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VINCE / VICT

Latin, 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 the knowledge of the world; narrow-minded
Root: VINCE
Ant: sophisticated

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DUC / DUCT

Latin, means "to lead"

Conducive, Induce, Deuce

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Evince

Verb to establish; to reflect the truth of
Root: VINCE

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Conducive

Adj. supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about
Root: DUC
Syn: helpful, favorable

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Induce

Verb to lead towards some action
Root: DUC
Syn: persuade
Ant: discourage

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Deduce

Verb to draw a conclusion from fact; to infer
Root: DUC
Syn: conclude

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TRACT

Latin, 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

Verb, to draw back; withdraw
Root: TRACT
Syn: repeal

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PETO

Latin, means "to seek aggressively, 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

Noun, that which drives one; momentum
Root: PETO
Syn: stimulus