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acerbic
having a sour or bitter taste or character
amenable
agreeable
bombast
self important writing or speech
bombastic
pompous
credulous
gullible
diatribe
a harsh denunciation
flout
demonstrate contempt
fortuitous
happening by fortunate accident or chance
garrulous
pointlessly talkative
germane
appropriate in subject matter
glib
nonchalant
halcyon
calm and peaceful
hubris
pride
imminent
about to happen
imperturbable
extreme calm
impetuous
hastily or rashly energetic
implacable
not capalbe of being appeased
intrepid
steadfast and courageous
laconic
using few words
maverick
independent individual
mendacity
untruthful
mercurial
characterized by rapid and unpredictable change in mood
mollify
calm or soothe
obdurate
unyielding
obfuscate
deliberately obscure
obsequious
exihibiting fawning attentiveness
obstinate
stubborn
opprobrium
disgrace
ostentacious
pretentious
pedantic
excessive attention to minutiae and formal rules
pervade
permeate throughout
phlegmatic
calm, sluggish, unemotional
polemical
controversial
pragmatic
practical rather then idealistic
rancorous
characterized by bitter, long lasting resentment
rhetoric
the art or study of effective use of language for communication and persuasion
salubrious
promoting health or well being
sedulous
dilligent
solvent
able to meet financial obligations
soporific
causing drowsiness