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What does the Latin root VIA stand for?

Road way

Examples:Viaduct, deviate

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Viaduct

N. a bridge that carries a road or a railway over it
Root. Via
Syn. Narrow Bridge

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Impervious

Adj. unable to be effected
Root. Via
Syn. Invulnerable
Ant. Fragile

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Deviate

V. To depart, especially from a path or plan
Root. Via
Syn. Stray
Ant. Continue

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What does the Latin prefix Fer stand for?

To carry, to bring.

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Defer

V. To put aside
Root. Fer
Syn. Postpone
Ant. Hasten

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Deference

N.act or practice of yielding to someone's authority
Root. Ref
Syn. Submission
Ant. Rebellion

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Confer

V. To discuss something with someone else
Root. Fer
Syn. Consult
Ant. Disregard

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Inference

N. a conclusion not directly provided by evidence
Root. Fer
Syn. Assumption, inference
Ant. Fact

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Profer

V . To present or offer
Root. Fer
Syn. Give
Ant. Withhold

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Proliferate

V . To increase greatly in number, to multiply
Root. Fer
Syn. Reproduce
Ant. Stop

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What does the Latin prefix PORT stand for?

To carry to bring

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Comportment

N. manner in which someone acts or behaves
Root. Port
Syn. Demeanor
Ant. Acting

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Purported

Adj. claimed as true but probably false
Root. Port
Syn. Alleged
Ant. Definite