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Fac/Fact/Fic

Latin. Facere, Factum means to make do
Proficient, Factotum, Facsimile, Facile

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Proficient

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

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Factotum

N. an assistant who does a variety of jobs
Root: Fac

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Facsimile

N. a copy or imitation
Root: Fac
Syn: Reproduction
Ant: Original

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Facile

Adj. to simplistic or easy
Root: Fac
Syn: Shallow
Ant: Complex

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Pon/Pound

Latin. Poneer, Positum means to put, to place, to arrange

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Expound

V. To explain or discuss in detail
Root: Pound
Syn: Clarify

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Proponent

N. one who argues in favor of; supporter
Root: Pon
Syn: Advocate
Ant: Critic

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Struct/Strue

Latin. Struere, Structum means to build
Infrastructure, Construe, Constructive

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Infrastructure

N. the basic framework of a building or a system
Root: Struct

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Construe

V. 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: Struct
Syn: Useful
Ant: Harmful

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Stit/Stat

Latin. Stare, Status means 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

N. Payment for an injury, Compensation
Root: Stit
Syn: Amends

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Stature

N. Level of achievement or authority; Standing
Root: Stat
Syn: Rank