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Vinc/ Vict

Latin- Vincere, Victum means to conquer.
-invincible, provincial, evince.

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Invincible

adjective, 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

v.- to establish, to reflect the truth of
root: vinc

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duc/duct

latin: ducere, ductum " to lead"
conducive, induce, deduce.

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conduce

adj.- supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about
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; to infer
root: duc
syn: conclude

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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, withdraw
root: tract
syn: repeal

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peto

latin- petere, petitum, means to seek aggressively, to assail, to hush.
- 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