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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

Etymology: adjective
Definition: limited of knowledge on the world; narrow-minded
synonym:
antonym:

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Evince

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to establish, to reflect the truth of
Synonym: Express, show
Antonym: misrepresent

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Duc/Duct

Latin; Ducere, Ductum "to lead"

Conducive, Induce, Deduce

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Conducive

Part of Speech: Adjective
Definition: Supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about
Synonym: helpful, favorable
Antonym: non causal

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Induce

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to lead towards some action
Synonym: persuade
Antonym: discourage

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Deduce

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to draw a conclusion from fact, to infer
Synonym: conclude
Antonym: inconclusive

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Tract

Latin; Trahere, Tractum "to drag"

Protracted, intractable, retract.

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protracted

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: extended in time; prolonged
Synonym: lingering
Antonym: brief

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intractable

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: stubborn, obstinate, hard to move forward
Synonym: immovable
Antonym: malleable

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retract

Part of Speech: verb
Definition: to draw back, withdraw
Synonym: repeal
Antonym: attract

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Peto

Latin Petere, Petitum "to seek, aggressively, to assail, to rush"

Petulant, Impetuous, Impetus

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Petulant

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: irritable or short-tempered
Synonym: captious
Antonym: pleasant

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Impetuous

Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: acting passionately and without forethought
Synonym: rash
Antonym: careful

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Impetus

Part of Speech: noun
Definition: that which drives one, momentum
Synonym: stimulus
Antonym: block