About: The root word “Sist” is taken from the Latin word “Sistere” which means “take one's stand by”. A sense of “support” (by something) is always exhibited from derived words, simple words with overt sense are derived from this root.


Assist (verb): Help (someone), typically by doing a share of the work.

Consist (verb): Be composed or made up of.

Desist (verb): Stop doing something; cease or abstain.

Exist (verb): Have objective reality or being.

Existence (noun): The fact or state of living or having objective reality.

Insist (verb): Demand something forcefully, not accepting refusal.

Persist (verb): Continue in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.

Resist (verb): Withstand the action or effect of.

Solstice (noun): Either of the two times in the year, the summer solstice and the winter solstice, when the sun reaches its highest or lowest point in the sky at noon, marked by the longest and shortest days.

Subsist (verb): Maintain or support oneself, especially at a minimal level.

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