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NOVUS
(L) new
nova
n. a star that increases thousands of times in brightness and then fades
novice
n. a person new to any field; a beginner
NEOS
(G) new
neoclassical
n. a revival of the literary, architectural, musical, and artistic forms that are considered a standard or model, and therefore "classical"
neologism
n. a new word, phrase, or expression; a new meaning for and old word
neophyte
n. 1. a recent convert

2. a newly ordained priest or member of a religious order

3. a beginner; a novice
DURO
(L) to make hard; to endure
dour
ajd. stern; grim; gloomy
duress
n. forced constraint; coercion against one's will
obdurate
adj. 1. stubborn; unyielding

2. hardened against good influence; impenitent
MEMORIA
(L) memory; rememberance
immemorial
adj. going deep into the past before history, knowledge, ro memory; primordial
memoir
n. (usually plural) a written account of events one has lived through; an autobiography
memorabilia
n. things worth rememberance
MOROR
(L) to delay; to loiter; to tarry
demur
v. 1. to raise an objection

2. to delay
moratorium
n. deferment or delay of any action
SENEX
(L) old; an elder
SENESCO
(L) to grow old
senescent
adj. growing old; aging
surly
adj. flagrantly uncivil and ill-natured