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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
Syn: Invulnerable
Ant: Vulnerable

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Provincial

Adj. Limited in knowledge of the world; narrow-minded
Root: Vinc
Ant: Sophisticated

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Evince

V. To establish; to reflect the truth of
Root: Vinc

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Duc/Duct

Latin: means "to lean"
Conductive, Induce, Deduce

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Conducive

Adj. Supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about
Root: Duc
Syn: Helpful, Favorable

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Induce

V. To leads towards 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

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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

V. 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

N. That which drives one; momentum
Root: Peto
Syn: Stimulus