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transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
addiction - compulsive habitual need
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete