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abrupt
broken off; steep, sudden; quick and unexpected
corrupt
changed from good to bad, to falsify
disrupt
break apart; cause disorder
erupt
burst or break out
incorruptible
interrupt
interrupt
break into or between; hinder
rupture
break; histility
bactericide
substance that kills bacteria
biocide
substance that destroys living microorganisms
fraticide
killer of/act of killing one's own brother
fungicide
substance that kills fungi or inhibits their growth
genocide
extermination of racial/cultural group
germicide
substnace that kills germs
herbicide
substance that kills plants
homicide
kill of one human by another
infanticide
killer of/act of killing an infant
insecticide
substance that kills insects
matricide
killer of/act of killing one's mother
patricide
killer of/act of killing one's fatehr
pesticide
substance that kills rats, insects, bacteria, etc.
regicide
killer of/act of killing a king
sororicide
killer of/act of killing one's sister
suicide
killer of/act of killing one's self
tyrannicide
killer of/act of killing a tyrant
astringent
drawing tissues tight; stern; substance that shrinks tissues and checks flow of blood by drawing together blood vessels
boa constrictor
snake that constricts/crushes its prey in its coils
rupt
break/burst
cide
killing/killer
string
bind, draw tight
strict
bind, draw tight
restrict
confine
stricture
adverse criticism; censure
stringent
strict; severe
unrestricted
free; open
vor
eat greedily
carnivore
flesh-eating animal
carnivorous
flesh-eating
devour
eat greedily; seize upon and destroy
frugivorous
feedingon fruit
herbivore
plant-eating animal
herivorous
dependent on plant as food
insectivorous
dependent on insects as food
omnivore
person or animal that eats everythihng
omnivorous
eating everything; taking in everything
voracious
greedy in eating;
viv
live; alive
convivial
hospitable; jovial
revive
restore
survive
outlive
vivacious
lively in temper or conduct
vivacity
liveliness of spirit
vivid
having vigor and spirit of live; graphic
vivify
enliven; make vivid
vivisection
opeartion on a living animal for scientific investigation
tort (tors)
twist
contortionist
person who can twist body into odd postures
distort
contort; misrepresent
extort
wrest from a eprson by force
retort
reply quicly sharly
torsion
twisting
tortuous
full of twist or curves
torture
trist; inflict severe pain upon
vict, vinc
conquer, show conclusively
convict
guilty, servinct prison
conviction
judged guilty, strong belief
convince
persuade
evict
oust
evince
show clearly
invincible
can't be conquered
vanquish
conquer
victor
winner
fract, frag
break
fractious
irritable; cross
infraction
breach; violation
refract
bend a ray
refractory
resisting; hard to manage
omni
all, every, everywhere
omnibus
covering many things at once, bus, book w/ variety of works by one author
amnivfarious
of all kinds
omnific
all-creating
omnipotent
unlimited in power
omnipresent
present everywhere at same time
omniscient
knowing everything
omnivorous
eating everything
flect, flex
bend
deflect
turn aside
flexor
muscle that bends a limb
genuflect
bend the knee; touch right knee to ground (in worship)
inflection
change pitch in voice
ten, tin, tent
hold, keep
detention
act of keeping back/detaining
impertinent
inappropriate
pertinacious
adhering to a purpose; persistent
pertinent
relevent
retentive
able to remember
retinue
group of followers for one person
tenacity
persistence
tenancy
period of tenant's temporary holding of real astate
tenet
principele held to be true
tenure
period for office is held; permanent position
untenable
incabable of being defended
mon, monit
warn
admonitory
conveying of gentle reproof
mand, mandat
order, command, commit
countermand
issue contrary order
mandate
authoritative command, territory administered by supervisory nation
remand
send back
writ of mandamus
written order from court to enforce performance of public duty
cred, creit
believe
creddence
belief as to the truth of something
credit
faith; trust
credulous
easily decieved
creed
summary of principles adhered to
fid
faith; trust
affidavit
sword written statment made before an authorized official
bona fide
genuine
confidant
to one whom secrets are entrusted
diffident
lacking faith in oneself; timid
fidelity
faithfulness to a trust; accuracy
fiduciary
held in trust; confidential
infidenl
unbeliever
perfidious
faithless
perfidy
violation of a trust; treathery