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Put

Latin
To think

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Impute

v. To assign blame or responsibility for
syn: attribute ant: vindicate

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Dispute

(1) v. To disagree with (2) n. A disagreement or argument
syn: argument ant: agreement

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Disreputable

adj. Not respectable; having a bad reputation
syn: notorious ant: respectable

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Nota

Latin
To note

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Connotation

n. An image or idea associated with a word
Syn: Overtone

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Denotation

n. The dictionary definition of a word

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Annotate

v. To explain or discuss through a note

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Ratio

Reason
Latin

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Irrational

adj. Not based on reason or logic
syn: illogical ant: reasonable, rational

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Rationale

n. A reason for doing something; explanation

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Rationalize

v. Justify; give reason for
Syn: excuse

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Sci

Latin
To know

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Conscientious

adj. Diligent and careful
ant: careless

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Unconscionable

adj. Not obeying moral laws; unscrupulous
Ant: principled

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Prescient

adj. Showing knowledge of events before they happen
syn: far-sighted ant: rash