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FRACT/ FRING / FRANG

To break
Latin
Fractious, Infraction, Infringe

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CIS

Cut, kill
Latin
Excise, Incisive, Concise

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TOM

To cut
Greek
Tome, Epitome, Dichotomy, Anatomy

4

PUNCT

To sting, to pierce
Latin
Compunction, Punctilious, Pungent

5

Fractious

Adjective
Tending to argue or cause discord
FRACT/FRING/FRANG
Syn- cross, peevish
Ant- amiable

6

Infraction

Noun
Minor Violation of a rule or law
FRACT/FRING/FRANG
Syn- transgression

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Infringe

Verb
To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass
FRACT/FRING/FRANG

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Excise

Verb
To cut out of; remove
CIS
Syn- expunge

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Incisive

Adjective
Sharply cutting; direct and powerful
CIS
Syn- keen
Ant- dull

10

Concise

Adjective
Brief and straightly forward
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

Adjective
Paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful
PUNCT
Syn- meticulous
Ant- careless

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Pungent

Adjective
Stinging or bitting, especially in taste or smell
PUNCT