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sanguine (adj)
cheerfully optimistic
one of the "humours"
sanguis
prosaic (adj)
ordinary
recalcitrant (adj)
stubborn
re
calcitrare
stealth (n)
sneakiness
ability to avoid detection
hackneyed (adj)
overused
mercurial (adj)
erratic
subject to wild character
surreptitious (adj)
secretive
sub
rapere
strategem (n)
a secretive/deceitful scheme
strategas
eloquent (adj)
weel spoken
loq/loc
spurious (adj)
fake
loquacious (adj)
talkative
loq/loc
banal (adj)
ordinary
laconic (adj)
speaking little
loc
Spartans
grandiloquent (adj)
speaking in a grand way
grand
loc/loq
ent
rupture (v)
to break open
rapare
amorphous (adj)
without shape
a
morph
metamorphosis (n)
a transformation
meta
morph
immutable (adj)
unchanging
im
mut
lethargic (adj)
sluggish/apathetic
beguile (v)
to deceive with charm
benefactor (n)
a supporter/a charitable person
bene
fact
perjure (v)
to lie under oath
per
jur
judicious (adj)
showing good judgment
jud
ious
circumlocution (n)
talking around subject
circum
loc/loq
colloquial (adj)
everyday language
co
loq/loc
evasive (adj)
talking around a subject/intentionally vague
e
concise (adj)
brief
con-
cis
succinct (adj)
spoken/writen clearly
brusque (adj)
rudely abrupt
abridge (v)
to shorten writen text
brevity (n)
breifness
brev
ity
adjudicate (v)
to hear and judge a case
jud
ate
astute (adj)
keen
scrutinize (v)
to examine carefully
scruta
-ize
prudent (adj)
using good judgemente
elocution (n)
expressive delivery of public speech
e-
loqu
-tion
benign (adj)
harmless
bene
benevolent(adj)
kind; considerate
bene
vole
euphemism (n)
an inoffensive word, used to replace an offensive one
eu-
phem
eulogy (n)
a praising tribute
eu-
logia
transmute (v)
to transform
trans-
mut
mundane (adj)
ordinary
mund
guile (n)
trickery
vacuous (adj)
lacking substance
vac
insipid (adj)
dull
in-
sapere
phlegmatic (adj)
sluggish
melancholy (adj)
sad
melan
choler
choleric (adj)
easily angered
choler
-ic
clandestine (adj)
secret