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Fractious
hard to manage, unruly
cynical
given to disbelief in commonly accepted values
transcendent
going beyond usual limits or expectations
apathy
absence or lack of passion, interest or concern
strident
marked by insistent, discordant, and harsh sound
insidious
intended to trap or trick
meretricious
of or relating to a prostitute
commensurate
equal in measure or extent
affability
quality of being pleasant and at ease with others
defer
to postpone OR to submit
deign
to condescend to receive or give
propensity
innate or inherent tendency
squander
to cause to disperse
steadfast
firmly fixed in place
degenerate
having declined from a higher state
chronic
marked by a long duration or frequent recurrence
brusque
markedly short and abrupt
callow
charateristic of immaturity
conjecture
supposition
trepidation
strong apprehension
desecrate
to violate the sanctity of
admonition
a gentle or friendly reproof
insolence
haughtiness
retribution
just reward or punishment
fastidious
concerned that even the smallest details should be just right
pliant
supple and bending easily
supercilious
full of contempt and arrogance
rectitude
strong moral integrity in character or actions
disinterestedness
free from bias or self-interest
profligate
extremely extravagant or wasteful