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pedantic
showy about knowlege
Paedere
Grandiose
ridiculously exaggerated
grandis
bombastic
using inflated language
pompous
possessing excessive self-esteem
pomp
ous
lofty
overly proud
ornate
overly decorated
ornatus
opulence
luxuriousness
opulentus
pretentious
ostentatious
gaudy
showy in a tasteless way
dogged
unwilling to give up
inexorable
relentless
in
exorabilis
obstinate
stubborn
obstinatus
intransigent
uncompromising
in
transigente
contentious
quarrelsome
contendere
ious
pertinacity
stubbornness
per
tenax
steadfast
unchanging
stede
foest
recalcitrant
stubbornly rebellious
obdurate
not easily persuaded
obdurare
intractable
stubborn
in
tract
adamant
refusing to yield
adamas
litigious
prone to bringing lawsuits
lis
agere
adroit
skillful
unerring
perfect
un
err
paragon
perfection
para
deft
skillful
preeminent
outstanding
discerning
showing good judgment or keen insight
dis
cernere
consummate
perfect
con
summus
dexterous
skillful with the hands
dexter
ous
nefarious
sinful
ne
fas
odious
worthy of dislike
odiosus
malefactor
an evildoer
mal
facere
avarice
extreme greed
bigotry
intolerance toward those who are different
miserly
lacking generosity
mis
inimical
unfriendly
in
amicus
curmudgeon
a cranky person
misanthrope
one who hate humankind
mis
anthro
charlatan
a fraud
chiarlatino
ruse
a crafty scheme
subterfuge
a scheme
subter
fugere
dupe
one who is easily deceived
pilfer
to steal
swindle
to cheat
embezzle
to steal money from one's employer
machination
a crafty scheme
machina
bilk
to cheat
filch
to steal
fleece
to defraud money
hedonist
a pleasure seeker
hedone
ascetic
one who lives a holy life of self-denial
asketes
nihilist
one who rejects moral distinctions and knowable "truths"
despot
a tyrant
despotes
narcissist
one in love with his/her own image
zealot
one who engages passionately in a cause
sybarite
an individual who seeks luxury
vindicate
to clear from blame
assuage
to soothe the anger of
mollis
exonerate
to clear from accusation
ex
onus
exculpate
to free from blame
ex
culpa
invigorate
to energize
in
vigor
ate
emollient
a substance that softens
mollis
absolve
to pardon
ab
solvere