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FAC/ FACT/ FIC

Latin " To make do"

Proficient, factotum, facsimile, facile,

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Proficient

Adj. skilled at; highly knowledgeable of
Root: FIC
Syn: able
Ant: unskilled

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Factotum

Noun. An assistant a variety of jobs
Root: FACT

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Facsimile

Noun. A copy or imitation
Root: FAC
Syn: reproduction
Ant: original

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Facile

Adj. too simplistic or easy
Root: FAC
Syn: shallow
Ant: complex

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PON/ POUND

Latin " to put, to place, or arrange"

Expound, proponent

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Expound

Verb. to explain or discuss in detail
Root: POUND
Syn: clarify

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Proponent

Noun. One who argues in favor of; supporter

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STRUCT/ STRU

Latin "to build"

Infrastructure, construe, constructive

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Infrastructure

Noun. The basic framework of a building or system
Root: STRUCT

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Construe

Verb. To interpret or analyze something in a particular way
Root: STRUE
Syn: Understand
Ant: mix up

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Constructive

Adj. having a positive effect; helpful
Root: STRUC
Syn: useful
Ant: harmful

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STIT/ STAT

Latin "to stand"

Destitute, restitution, stature

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Destitute

Adj. having no money; poor
Root: STIT
Syn: penniless
Ant: prosperous

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Restitution

Noun. Payment for an injury; compensation
Root: STIT
Syn: amends

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Stature

Noun. Level of achievement or authority; standing
ROOT: STAT