does a variety of jobs.
Root: FAC/FACT/FIC

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Facsimile

n. A copy or imitation.
Root: FAC/FACT/FIC
Synonym: Reproduction
Antonym: Original

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Facile

adj. Too simplistic or easy.
Root: FAC/FACT/FIC
Synonym: Shallow
Antonym: Complex

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Expound

v. To explain or discuss in detail.
Root: PON/POUND
Synonym: Clarify

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Proponent

n. One who argues in favor of; supporter.
Root: PON/POUND
Synonym: Advocate
Antonym: Critic

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Infrastructure

n. The basic framework of a building or a system.
Root: STRUCT/STRUE

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Construe

v. To interpret or analyze something in a particular way.
Root: STRUCT/STRUE
Synonym: Understand
Antonym: Mix up

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Constructive

adj. Having a positive effect; helpful.
Root: STRUCT/STRUE
Synonym: Useful
Antonym: Harmful

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Destitute

adj. Having no money; poor.
Root: STIT/STAT
Synonym: Penniless
Antonym: Prosperous

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Restitution

n. Payment for an injury; compensation.
Root: STIT/STAT
Synonym: Amends

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Stature

n. Level of achievement or authority; standing.
Root: STIT/STAT
Synonym: Rank