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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
uni
one
bi
two
mono
one
du
two
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
tri
three
quad
four
quint
five
pent
five
dec
ten
cent
one hundred