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FRACT/FRING/FRANG

Latin: means "to break"

Fractious, Infraction, Infringe

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CIS

Latin: means "cut, kill"

Excise, Incisive, Concise

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TOM

Greek: means "to cut"

Tome, Epitome Dichotomy, Anatomy

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PUNCT

Latin: means "to sting, pierce"

Compunction, Punctilious, Pungent

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Fractious

Adj. Tending to argue or cause discord.
Root: FRACT/FRING/FRANG
Synonym: Petulant
Antonym: Agreeable

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Infraction

N. Minor violation of a rule or law.
Root: FRACT/FRING/FRANG
Synonym: Offense
Antonym: Obedience

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Infringe

V. To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass.
Root: FRACT/FRING/FRANG
Synonym: Breach
Antonym: Comply

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Excise

V. To cut out of; remove
Root: CIS
Synonym: Withdraw
Antonym: Add

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Incisive

Adj. Sharply cutting; direct and powerful
Root: CIS
Synonym: Piercing
Antonym: Incompetent

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Consice

Adj. Brief and straight forward.
Root: CIS
Synonym: Summary
Antonym: Expansive

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Tome

N. A large and serious book.
Root: TOM
Synonym: Textbook
Antonym: Short story

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Epitome

N. The best or most typical answer.
Root: TOM
Synonym: Ultimate
Antonym: Worst

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Dichotomy

N. Two opposite parts of one whole.
Root: TOM
Synonym: Difference
Antonym: Similar

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Anatomy

N. The structure or parts, taken as a whole.
Root: TOM
Synonym: Biology
Antonym: Soul

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Compunction

N. Feeling of regret or remorse.
Root: PUNCT
Synonym: Sorrow
Antonym: No remorse

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Punctilious

Adj. Paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful.
Root: PUNCT
Synonym: Meticulous
Antonym: Careless

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Pungent

Adj. Stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell.
Root: PUNCT
Synonym: Bitter
Antonym: Bland