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(adj.) Courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
affable
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or intensify; to make appear greater
aggrandize
(adj.) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type or character; without organization, unity, or cohesion
amorphous
(n.) that which surrounds (as an atmosphere); a distinctive air or personal quality
aura
(n.) illegal traffic, smuggled goods; (adj.) illegal, prohibited
contraband
(adj.) scholarly, learned, bookish, pedantic
erudite
(adj.) thin, light, delicate, insubstantial; (n.) a very thin, light cloth
gossamer
(v.) to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought; to hint, suggest, imply
infer
(adj.) incapable of being understood; impossible to see through physically
inscrutable
(adj.) relating to, characteristif of, or situated on an island; narrow or isolated in outlook or experience
insular
(adj.) incapable of being changed or called back
irrevocable
(n.) a natural inclination or predilection toward
propensity
(adj.) peevish, complaining, fretful
querulous
(v.) to argue or plead with someone against something, protest against, object to
remonstrate
(v.) to disown, reject, or deny the validity of
repudiate
(adj.) able to return to an original shape or form; able to recover quickly
resilient
(v.) to re-echo, resound; to reflect or bo reflected repeatedly
reverberate
(adj.) coarsely abusive, vulgar or low (especially in language), foul-mouthed
scurrilous
(adj.) persistent, showing industry and determination
sedulous
(adj.) think or flimsy in texture; cheap; shoddy or inferior in quality or character; ethically low, mean or disreputable
sleazy