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Vinc/Vict (Root)

Latin; "to conquer"
Words: Invincible, Provincial, Evince

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Invincible

Adj. Unable to be conquered (Vinc/Vict)
Synonym: invulnerable
Antonym: vulnerable

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Provincial

Adj. Lived in the knowledge of the world; Narrow-minded (Vinc/Vict)
Antonym: sophisticated

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Evince

V. To establish; to reflect the truth of (Vinc/Vict)

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Duc/Duct (root)

Latin; "to lead"
Words: Conductive, Induce, Deduce

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Conductive

Adj. Supportive; Encouraging; helping to bring out (Duc/Duct)
Synonym: helpful, favorable

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Induce

V. To lead towards some action (Duc/Duct)
Synonym: Persuade
Antonym: Discourage

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Deduce

V. To draw a conclusion from a fact; to infer (Duc/Duct)
Synonym: conclude

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Tract (root)

Latin; "to drag"
Words: Protracted, Intractable, Retract

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Protracted

Adj. Extended in time; prolonged (Tract)
Synonym: lingering
Antonym: brief

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Intractable

Adj. Stubborn; obstinate; hard to move forward (Tract)
Synonym: immovable
Antonym: malleable

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Retract

V. To draw back; withdraw (Tract)
Synonym: repeal

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Peto (root)

Latin; "to seek aggressively, to assail, to rush"
Words: Petulant, Impetuous, Impetus

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Petulant

Adj. Irritable or short tempered (Peto)

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Impetuous

Adj. acting passionately and without forethought (Peto)
Synonym: rash
Antonym: carefully

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Impetus

N. that which drives one; momentum (Peto)
Synonym: stimulus