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DESPOTIC
tyrannical, oppressive
SYONYMS: domineering, overbearing,dictatorial
GULLIBLE
easily deceived, tricked, or cheated
SYNONYMS: trustful, naive, unsuspicious, credulous
GUILE
deceit, treachery
SYNONYMS: slyness, cunning, trickery, deception, duplicity
EXONERATE
free from blame
SYNONYMS: free, clear, pardon,justify, release,exculpate
CLICHE
expression or idea that is stale from overuse
SYNONYMS: overused expression, overworked expression,platitude
TRITE
uninteresting because of overuse; lacking originality and fresshness
SYNONYMS: well-worn, stale, commonplace, hackneyed
MELANCHOLY
sad, gloomy, depressed; sadness, gloom, depression
SYNONYMS: saddened, unhappy, mournful, plaintive
CHOLERIC
easily angered; grouchy; quick-tempered
SYNONYMS: cranky, hot-tempered, irascible
PHLEGMATIC
sluggish, not easily excited
SYNONYMS: dull, unemotional, unexcitable, stolid
SANGUINE
cheerful, confident, hopeful
SYNONYMS: positive, assured, optimistic
CONSENSUS
general agreement, majority opinion, harmony
DISSENSION
strong disagreement, quarreling
SENSUAL
enjoying bodily pleasures; pertaining to the body and the senses rather than the mind or spirit
INSENSIBLE
unable to feel; unaware; unconscious
INSENSITIVITY
inability to be affected by; lack of sensitivity