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laconic (a)
few words
Spartans
succinct (a)
clear and precise
brusque (a)
rudely abrupt
brev
abridge (v)
to shorten
brev
conspire (v)
to plan secretively
con
spire
concord (n)
state of harmony
con
cord
congenital (a)
born with
con
gen
Schism
a division
cis
incisive
keen insight
in+cis
adjudicate
to judge a case
jud+ate
prejure
lie under oath
per+jur
jurisprudence
philosophy of law
jur+prudentia
adjure
command
ad+jure
adjude
determine based upon law
ad+jud
acumen
keenness--judgment
acus
elocution
espressive deliver- public speech
e+loqu+tion
Schism
a division
cis
pontificate
speak pompously
pontifex
incisive
keen insight
in+cis
discursive
straying from topic
dis+curs
adjudicate
to judge a case
jud+ate
euphemism
subsitiuion of innofensive word for offensive one
eu+pheme
prejure
lie under oath
per+jur
ingratiate
put one in good favor with another
in+grat
jurisprudence
philosophy of law
jur+prudentia
gratis
free of charge
grat
adjure
command
ad+jure
euphonious
sweet sounding
eu+phon
adjude
determine based upon law
ad+jud
acumen
keenness--judgment
acus
elocution
espressive deliver- public speech
e+loqu+tion
pontificate
speak pompously
pontifex
discursive
straying from topic
dis+curs
euphemism
subsitiuion of innofensive word for offensive one
eu+pheme
ingratiate
put one in good favor with another
in+grat
gratis
free of charge
grat
euphonious
sweet sounding
eu+phon
transmute
transform
trans+mut
amorphous
lacking sape
a+morph
merdurial
erratic
speedy god mercury
protean
can have different forms
form changing god proteus
vacillate
change ones mind often
hackneyed
overused
vacuous
lacking sustance
vac
prosaic
ordinary
epuanimity
even tempered
equa+anima
magnanimous
generous
magna+anima
saguine
optimistic
sanguis
phlegmaic
sluggish
choleric
easily angered
choler+ic
recalcitrant
resistant to authority
re+calcitrare
splenetic
easily angered
splen
querulous
complaining often
dolorous
expressive of sorrow or pain
dolor
pusillanimous
cowardly
pusillus+anima
lassitude
weakness
spurious
fake
beguile
decieve with charm
strategem
decietfull scheme
sratego
surrepititous
sneaky
sub+rapere
duplicity
hypocritical
duplit
specious
false but plausable
specere
furive
sneaky
fallacious
false
fallacia+ious
rapacious
greedy
rapere+ious
ephemeral
short lived
hemera
extemporaneous
no practice
anachronism
out of place
ana+chronos
transitory
short time
transitus
contemporaneous
occuring at the same time
con+tempore
interminable
never ending
in+term
protracted
prolonged
pro+tract
calcumny
slander
diaribe
criticism
dia+tribein
caustic
cast off publicaly
repudium
disparage
belittle
dis+parage
maledicion
curse
mal+dictus
harangue
critical pompus speech
pejorative
make worse
pejore
sanctimonious
falsly religious
sanctus
sacrosanct
really sacred
sacer+sanctus
deference
restpect for wishes
de+ferre
consecrate
declare holy
sacer
talisman
magical power
telos
lionize
treat as celeb
bulwark
strong defense
redoubtable
arousing fear
re+douter
efficaious
producing a desired effect
efficere
stalwart
phisically or moraly strong person
impregnable
unable to be entered by force
im_prehendere
bastion
stronghold
atrophy
to weaken
a+troph
abate
subside
ad to batre
lassitude
weakness
lassus
obsequious
submissive
ob to sequi
enervate
weaken
ebb
decrease
compliant
submissive
inert
sluggish
in ertem
quiescent
resting
quies
static
statinary
status
moratorium
postponement
torpor
lethargy
incite
urge into action
citare
assail
attack
cacophony
discord
acrid
harsh smellin
acri
eregious
bad
peripatetic
travellin from place to place
peri
itinerant
travelling
vagrant
wandering
vagus
jetison
throw overboard
dearth
lack
rescind
take back
re sindere
efface
errase
munificent
generous