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1

Trisect

To divide into three parts
(three-parts)

2

Triumvirate

A GROUP of three, especially in authority
(three in authority)

3

Quadrant

1. A quarter of a circle or its circumference
2. An early machine for measuring altitudes
3. Any of the four parts of an area divided by perpendicular lines
(one of four parts)

4

Quartet

A musical composition for four voices or instruments
(four voices)

5

Quatrain

A stanza or group of four lines of poetry
(four lines)

6

Decimate

To destroy a large part of
(kill one in ten)

7

Decathlon

An athletic contest when each contestant takes part in 10 events
(ten events)

8

Bicentennial

A 200TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY
(200 years)

9

Centenary

Pertaining to a 100 YEAR period
(100 years)

10

Centigrade

Referring to a thermometer scale of 100 degrees where water freezes at 0* and boils at 100*
(100 steps)

11

Trilogy

A group of three literary or musical works that have a RELATED THEME!!!!!
(three works)

12

tri

three (Gk.)

13

tres

three (Lt.)

14

Quartus/quatuor

fourth; four (Lt.)

15

decem

ten (Lt.)

16

centum

hundred (Lt.)