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1

Unable to be conquered
syn: invulnerable     
ant: vulnerable

INVINCIBLE

2

Limited in knowledge of the world; narrow-minded
ant: sophisticated

PROVINCIAL

3

To establish; to reflect the truth of

EVINCE

4

DUCERE, DUCTUM “to lead”
Ex: Conductive, induce, deduce

DUC/DUCT

5

Supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about
syn: helpful, favorable

CONDUCIVE

6

To lead towards some action
syn: persuade     
ant: discourage

INDUCE

7

To draw a conclusion from fact; to infer
syn: conclude

DEDUCE

8

TRAHERE, TRACTUM “to drag”
Ex: PROTRACTED, INTRACTABLE, RETRACT

TRACT

9

Extended in time; prolonged
syn: lingering     
ant: brief

PROTRACTED

10

Stubborn; obstinate; hard to move forward
syn: immovable     
ant: malleable

INTRACTABLE

11

To draw back; withdraw
syn: repeal

RETRACT

12

PETERE, PETITUM “to seek aggressively, to assail, to rush"
Ex: PETULANT, IMPETUOUS, IMPETUS

PETO

13

Irritable or short-tempered

PETULANT

14

Acting passionately and without forethought
syn: rash     
ant: careful

IMPETUOUS

15

That which drives one; momentum
syn: stimulus

IMPETUS

16

FRANGERE, FRACTUM “to break”
Ex: FRACTIOUS, INFRACTION, INFRINGE

FRACT/FRING/FRANG

17

Tending to argue or cause discord
syn: cross, peevish     
ant: amiable

FRACTIOUS

18

Minor violation of a rule or law
syn: transgression

INFRACTION

19

To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass

INFRINGE

20

CAEDERE, CISUM “cut, kill”
Ex: EXCISE, INCISIVE, CONCISE

CIS

21

To cut out of; remove
syn: expunge

EXCISE

22

Sharply cutting; direct and powerful
syn: keen     
ant: dull

INCISIVE

23

Brief and straightforward
syn: terse     
ant: rambling

CONCISE

24

TEMNEIN “to cut”
Ex: Tome, epitome, dichotomy, anatomy

TOM

25

A large and serious book

TOME

26

The best or most typical example
syn: embodiment

EPITOME

27

Two opposite parts of one whole

DICHOTOMY

28

The structure or parts, taken as a whole

ANATOMY

29

PUNGERE, PUNCTUM “to sting, pierce”
Ex: Compunction, punctilious, pungent

PUNCT

30

Feeling of regret or remorse
syn: penitence

COMPUNCTION

31

Paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful
syn: meticulous     
ant: careless

PUNCTILIOUS

32

Stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell

PUNGENT

33

VINCERE, VICTUM “to conquer”
Ex: Invincible, provincial, evince

VINC/VICT