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TAIN/TEN/TENT/TIN
TO HOLD

DETAIN, PERTAIN, TENACIOUS, TENURE, SUSTENENCE
ABSTENTION: THE ACT OF REFRAINING VOLUNTARILY.
TENABLE: CAPABLE OF BEING HELD, MAINTAINED, OR DEFENDED.
PERTENACIOUS: PERSISTENT, STUBBORN.
TEND/TENS/TENT/TENU
TO STRETCH; TO THIN

TENSION, TANATIVE, DISTEND
TENDENTIOUS: PREDISPOSED TO A POINT OF VIEW.
ATTENUATE: TO WEAKEN OR REDUCE IN FORCE.
EXTENUATE: MAKING LESS SERIOUS BY OFFERING EXCUSES.
CONTENTIOUS: QUARRELSOME, DISAGREEABLE, BELIGERENT.
THEO
GOD

ATHIEST, THEOCRACY, THEOLOGY
APOTHEOSIS: GLORIFICATION, GLORIFIED IDEAL.
TRACT
TO DRAG; TO PULL; TO DRAW

TRACTOR, ATTRACT, CONTRACT, DETRACT, ABSTRACT
TRACTABLE: EASILY MANAGED OR CONTROLLED.
PROTRACT: TO PROLONG, DRAW OUT, EXTEND.
TRANS
ACROSS

TRANSACTION, TRANSPARENT, TRANSITION
TRANSGRESS: TO VIOLATE A LAW, COMMAND OF MORAL CODE.
TRANSCENDENT: GOING BEYOND ORDINARY LIMITS.
INTRANSIGENT: REFUSING TO AGREE OR COMPROMISE.
US/UT
TO USE

ABUSE, USAGE
USURP: TO SEIZE AND HOLD
UTILITARIAN: EFFICIENT, FUNCTIONAL AND USEFUL.
VEN/VENT
TO COME OR TO MOVE FORWARD

CONTRAVENE: TO COME INTO CONFLICT WITH.
ADVENTITIOUS: ACCIDENTAL
VER
TRUTH

VERDICT
VERACIOUS: HABITUALLY TRUTHFUL.
VERITY: TRUTHFUL
VERISIMILITUDE: THE APPEARANCE OF TRUTH.
AVER: TO AFFIRM; TO DECLARE TO BE TRUE.
VERD
GREEN

VERDANT: GREEN WITH VEGITATION; INEXPERIENCED.
VENDURE: FRESH, RICH VEGITATION.
VERS/VERT
TO TURN

CONTROVERSY, REVERT, DIVERSE, AVERSION, INTROVERT, EXTROVERT, INADVERTENT, COVERT
AVERT: AWAY FROM.
VI
LIFE

VIVID, VICARIOUS, VIABLE
VIVACITY: THE QUALITY OF BEING LIVELY, ANIMATED, SPIRITED.
JOIE DE VIVRE: JOY OF LIFE
CONVIVIAL: SOCIABLE.
VID/VIS
TO SEE

EVIDENT, VIDEO, ADVISER, SURVEY, VISTA
VIL
BASE, MEAN

VILE
REVILE: TO CRITICIZE WITH HARSH LANGUAGE.
VILIFY: TO SLANDER TO DEFAME
VOC/VOK
TO CALL

VOCABULARY, ADVOCATE, VOCATION, EQUIVOCATE
AVOCATION: A 2ND JOB.
VOCIFEROUS: CRYING OUT NOISILY.
CONVOKE: TO CALL TOGETHER.
INVOKE: TO CALL ON A DIETY.
VOL
TO WISH

VOLUNTARY
MALEVOLENT: BAD WILL.
BENEVOLENT: GOOD WILL.
VOLITION: FREE CHOICE, FREE WILL.
VOR
TO EAT

VORACIOUS, CARNIVOROUS, OMNIVOROUS.
DE
AWAY; OFF; DOWN; COMPLETELY; REVERSAL

DESCEND, DECIPHER, DEFAME, DEFILE
DEFERENTIAL: RESPECTFUL.
DELINEATE: TO TRACE THE OUTLINE OF.
DUC/DUCT
TO LEAD

ABDUCT, CONDUCT, CONDUCIVE, INDUCE, PRODUCE
INDUCT: TO INSTALL IN A POSITION WITH FORMAL CEREMONIES.
DUR
HARD

ENDURE, DURABLE, DURATION
DURESS: COMPULSION BY THREAT; COERCION.
DOUR: SULLEN; GLOOMY
DYS
FAULTY; ABNORMAL
DYSTROPHY, DYSPEPSIA, DYSLEXIA, DYSFUNCTIONAL
E/EF/EX
OUT; OUT OF; FROM; FORMER; COMPLETELY

EVADE, EXCLUDE, EXONERATE, EXPIRE
EXTRICATE: TO DISENTANGLE; RELEASE.
EFFACE: TO RUB OR WIPE OUT; SURPASS; ECLIPSE.
EQU
EQUAL; EVEN

EQUATION, ADEQUATE, EQUIDISTANT
INIQUITY: GROSSLY UNEQUAL.
ERR
TO WANDER

ERROR, ERRATIC
ERR: TO GO ASTRAY IN THOUGHT OR BELIEF; TO BE MISTAKEN.
ARRANT: DOWNRIGHT; THOROUGH; NOTORIOUS.
ESCE
BECOMING

ADOLESCENT, INCANDESCENT, CONVALESCENT, REMINISCENT
OBSOLESCENT: BECOMING OBSOLETE.
EU
GOOD; WELL

EULOGY, EUTHANASIA
EUPHEMISM: A PLEASANT-SOUNDING TERM FOR SOMETHING UNPLEASANT.
EUGENICS: IMPROVEMENT OF QUALITIES OF RACE BY CONTROL OF INHERITED CHARACTERISTICS.
EUPHONY: PLEASANTNESS OF SOUND.
EXTRA
OUTSIDE; BEYOND

EXTRAORDINARY, EXTRACT, EXTRADITE.
EXTRASENSORY: DERIVED BY MEANS OTHER THAN KNOWN SENSES.
EXTRAPOLATE: TO ESTIMATE UNKNOWN FACTS FROM KNOWN DATA.