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Fract/Fring/Frang

Latin- Frangere,Fractum means to break
Fractious, Infraction, Infringe

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Fractious

Adj. Tending to argue or cause discord
Root:Fract
Syn:cross,peevish
Ant:amiable

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Infraction

N. Minor violation of a rule or law
Root:Fract
Syn:transgression

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Infringe

V. To intrude on an area belonging to another;To trespass
Root:Fring

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Cis

Latin. Caedere,Cisum means cut or kill
Excise, Incisive, Concise

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Excise

V. to cut out of; 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. Temnien means 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 or most typical example
Root:Tom
Syn:embodiment

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Dichotomy

N. Two opposite parts of one whole
Root:Tom

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Anatomy

N. The structure or parts, taken as a whole
Root:Tom

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Punct

Latin. Pungere,Punctum means to sting, pierce
Compunction, Punctilious, Pungent

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Compunction

N. Feeling of regret or remorse
Root:Punct
Syn:penitence

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Punctilious

Adj. Paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful
Root:Punct
Syn:meticulous
Ant:careless

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Pungent

Adj. Stinging or biting, especially in taste or smell
Root:Punct