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Inimical
hostile, unfriendly
Innocuous
harmless
Insipid
lacking interest or favor
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; extremely generous or extravagant
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
Meticuous
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
Paradox
a contradiction or dilemma
Paragon
model of excellence or perfection
Pedant
someone who shows off learning
Perfidious
willing to betray one's trust
Perfunctory
done in a routine way; indifferent
Permeate
to penetrate
Philanthropy
charity; a desire or effort to promote goodness
Placate
to soothe or pacify
Plastic
able to be molded, altered, or bend
Plethora
excess