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rancorous
characterized by bitter, long-lasting resentment
sedulous
diligent; persistent; hard-working
dissemble
to disguise or conceal; to mislead
erudite
very learned; scholarly
flout
to demonstrate contempt for, as in a rule or convention
disabuse
to undeceive; to set right
vituperate
to use harsh condemnatory language; to abuse or censure severely or abusively; berate
germane
relevant to the subject at hand; appropriate in subject manner
tacit
implied; not explicitly stated
probity
adherence to highest principles; uprightness
insipid
without taste or flavor; lacking in spirit; bland
aver
to state as a fact; to confirm or support
alacrity
eager and enthusiastic willingness
refulgent
radiant; shiny; brilliant
obviate
to anticipate and make unnecessary
extemporaneous
improvised; done without preparation
impassive
revealing no emotion
supplant
to take the place of; supercede
infelicitous
unfortunate; inappropriate
superfluous
exceeding what is sufficient or necessary
specious
seeming true, but actually being fallacious; misleadingly attractive
derision
scorn, ridicule, contemptuous treatment
platitude
a superficial remark, especially one offered as meaningful
salubrious
promoting health or well-being
penury
poverty; destitution
obdurate
unyielding; hardhearted; intractable
pernurious
penny-pinching; excessively thrifty; ungenerous
endemic
characteristic of or often found in a particular locality, region or people
pedagogy
the art or profession of training, teaching or instructing
intransigent
refusing to compromise