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FRACT/FRING/FRANG (root)

latin; "to break"
words: Fraction, Infraction, Infringe

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Fractious

adj. Tending to argue or cause discord (Fract)
synonym: cross, peevish
antonym: amiable

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Infraction

n. Minor violation of a rule or law (Fract)
synonym: transgression

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Infringe

v. To intrude an area belonging to another; to trespass (Fringe)

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CIS (root)

Latin;"cut, kill"
words: Excise, Incisive, Concise

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Excise

v. To cut out of; remove (Cis)
synonym: expunge

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Incisive

adj. Sharply cutting; direct and powerful (Cis)
synonym: keen
antonym: dull

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Concise

adj. Brief and straightforward (Cis)
synonym: terse
antonym: rambling

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TOM (root)

Greek; "to cut"
word: Tome, Epitome, Dichotomy, Anatomy

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Tome

n. A large and serious book (Tom)

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Epitome

n. The best or most typical example (Tom)
synonym: embodiment

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Dichotomy

n. Two opposite parts of one whole (Tom)

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Anatomy

n. The structure or taken as a whole (Tom)

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PUNCT (root)

Latin;"to sting, pierce"
words: Compunction, Punctilious, Pungent

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Compunction

n. Feeling of regret or remorse (Punct)
synonym: penitence

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Punctilious

adj. Paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful (Punct)
synonym: meticulous
antonym: careless

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Pungent

adj. Stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell