Flashcards in Unit 2 Deck (17):
Latin, means "to break"
Fractious, infraction, infringe
Adj. / tending to argue or cause disorder
Syn: cross, peevish
Noun / minor violation of a rule or law
Verb / to intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass
Latin, means to "cut, kill"
Excise, incisive, concise
Verb / to cut out of; remove
Adj. / sharply cutting; direct and powerful
Adj. / brief and straightforward
Greek, means "to cut"
Tome, epitome, dichotomy, anatomy
Noun / a large and serious book
Noun / the best or most typical answer
Noun / two opposite sides of one whole
Noun / the structure or parts, taken as a whole
Latin, means "to string, pierce"
Compunction, punctilious, pungent
Noun / feeling of regret or remorse
Adj. / paying strict attention to detail, extremely careful