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Chary
wary, cautious
chicanery
trickery, subterfuge
cogent
convincing
prevaricate
to avoid truth
probity
adherence to highest principles
profligate
wasteful
proclivity
natural predisposition
odius
evoking aversion
opprobrium
disgrace, scorn
ostentatious
pretentiousness
paean
song, hymn of praise & thanks
demur
to question, oppose
derision
scornful treatment
diatribe
harsh denunciation
dilettante
amarteurish interest
pedantic
parading of learning
excessive attention to formality
penurious
miser
perfidy
treachery
perspicacious
acutely perceptive
assuage
to ease, pacify
ameliorate
to make better, tolerable
approbation
approval, praise
assuage
ease, pacify
accolade
expression of praise
quaff
drink deeply
quiescence
tranquility, peace
quixotic
foolishly impractical
quotidian
occuring daily, commonplace
exigent
urgent
extemporaneous
improvised
fulminate
loudly attack, denounce
furtive
covert, stealthy
garrulous
talkative
germane
relevant to teh subject at hand
glib
marked by informality, superficial
hackneyed
rendered commonplace by frequent usage
halcyon
calm, peaceful
harangue
pompous speech or tirade
castigate
severe criticism or punishment
malinger
fake illness especially to avoid work
aggrandize
increase in intensity or size
alacrity
eager and enthusiastic, willingness