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incipient
beginning to exist or appear
ubiquitous
being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent
bellicose
warlike in manner or temperament; pugnacious
indefatigable
incapable or seemingly incapable of being fatigued; tireless
torpor
a state of mental or physical inactivity or insensibility
scrupulously
conscientiously and exactly; painstakingly
ornery
having an irritable disposition; cantankerous
vicariously
indirectly, as, by, or through a substitute
immutable
not able to be changed
affront
(v) to insult intentionally, especially openly (n) a deliberate offense; insult
pittance
a meager monetary allowance, wage, or remuneration
rueful
expressing sorrow
depraved
morally corrupt; perverted
magnanimously
generous in forgiving; eschewing resentment or revenge; unselfish
inexorable
not capable of being persuaded by entreaty; relentless
erudite
having or showing profound knowledge
disparaging
to speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way; belittle
litany
any long and tedious address or recital
cantankerous
ill-tempered and quarrelsome; disagreeable
ribald
characterized by or indulging in vulgar, lewd humor
acumen
quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgment or insight
opulence
wealth; affluence
obsequious
full of or exhibiting servile compliance; fawning
geniality
the quality of being genial; sympathetic cheerfulness; warmth of disposition and manners
ingratiating
pleasing; agreeable; calculated to please or win favor
intransigent
refusing to moderate a position, especially an extreme position; uncompromising
obliquely
not directly; indirectly
conjecture
inference or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork
deplore
to feel or express strong disapproval of; condemn; to express sorrow or grief over
plaintively
expressive of sorrow or melancholy; mournful; sad
intrepid
resolutely courageous; fearless.
inscrutable
difficult to fathom or understand; impenetrable
pervasive
having the quality or tendency to pervade or permeate; spread throughout
wry
dryly humorous, often with a touch of irony
rectitude
moral uprightness; righteousness
insidious
working or spreading harmfully in a subtle or stealthy manner