Root Word of the Day: CONDUCIVE

conducive (adj) – tending to contribute, produce, or lead to a specific result
BREAKDOWN: CON- (with) + DUC- (lead) + -IVE (inclined to)
— to conduce is to contribute or lead to a specific result


This word is built on the root DUC-, which means to lead.
Common DUC- words include conduct, deduct, duct, educate, introduce, produce, reduce, reproduce, and seduce.
More esoteric DUC- words include adduce and circumduction.

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