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  1. extempore
    improvised
  2. temporal
    pertaining to worldly affairs
  3. temporize
    to compromise
  4. anachronism
    a person or thing out of place in a historical period
  5. chronicle
    a continuous record of historical events
  6. synchronous
    happening at the same time
  7. annals
    a historical record
  8. biennial
    lasting two years
  9. millennium
    a span of one thousand years
  10. superannuated
    retired because of age
  11. diurnal
    daily
  12. meridian
    the highest point
  13. sojourn
    a brief visit
  14. nocturne
    a romantic melody dealing with night
  15. equinox
    each of the two times of the year when days and nights are the same time
  16. nova
    a star that increases thousands of times in brightness and then fades
  17. novice
    a beginner
  18. neoclassical
    a revival of the literary, musical, etc, that are considered a standard or model
  19. neologism
    a new word, phrase, etc,
  20. neophyte
    a recent convert
  21. dour
    stern, gloomy
  22. duress
    forced constraint
  23. obdurate
    stubborn
  24. immemorial
    going deep into the past before knowledge or memory
  25. memoir
    an autobiography
  26. memorabilia
    things worthy of remembrance
  27. demur
    to raise an objection
  28. moratorium
    delay of any action
  29. senescent
    ageing
  30. surly
    flagrantly uncivil and ill-natured

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