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Via

Roadway

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Viaduct

Noun
A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley

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Impervious

Adjective
Unable to be affected
Synonym: invulnerable

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Deviate

Verb
To depart, especially from a path or plan
Synonym: stray
Antonym: continue

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Obviate

Verb
To make unnecessary, to avoid.
Synonym: prevent

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Fer

To carry, to bring

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Defer

Verb
To put aside till later, to yield respectfully
Synonym: postpone
Antonym: hasten

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Deference

Verb
Act or practice of yielding to another's authority
Synonym: submission
Antonym: rebellion

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Confer

Verb
To discuss with someone else, consult, to bestow

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Inference

Noun
A conclusion not directly drawn from evidence, but able to be drawn from the facts at hand

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Proffer

Verb
To present or offer
Antonym: withhold

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Proliferate

Verb
To increase greatly in number, multiply
Synonym: reproduce

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Port

To carry, to bring

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Comportment

Noun
Manner in which one behaves or acts
Synonym: demeanor

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Purported

Adjective
Claimed as true, but probably false.
Synonym: alleged
Antonym: definite