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Difficult to understand
abstruse
arcane
enigmatic
esoteric
inscrutable
obscure
opaque
rarefied
recondite
turbid
Debauchery
bacchanalian
carousal
depraved
dissipated
iniquity
libertine
libidinous
licentious
reprobate
ribald
salacious
sordid
turpitude
Smart/Learned
astute
canny
erudite
perspicacious
Changing quickly
capricious
mercurial
volatile
Criticize
aspersion
belittle
berate
calumny
castigate
chastise
decry
defamation
deride/derisive
diatribe
disparage
excoriate
gainsay
harangue
impugn
inveigh
lambaste
obloquy
objurgate
opprobrium
oppugn
pillory
rebuke
remonstrate
reprehend
reprove
revile
vituperate
Praise
accolade
aggrandize
encomium
eulogize
extol
laud/laudatory
venerate/veneration
Withdrawal/retreat
abeyance
abjure
abnegation
abortive
abrogate
decamp
demur
recant
recidivism
remission
renege
rescind
retrograde
Truth
candor/candid
fealty
frankness
indisputable
indubitable
legitimate
probity
sincere
veracious/verify
Biting (as in wit/temperament)
acerbic
acidulous
acrimonious
asperity
caustic
mordant
mordacious
trenchant
Weaken
adulterate
enervate
inhibit
obviate
stultify
undermine
vitiate
Harmful
baleful
baneful
deleterious
inimical
injurious
insidious
minatory
perfidious
pernicious
Timid
craven
diffident
pusillanimous
recreant
timorous
trepidation
Stubborn
implacable
inexorable
intractable
intransigent
obdurate
obstinate
pertinacious
recalcitrant
refractory
renitent
untoward
Beginning/young
acolyte
burgeoning
callow
engender
inchoate
incipient
nascent
neophyte
novice
proselyte
tyro
Overblown/wordy
bombastic
circumlocution
garrulous
grandiloquent
loquacious
periphrastic
prolix
turgid
verbose
Hostile
antithetic
churlish
curmudgeon
irascible
malevolent
misanthropic
truculent
vindictive
Boring
banal
clich'ed
fatuous
hackneyed
insipid
mundane
pedestrian
platitude
prosaic
quotidian
trite
Terse
compendious
curt
laconic
pithy
succinct
taciturn
Inexperienced
credulous
gullible
naive
ingenuous
novitiate
tyro
Assist
abet
advocate
ancillary
bolster
corroborate
countenance
espouse
mainstay
munificent
proponent
stalwart
sustenance
Greedy
avaricious
covetous
mercenary
miserly
penurious
venal
Satisfy
ameliorate
appease
assuage
defer
mitigate
mollify
pacify
placate
propitiate
satiate
slake
False
apocryphal
dissemble
duplicity
equivocate
equivocation
erroneous
ersatz
fallacious
guile
mendacious
mendacity
prevaricate
prevarication
specious
spurious
Annoy
aggravate
irk
irritate
perturb
vex
Foul
festering
fetid
fulsome
invidious
noisome