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Fac/Fact/Fic

Latin: To make, do

Proficient, Factotum, Facsmile, 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

4

Stit/Stat

Latin: to stand

Destitute, Restitution, stature

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Proficient

Adj.
Skilled at; highly knowledgeable of
Fic
Syn: able
Ant: unskilled

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Factotum

Noun
An assistant who does a variety of jobs
Fact

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Facsimile

Noun
A copy or imitation
Fac
Syn: reproduction
Ant: original

8

Facile

Adj.
Too simplistic or easy
Fac
Syn: shallow
Ant: complex

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Expound

Verb
to explain or discuss in detail
pound
Syn: Clarify

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Proponent

Noun
one who argues in favor of; supporter
Pon
Syn: advocate
Ant: critic

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Infrastructure

Noun
The basic framework of a building or system
struct

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Construe

Verb
to interpret or analyze something in a particular way
strue
Syn: understand
Ant: mix up

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Constructive

Adj.
Having a positive effect; helpful
struct
Syn: useful
Ant: harmful

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Destitute

Adj.
Having no money; poor
Stit
Syn: penniless
Ant: prosperous

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Restitution

Noun
Payment for an injury; compensation
Stit
Syn: amends

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Stature

Noun
Level of achievement or authority; standing
Stat
Syn: rank