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Flashcards in Unit 2 Vocab Deck (17):
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Infraction

Minor violation of rule or law

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Infringe

To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass

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Fractious

Tending to argue or or cause discord

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Cis/ caedere

Cut, kill

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Excise

To cut out; remove

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Incisive

Sharply cutting; direct and powerful

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Concise

Brief and straightforward

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Fract/fring/frang

To break

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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

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Dichotomy

Two opposite parts of one whole

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Anatomy

The structure or parts, taken as a whole

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Punct

To sting, pierce

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Compunction

Feeling of regret or remorse

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Punctilious

Paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful

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Pungent

Stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell