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pedantic (adj)
showy about knowledge
padere - to instruct
bombastic (adj)
pompous
lofty (adj)
overly proud
garish (adj)
flashy; loud
pretentious (adj)
ostentatious
gaudy (adj)
showy in a tasteless way
dogged (adj)
determined
inexorable (adj)
relentless
in - not
exorabilis - able to be swayed
intransigent (adj)
uncompromising
contentious (adj)
quarrelsome
disputatious (adj)
inclined to arguing
obdurate (adj)
not easily persuaded
obdurare - to harden
adamant (adj)
refusing to yield
adamas - unbreakable
litigious (adj)
prone to bringing lawsuits
lis - lawsuit
agere - to drive
adroit (adj)
skillful
unerring (adj)
perfect
paragon
perfection
para - beyond
deft (adj)
skillfull
preeminent (adj)
outstanding
discerning (adj)
keen insight
dexterous (adj)
skillfull w/ hands
dexter - skillful
our - full of
nefarious (adj)
sinful
ne - not
fas - lawful
odious (adj)
worth of dislike
odiosus - hateful
avarice (n)
extreme greed
inimical (adJ)
unfriendly
curmudgeon (n)
a cranky person
charlatan (n)
a fraud
ruse (n)
crafty scheme
subterfuge (n)
a scheme
swindle (v)
to cheat
embezzle (v)
steal money from one's employer
machination (n)
a crafty scheme
bilk (v)
to cheat
filch (v)
to steal
fleece (v)
to defraud money
narcissist (n)
one in love with own image
sybarite (n)
one who seeks luxury
mollify
to soothe anger
placate (v)
to soothe
exculpate (v)
to free from blame
pacify (v)
to soothe the anger of
alleviate (v)
to relieve
emollient (n)
a substance that softens
placid (adj)
calm