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What does the Latin prefix Vinc/Vict stand for?

To Conquer

Ex. Victum, Provincial

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What does the Latin prefix Duc/Duct stand for?

To lead

Ex. Deduce, Conducive

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What does the Latin prefix Tract stand for?

To drag
Ex. Traction, tractor

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What does the prefix Peto stand for?

To seek aggressively

Ex.Petulant,Impetus

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Invincible

Adj. unable to conquer
Root. VINC
Syn. Invulnerable
Ant. Vulnerable

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Provincial

Limited In knowledge of the world,narrow minded
Root-Vinc
Ant. Sophisticated

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Evince

Adj. to establish, to reflect the truth of
Root-Vinc

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Conducive

Adj:supportive encouraging helpful to bring about
Root. Duc
Syn. Helpful, favorable

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Induce

V.to lead toward
Root-Duc
Syn- Conclude

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Protracted

Adj. extended
Root-tract
Syn-lingering
Ant-Brief

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Intractable

Adj:stubborn, obstinate, hard to move forward
Root-tract
Syn-immovable
Ant-malleable

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Retract

V. To draw back, withdrawal
Root. Tract
Syn. Repeal

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Petulant

Adj. irritable, short tempered
Root-Peto

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Impetuous

Adj. acting passionately And without forethought
Root-Peto
Syn-rash
Ant-Careful

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Impetus

N. that with drives one, momentum
Root-Peto
Syn-stimulus