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flippant
treating serious things lightly
sheaf
bendles of wheat
illusion
intellectually deceived; a pattern capable of reversible perspective
ornery
having and irritable disposition
anecdotal
consisting of or based on secondhand accounts rather than firsthand knowledge or experience or scientific investigation; untrustworthy
avarice
excessive desire for wealth or gain; extreme greed for money or gain
truculent
1. aggressively defiant, 2. aggressive; pugnacious, 3. fierce, savage
nonchalant
calm and casual; to disregard
kloof
a deep ravine
shrew
any small, usually mouse like mammal with a pointed snout; a bad tempered or scolding woman
extricate
to free; release
presumptuous
overly bold or confident; taking to much for granted
apathy
lack of emotion or interest; indifferent
ruse
stratagem, trick
serindipity
pleasant discovery, surprise
amiably
good natured, friendly and pleasant
cacophony
harsh discordinant mixture of sound; discord
poignant
painfully sharp to the senses or emotions, deeply moving
ambvalent
simultaneous conflicting feelings
malicious
intention to do evil desire to tease
fastidious
very careful in maters of choice or taste, fussy; easily disgusted, squeamish
cajoling
persuade by flattery, deceit
mutinous
rebellious; tending to mutiny(revolt against authority
disheveled
untidy, ruffled, disordered
incomprehensible
cannot be understood
doleful
mournful, sad; dreary, dismal
fervent
ardent; impassioned; intense
imperious
overbearing, domineering; urgent, imperative
retribution
the receiving or dispensing of reward or punishment especially in the hereafter; reward
relentless
oppressively constant; no abatement