Flashcards in Unit 2 Deck (17)
FRACT / FRING / FRANG
Latin: Frangere, Fractum means to "break"
Fractious, Infraction, Infringe
Adj. Tending to argue or cause discord.
Syn: Cross, Peevish
N. Minor of a violation of a rule or law.
V. To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass.
Latin: Caedere, Cisum means to "cut, kill"
Excise, Incisive, Concise.
V. To cut out of; remove.
Adj. Sharply cutting; direct and powerful.
Adj. Brief and straight-forward.
Greek: Temnein means to "cut"
Tome, Epitome, Dichotomy, Anatomy.
N. A large and serious book.
N. The best or most typical example.
N. Two opposite parts of one whole.
Latin: Pungere, Punctum means to "sting, pierce"
Compunction, Punctilious, Pungent.
N. Feeling of regret or remorse.
Adj. Paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful.
Adj. Stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell.