Words on the Vine (uni, mono, bi, du, tri, quad, quint, pent, dec, cent)

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monotone

having one sound

monophobia

fear of being alone

union

act of combining separate items into one

unison

sung with one voice

monogamy

having one spouse

unique

one of a kind

monopoly

control of sales by one person or country

monocle

an eyeglass for one eye

monolith

one single, large stone or monument

bicuspid

a two-pointed tooth located in the side of the jaw

bicep

a muscle having two origins

bifocal

having two centers of vision

dialogue

a conversation between two people

duel

combat between two people or armies

biped

a two-footed creature

bicentennial

occurring every two hundred years

bilingual

speaking two languages

duct

music for two performers

duplicity

double-dealing, trickery

trident

a three-pronged spear

decapod

a ten-footed creature, such as a crab or shrimp

quadruped

a four-footed creature

quadragenarian

a forty-year old

centipede

an insect with many legs

quintuplet

one of five babies born at one birth

trilogy

a series of three books or plays

pentagon

a polygon having five sides

century

a period of 100 years

decalogue

the Ten Commandments

quint

five

cent

one hundred

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