Latinate (adj.): pertaining to or derived from Latin.

“This kind of affective response is typical of you,” he said, evenly, “but it’s not cogent. You’d be much better off…”

She slammed her mug down on the table. He recoiled, trailing off in astonishment. A drop of splashed coffee hung on his cheek.

“And it’s typical of you,” she said–dropping her voice as heads turned and spitting the words in a violent whisper–“it’s typical of you to try to shut down any kind of actual conversation with this Latinate bullshit.”