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pompous

POM pus
exaggerated show of self importance

It is very pompous of him to believe that he should always go first.
ostentatious, pretentious
florid

FLOR id
flowery, flushed with color

His face became florid with anger.
enigmatic

en ig MAT ik
mysterious, puzzling

The disappearance of the dog is an enigma.
opposite of clear
vivid

VIV id
bright, distinct, and clear

I have vivid dreams.
graphic
dawdle

DOD ul
to waste time, to spend time idly, to move in a lackadaisical manner

Do not dawdle over your work.
procrastinate
ardent

AR dunt
expressing strong feelings, impassioned

He was ardent in his support of civil rights.
passionate
fatuous

Fach oo us
foolish, silly in an obvious way

The woman was fatuous to think that she need 3000 pairs of shoes.
silly
atrophy

AT row fee
to waste away, to wither

His hunger strike caused his body to atrophy.
opposite of to grow
gluttonous

GLUT us nus
greedy for food and drink

I am so gluttonous that I have difficulty dieting.
voracious, ravenous
enmity

EN muh tee
absolutely hatred

I have a lot of enmity for people; who sell drugs to children.
hostility, animosity
furrow

FUR ow
to make wrinkles or grooves

The mans furrowed brow showed his concern.
imperturbable

im put TUR buh bul
marked by extreme calm, impassivity

Before the accident he seemed imperturbable, but now he is nervous.
nonchalant, composed
ferocity

fuh ROS eh tee
savagery

A tiger is an animal known for his ferocity.
opposite of mildness
obdurate


OB doo rit
extremely stubborn, unwilling to accept advice

She was obdurate in her refusal to listen to our concerns about he eating habits.
inflexible
propriety

pruh PRY eh tee
correct conduct

Those who attend the club meetings should conduct themselves with propriety
converge

kun VURJ
to come together in a single point or focus
dilapidated

di LAP uh da tid
in poor condition
dilatory

DIL uh tor ee
causing delay
disconsolately

dis KON suh lit lee
in a downcast or cheerless manner
inebriated

i NEE gree a tid
drunk
exuberant

ig ZOO ber unt
enthusiastic
chagrin
shuh grin
to distress by disappointment or humiliation
belligerent

buh LIH uh unt
likely to argue or fight