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Fac/fact/fic

Latin to make, do

Ex. Proficient, factotum, facsimile, facile

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Proficient

N. skilled at, highly knowledgable
Root- fac/fact/fic
Syn: able
Ant. Unskilled

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Factotum

N an assistant who does a variety of jobs
Root-fac/fact/fic

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Facsimile

N. a copy or imitation
Root- fac/fact/fic
Syn. Reproduction
Ant. Original

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Facile

Adj. to simplistic, or easy
Root- fac/fact/fic
Syn. Shallow
Ant. Complex

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Pon/pound

Latin. To put, to place, to arrange

Ex. Expound, proponent

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Expound

V. To explain of discuss in detail
Root- pon/pound
Syn. Clarify

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Proponent

N. one who argues in favor of, support
Root- pon/pound
Syn. Advocate
Ant. Critic

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Struct/strue

Latin. To build

Ex. Infrastructure, construe, constructive

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Infrastructure

N. the basic framework of a building or system
Root- struc/strue

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Construe

V. To interpret or analyze something in a particular way
Root- stuct/strue
Syn. Understand
Ant. Mix up

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Constructive

Adj. having a positive effect, helpful
Root- struct/strue
Syn. Useful
Ant. Harmful

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STIT/STAT

Latin. To stand

Ex. Destitute, restitution, statute

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Destitute

Adj. having no money, poor
Root- stit/stat
Syn. Penniless
Ant. Prosperous

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Restitution

N. payment for an injury, compensation
Root- stit/stat
Syn amends

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Stature

N. level of achievement or authority
Root-stit stat
Syn rank