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Privy
made a participant in knowledge of something private or secret
Levity
lightness of manner or speech, espexially when inappropriate
Epigram
a concise, clever, often paradoxical statment
Supercilious
feeling or showing haughty disdain (proud)
Languidly
lacking energy or vitality; weak
extemporizing
to do or perform (something) without prior preparation or practice
peremptory
offensvely self-assured; dictatorial
ectoplasm
an immaterial or etheral substance
hauteur
overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
strident
loud, harsh, grating, or shrill; discordant
prodigality
extravagant wastefullness
contemptuous
manifesting of feeling contempt; scornful
impetuously
characterized by sudden and forceful energy or emotion; impulsive and passionate
corpulent
excessively fat
echolalia
the immediate and involuntary repetition of words or phrases just spoken by others, often a symptom of autism or some types of schizophrenia
denizen
an inhabitant; a resident
punctilious
precise; scrupulous