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altruistic
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others
ambivalent
having contrary feelings or attitudes
angular
lean; sharp concerned
arrogant
overbearingly assuming
aversion
strong disinclination
discern
to differentiate between two or more things
disdain
intense dislike
disparage
to degrade, to speak of someone or something in a derogatory manner
disparity
inequality, the condition or fact of being unequal in age
embellish
to decorate, to make beautiful with ornamentation
engender
to cause, to produce, to create
innocuous
harmless, producing no injury
insipid
boring and stupid
lament
to mourn or to express sorrow in a demonstrative manner
laud
to praise, to extol
obscure
difficult to see, vague
ostentatious
showy, pretentious
prodigal
wasteful, a person given to extravagance
repudiate
to reject, to disown
reticence
restraint in speech, reluctance to speak
revere
to honor, to regard with respect
serene
calm, placid
subtle
delicate, elusive, not obvious
superfluous
beyond what is needed or required, an overflow
taciturn
quiet, not verbose