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Fract/fring/frang

To break
Latin
Ex: fractious and infraction

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Cis

To cut, kill
Latin
Ex: excise incisive

3

Tom

To cut
Greek
Tome, epitome

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Punct

To sting or pierce
Latin
Compunction, compunctious

5

Fractious

Adj :tending to argue or cause disorder
Fract
Syn:difficult
Ant : easy

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Infraction

Noun:Minor violation of a rule or law
Fract
Syn: transgression
Anti:obedience

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Infringe

Verb: to intrude on an area belonging to another
Fring
Syn: Trespass
Ant:obey

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Excise

V. To cut off or remove
Cis
Syn: expunge
Ant:uphold

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Incisive

Adj sharply cutting direct powerful
Cis
Anti:dull
Sun:keen

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Concise

Brief and straight forward
Cis
Syn: terse
Ant: rambling

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Tome

A large and serious book
Tom
Syn: volume

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Epitome

Best typical example
Tom
Syn: embodiment
Ant:unabridgment

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Dichotomy

Two opposites parts of one whole
Tom
Syn:
Ant:

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Anatomy

The structures or parts taken as a whole
Tom
Syn:analysi

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Compunction

Feeling of regret or remorse
Punct
Syn: remorse
Ant:defiance

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Punctilious

Paying strict attention to detail
Punct
Syn:Meticulous
Ant: Careless

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Pungent

Stinging or biting especially in taste or smell
Punct
Anti: dull
Syn: undull

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Incisive

Adj sharply cutting direct powerful
Cis
Anti:dull
Sun:keen

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Concise

Brief and straight forward
Cis
Syn: terse
Ant: rambling

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Tome

A large and serious book
Tom
Syn: volume

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Epitome

Best typical example
Tom
Syn: embodiment
Ant:unabridgment

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Dichotomy

Two opposites parts of one whole
Tom
Syn:
Ant:

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Anatomy

The structures or parts taken as a whole
Tom
Syn:analysi

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Compunction

Feeling of regret or remorse
Punct
Syn: remorse
Ant:defiance

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Punctilious

Paying strict attention to detail
Punct
Syn:Meticulous
Ant: Careless

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Pungent

Stinging or biting especially in taste or smell
Punct
Anti: dull
Syn: undull