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ingenuous
showing innocence or childlike simplicity
inimical
hostile, unfriendly
insipid
lacking interest or flavor
intransigent
uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled
irascible
easily made angry
laconic
using few words
malinger
to evade responsibility by pretending to be ill
mollify
to calm or make less severe
obsequious
overly submissive and eager to please
obviate
to prevent, to make unnecessary
occlude
to stop up; to prevent the passage of
onerous
troublesome and oppressive; burdensome
opprobrium
public disgrace
ostentation
excessive showiness
paragon
model of excellence or perfection
pendant
someone who shows off learning
perfidious
willing to betray one's trust
perfunctory
done in a routine way; indifferent
precipitate
to throw violently or bring about abruptly; without diliberating
prevaricate
to lie or deviate from truth
prodigal
lavish, wasteful
propitiate
to conciliate; to appease
quiescent
motionless
rarefy
to make thinner or sparser
repudiate
to reject the validity of
specious
deceptively attractive; seemingly attractive, but not
stolid
unemotional; lacking sensitivity
sublime
lofty or grand
tacit
done without using words
taciturn
silent, not talkative
torpor
extreme mental and physical sluggishness