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VINC/VICT

Latin: means "to conquer".
Invincible, Provincial, Evince.

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invincible

adj. Unable to be conquered.
Root: Vinc
Synonym: Invulnerable
Antonym: Vulnerable

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provincial

adj. limited in knowledge of the world; narrow-minded
Root: Vinc/Vict
antonym: sophisticated

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Evince

Verb. To establish; to reflect the truth of.
Root: Vinc/Vict

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DUC/DUCT

Latin. Means to lead.
Conducive, induce, deduce.

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Conducive

Adjective. Supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about.
Root: Duc/Duct
Synonym: helpful, favorable

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Induce

Verb. To lead someone towards action.
Root: Duc/Duct
Synonym: persuade
Antonym: discourage

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Deduce

Verb. To draw a conclusion from fact; infer.
Root: Duc/Duct
Synonym: conclude

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TRACT

Latin. Means "to drag".
Protracted, Intractable, Retract.

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Protracted

Adjective. Extended in time; prolonged.
Root: Tract.
Synonym: lingering
Antonym: brief

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Intractable

Adjective. Stubborn; obstinate; hard to move forward.
Root: Tract.
Synonym: immovable
Antonym: malleable

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Retract

Verb. To draw back; withdraw.
Root: Tract
Synonym: repeal

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PETO

Latin. Means "to seek aggressively, to assail, to rush".
Petulant, Impetuous, Impetus.

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Petulant

Adjective. Irritable or short-tempered.
Root: Peto

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Impetuous

Adjective. Acting passionately and without forethought.
Root: Peto
Synonym: rash
Antonym: careful

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Impetus

Noun. That which drives one; momentum.
Root: Peto
Synonym: stimulus