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transient (adj.)
fleeting; short lived
trans
The young soldier in Africa lived a transient life.
ephermal (adj.)
short lived
Biz Markie was an ephermal rap artist.
sporadic (adj.)
irregular or unpredictable; infrequent
It is confusing when a sporatic actor changes from a bad guy to good guy almost every film.
capricious (adj.)
whimsical; impulsvie
A capricious teacher is hard to follow, because it becomes to unorganized and confusing.
evanescent (adj.)
likely to vanish
vancere
The atmosphere is evanescent because of global warming.
extemporandeous (adj.)
done with little or no practice
tempus
It is amazing when someone aces a test they took extemporandeously.
anachronism (n)
something out of place in time
chronos
Gary Players facemask is an anachronism compared to all fo the other players in the NFL.
trans
across, through
transient
chronos/tempus
time
anachronism, extemporaneous
vanecere
to dissappear
evanescent