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trilogy
a group of three literary or musical works that have a related theme
quadrant
a quarter of a circle or its circumference; an early machine for measuring altitudes
decimate
to destroy a large part of; to kill one in every ten
decathlon
an athletic contest in which each contestant takes part in ten events
bicentennial
n. a two-hundredth anniversary; happening every 200 years
trisect
to divide into three parts
triumvirate
a group of three, especially in authority
quartet
a musical composition of four voices or instruments; a set of four, especially of four musicians
quatrain
a stanza or group of four lines of poetry
centenary
pertaining to a 100 year period; a centennial
centigrade
referring to a thermometer scale of 100 degrees where water freezes at 0 and boils at 100.
tri
tres
three
quartus
quatuor
four
decem
ten
centum
hundred