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FRACT/FRING/FRANG

To break

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FRACTIOUS

Tending to argue or cause discord
Syn: Peevish Ant: Amiable

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INFRACTION

Minor violation of rule or law
Syn: transgression

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INFRINGE

To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass

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CIS

Cut, kill

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Excise

To cut of, remove
Syn: expunge

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Incisive

Sharply cutting; direct and powerful
Syn: keen
Ant: dull

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Concise

Brief and straightforward
Syn: terse
Ant: rambling

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TOM

To cut

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Tome

Large and serious book

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Epitome

Best or most typical example
Syn: embodiment

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Dichotomy

Two opposite parts of a whole

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Anatomy

structure of parts, taken as a whole

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PUNCT

to sting, pierce

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Compunction

Feeling or regret or remorse
Syn: penitence

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Punctilious

Paying strict attention to detail, extremely careful
Syn: meticulous
Ant: careless

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Pungent

Stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell