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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 "to conquer"
Invincible, provincial, evince

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Provincial

Def. Limited in knowledge of the world; narrow-minded
Root. Vinc
Ant. Sophisticated

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Evince

Def.to establish; to reflect the truth of
Root. Vinc.

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Duc/Duct

Latin ductum, ducere to form
Conducive, induce, deduce

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Conducive

Def. Supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about
Root. Duct/Duc
Syn. Helpful, favorable

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Induce

Def. To lead towards some action
Root. Duc/Duct
Syn. Persuade
Ant. Discourage

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Deduce

Def. To draw a conclusion from fact; to infer
Root. Duc/Duct
Syn. Conclude

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Tract

Latin trahere, tractum "to drag"
Protracted, intractable, retract

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Protracted

Def. Extended in time; prolonged
Root: tract
Syn. Lingering
Ant. Brief

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Intractable

Def. Stubborn; obstinate; hard to move
Root: tract
Sym. Immovable
Ant. Malleable

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Retract

Def. to draw back; withdraw
Root: tract
Syn. Repeal

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Peto

Latin petere, petitim "to seek aggressively, to assault, to rush"
Petulant, impetuous, impetus

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Petulant

Def. Irritable or short tempered
Root. Peto

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Impetuous

Def. acting passionately and without forethought
Root. Peto
Syn. Rash
Ant. Careful

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Impetus

Def. that which drives one; momentum
Root. Peto
Syn. Stimulus