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Raillery
good-humored ridicule
Staid
fixed, settled, or permanent.
Bilious
extremely unpleasant or distasteful
mendacity
an instance of lying; falsehood
Petulance
Unreasonably irritable or ill-tempered
Genteel
well-bred or refined; polite; elegant; stylish
Peremptory
leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal
Deprecate
to express earnest disapproval of
Elocution
a person's manner of speaking or reading aloud in public
Remonstrance
a protest
Dogmatic
asserting opinions in a doctrinaire or arrogant manner
Diffident
lacking confidence in one's own ability, worth, or fitness; timid; shy
Extricate
to free or release from entanglement; disengage: to extricate someone from a dangerous situation
Imprecate
to invoke or call down (evil or curses), as upon a person
Magnanimous
generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty resentfulness or vindictiveness: to be magnanimous toward one's enemies.