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trans

across, through

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fluere

to flow

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chronos

time

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tempus

time

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transient(adj)

fleeting, short lived

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ephemeral (adj)

short lived

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sporadic (adj)

irregular or unpredictable;infrequent

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capricious (adj)

whimsical; impulsive

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evanescent (adj)

likely to vanish

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extemporaneous (adj)

done with little or no practice

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anachronism (n)

something out of place in time

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transitory (adj)

lasting for a short time

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expedite (v)

to speed up

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influx (n)

a flowing in

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superfluous (adj)

beyond what is necessary

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contemporaneous (adj)

existing or occurring at about the same time

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interminable (adj)

never ending

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protracted (adj)

prolonged; extended in time