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spurious (a)
not real
guile (n)
deceit, trickery
surreptitious (a)
deceptive
sub-under
rapere-seize
clandestine (a)
secret
furtive (a)
secretive
pseudonym (n)
fake name
pseudo
nym
transient (a)
brief
transire-to go across
ephemeral (a)
brief
hemera-day
capricious (a)
impulsive-not thinking before you act
evenescent (a)
likely to disappear
vanascere
extemporaneous (a)
done quickly
ex
tempore
anachronism (a)
out of place
ana
chronos
transitory (a)
brief
transitis-across
exepdite (v)
speed up
ex
pedis
influx (n)
a flowing in
in
fluere
contemporaneous (a)
at the same time
con
tempore
interminable (a)
not ending
in
terminare
protracted (a)
extended
pro
tract
Censure (n)
harsh criticism
censor- morals
Calumny (n)
Falsely accused
Caustic (adj)
sarcastic
Repudiate (v)
publicly known
repudium - divorce
Admonish (v)
Mild reprimand
ad- to
monere- to warn
Disparage (v)
to attack
dis- apart
parage- peer
Malediction (n)
a curse
mal - bad
dictus - declared
Denigrate (v)
to attack
pejorative (adj)
tending to make worse
sacrilegious (adj)
disrespectful of something sacred
sacer = sacred
pious (adj)
showing religious reverance
deference (n)
respect for the wishes of others
de = away
ferre = carry
consecrate (v)
declare as holy
telos = result
talisman (n)
object with magical powers
lionize (v)
treat as a celebrity
formidable (adj)
awesome
formido = fear
bulwark (n)
a strong defense
redoubtable (adj)
arousing fear
re = intensive
douter = doubt
stalwart (n)
physically or morally strong person
impregnable (adj)
unable to be entered by force
im = not
prehendere = grasp
bastion (n)
fortress
coalesce (v)
to fuse together
convoke (v)
to call together
yoke (v)
to join different things
contempt (n)
scorn
callons (adj)
insensitive; hard
idiosyncrasy (n)
a peculiar trait
incongruous (adj)
out of pattern
in = not
congru = agree
fetter (v)
to tie up
revile (v)
to denounce
vilis = worthless