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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; narrow-minded.
Root: Vinc
Syn: Small-minded
Ant: Sophisticated

4

Evince

Verb. To reflect the truth of; to establish
Root: Vinc
Syn: Prove
Ant: Falsify

5

Conducive

adj. supportive;encouraging; helping to bring about.
Root: Duc
Syn: Helpful
Ant: Pessimistic

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Induce

V. To lead toward some action.
Root: Duc
Syn: persuade
Ant: discorage

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Deduce

V. To draw a conclusion from fact; to infer.
Root: Duc
Syn: conclude
Ant: persist

8

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

10

Retract

V. To draw back; withdraw.
Root: Tract
Syn: repeal
Ant: attract

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Petulant

Adj. Irritable or short-tempered.
Root: Peto
Syn: grouchy
Ant: patient

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Impetuous

Adj. Acting passionately and without forefront.
Root: Peto
Syn: impulsive
Ant: analytical

12

Impetus

n. That which drives one; momentum.
Root:Peto
Syn: goals
Ant: conflicts

13

Vinc/Vict

Latin: means "to conquer"
Invincible, Provincial, Evince

14

Duc/Duct

Latin: means "to lead."
Conducive, Induce, and Deduce.

15

Tract

Latin: means "to drag."
Retractable, Intractable, Retract.

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Peto

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