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arrogant
given to exaggerating one's worth or improtance in an offensive way
presumptuous, haughty

The arrogant assistant manager kept telling the staff, "I run this place."
articulate
able express oneself easily, clearly and effectively
eloquent, smooth-spoken;
An articulate person is seldom misunderstood.
blemish
noticeable imperfection
disfigurement, defect, flaw, stain;
Skilled application of makeup conceals most blemishes.
breach
violation of a law, duty, or obligation
infraction, contravention, infringement;
It is a breach of faith to disclose confidential information to unauthorized individuals.
delegate
person designated to act for another or others
representative, deputy;
In a democracy, the delegates to the assemblies that make the laws are chosen by the people.
disintegrate
break up or decompose
deteriorate, worsen;
Inadequate maintenance causes outdoor furniture to disintegrate.
envision
to picture oneself mentally
conceive, visualize;
When details are meager it is hard to envision exactly what happened.
grave
likely to produce great harm or danger
serious, critical;
Their frowns suggest that the situation is grave.
infallible
incapable of error
unerring, certain;
The contestant answered all questions correctly; she seemed infallible.
laudable
worthy of praise
commendable, meritorious;
If we are candid, we will withhold praise for achievements that are not laudable.