Latin Root - VICT, VINC 1. Vict, Vinc: a. Conquer; show conclusively 2. convict: v a. prove guilty; show conclusively to be guilty 3. convict: n a. person serving a prison sentence 4. convince: v a. persuade or show conclusively by argument or proof 5. evict: v a. expel by legal process; oust 6. evince: v a. show clearly; disclose 7. invincible: adj a. incapable of being conquered 8. vanquish: v a. overcome in battle; conquer 9. victor: n a. winner; conqueror Directions: Fill in the blanks with the word above that fits the best. 1. Stadium police are empowered to _____________ any spectator who creates a disturbance. 2. After the match the _______________ shook hands with the loser. 3. Students who ______________ a talent for writing would be encouraged to contribute to the school newspaper and literary magazine. 4. It is difficult to _____________ a biased person that he or she is wrong, no matter how much evidence you may present. 5. Our ___________________ swimming team has been neither beaten nor tied in the past two seasons.