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Dour
severe or gloomy and unfriendly and unresponsive toward other people
Suave
Polite and charming
Opulent
Rich and lavish
Recalcitrant
Disobedient; stubbornly resisting authority
Impervious
Not allowing passage into or through something
Parsimonious
Saving, skimping, not generous
Nostalgia
Thinking good thoughts about the past
Ingenuous
Showing innocence and a lack of worldy experience
Inclement
Unpleasant or severe
Apathy
Not interested; don't care
Alienate
To cause someone to become unfriendly
Vociferous
Shouting noisily
Cogent
Forceful and convincing to the intellect and reason
Reprehensible
Unacceptable and deserving punishment
Truculent
Aggressive and fierce; not nice
Extant
Still in existence or stil alive
Pungent
With a strong smell or powerfully sharp or bitter taste
Solace
Comfort at a time of sadness or grief
Ominous
Suggesting or indicating that something bad is going to happen or be revealed
Deft
Moving or acting in a quick, smooth, and skillful way
Feasible
Capable of being accomplished or put into effect
Panacea
A supposed cure for all diseases or problems
Invulnerable
Not capable of being wounded, damaged, hurt or affected
Discern
To see something that is not very clear or obvious
Verbatim
Repeating word for word
Apprehensive
Worried that something bad will happen
Quandary
A state of uncertainty or indecision as to what to do
Diffident
Lacking self-confidence and rather shy
Somber
Having a tone that is dark, dull, or suitable for serious mood
Comprised
To incorporate or contain something; to be made up of something
Temerity
Reckless confidence that might be offensive
Perpetuate
To make something continue, usually for a long time
Allude
To refer to casually or indirectly
Clairvoyant
Supernaturally perceptive; on who possesses extrasensory powers, seer
Conclusive
Serving to settle an issue; final
Disreputable
Not respectable, not esteemed
Endemic
Native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristic of or prevalent in a field
Exemplary
Worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model
Fathom
To understand, get to the bottom of, to determine the depth of; a measure of depth in water
Guile
Treacherous cunning, deceit
Integrity
Honesty, high moreal standards; an unimpaired condition, completeness, soundness
Itinerary
A route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook
Misconstrue
To interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
Obnoxious
Highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
Placate
To appease, soothe, pacify
Placid
Calm, peaceful
Plagiarism
Passing off or using one's own the writing of another perosn
Potent
Powerful; highly effective
Pretext
A false reason, deceptive excuse
Protrude
To stick out, thrust forth
Stark
Harsh, unrelieved, desolate; utterly
Superficial
On or near the surface; concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow