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Amiable
friendly, likeable
affable
friendly
gregarious
sociable
garrulous
sociable
loquacious
talkative

adj
dogmatic
narrowminded

adj
reticent
silent (positive)

adj
taciturn
silent, quiet (negative)

adj
banal
overused

adj
verbose
wordy

adj
hackneyed
overused

adj
whimsical
odd ('wonderful' way)

adj
capricious
odd (random, out of nowhere, unpredictable)

adj
aesthetic
love of beauty or art

adj
dubious
doubtful

adj
feasible
possible

adj
concise
brief (postitive)

adj
terse
brief negative)

adj
curtail
to reduce

v
altruism
unselfishness

noun
ameliorate
improve

verb
augment
increase

verb
anarchy
chaos, without order

noun
discern
percieve
empathy
understanding
apathy
indifference
arrogant
conceited
pompous
self-important
haughty
arrogant
trite
overused

adj
plausible
reasonable

adj
bombastic
using pompous language
superficial
surface, without depth

adj
dilatory
procrastinate
diligent
hard working

adj
disparage
belittle
disdain
dislike, scorn
mercurial
changeable, lively
volatile
changeable
malicious
intending evil
beneficial
evil ('bene' means good)
euphoria
elation ('eu' means good)
candid
open, honest
cogent
convincing
torpid
lethargic

adj
spurious
false
meticulous
overly concerned with details
fastiduous
fussy
refute
disprove
laudable
praiseworthy
parody
humorous imitation of a serious work
parity
equality
disparity
inequality
docile
submissive
transient
fleeting
ephemeral
short-lived
transitory
not permanent
evanescent
fleeting
lucid
clear
ominous
threatening
verify
confirm
substantiate
confirm
eclectic
drawn from a variety of sources
gratuitious
given free, unnecessary
paucity
scarcity
dearth
scarcity
culpable
blameworthy (like culprit)
vindicative
free from blame
surreptitious
secretive
clandestine
secretive
furtive
secretive
stealthy
secretive
pejorative
with unpleasant connotation
mercenary
done for money
decorous
proper, decent behaviour
mitigate
lessen in severity
brusque
rudely brief
superfluous
extra
prodigal
wasteful
impetuous
rash
anomaly
irregularity
reverent
showing respect
pious
holy, devout
pragmatic
practical
innocuous
harmless
enigma
puzzle
vacuous
empty
predilection
a liking
proclivity
inclination
ambivalent
having two different feelings ('ambi' means both)
ambiguous
having one or more meanings, obscure
vague
unclear
fortuitous
by chance
cordial
pleasant
exacerbate
to make worse
valid
true
censor
to suppress parts concidered unacceptable
censure
criticize sharply
assiduous
diligent
imperious
bossy