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Transient (adj)
short-lived
Transire
ephemeral (adj)
short-lived
hemera
sporadic (adj)
unpredictable
sporas
capricious (adj)
impulsive
evanescent (adj)
likley to vanish
Vanescere
extemporaneous (adj)
done with little or no practice
tempus
anachronism (n)
out of place in time
ana+chronos
Censure (n)
harsh critisism
diatribe (n)
malicious criticism or abuse
dia + tribein
caustic (adj)
sarcastic
derogatory (adj)
belittling
de-
admonish (v)
to repremand mildly
ad- + monere
repudiate (v)
to cast out publicly
sanctimonious (adj)
falsely Pious, self-righteous
sanctus
Sacrosanct
profoundly sacred
revere (v)
to regard with honor
pious (adj)
showing religous devotion
deference (n)
respect for the wishes of others
de- +ferre
formidable (adj)
hard to overcome, dreadful
formido
potent (adj)
strong and effective
potens
indomitable (adj)
unable to be conquered
in- + domit
redoubtable (adj)
arousing fear
re- + douter
robust (adj)
full of vigor
impervious (adj)
unaffectable
im- + per + via
sanctuary (n)
a place of refuge
sanctus
sacrelegious (adj)
disrespectful of somthing sacred
sacer
coalesce (v)
to blend together
co-alere
anthology (n)
a collection of works
anthos-legion
convoke (v)
to call together
con-vocare
synchronize (v)
to arange things to occur simultaneously
synthesis (n)
a fusion, a bringing together
syn-tithenai
eclectic (adj)
made up of parts from many different sources
ec-legere
yoke (v)
to join different
ruthless (adj)
crule
rue-less
contempt (n)
scorn, disrespectful
callous (adj)
hardened, unable to feel emotion
supercilious (adj)
arrogance
idionsyncracy (n)
a peculiar trait or habit
anomaly (n)
unusual event
Atrophy (v)
to weaken from disuse
abate (v)
to subside or weaken
porous (adj)
many holes
wane (v)
to grow smaller or less intense
lassitude (n)
a feeling of weakness
undermine (v)
to weaken or diminish somthing
placid (adj)
calm
inert (adj)
sluggish
listless (adj)
sluggish
quiescent (adj)
resting, quiet
serene (adj)
tranquil, calm
static (adj)
stationary
languid
weak, sluggish