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VINCE/VICT

-Latin
-"to conquer"
-Vincere, Victim

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INVINCIBLE

-adj. Unable to be conquered
-L. "not"
-syn. invulnerable/ant. vulnerable

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PROVINCIAL

-adj. limited in knowledge of the world; narrow-minded.
-L. "forward"
-syn. none/ant.sophisticated

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EVINCE

-v. to establish; to reflect the truth of.
-L. "out of"
-ant. none/syn.none

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DUC/DUCT

-Latin
-"to lead"
-Ducere,Ductum

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CONDUCIVE

-adj. Supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about.
-L. "with"
-syn. helpful,favorable

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INDUCE

-v. to lead toward some action.
-L. "towards"
-syn. persuade/ant. discourage

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DEDUCE

-v. to draw a conclusion from fact; to infer
-L. "down,away from"
-syn. conclude

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PROTRACTED

-adj. extended in time; prolonged
-L. "forward"
- syn: lingering/ant: brief

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INTRACTABLE

-adj. stubborn; obstinate; hard to move forward.
-L. "not"
-syn: immovable/ant: malleable

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RETRACT

-v. to draw back; withdraw.
-L. "back"
-syn: repeal

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PETO

-Latin
-"to seek aggressively, to assail, to rush."
-Petere, Petitum

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IMPETUOUS

-adj. acting passionately and without forethought.
-L. "in, towards"
-syn: rash/ant: careful

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IMPETUS

-n. that which drives one; momentum.
-L. "into"
-syn: stimulus