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prudent
exercising good judgement and common sense
adj
sanguine
optimistic; cheerfully confident
adj
abhor
to hate intensely
verb
diffident
lscking confidence; quiet and shy
adj
ebullience
intense and joyful enthusiam
noun
effusive
gushy; highly emotional
adj
enervate
to weaken the strength of
verb
frenetic
wildly excited or active
adj
impetuous
characterized by sudden energy and emotion; impulsive and passionate
adj
implacable
impossible to appease or satisfy
adj
listless
indiffernt;unwilling to act or even move ; lazy
adj
mecurial
subject to rapid and extreme changes in mood; volatile
adj
rancorous
hateful; marked b y deep seated ill will
adj
reticent
reluctant to speak; shy
adj
staid
characterized by a strait-laced sense of correct behavior
adj
stoic
indifferent to emotions or pain
adj or noun
swagger
to boast; to strut or otherwise demonstrate excessive pride
verb
tepid
lukewarm; lacking emotion
adj
torpor
laziness; inactivity; dullness
noun
trepidation
uncertainty; fear
noun
wary
on guard; watchful
adj
adage
a wise old saying
noun
adamant
extremely stubborn
adj
brusque
describing a rude, abrupt manner
adj
candor
sincerity; openness
noun
cavil
to raise trivial objections; to nitpick
verb
compelling
forceful and convincing
adj
didactic
intended to insrtruct
adj
disparage
to speak of in a negative way
verb
emphatic
expressed with forceful speech
adj
facetious
playfully humerous
adj
frank
open and sincere in expression; straightforward
adj
fulminate
to denounce loudly and forcefully; to explode
verb
garrulous
excessively, tiresomely talkaive
adj
laconic
using few words; not talkative
adj
lament
to express grief; to mourn or to regret
verb
pegorative
describing words or phrases intended to belittle others
adj
rapport
a relationship of mutual trust and affinity
noun
repartee
a swift and witty reply; a conversion characterized by swift and witty replies
noun
tacit
implied but not expressed; unspoken
adj
trite
unoriginal;overused
adj
wry
dryly humorous, often with a touch of irony
adj
biased
prejudiced
adj
cantankerous
grumpy; disagreeable
adj
caustic
biting and sarcastic
adj
contumacious
disobedient, rebellious
adj
dilitory
frequently late; extremely slow at work, causing delays
adj
disdain
contempt, disrepect
noun
duplicitous
habitually deceptive; lying
adj
fastidious
possessing careful attention to detail; difficult to please
adj
glower
to look or stare angrily or sullenly
verb
haughty
scornfully and condescendingly proud
adj
imperious
arrogantly domineering, overbearing
adj
indolent
habitually lazy or inactive
adj
ingrate
an ungrateful person
noun
insipid
uninteresting; unchallenging; dull and tasteless
adj
insolent
insulting in manner or speech ; rude
adj
irascible
easily angered
adj
malevolent
mean; having or exhibiting ill will; wising harm to others; malicious
adj
malice
extreme ill will or spite
noun
obdurate
extremely stubborn
adj
obstinate
stubborn, especially in holding an attitude, opinion, or course of action
adj
parsimonious
excessively cheap
adj
repugnant
causing disgust or hatred; repulsive
adj
unpalatable
not plesant; unpleasing
adj
annihilate
to destroy completely
verb
clandestine
secretive, ususally with regard to concealing an illegal or unethical action
adj
conflagration
a widespread fire
noun
enmity
deep hatredoften mutually felt by two or more people or groupe
noun
feral
savage, fierce, untamed; like a wild animal
adj
furtive
sneaky, stealthy
adj
impede
to slow the progress of
verb
intrepid
courageous; fearless
adj
pacify
to calm someone down; to soothe
verb
pugnacious
combative; eager and enthusiastic to fight
adj
ruse
a crafty, often underhanded trick
noun
strategem
a clever trick used to decieve or outwit
noun
surreptitious
done by secretive means
adj
thwart
to prevent the occurence of
verb
timorous
shy; timid; fearful
adj
vilify
to make vicious statements about
verb
wily
cunning
adj
arbiter
a person who decides disputed issues
noun
disingenuous
not straightforward; lacking in sincerity; pretending to know less than one actually does
adj
egregious
outrageously bad; clearly wrong or illegal
adj
exculpate
to free from guilt or blame
verb
fabricate
to concoct in order to deceive
verb
heinous
hatefully evil
adj
incorrigible
unable to be reformed; difficult to control;
adj
jurisprudence
the philosophy or sciece if law; a system of laws
noun
libel
to lie maliciously in print about someone
verb or noun
litigious
prone to filing unnesscesary lawsuits
adj
notorious
wildly and unfavorably known; infamous
adj
plausible
credible; appearing to be true
adj
slander
false charges and malicious statements about someone or to make false charges against someone
noun or verb
unfetter
set free of restrictions or bonds
verb
vindicate
free from blame
verb