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sanguine (adj)
cheerfully optimistic
The Humors
sanguis-
I am sanguine about my junior year, even though it is the toughest year.
phlegmatic (adj)
sluggish
The Humor
He was phlegmatic for almost a month because of the mono he had.
melancholy (adj)
sad, depressed
The Humor
melan-
Ever since she broke up with her boyfriend, she has been melancholy.
choleric (adj)
easily angered
The Humor
choler-
The coach was choleric because nobody was focusing.
recalcitrant (adj)
stubbornly resistant to authority
The Humor
The class clown was recalcitrant to the teacher and didn't respect her.
lethargic (adj)
sluggish
The Humor
The class was lethargic because the teacher was terribly boring.
splenetic (adj)
easily angered
The Humor
The mother was splenetic probably because the daughter was so stubborn.
querulous (adj)
full of complaints
The Humor
The new student was loud and querulous; she did not set a good impression.
dolorous (adj)
exhibiting sorrow or pain
The Humor
She was dolorous at the wake for her grandfather.
animosity (adj)
a feeling of strong dislike, ill will
The Humor
anima-
Some countries have animosity towards others after a disagreement.
pusillanimous (adj)
cowardly
The Humor
anima-
The girl was pusillanimous when it came to decision making.
lassitude (n)
feeling of weakness
The Humor
After the loss, the team walked off the field with lassitude and lethargy.
spurious (adj)
fake
Sneaky Sneaky
The directions were spurious because we ended up at a desert instead of a beach.
guile (n)
trickery
Sneaky Sneaky
The pulled the prank on the teachers with guile.
beguile (v)
to deceive with charm
Sneaky Sneaky
She beguiled the students to come to the basement, although they were afraid of the dark.
strategem (n)
a deceitful scheme
Sneaky Sneaky
The robbers came up with a strategem and were successful in the end.
surreptitious (adj)
sneaky
Sneaky Sneaky
They were surreptitious in their camaflouge apparel.
clandestine (adj)
secret; hidden
Sneaky Sneaky
The hiding place was clandestine, and nobody ever found the children that hid there.
stealth (n)
sneakiness
Sneaky Sneaky
The "stealth bomber" is so effective.
duplicity (n)
deceit
Sneaky Sneaky
duplit-
specious (adj)
false
Sneaky Sneaky
The code to pass the fence was specious, so we weren't able to enter.
furtive (adj)
sneaky; secretive
Sneaky Sneaky
She was furtive when she came in past curfew.
pseudonym (n)
pen name (fake name)
Sneaky Sneaky
pseudo-
In order to live in the United States, the immigrant had a pseudonym which was Maria.
fallacious (adj)
false; deceptive
Sneaky Sneaky
I knew our plan was fallacious because the others were doing something completely different.
rapacious (adj)
greedy; ravenous
Sneaky Sneaky
rapere-
The young kids were rapacious and took all of the food.