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VINC/ VINCT

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
Syn: Bigoted
Ant: Sophisticated

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Evince

V. To establish, to reflect the truth of.
Root: Vinc
Syn: Declare
Ant: Keep secret

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DUC/ DUCT

Latin: ducere, ductum "to lead".
Conductive, induce, deduce.

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Conductive

Adj. Supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about.
Root: DUC
Syn: Helpful, favorable
Ant: Un useful

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Induce

V. To lead toward 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
Ant: To not understand

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TRACT

Latin: Trahere, tractum "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 foward.
Root: TRACT
Syn: Immovable
Ant:Malleable

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Retract

V. To draw back; withdraw.
Root: TRACT
Syn: Repeal
Ant: Send out, deposit.

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PETO

Latin: Petere, petitum "to seek aggressively, to assail, to rush"
Petulant, impetuous, impetus.

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Petulant

Adj. Irritable or short tempered.
Root: PETO
Syn: Bad-tempered, cranky
Ant: Happy

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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
Ant: Block, check