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alacrity
willingness
bucolic
pastoral
inchoate
not fully formed
veracity
honesty
polemical
contraversial
truculent
fierce / eager to fight
erudite
scholarly
trenchant
sharply perceptive
solicitious
eager
impecenious
broke (no money)
probity
attendence to high principles
credulous
gullible
salubrious
good for you
opprobrium
contempt
variegated
multicoloured
quiescence
stillness
flout
show contempt for
fulminate
loudly denounce
prodigal
extravagantly wasteful
exculpate
clear of blame (remove culpability)
pith
core
iconoclast
against dogma (for some reason makes me think of andy warhol)
diatribe
vehement verbal attack
quotidian
pedestrian / commonplace
phlegmatic
calm / sluggish
dilletante
person with superficial knowledge of an area
inveigle
obtain by deception
vitoperate
use harsh language against
nascent
developing
acerbic
sour / bitter
penurious
cheap
incipient
developing
demur
to take exception to
contrite
penitent
aver
state as fact
intractable
not easily managed
insipid
bland
specious
misleading
dissemble
conceal
refulgent
brilliant
bombastic
pompous
quixotic
foolishly impractical
exigent
urgent
halcyon
calm / peaceful
penury
poverty
obsequious
fawning
mendacity
dishonesty
dearth
lack
infelicitious
unfortunate
perspicacious
acute
recondite
hidden
recalcitrant
difficult to manage
redoubtable
awe inspiring
laconic
terse
profligate
wasteful
disabuse
make right
extemporaneous
improvised
evanescent
vapor like
approbation
approval
paean
hymn, song of thanksgiving
urbane
refined
prosaic
dull
querelous
complaining
ingenuous
artless
tout
publicly praise
garrulous
talkative
facetious
unduly jolly
lagubrious
unduly sorrowful
cogent
convincing
pernicious
harmful
irascible
easily angered
obviate
anticipate and make unnecessary
alacrity
willingness
capricious
inclined to change one's mind impulsively
contentious
argumentative
contrite
penitent
disparate
distinct
evanescent
vapor like / disappearing
filibuster
intentional obstruction, especially through speach making
hegemony
consistent dominance of one thing over another
nebulous
cloudy, lacking defined form
odious
evoking aversion
polemical
contraversial
sedulous
hardworking
tenacity
adherence to something valued