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FRACT/FRINGE/FRANG

Latin, means "to break"

Fractious, infraction, infringe

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Fractious

Adj. / tending to argue or cause disorder
Root: FRACT
Syn: cross, peevish
Ant: amiable

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Infraction

Noun / minor violation of a rule or law
Root: FRACT
Syn: transgression

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Infringe

Verb / to intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass
Root: FRINGE

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CIS

Latin, means to "cut, kill"

Excise, incisive, concise

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Excise

Verb / to cut out of; remove
Root: CIS
Syn: expunge

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Incisive

Adj. / sharply cutting; direct and powerful
Root: CIS
Syn: keen
Ant: dull

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Concise

Adj. / brief and straightforward
Root: CIS
Syn: terse
Ant: 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 answer
Root: TOM
Syn: embodiment

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Dichotomy

Noun / two opposite sides 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 string, pierce"

Compunction, punctilious, pungent

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Compunction

Noun / feeling of regret or remorse
Root: PUNCT
Syn: penitence

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Punctilious

Adj. / paying strict attention to detail, extremely careful
Root: PUNCT
Syn: meticulous
Ant: careless

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Pungent

Adj. / stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell
Root: PUNCT