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VINC/VINCT

Latin: Vincere, Victum means "to conquer"

Invincible, Provinicial, 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:
Ant: Sophisticated

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Evince

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

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DUC/DUCT

Latin: Ducere, Ductum means "to lead"

Conducive, Induce, Deduce

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Cunducive

Adj. Supporting; encouraging; helping to bring out.
Root: Duc
Syn: Helpful, favorable
Ant:

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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; to infer.
Root: Duc
Syn: Conclude
Ant:

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TRACT

Latin: Trahere, Tractum 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; to withdraw.
Root: Tract
Syn: Repeal
Ant:

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PETO

Latin: Petere, Petitum means "to seek aggressively, to assail, to rush"

Petulant, Impetuous, Impetus

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Petulant

Adj. Irritable or short-tempered.
Root: Peto
Syn:
Ant:

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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: