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fraction
one or more of the equal parts of a whole; fragment
fractious
irritable
fracture
break or crack; breaking of a bone
fragile
eaily broken
fragment
part broken off
infraction
act of breaking; violation
refract
bend from a straight path
refractory
resisting; hard to manage
omnibus
covering many things at once
omnifarious
of all varieties, forms, or kinds
omnific
all-creating
omnipotent
unlimted in power; almighty
omnipresent
present everywher at the same time
omniscient
knowing everything
omnivorous
eating everything (both plants and meat); avidly taking in everything
deflect
turn aside
flex
bend
flexible
pliable; not rigid
flexor
muscle that serves to bend a limb
genuflect
bend the knee; touch the right knee to the ground, as in worship
inflection
change in the pitch or tone of a person's voice
inflexibility
rigidity; firmness
reflect
throw back light rays (like a mirror); think
reflex
involuntary response to a stimulus
detention
act of keeping back or detaining
impertinent
irrelevant; inappropriate; rude
pertinacious
adhering firmly to a purpose or opinion; very persistent
retentive
tenacious; able to retain or remember
retinue
group of followers or assistants attending a distinguished person
tenacity
firmness in holding fast; persistence
tenancy
period of a tenant's temporary holding of real estate
tenet
principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true
tenure
period for which an office or position is held; status assuring an employee a permanent position
untenable
incapable of being held or defended
admonish
warn of a fault; reprove; rebuke
admonition
gentle reproof; counseling against a fault or error
admonitory
conveying a gentle reproof
monitor (noun)
person or device that keeps track of, checks or warns
tenancy
period of a tenant's temporary holding of real estate
monitor (verb)
keep track of, regulate, or control the operation of a machine or process
tenet
principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true
monument
means of reminding us of a person or event
tenure
period for which an office or position is held; status assuring an employee a permanent position
premonition
forewarning; intuitive anticipation of a coming event
untenable
incapable of being held or defended
premonitory
conveying a forewarning
admonish
warn of a fault; reprove; rebuke
admonition
gentle reproof; counseling against a fault or error
countermand
issue a contrary order
admonitory
conveying a gentle reproof
mandate
authoritive command; territory administered by a trustee
monitor (noun)
person or device that keeps track of, checks or warns
mandatory
obligatory; required by command
monitor (verb)
keep track of, regulate, or control the operation of a machine or process
monument
means of reminding us of a person or event
premonition
forewarning; intuitive anticipation of a coming event
premonitory
conveying a forewarning
countermand
issue a contrary order
mandate
authoritive command; territory administered by a trustee
mandatory
obligatory; required by command
remand
send back; recommit, as to prison
writ of mandamus
written order from a court to enforce the performance of some public duty
accredited
officially authorized or recognized; provided with credentials
credence
belief as to the truth of something
credentials
documents, letters, references, etc., that inspire belief or trust
credible
believable
credit
belief; faith; trust
credulous
too ready to believe; easily decieved
creed
summary of principles believed in or adhered to
discredit (verb)
cast doubt on; refuse to believe; take trust or credit away from; disgrace
discredit (noun)
loss of belief or trust; damage to one's reputation; disgrace
incredible
not believable
incredulity
disbelief
affidavit
sworn written statement made before an authorized offcial
bona fide
made or carried out in good faith; genuine
confidant
one to whom secrets are entrusted
confident
having faith in oneself; self-reliant; sure
confidential
communicated in trustl secret; private
diffident
lacking self-confidence; unduly timid; shy
fidelity
faithfulness to a trust or vow; accuracy; faithfulness of sound reproduction
fiduciary
held in trust; confidential
infidel
one who does not accept a particular faith; unbeliever
perfidious
false to a trust; faithless; treacherour
perfidy
violation of a trust; reahcery; faithlessness; disloyalty