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VINC/VICT

Latin: Vincere, Victum
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
Root: VINC
Ant: Sophisticated

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Evince

Verb
To establish
Root: VINC

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DUC/DUCT

Latin
Ducere, Ductum
To Lead
Conducive
Induce
Deduce

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Conducive

Adj.
Supporting
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
Root: DUC
Syn: Conclude

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TRACT

Latin
Trahere, Tractum
To Drag
Protracted
Intractable
Retract

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Protracted

Adj.
Extended in time
Root: TRACT
Syn: Lingering
Ant: Brief

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Intractable

Adj.
Stubborn
Root: TRACT
Syn: Immovable
Ant: Malleable

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Retract

V.
To draw back
Root: TRACT
Syn: Repeal

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PETO

Latin
Petere, Petitum
To seek aggressively
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.
Root: PETO
Syn: Stimulus