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duc, duct
root meaning lead
ject
root meaning throw
stans, stat
root meaning standing, placed
tain, ten
root meaning hold
tract
root meaning pull
verse, vert
root meaning turn
circum-
prefix meaning around
trans-
prefix meaning across
abduction (noun)
kidnapping
conducive (adjective)
contributing to or leading to
deduction (noun)
something subtracted from a total

or

a conclusion drawn from evidence
dejected (adjective)
depressed
eject (verb)
force to leave or expel
jettison (verb)
throw out forcefully or throw overboard
stature (noun)
level of achievement and honor

or

physical height
status quo (noun)
keep things the way they are--maintain teh present conditions
staunch (adjective)
faithful, firmly supporting

OR

Healthy, strong
abstain (verb)
not to do something by your own choice
tenable (adjective)
capable of being defended, logical
tenacious (adjective)
firmly holding, gripping or retaining
distraught (adjective)
very worried or distressed
extract (verb and noun)
Verb--to pull out or draw out (extract the sap from the tree)

Noun--something that is drawn out (the sap taken from the tree)
retract (verb)
withdraw a promise or statement

or

pull something back
adversary (noun)
opponent or stubborn foe
inadvertently (adverb)
accidentally or unintentionally
perverse (adjective)
contrary--determined to not do what is expected
circumscribe (verb)
limit, restrict or enclose
circumspect (adjective)
cautious, careful, considering all results of actions before acting
circumvent (verb)
avoid, outwit
transcend (verb)
overcome, go above the limits
transformation (noun)
complete change
transitory (adjective)
brief, short-lived, passing