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Monos
G. one
monologue
a long speech made by one performer or one person in a group
monarch
a person who rules a kingdom or empire

a large black and orange butterfly
monogram
a design composed of letters, usually first letters of a name
monopoly
exclusive control of the trade in some item or service
monolith
a large block of stone

a large organization that acts as a single unit
Unus
L. one
unianimous
being in complete agreement
unilateral
one-sided
Duo
L. two
Duplex
L. Two-fold
duplex
a dwelling with two living units
duplicate
to make an identical copy of; to repeat
bi
L. two
bilateral
having two sides
bipartisan
involving two political parties
bisect
to divide into two equal parts
tri
G. three
tres
L. three
trisect
to divide in three parts
trilogy
a group of three literary or musical works that have a related theme
triumvirate
a group of three, especially in authority
quartus
L. fourth
quartuor
L. four
quadrant
a quarter of a circle
an early machine for measuring altitudes
any of four parts of an area divided by perpendicular lines
quatrain
a stanza or group of four lines of poetry
decem
L. ten
decimate
to destroy a large part of

to kill one in every ten
decathlon
an athletic contest in which each contestatn takes part in ten events
centum
L. hundred
bicentennial
a two-hunderdth anniversary
centenary
pertaining to a 100--year period
centigrade
referring to a thermometer scale of 100 degrees (water freezes at 0 and boils at 100)