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11 terms

Classical Roots A2 (Numbers)

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trilogy
a group of three literary or musical works that have a related theme
trisect
to divide into three parts
triumvirate
a group of three, especially in authority
quadrant
(mathematics) a quarter of a circle or of its circumference OR an early machine for altitudes OR any of the four parts of an area divided by perpendicular lines
quartet
a musical composition for four voices or instruments OR a set of four, especially of four musicians
quatrain
a stanza or group of four lines of poetry
decimate
to destroy a large part of OR to kill one in every ten
decathlon
an athletic contest in which each contestant takes part in ten events
bicentennial
a two-hundreth anniversary
centenary
pertaining to a 100-year period OR a centennial
centigrade
referring to a thermometer scale of 100 degress where water freezes at 0 degrees and boils at 100 degrees