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VINC / VICT

Latin: Vincere, Victum means to "conquer"

Invincible, Provincial, Evince

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Invincible

Adj. Unable to be conquered.
Root: Vinc
Syn: Invulnerable
Ant: Vulnerable

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Provincial

Adj. Limited in knowledge of the world; narrow minded.
Root: Vinc
Ant: Sophisticated.

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Evince

V. To establish; to reflect the truth of.
Root: Vinc

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DUC / DUCT

Latin: Ducere, Ductum means to "lead"

Conducive, Induce, Deduce

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Conducive

Adj. Supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about.
Root: Duc
Syn: Helpful, favorable

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Induce

V. To lead towards some action.
Root: Duc
Syn: Persuade
Ant: Discourage

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Deduce

V. To draw a conclusion from fact; to infer.
Root: Duc
Syn: Conclude

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TRACT

Latin: Trahere, Tractum means to "drag"

Protracted, Intractable, Retract.

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Protracted

Adj. Extended in time; prolonged.
Root: Tract
Syn: Lingering
Ant: Brief

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Intractable

Adj. Stubborn; obstinate; hard to move forward.
Root: Tract
Syn: Immovable
Ant: Malleable

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Retract

V. To draw back; withdraw
Root: Tract
Syn: Repeal

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PETO

Latin: Pretere, Petitum means to "seek agressively, to assail, to rush"

Petulant, Impetuous, Impetus

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Petulant

Adj. Irritable or short tempered
Root: Peto

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Impetuous

Adj. Acting passionately and without forethought.
Root: Peto
Syn: Rash
Ant: Careful

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Impetus

N. That which drives one; momentum
Root: Peto
Syn: Stimulus