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gauche
akward, lacking grace, expecially social grace
guile
deception, cunning, decietful talk or conduct
histrionic
having to do with actors or acting;
hypotheticaL
based on the assumption, something assumed for the purpose of argument, something asumed while the facts are exposed
impervious
impenetrable, unaffected, not influenced by
inadvertent
inattentive, not observant, negligent, heedless, hence unintentional
incumbent
resting on as a duty or obligation
inference
conclusion, deduction,
intaglio
a design carved or engraved below the surface of a material, a gem so cut
invalidate
to deprive of legal force, to abolish, annul
jettison
to trhow goods overboard to lighten a craft, to discard, cast off
lassitude
feeling of weariness, languor,m a state of weariness, fatigue
livid
pallid, as with rage or illness, discolored by a purise-grayish blue
machination
a clever or secret plot of intrigue, exp. with evil intent, scheme
mercenary
working or performing only for money or gain, venal, greedy
feint
to lure or decieve with a feint (scam) to make a pretense of (know noun form as well)
garrulous
loquacious, pointlessly or annoyingly talkative
zenith
acme; apex, climax
raze
destroy to the ground; demolish; to scrape, cut or shave off
candid
blunt; frank, marked by honest sincere expression
beligerent
wagin war, ;bellicose punacious, quarrelsome, truculent
consipcuous
obvious to the eye of mind; noticable
reticent
inclined to be slien;t' or uncommunicative in speech; reserved shy
obdurate
hardened in feeling; stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing; adamant
intrepid
characterized by resolute frearlissness, fortitude, and courage