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trilogy
n.
A group of three literary or musical works that have a related theme.

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trisect
v.
To divide inti three parts.

(trisection,n.; trisector,n.)

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triumvirate
n.
A board of three, especially in authority.

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quadrant
n.
1. (math) A quarter of a circle or its circumference.
2. An early machinr for measuring altitudes.
3. Any of the four parts of an area divided by perpendicular lines.

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quartet
n.
1. A musical composition of four voices or instruments.
2. A set of four, especially musicians.

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quatrain
n.
A stanza or group of four lines of poetry.

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decimate
v.
1. To destroy a large part of,
2. To kill one in every ten.

(decimation,n.)

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decathalon
n.
An athletic contest in which each contestant takes part in ten events.

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bicentennial
n.
A two-hundredth anniversary.
adj.
Happening every 200 years.

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centenary
adj.
Pertaining to a 100-year period
n.
A centennial.

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centigrade
adj.
Referring to a thermometer scale of 100 degrees.

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