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Fract/Fring/Frang

To break

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Fractious

Tending to argue or cause discord

Syn: Cross, peevish Ant: Amiable

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Infraction

Minor violation of a rule or law

Syn: Transgression

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Infringe

To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass

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Cis

Cut, kill

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Excise

To cut out of; remove

Syn: Expunge

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Incisive

Sharply cutting; direct and power

Syn: Keen Ant: Dull

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Concise

Brief and straightforward

Syn: Terse Ant: Rambling

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Tom

To cut

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Tome

A large and serious book

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Epitome

The best or most typical example

Syn: Embodiment

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Dichotomy

Two opposite parts of a whole

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Anatomy

The parts or structure; taken as a whole

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Punct

To sting; pierce

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Compunction

Feeling of regret or remorse

Syn: Penitence

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Punctilious

Paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful

Syn: Meticulous Ant: Careless

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Pungent

Stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell