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obstreperous
noisy, loud
contumacious
rebellious
mettlesome
high spirited, courageous
cadge
to beg, to get by begging
pith
heart of the matter, basic trait, strenght
supine
to lay on ones back, passive
remonstrate
to protest, to object
inveigh
to attack verbally, denounce
precepts
rules
impute
to attribute to a cause or source
bucolic
relating to the peaceful country life
sardonic
cynical
thrum
to make a continuous humming noise
vanquish
defeat thoroughly
caveat
a warning or proviso
sojourn
a temporary stay
nihilism
rejection of all religion/moral principals
palindrome
backwards and forwards is spelled the same
nexus
a connection/ series of connections
nefarious
wicked
acriminous
angry or bitter
diva
female singer
xenophobia
fear of people from other countries
nefarious
wicked
acriminous
angry or bitter
placate
to make someone less angry
catharsis
providing psychological relief through art usually
anachronism
a thing belonging in an innaprpriate time period
melancholy
long lasting depression
pontificate
expresses ones feelings annoyingly
reticent
not revealing ones thoughts or feelings readily
blemish
a spot that spoils the appearance
stupor
a state of near unconciousness