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ERR

Latin "to wander"

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Aberrant

Adj. deviating from a pattern or rule
Syn: abnormal
Ant: typical

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Erroneous

Adj. wrong or inaccurate
Syn: mistaken
Ant: correct

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Errant

Adj. wandering and straying
Syn: Wayward
Ant: On course

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GRAD/GRESS

Latin "to go forth, to proceed"

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Degrade

Adj. to lower in dignity or esteem; insult
Syn: belittle
Ant: honor

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Congress

N. a coming together

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Egress

N. act of going out; exit

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VEN/VENT

Latin "to come"

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Convene

V. To call together, to assemble
Syn: gather
Ant: adjourn xx.

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Covenant

N. a mutual or legal agreement
Syn: contract
Ant: break off

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Circumvent

V. To avoid by going around; bypass
Syn: sidestep
Ant: confront

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CUR/CURS

Latin "to run"

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Cursory

Adj. hasty and superficial.
Syn: casual
Any: comprehensive

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Precursor

N. tht which comes before; forerunner
Syn: harbinger

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Recourse

N. help for. Problem; solution
Syn: resource

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Incursion

N. an attack on another's territory ; a raid
Syn: invasion