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Fractious

Adj
Tending to argue or cause discord
Latin
Peevish
Fract

2

Infraction

Noun
Minor violation of rule or law
Latin
Transgression

3

Infringe

Verb
To intrude on an area belonging to another
Latin

4

Excise

Verb
To cut out of, remove
Latin
Cise
Expunge

5

Incisive

Adj
Sharply cutting
Latin
Keen
Dull

6

Concise

Adj
Brief and straightforward
Latin
Terse
Rambling

7

Tome

Large and serious book
Noun
Greek
Tom

8

Epitome

Best or typical answer
Noun
Greek
Tom
Embodiment

9

Dichotomy

Two opposite parts of a whole
Noun
Greek

10

Anatomy

The structure or parts of something
Noun
Greek

11

Compunction

Feeling regret or remorse
Noun
Latin
Punct
Penitence

12

Punctilious

Paying strict attention to detail.
Adjective
Latin
Meticulous
Careless

13

Pungent

Stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell
Adjective
Latin