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VINC/ VICT

Latin: means to conquer

Invincible, provincial, envince

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Invincible

Adj. unable to be conquered.
Root: VINC
Syn: invulnerable
Ant: vulnerable

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Duc/Duct

Latin: means to lead

Conducive, induce, deduce

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Tract

Latin: means to drag

Protracted, retract, intractable

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Peto

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

Petulant, impetuous, impetus

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Provincial

Limited in knowledge of the world, narrow minded
Root- Vinc
Ant: sophisticated

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Evince

Adj. To establish, to reflect the truth of
Root- Vinc

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Conducive

Adj: supportive encouraging helpful 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 conclusion for fact, to infer
Root- Duc
Syn- conclude

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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, Withdrawal
Root: tract
Syn: repeal

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Petulant

Adj: irritable, 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