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Latin Vocab 5: Tract

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a vehicle used for pulling farm machinery (n)
tractor
tension; friction; grip (n)
traction
easy to deal with, manage, or control (adj)
tractable
to make smaller; to shrink; to catch or be infected (v)
contract
process of shortening or making smaller (n)
contraction
to take or draw away from the importance of (v)
detract
to draw the attention away from; disturb (v)
distract
that which draws away attention; an amusement (n)
distraction
to draw to oneself; to entice (v)
attract
something that delights, draws attention, or entices (n)
attraction
to pull or draw out, usually with effort (v)
extract
capable of being pulled out (adj)
extractable
theoretical; not concrete; not real (adj)
abstract
theory; idea; notion (n)
abstraction
to draw out; to lengthen; to prolong; to extend (v)
protract
an instrument for drawing/measuring angles (n)
protractor
to pull back; to draw back; to take back (v)
retract
a taking back; a withdrawal of statement (n)
retraction
to take away; to deduct (v)
subtract
act of taking something away (n)
subtraction