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coeval
(adj)
co-EE-vǝl
Meaning

living at the same time; contemporary

1st Sample Sentence

William Shakespeare and his fellow poet-playwright Christopher Marlowe were coeval, having been born in the same year, but Marlowe died young, while Shakespeare lived into his sixties.

Root

com (equal)#aevum (age) (Latin)

Mnemonics

COEVAL=CO+EVOLUTION so two things evolved at the same time sounds similar to co-evolve meaning EVOLVED OR BORN AT THE SAME TIME co-eval; eval means age. coeval means same age

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