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FRACT / FRING / FRANG

Latin: Frangere, Fractum means to "break"

Fractious, Infraction, Infringe

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Fractious

Adj. Tending to argue or cause discord.
Root: Fract
Syn: Cross, Peevish
Ant: Amiable

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Infraction

N. Minor of a violation of a rule or law.
Root: Fract
Syn: Transgression

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Infringe

V. To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass.
Root: Fring

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CIS

Latin: Caedere, Cisum means to "cut, kill"

Excise, Incisive, Concise.

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Excise

V. To cut out of; remove.
Root: Cis
Syn: Expunge

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Incisive

Adj. Sharply cutting; direct and powerful.
Root: Cis
Syn: Keen
Ant: Dull

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Concise

Adj. Brief and straight-forward.
Root: Cis
Syn: Terse
Ant: Rambling

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TOM

Greek: Temnein means to "cut"

Tome, Epitome, Dichotomy, Anatomy.

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Tome

N. A large and serious book.
Root: Tom

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Epitome

N. The best or most typical example.
Root: Tom
Syn: Embodiment

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Dichotomy

N. Two opposite parts of one whole.
Root: Tom

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PUNCT

Latin: Pungere, Punctum means to "sting, pierce"

Compunction, Punctilious, Pungent.

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Compunction

N. Feeling of regret or remorse.
Root: Punct
Syn: Penitence

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Punctilious

Adj. Paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful.
Root: Punct
Syn: Meticulous
Ant: Careless

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Pungent

Adj. Stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell.
Root: Punct

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Anatomy

N. The structure or parts, taken as a whole.
Root: Tom