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loquacious
talkative
gullible
easily believable
suave
persuasive person
pompous
someone overwhelmed in his own importance
asthetic
someone sensitive to art
taciturn
someone that doesnt speak very much
opinionated
someone who is strong in opinion
phlegmatic
person that has no energy; too much flem; lethargic
erudite
to have a lot of knowledge
complacent
at ease with yourself; self satisfied
punctilious
precise about how things should be
indefatigable
having plenty of energy; never get tired
vapid
not having much to say
iconoclastic
oppose described rules of order
misanthropic
hates everyone
puerile
childish
ascetic
hermit; (person who lives in a hut and likes it)
peccadillo
minor sin
penury
extreme poverty
megalomania
form of madness; exaggerated opinion of yourself
imbroglio
an imbarassing situation
braggadocio
empty bragging; talking the talk without backing it up
panacea
cure all; takes care of everything
fiasco
total failure; lack of success
idiosyncrasy
your excentric, to be odd
rationalize
1) making excuses for shortcomings
2)try to find a rational explanation
anomaly
something that does not fit
malinger
someone who pretends to be sick to avoid work
elite
someone in the very highest category
parvenu
a new rich person
jingoism
fanatic nationalism
intelligentsia
highly educated class of people
chicanery
mean spirited trickery
banal
commonplace; undistinguished