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Vinc/ Vict

Latin: Vincere, Victum means "to conquer"

Invincible, provincial, evince

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Invincible

adj.
Unable to be conquered
Root: Vinc/ Vict
syn: invulnerable
ant: vulnerable

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Provincial

adj
limited in knowledge of the world; narrow minded
Root: Vinc, Vict
ant: Sophisticated

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Evince

v.
to establish; to reflect the truth
Root: Vinc, Vict

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Duc/Duct

Latin- means "to lead"

Conductive, Reduce, Induce

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Conductive

adj
Supportive; Encouraging Helping to bring about
Root: Duc/Duct
syn: helpful, favorable

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Induce

v.
to lead toward some action
Root: Duc/Duct
syn: persuade
ant: discourage

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Deduce

v.
to draw a conclusion from fact; to infer
Root: Duc/Duct
syn: conclude

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Tract

Latin- means " to drag"

Protract, Retract, Intractable

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Protract

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- meaning " 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