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ACERBIC
having a sour or bitter taste or character, mood or tone
adj
HIs acerbic humor delighted some people and offended others

The lemon has an acerbic taste
amalgamate
verb
to combine several elemnts into a whole. Unite
To form into an integrated whole
The almagate of ingredients forms a cake
amenable
adj
agreeable;responsive to suggestion. Responsible;accountable
He is amenable to the proposal.
bolster
to provide support or reinforcement verb
The police will bolster the crowd.
bombast
noun
self-important or pompous writing or speech
BOMBASTIC
POUMPOUS
adj
He has a really bombastic attitude.
credulous
tending to beleive too radjeadily. gullible
diatribe
noun
a harsh denunciation bitter abusve
denunciation
a public condemnation
fawn
to flatter or praise excessively
verb
Fawning on the boss (lick the boots of.
garrulous
adj
pointlessly talkative; talking too much
a garrulous old man
fervent
adj
greatly emotional or zealous
passionate intense emotional
Antonyms apathetic, cold unemotional
The mayor was very fervent with the speech
flout
verb
to demonstrate contempt for as in a rule or convention;defy ridicule
TO flout the rules.


Antonyms: obey;abserve
fortuitous
adj
happening by chance or fortunate accident. random unintentional
It was fortuitous that she won the lottery
germane
adj
relative to the subject at hand. pertinent, connected related
Her topic is very germane to this subject.