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1

Proficient

adj. Skilled at; highly knowledgeable of.
Root: Fac/Fact/Fic
Syn: able
Ant: unskilled

2

Factotum

n. An assistant who does a variety of jobs.
Root:Fac/Fact/Fic
Syn: handyman
Ant: uselessness

3

Fascimile

n. A copy or imitation.
Root: Fac/Fact/Fic
Syn: reproduction
Ant: original

4

Fascile

adj. Too simplistic or easy.
Root: Fac/ Fact/ Fic
Syn: shallow
Ant: complex

5

Expound

v. To explain or discuss in detail.
Root: Pon/Pound
Syn: clarify
Ant: abstruct

6

Proponent

n. One who argues in favor of; supporter.
Root: Pon/Pound
Syn: advocate
Ant: critic

7

Infrastructure

n. The basic framework for a building or a system.
Root: Struct/Strue
Syn: skeleton
Ant: product

8

Construe

v. To interpret or analyze something in a particular way.
Root: Struct/Strue
Syn: understand
Ant: mix up

9

Constructive

adj. Having a positive effect; helpful.
Root: Struct/Strue
Syn: useful
Ant: harmful

10

Destitute

adj. having no money; poor.
Root: Stit/Stat
Syn: penniless
Ant: prosperous

11

Restitution

n. Payment for an injury; compensation.
Root: Stit/Stat
Syn: amends
Ant: owe

12

Stature

n. Level of achievement or authority; standing.
Root: Stat/Stit
Syn: rank
Ant: replace

13

Fac/Fact/Fic

Latin: "To make, do."
Proficient, Factotum, Facsimile, Facile.

14

Pon/Pound

Latin: "To put, to place, to arrange.'
Expound, Proponent.

15

Struct/Strue

Latin: "To build."
Infrastructure, Construe, Constructive.

16

Stit/Stat

Latin: "To stand."
Destitute, Restitution, Stature.