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FRACT/FRING/FRANG

Latin. Means "to break".
Fractious, Infraction, Infringe.

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Fractious

Adjective. Tending to argue or cause discord.
Root: FRACT
Synonym: cross, peevish
Antonym: amiable

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Infraction

Noun. Minor violation of a rule or law.
Root: FRACT
Synonym: transgression

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Infringe

Verb. To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass.
Root: FRING

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CIS

Latin. Means "cut, kill".
Excise, Incisive, Concise.

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Excise

Verb. To cut out; remove.
Root: Cis
Synonym: expunge

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Incisive.

Adjective. Sharply cutting; direct and powerful.
Root: Cis
Synonym: keen
Antonym: dull

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Concise

Adjective. Brief and straight forward.
Root: Cis
Synonym: terse
Antonym: rambling

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TOM

Greek. Means "to cut".
Tome, Epitome, Dichotomy, Anatomy.

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Tome

Noun. A large and serious book.
Root: Tom

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Epitome

Noun. The best or most typical example.
Root: Tom
Synonym: embodiment

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Dichotomy

Noun. Two opposite parts of one whole.
Root: Tom

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Anatomy

Noun. The structure or parts, taken as a whole.
Root: Tom

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PUNCT

Latin. Means "to sting, to pierce".
Compunction, Punctilious, Pungent.

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Compunction

Noun. Feeling of regret or remorse.
Root: Punct.
Synonym: Penitence

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Punctilious

Adjective. Paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful.
Root: Punct
Synonym: meticulous
Antonym: careless

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Pungent

Adjective. Stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell.
Root: Punct