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TEMPUS
(L) time
extempore
adj. improvised; composed or uttered without advance preparation

adv. without advance preparation
temporal
adj. 1. pertaining to worldly affairs

2. transitory; short-lived
temporized
v. 1. to accept or adapt to a situation; to compromize

2. to postpone a decision in order to gain time
KHRONOS
(G) time
anachronism
n. 1. a person or thing out of place in a historical period or sequence of events

2. a person, custom, or idea considered out-of-date
chronical
n. a continuous, detailed record of historical events in order of their occurrence
synchronous
adj. happening at the same time; moving at the same rate
ANNUS
(L) year
annals
n. 1. a chronological record of events of successive years without interpretation or analysis by the author; a historical record

2. a periodical journal of a learned field or annual reports of an organization
beinnial
adj. 1. lasting two years

2. happening every two years
millennium
n. 1. a span of one thousand years

2. the thousand years which Christ is to rule on the earth; any anticipated period o fpeace, justice, and joy
superannuated
adj. 1. retired or disqualified because of age of infirmity

2. antiquated; obsolete
DIES
(L) day
diurnal
adj. 1. daily; occurring in a day or every day

2. active during the day rather than at night
meridian
n. 1. the highest point or stage of development; apogee; zenith

2. The imaginary half-circle connecting the north and south poles
sojourn
n. a temporary stay; a brief visit

v. to stay for a time; to reside temporarily
NOX
(L) night
nocturne
n. a melody or composition conveying romantic or evening thoughts; a reverie
equinox
n. each of the two times o fthe year when days and nights ar of equal