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Fac/Fact/Fic

Latin Facere, Factum "to make do"

proficient, factotum, facsimilie, facile

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proficient

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: skilled at; highly knowledgeable of
Synonym: able
Antonym: unskilled

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factotum

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: an assisstant who does a variety of jobs

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facsimile

Part of Speech:noun
Definition: a copy or imitation
Synonym: reproduction
Antonym: original

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facile

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: too simplistic or easy
Synonym: shallow
Antonym: complex

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Pon/Pound

Latin Ponere,Positum "to put, to place, to arrange"

expound, proponent

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expound

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to explain or discuss in detail
Synonym: clarify

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proponent

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: one who argues in favor of; supporter
Synonym: advocate
Antonym: critic

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Struct/Strue

Latin Struere, Structum "to build"

infrastructure, construe, constructive

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infrastructure

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: the basic framework of a building system

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construe

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to interpret or analyze something in a particular way
Synonym: understand
Antonym: mix up

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constructive

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: having a positive effect; helpful
Synonym: useful
Antonym: harmful

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Stit/Stat

Latin, Stare, Status "to stand"

destitute, restitution, stature

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destitute

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: having no money; poor
Synonym: penniless
Antonym: prosperous

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restitution

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: payment for an injury; compensation
Synonym: amends

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stature

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: level of achievement or authority; standing
Synonym: rank