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1

Aberrant

adj. Deviating from a pattern or rule.
Root: Err
Syn: abnormal
Ant: typical

2

Erroneous

adj. Wrong or inaccurate.
Root: Err
Syn: mistaken
Ant: correct

3

Errant

adj. Wandering or straying.
Root: Err
Syn: wayward
Ant: on course

4

Degrade

v. To lower in dignity or esteem; insult.
Root: Grad/Gress
Syn: belittle
Ant: honor

5

Congress

n. A coming together.
Root: Grad/Gress
Syn: meeting
Ant: disparce

6

Egress

V. Act of going out; exit.
Root: grad/gress
Syn: leaving
Ant: entering

7

Convene

V. To call together; to assemble.
Root: ven/vent
Syn: gather
Ant: adjourn

8

Covenant

N. A mutual or legal agreement.
Root: ven/vent
Syn: contract
Ant: break off

9

Circumvent

V. To avoid by going around; bypass.
Root: ven/vent
Syn: sidestep
Ant: Confront

10

Cursory

adj. Hasty and superficial.
Root: Cur/curs
Syn: casual
Ant: comprehensive

11

Precursor

N. That which comes before;forerunner.
Root: cur/curs
Syn: harbinger
Ant: ultimate

12

Recourse

N. Help for a problem; solution.
Root: cur/curs
Syn: resource
Ant: conflict

13

Incursion

N. An attack on another's territory; a raid.
Root: cur/curs
Syn: invasion
Ant: given land

14

Cur/Curs

Latin: to run.

15

Ven/Vent

Latin: To come.

16

Grad/Gress

Latin: To go forth; to proceed.

17

Err

Latin: To wander.