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Spec/Spect
"to look at"
Vid/Vis
L. "to see to look"
Phot/Phos
G. "light"
Nunc/Nounc
L. "to announce"
Luc
L. "light"
Voc/Vok
L. "to call"
Phototropic
tending to grow or move towards light
Phosporescent
giving off light without heat
Photogenic
Attractive in pictures or photographs
Lucid
easy to understand; clear
Elucidate
to make clear by explaining
Translucent
allowing light to pass through
L. trans
"through"
Circumspect
careful mindful of rules and consequences
Prospect
that which is expected
Specter
ghost or phantom
L. circum
"around"
Invidious
hateful or spiteful
Providential
happening by good fortune
Improvise
to create without any forethought or preparation
L. in
"against, not, in, into, on"
Enunciate
to pronounce or articulate
Renounce
to reject by declaration
Pronouncement
a declaration of opinion
L. e
"out of, from"
L. re
"back, again"
L. pro
"forth, in front of, forward"
Invoke
to call upon for support
Provocative
causing disturbance or excitement
Revoke
to make invalid; deactivate
Fa
L. "to speak"
Ineffable
unutterable, indescribable
Infantile
childish; immature
Affable
easy to converse with; friendly
L. ad
"towards"
Dic/Dict
L. "to say, to tell"
Edict
an official order
Indict
to charge with a crime; accuse
Dictum
a formal or athoritative statement
Hib/Hab
L. "to have, hold"
Prohibit
to stop one from doing something; prevent
Inhibit
to get in the way of; hinder
Fus/Found
L. "to pour out"
Suffuse
to fill up from within; to spread throughout
L. sub
"beneath"
Confound
to confuse and frustrate
L. con
"together"
Infuse
to inject; to fill something or someone with
Ten/Tain/Tin
L. "to hold"
Sustain
to support for an extended period of time
Abstain
to not do something; refrain
L. ab
"away from"
Tenacious
stubbornly persistent; determined
Retinue
a group that attends an important person
Ple
L. "to fill"
Replete
filled up with
Implement
to put into action
Deplete
to use up; waste
L. de
"down"
L. tenax
"holding fast, stubborn"