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Fract/Fring/Frang

Latin:To drag

Fractious, infraction, infringe

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Cis

Latin: cut, kill

Excise, incisive, concise

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Tom

Greek: to cut

Tome, epitome, dichotomy, anatomy

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Punct

Latin: to sting, pierce

Punctilious, compunction, pungent

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Fractious

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

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Infraction

Noun
Minor violation of rule or law
Fract
Syn. Transgression

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Infringe

Verb
To intrude into another's area; to trespass
Fring

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Excise

Verb
To cut out of; remove
Cis
Syn. Expunge

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Incisive

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

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Concise

Adj.
Straight forward, brief
Cis
Syn. Terse
Ant. Rambling

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Tome

Noun
A large and serious book
Tom

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Epitome

Noun
The best or most typical example
Tom
Syn. Embodiment

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Dichotomy

Noun
Two opposite parts of one whole
Tom

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Anatomy

Noun
The structure or parts taken as a whole
Tom

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Compunction

Noun
Feeling of regret or remorse
Punct
Syn. Penitence

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Punctilious

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

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Pungent

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