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Monologue
A long speech made by one performer or by one person in a group
Monarch
1. A person who rules a kingdom or empire; a king or queen, emperor or empress.

2. A large black and orange American butterfly.
Monogram
A design composed of letters, usually the first letter of a name.
Monopoly
1. Exclusive control of the trade in some item or service.

2. Sole ownership or control of anything.
Monolith
1. A large block of stone.

2. A large organization that acts as a single unit.
Unanimous
Being in complete agreement.
Unilateral
One-sided, done by or affecting one person, group, or country, ect., and not another.
Duplex
A dwelling with two living units.
Duplicate
To make an identical copy or double of something; to repeat.
Bilateral
1. Having two sides.

2. Made between two persons or groups.
Bipartisan
Involving two political parties.
Bisect
To divide into two equal parts.
Trilogy
A group of three literary or musical works that have a related theme.
Trisect
To divide into three parts.
Triumvirate
A group of three, especially in authority.
Quadrant
1. (mathematics) A quarter of a circle or of its circumference.

2. An early machine for measuring altitudes.

3. Any of the four parts of an area divided by perpendicular lines.
Quartet
1. A musical composition for four voices or instruments.

2. A set of four, especially of four musicians
Quatrain
A stanza or group of four lines of poetry.
Decimate
1. To destroy a large part of

2. To kill one in every ten
Decathlon
An athletic contest where each contestant takes part in ten events
Bicentennial
1. A two-hundredth anniversary.

2. Happening every 200 years.
Centenary
1. Pertraining to a 100-year period.

2. A centennial.
Centigrade
Referring to a thermometor scale of 100 degrees where water freezed at 0deg and boils at 100deg.
Stanza
Like a paragraph in a poem; organization unit
Rhyme Scheme
Use of letters to determine how/if a poem rhymes (end rhyme)