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Fract/Fring/Frang

Latin Frangere, Fractum "to break"

Fractious, Infringe, Infraction

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Fractious

adj.
Tending to cause argument or discord
Root: Fract/Fring/Frang
syn: cross
ant:amiable

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Infraction

n.
Minor violation of rule or law
Root: Fract/Fring/Frang
Syn: transgression

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Infringe

v.
to intrude on an area belonging to another
Root: Fract/Fring/Frang

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Cis

Latin Caedere, cisum "cut, kill"

Excise , Incisive, Concise

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Excise

v.
to cut; to 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 straight forward
Root: Cis
syn:terse
ant: rambling

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Tom

Greek, Temnein "to cut"

Tome, Epitome, Dichotomy, Anatomy

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Tome

n.
a large serious book
Root: Tom

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Epitome

n.
the best of most typical example
Root: tom
syn: embodiment

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Dichotomy

n.
to opposite parts of one whole
Root: Tom

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Anatomy

n.
the structure of parts taken as a whole
Root: Tom

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Punct

Latin Pungere, Punctum

Compunction, Punctilious,

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Compunction

n.
feeling of regret of remorse
Root: punct
Syn: penitence

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Punctilious

adj
paying strict attention to detail
Root: Punct
syn: meticulous
ant: careless

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Pungent

adj
stinging or biting especially through smell or taste
Root: Punct