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FAC/FACT/FIC

Latin. Means "to make, do".
Proficient, Factotum, Facsimile, Facile

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Proficient

Adjective. Skilled at; highly knowledgable of.
Root: Fac/Fact/Fic
Synonym: able
Antonym: 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
Synonym: reproduction
Antonym: original

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Facile

Adjective. Too simplistic or easy from.
Root: Fac/Fact/Fic
Synonym: shallow
Antonym: 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
Synonym: clarify

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Proponent

Noun. One who argues in favor of; supporter
Root: Pon/Pound
Synonym: advocate
Antonym: critic

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STRUCT/STRUE

Latin. Means "to build".
Infrastructure, Construe, Constructive.

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Infrastructure

Noun. The basic framework of a building or a system.
Root: Struct/Strue

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Construe

Verb. To interpret or analyze something in a particular way.
Root: Struct/Strue
Synonym: understand
Antonym: mix up

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Constructive

Adjective. Having a positive effect; helpful.
Root: Struct/Strue
Synonym: useful
Antonym: harmful

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STIT/STAT

Latin. Means "to stand".
Destitute, Restitution, Stature.

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Destitute

Adjective. Having no money; poor.
Root: Stit/Stat
Synonym: penniless
Antonym: prosperous

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Restitution

Noun. Payment for an injury; compensation.
Root: Stit/Stat
Synonym: amends

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Stature

Noun. Level of achievement or authority; standing.
Root: Stit/Stat
Synonym: rank