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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
Root: Vinc
Syn: Narrow- minded
Ant: Sophisticated

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Evince

V: To establish
Root: Vinc
Syn: prove
Ant: disprove

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DUC/DUCT

Latin: "to lead"
Conducive, Induce, Deduce

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Conducive

Adj: Supportive, encouraging
Root: Duc
Syn: helpful
Ant: Useless

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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 a fact
Root: Duc
Syn: Conclude
Ant: Wait

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TRACT

Latin: "to drag"
intractable, retract, protracted

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Protracted

Adj: Extended in time
Root: Tract
Syn: Lingering
Ant: Brief

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Intractable

Adj: Stubborn
Root: Tract
Syn: Immovable
Ant: Malleable

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Retract

V: to draw back, withdraw
Root: Tract
Syn: Repeal
Ant: Attract

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PETO

Latin: "to seek aggressively"
Petulant, Impetuous, Impetus

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Petulant

Adj: Irritable or short-tempered
Root: Peto
Syn: cranky
Ant: Positive

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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: Pull