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FRACT/ FRING/FRANG

To break
Latin
Frangere, fractum

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Fractious

Adjective
Tending to argue or cause discord.
Syn. Cross, peevish
Ant. Amiable

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Infraction

Noun
Minor violation of a rule or a law.
Latin
SYN. Transgression

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Infringe

Verb
To intrude on an area belonging to another, trespass.
Latin

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CIS

Cut, kill
Latin
Caedere, cisum

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Excise

Verb
To cut out of, remove.
Latin
Syn. Expunge

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Incisive

Adj.
Sharply cutting; direct and powerful.
Latin
Syn. Keen
Ant. Dull

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Concise

Adj.
Brief and straight forward
Latin
Syn. Terse
Ant. Rambling

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TOM

To cut
Greek
Temneien

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Tome

Noun
A large and serious book
Greek

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Epitome

Noun
The best or most typical example
Greek
Syn. Embodiment

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Dichotomy

Noun
Two opposite parts of one whole.
Greek

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Anatomy

Noun
The structure or parts, taken as a whole.
Greek

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PUNCT

To sting, pierce.
Latin
Pungere, punctum

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Compunction

Noun
Feeling of regret or remorse.
Latin
Syn. Penitence

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Punctilious

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

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Pungent

Adj.
Stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell.