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ennui
dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
erudite
scholarly, learned
being rude because that's all you talk about
exculpate
free from blame
exonerate
extemporaneous
improvised
fawn
praise excessively
filibuster
intentional obstruction, especially using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action
like commercials in a blockbuster movie
fulminate
to loudly attack or denounce
foam from the mouth
germane
relevant to the subject at hand
can cause germ to the discussion
glib
marked by ease of informality, lacking in depth
halcyon
calm and peaceful
saying hal-low on the sea and yonder
harangue
to deliver a pompous speech
her rang as a sales pitch
hubri
arrogant presumption or pride
debris of the mind
impassive
revealing no emotion
impecunious
lackign funds
imperturbable
marked by extreme calm
inchoate
in an initial stage, not fully formed
infelelicitous
unfortunate, inappropriate
not - felicity
felicity acts inappropriately
intrepid
courageous
trepidation
inured
accustomed to accepting something undesirable
ur - ine
inveigle
to obtain by deception or flattery
using veil, wiggle the thing out of someone's grip
irascible
easily angered, see mercurial, in this case, crucible used to "heat"
lucid
clear
malevolent
having or showing vicious ill-will
mal (as opposed to benevolent)
mendacity
the condition of being untruthful
mend a city in truth and righteousness
mercurial
characterized by rapid and unpredictable change in mood
mercury can go up and down (thermometer)
misanthrope
one who hates all other humans
mitigate
to make or become less severe or intense
send (mit) some medicine
mollify
to calm or soothe
morose
sad
mournful
nebulous
vague