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Latin Root –duce-. The words are formed from the Latin word ducere , which means, “to lead.” In English, the root –duce- can also be spelled duct , duk , and duit . For example, abduct means to carry off by force; to kidnap. . Conduct . Definition: 1) To lead, guide, run, or manage

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latin root duce

Latin Root –duce-

The words are formed from the Latin word ducere, which means, “to lead.”

In English, the root –duce- can also be spelled duct, duk, and duit.

For example, abduct means to carry off by force; to kidnap.

conduct
Conduct
  • Definition: 1) To lead, guide, run, or manage
  • Part of Speech: verb
  • Sentence: The manager conducted the sales meeting with great efficiency and skill.

Definition: 2) The way a person acts

  • Part of Speech: noun
  • Sentence: Teachers expect better conduct from 8th graders than kindergarteners.
conduit
Conduit
  • Definition: 1) A pipe or channel for transporting or enclosing fluids, gases, or wires.
  • Part of Speech: noun
  • Sentence: The electrical conduit’s fireproof insulation prevented a blaze from starting.

Definition: 2) A means of getting or communicating something.

  • Part of Speech: noun
  • Sentence: The diplomat was a conduit for messages between the two leaders.
deduce
Deduce
  • Definition: To reach a conclusion through logical reasoning
  • Part of Speech: verb
  • Sentence: When Derek saw a food covered picnic table, he deduced that the campers were nearby.
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Duke
  • Definition: A nobleman of the highest rank other than a prince or king
  • Part of Speech: noun
  • Sentence: William, Duke of Normandy, conquered England in 1906.
inducement
Inducement
  • Definition: Something that tempts or persuades; an incentive
  • Part of Speech: noun
  • Sentence: The bank offered a free CD player as inducement for opening an account there.
induction
Induction
  • Definition: Placement or entry into a club or office
  • Part of Speech: noun
  • Sentence: Art Donovan’s induction into the U.S. Marine Corps Sports Hall of Fame was well deserved.
reduction
Reduction
  • Definition: 1) An amount subtracted; the amount that something is lessened
  • Part of Speech: noun
  • Sentence: Many Americans appreciated the reduction in their property taxes.
subdue
Subdue
  • Definition: 1) To conquer or bring under control
  • Part of Speech: verb
  • Sentence: After the championship, police may be called upon to subdue dangerous rioters.

Definition: 2) To make less intense or prominent; to tone down

  • Part of Speech: verb
  • Sentence: The fashion company decided to subdue their featured colors.
viaduct
Viaduct
  • Definition: a structure of spans or arches carrying a road or railroad over a wide valley or other road or railroad.
  • Part of Speech: noun
  • Sentence: The viaduct supported the expressway, enabling the street to go beneath it.