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Fract/fring/frang

Latin: means "to break"
Fractious, Infraction, Infringe

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Fractious

Adj. Tending to argue or cause discord
Root: Fract
Syn: cross, peevish
Ant: amiable

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Infraction

N. Minor violation of a rule or law
Root: Fract
Syn: transgression

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Infringe

V. To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass
Root: Fring

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Cis

Latin: means "cut, kill"

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Excise

V. To cut out of; remove
Root: Cis
Syn: expinge

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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 straight-forward
Root: Cis
Syn: terse
Ant: rambling

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Tom

Greek: meaning "to cut"
Tome, epitome, dichotomy, anatomy

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Tome

N. A large and serious book
Root: Tom

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Epitome

N. The best or most typical example
Root: Tom
Syn: Embodiment

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Dichotomy

N. Two opposite parts of one whole
Root: Tom

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Anatomy

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

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Punct

Latin: means "to sting, pierce"
Compunction, punctilious, pungent

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Compunction

N. 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