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adulatory
praising or admiring excessively; fawning on.
reprehensible
Deserving rebuke or censure; blameworthy
inherently
involved in the constitution or essential character of something : belonging by nature or habit
philistines
a person who is guided by materialism and is usually disdainful of intellectual or artistic values
pendants
Something suspended from something else, especially an ornament or piece of jewelry attached to a necklace or bracelet.
apologists
one who speaks or writes in defense of someone or something
kleptomaniacs
a person who has a persistent neurotic impulse to steal especially without economic motive
dilettantes
an admirer or lover of the arts
zealots
A fanatically committed person.
equivocal
subject to two or more interpretations and usually used to mislead or confuse; undecided
impertinent
irrevalent
categorical
Being without exception or qualification; absolute.
substantiates
to support with proof or evidence
illusory
based on or producing illusion : DECEPTIVE
tonic
refreshing
enervating
to reduce the mental or moral vigor of
insurgence
he action or an instance of rebellion
plethora
excess
calumny
act of uttering false misrepresntations
breadth
scope
economy
saving
intricacy
the state of being complex
gusto
enthusiastic and vigorous enjoyment or appreciation
inane
lacking significance, meaning, or point : SILLY
fatuous
complacently or inanely foolish : SILLY
salubrious
favorable to or promoting health or well-being
prophetic
foretelling events : PREDICTIVE
irreconcilable
unable to resolve
exacerbated
to make more severe
rectified
to correct by removing errors : ADJUST
imponderable
incapable of being weighed or evaluated with exactness
prescient
foreknowledge of events: a : divine omniscience b : human anticipation of the course of events : FORESIGHT
aggravate
to make worse, more serious, or more severe : intensify
weather
to bear up against and come safely through
incoherent
lacking clarity or intelligibility : INCOMPREHENSIBLE
capricious
IMPULSIVE, UNPREDICTABLE
extradition
Legal surrender of a fugitive to the jurisdiction of another state, country, or government for trial.
embezzlement
To take (money, for example) for one's own use in violation of a trust.
subordinate
To put in a lower or inferior rank or class.
ulterior
more distant
introvert
a reserved or shy person
hedonist
the doctrine that pleasure or happiness is the sole or chief good in life
stint
to restrain within certain limits : CONFINE
temporize
To act evasively in order to gain time, avoid argument, or postpone a decision
austerely
morally strictly
anomalous
inconsistent with or deviating from what is usual, normal, or expected : IRREGULAR, UNUSUAL
urbane
Polite, refined, and often elegant in manner.
enviable
highly desirable
imperious
Arrogantly domineering or overbearing
convivial
sociable; gregarious
inordinate
exceeding reasonable limits : IMMODERATE
unassailable
not liable to doubt, attack, or question
disparaging
to lower in rank or reputation : DEGRADE
cursory
rapidly and often superficially performed or produced : HASTY
scanty
Insufficient, as in extent or degree.
untenable
not able to be defended
antiquarianism
: dealing in old or rare books
anachronism
an error in chronology
assiduously
Constant in application or attention; diligently
timorous
expressing or suggesting lack of courage
rancorous
marked by bitterness and resentment
redoubtable
causing fear or alarm : FORMIDABLE
subsequent
Following in time or order; succeeding.
perfunctory
Acting with indifference; showing little interest or care.