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acerbic
adjective

having a sour or bitter taste or character
amalgamate
verb

to combine several elements into a whole
amenable
adjective

agreeable; responsive to suggestion
bolster
verb

to provide support or reinforcement
bombast
noun

self-important or pompous writing or speech
bombastic
adjective

pompous; grandiloquent
credulous
adjective

tending to believe too readily; gullible
diatribe
noun

a harsh denunciation
fawn
verb

to flatter or praise excessively
fervent
adjective

greatly emotional or zealous
flout
verb

to demonstrate contempt for, as in a rule or convention
fortuitous
adjective

happening by fortunate accident of chance
garrulous
adjective

pointlessly talkative, talking too much
germane
adjective

relevant to the subject at hand; appropriate in subject matter
glib
adjective

marked by ease or informality; nonchalant; lacking in depth; superficial