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PON/POUND

Latin means “To put, to place, to arrange”

Expound, Proponent

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FAC/FACT/FIC

Latin means “To make, do”

Proficient, Factotum, Facsimile, Facile

3

STIT/STAT

Latin means "To stand”

Destitute, Restitution, Stature

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STRUCT/STRUE

Latin means “To build”

Construe, Construction, Infrastructure

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Proficient

Adjective
Skilled at; highly knowledgeable 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

Adjective
Too simplistic or easy from
Root: Fac/Fact/Fic
Syn: Shallow
Ant: Complex

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Expound

Verb
To explain or discuss in detail
Root: Pon/Pound
Syn: Clarify

10

Proponent

Noun
One who argues in favor of; supporter
Root: Pon/Pound
Syn: Advocate
Ant: Critic

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Construe

Verb
To interpret or analyze something in a particular way
Root: Strue/Struct
Syn: Understand
Ant: Mix up

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Constructive

Adjective
Having a positive effect; helpful
Root: Struct/Strue
Syn: Useful
Ant: Harmful

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Destitute

Adjective
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

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Infrastructure

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