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Invincible

Adj. Unable to be conquered
Root: Vinc
Syn: Invulnerable
Ant: Vulnerable

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VINC / VICT

Latin: means "to conquer"

Invincible, provincial, evince

3

DUC / DUCT

Latin: means "to lead"

Conducive, Induce, Deduce

4

TRACT

Latin: means "to drag"

Protracted, Intractable, Retract

5

PETO

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

Petulant, Impetuous, Impetus

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Provincial

Adj.: Limited in knowledge of the world, narrow-minded
Root: Vinc
Ant: Sophisticated

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Evince

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

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Conducive

Adj.: Supporting, encouraging; helping to bring about
Root: Duc
Syn: helpful, favorable

9

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

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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

13

Retract

V.: To draw back; with-draw
Root: TRACT
Syn: repeal

14

Petulant

Adj.: Irritable or short-tempered
Root: PETU

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Impetuous

Adj.: Acting passionately and without forethought
Root: PETU
Syn: rash
Ant: careful

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Impetus

N.: That which drives one; momentum
Root: PETU
Syn: stimulus