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VINC/VICT

Latin: means "to conquer"

Invincible, Provincial, Evince

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DUC/DUCT

Latin: "to lead"

Conducive, Induce, Deduce

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TRACT

Latin: "to drag"

Protracted, Intractable, Retract

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PETO

Latin: "to seek aggressively, to assail, to rush"

Petulant, Impetuous, Impetus

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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
Synonym: Ignorant
Antonym: Broad-minded

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Evince

V. To establish; to reflect truth of
Root: VINC
Synonym: Reveal
Antonym: Falsify

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Conducive

Adj. Supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about.
Root: DUC
Synonym: Supportive
Antonym: Unhelpful

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Induce

V. To lead towards some action.
Root: DUC
Synonym: Cause
Antonym: Repress

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Deduce

V. To draw a conclusion from fact; to infer.
Root: DUC
Synonym: Conclude
Antonym: Assume

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Protracted

Adj. Extended in time; prolonged.
Root: TRACT
Synonym: Prolong
Antonym: Shorten

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Intractable

Adj. Stubborn; obstinate; hard to move forward.
Root: TRACT
Synonym: Defiant
Antonym: Compliant

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Retract

V. To draw back; withdraw.
Root: TRACT
Synonym: Repeal
Antonym: Embrace

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Petulant

Adj. Irritable or short-tempered.
Root: PETO
Synonym: Cranky
Antonym: Tolerant

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Impetuous

Adj. Acting passionately and without forethought.
Root: PETO
Synonym: Motive
Antonym: Disincentive

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Impetus

N. That which drives one; momentum.
Root: PETO
Synonym: Motivation
Antonym: Counterincentive