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trilogy

a group of three literary or musical works that have a related theme

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trisect

to divide into three parts

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triumvirate

board of three

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quadrant

a quarter of a circle or its circumference

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quartet

a musical composition for four voices or instruments

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quatrain

a stanza or group of four lines of poetry

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decimate

to destroy a large part of

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decathlon

an athletic contest in which each athlete takes part in ten events

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bicentennial

a two hundredth anniversary

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centenary

pertaining to a one hundred year period

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centigrade

referring to a thermometer scale of 100 degrees where water freezes at zero and boils at 100

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tri (root)

three

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tres (root)

three

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quartus (root)

fourth

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quatuor (root)

four

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decem (root)

ten

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centum (root)

hundred