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1

antediluvian

adj;


extremely old and not useful

2

archaic

adj.


belonging to a much earlier period

3

artifact

n.


object produced by the human hand

4

cursory

adj.


done with haste and little attention to detail

5

duration

n.


period of time

6

ephemeral

adj.


lasting for only a short time

7

imminent

adj.


about to happen

8

obsolete

adj.


no longer in use

9

preclude

v.


prevent

10

predecessor

n.


someone that comes before another in time

11

sporadic

adj.


isolated

12

static

adj.


without motion

13

sustain

v.


to keep in existence; to support; to encourage

14

transient

adj.

staying for only a short time

15

unprecedented

adj.


without previous example