Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book: A

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  1. A group of three literary or musical works that have a related theme.
    Trilogy
  2. To divide into three parts.
    Trisect
  3. A group of three, especially in authority.
    Triumvirate
  4. A quarter of a circle or its circumference.
    Quadrant
  5. An early machine for measuring altitudes.
    Quadrant
  6. A musical composition for four voices or instruments.
    Quartet
  7. A set of four, especially four musicians.
    Quartet
  8. A stanza or group of four lines of poetry.
    Quatrain
  9. To destroy a large part of.
    Decimate
  10. To kill one in every ten.
    Decimate
  11. An athletic contest in which each contest takes part in ten events.
    Decathlon
  12. A two-hundredth anniversary.
    Bicentennial
  13. Happening every two-hundred years.
    Bicentennial
  14. Pertaining to a one hundred year period.
    Centenary
  15. A centennial.
    Centenary
  16. Referring to a thermometer scale one-hundred degrees where water freezes at zero degrees and boils a one-hundred degrees.
    Centigrade
  17. Tri, Tres
    Three
  18. Quartes, Quatuor
    Fourth, Four
  19. Decem
    Ten
  20. Centum
    Hundred

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