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FRACT/FRING/FRANG

-Latin
-"to break"
-Fractious, Infraction, Infringe

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FRACTIOUS

-adj. Tending to argue or use discord.
-syn. cross, peevish/ant. amiable

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INFRACTION

-n. Minor violation of a rule or law.
-L. "to break"
-syn. transgression

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INFRINGE

-v. To intrude on an area belonging to another, to trespass.
-L. "to break"

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CIS

-Latin
-"cut,kill"
-Excise,Incisive, Concise

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EXCISE

-v. To cut out from; remove
-L. "out of"
-syn.expunge

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INCISIVE

-adj. Sharply cutting; direct and powerfu
-L. "into"
-syn. Keen/ant. Dull

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CONCISE

-Adj. Brief and straight-forward
-L. "with"
-syn. Terse /ant. Rambling

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TOM

-Greek
-"to cut"
-Tome, Epitome, Dichotomy, Anatomy

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TOME

-N. a large and serious book
-G. "to cut"

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EPITOME

-n. the best or most typically example
-G. "upon"
-syn. Embodiment

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DICHOTOMY

-n. two opposite parts of one whole
-G. "two"

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ANATOMY

-N. the structure or parts,taken as a whole
-G. "up"

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PUNCT

-Latin
-"to sting, pierce"
-Compunction, Punctilious, Pungent

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COMPUNCTION

-N. feeling of regret or remorse.
-L. Stinging
-syn.penitence

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PUNCTILIOUS

-adj. paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful
-syn. Meticulous/ant. Careless

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PUNGENT

-adj. stinging or biting, especially in taste of smell.