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frugality
a tendency to be thrifty or cheap
garrulous
tending to talk a lot
gregarious
outgoing, sociable
guile
deceit or trickery
gullible
easily deceived
homogenous
of a similar kind
iconoclast
one who opposes established beliefs, customs, and institutions
imperturbable
not capable of being disturbed
impervious
impossible to penetrate; incapable of being affected
impetuous
quick to act without thinking
implacable
unable to be calmed down or made peaceful
inchoate
not fully formed; disorganized
ingenuous
showing innocence or childlike simplicity
inimical
hostile, unfriendly
innocuous
harmless
insipid
lacking interest or flavor
intransigent
uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled
inundate
to overwhelm; to cover with water
irascible
easily made angry
laconic
using few words
lament
to express sorrow; to grieve
laud
to give praise; to glorify
lavish
to give unsparingly (v.); extremely generous or extravagant (adj.)
lethargic
acting in an indifferent or slow, sluggish manner
loquacious
talkative
lucid
clear and easily understood
luminous
bright, brilliant, glowing
malinger
to evade responsibility by pretending to be ill
malleable
capable of being shaped
metaphor
a figure of speech comparing two different things; a symbol
meticulous
extremely careful about details
misanthrope
a person who dislikes others
mitigate
to soften; to lessen
mollify
to calm or make less severe
monotony
lack of variation
naive
lacking sophistication or experience
obdurate
hardened in feeling; resistant to persuasion
obsequious
overly submissive and eager to please
obstinate
stubborn, unyielding
obviate
to prevent; to make unnecessary
occlude
to stop up; to prevent the passage of
onerous
troublesome and oppressive; burdensome
opaque
impossible to see through; preventing the passage of light
opprobrium
public disgrace
ostentation
excessive showiness