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idiosyncrasy
an attribute that makes you different from other people
acerbic
bitter or sharp in tone, taste or manner
sardonic
disdainfully or ironically mocking
mordant
sharply sarcastic or btiingly critical
aesthetics
hwo somethign looks- how pleasing it is
discerning
showing good taste and judgement
iconoclast
someone who challenges traditional beliefs, customs, and values
heterodox
goign against estalisher or accepted beleifs
disheveled
disrodered and untidy
deplorable
worthy of severe condemnation
lethargy
a state of physical slowness and mentall dullnes
lassitude
a state of weariness accompanied by listlessness or apathy
torpor
lack of mental or physical energy
repose
state of rest or inactivity
squander
to use something wastefully
indominatble
impossible to defeat or frighten
autocrat
a ruler who holds complete, unlimited power
imperious
huaghty and domineering
authoritatian
favoring strict rules and established authority
inexorable
unstoppable
tenaciously
sticking firmly to a decision or plan
imperturable
not easily worried or ditressed
meticulous
extremely careful and precise
conscientious
thorough and careful in one's work
punctilious
being careful about small details
immaculate
completely clean
scrupulous
very precise and exact
deference
submission to another's judgement
zealot
somebody who shows excessive enthusiasm for a cause
tenet
one of a set fo fundamental beliefs
dogma
an authoritative stand that all believes must accept as correct
belie
to disguise the true nature of something
asinine
totally stupid or ridiculous
apathetic
not taking an interest in anything
petulant
bad-tempered and sulky
credulous
gullibe; beleiveing something too easily
neophyte
beginner
benign
gentle, nonthreatining, mild
innocuous
harmless
convival
enjoying the company of others
genial
kind, good-natured manner
jovial
cheerful
risible
capable of causing laughter
animosity
feeling of hostility
blithe
happy and carefree