Altercation (noun): A noisy quarrel
Root: Alter "other"
Example Sentence: When living with the James', there will constantly be altercations going on, whether the argument is over something small or big.
Ephemeral (adjective): Lasting for a very short (literally for one day); transitory; not everlasting
Root: Epi "toward"
Example Sentence:The party became ephemeral when the girl broke her arm and had to be sent to the hospital.
Paragon (noun): A model of excellence or perfection
Root: Para "beside"
Example Sentence: The valedictorian is a great representation of a paragon because they are the model student.
Peripatetic (adjective): Walking or traveling about
Root: Peri "around"
Example Sentence: The man who had no home was peripatetic, for he had nowhere to be or go.
Epithet (noun): A word or phrase used positively or negatively that characterizes or describes a person or thing, added to or replacing a name
Root: Tithenai "to put"
Example Sentence: Many epithets in Europe were made for kings and queens that tell of the time that they ruled like Richard The lion Hearted or Bloody Mary.