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querulous
complaining, full of complaints
whimsical
erratic or unpredictable in behavior
gratify
to satisfy, indulge, pleasure
ambiguous
open to or having several possible meanings of interpretations
sagacious
having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical sense, shrewd
virtuoso
a person who has special knowledge or skill in a field
ephemeral
lasting a very short time, fleeting
plethora
overabundance, excessive
goad
a stick with a pointed and electrically charged end used for driving cattle or oxen
pique
to excite or arouse
ilk
family, class or kind
palpable
obvious or evident
corroborate
to make certain or confirm
antipathy
a strong feeling of repugnance
visceral
pertaining to the soft internal organs of the body, especially those contained within the abdominal and thoracic cavities.
recount
to count again, to narrate the events of a story, or an additional count
intrepid
resolutely fearless or courageous
imprudent
not having or showing good sense, unwise
delusion
a false belief or opinion
savvy
well informed and perceptive, shrewd
artisan
a person skilled in an applied art; a craftsperson
scrupulous
characterized by extreme care and great effort
laud
to praise or extol, or a song or hymn of praise
obdurate
unmoved by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings; stubborn
acrid
sharp or biting to the taste or smell
arid
lacking moisture, or lacking interest or feeling
egregious
extraordinary in some bad way; glaring; flagrant
lament
to feel or express sorrow or regret for
probity
integrity and uprightness; honesty
pervade
to become spread throughout all parts of
rigor
strictness or severity
ominous
threatening or menacing
indigent
needy or poor
indifferent
not caring
shrewd
keen; piercing
clandestine
kept or done in secret
emaciated
To make or become extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation
venerate
To regard with respect
nefarious
extremely wicked or villainous
hegemony
leadership; predominance
exonerate
To free from a responsibility or blame
impervious
impenetrable
novel
of a new kind; different from anything seen or known before
zealous
enthusiastic
discourse
conversation or talk