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abstruse
hard to understand
aesthetic
having to do with the apprecisation of beauty
alleviate
to ease a pain or burden
ambiguous
open to more then one interpetation
ambivalent
simultaneously feeling oppopsing feelings, love and hate
amenable
responsive; agreeable
amiable
good natured; likeable
ample
large amount of something
arid
dry; rainless climate
assiduous
hard working
asylum
a place of retreat or security
benevolent
kind; generous
benign
kind and gentle
baised
prejudice
brittle
easily broken with pressure
brusque
rudely abrupt manner
camaraderie
good will between friends
cantankerous
grumpy; disagreeable
capricious
impulsive and unpredictable
catalog
make into a list
caustic
sarcastic or witty
convolted
intricate; complex
decorous
proper; marked by good taste
diligent
marked by painstaking effort; hard working
disdain
to regard or treat with contempt; to look down on
dubious
doubtful; unlikly authenticity
effusive
describing unrestrained emotional expression
emulate
to try to equal; make copy of
fabricated
made; made in order to decieve
garrulous
given to excessive; rambling talk
gregarious
enjoying the company of others; sociable
haughty
condescendingly proud
impetuous
sudden energy or emotion
inconsequential
unimportant
insightful
perceptive
intuitive
knowing or perceiving quickly and readily
liquid
flowing readily
milk
to draw or extract profit or advantage from
nocturnal
occuring in the night
obscure
relativly unknown; to conceal
obstentatious
describing a showy or pretentious display
parody
to make a comic act of
pervasive
having the tendency to be everywhere at the same time
plagerism
passing off one's ideas as your own
prophetic
foretelling or predicting future events
spurious
not genuine; false
suppressed
subdued; kept from being circulated
surreptitious
done by secretive means
thwart
to prevent the occurance of
timorous
shy; timid
optimism
good side; glass half full
pessimism
neg. side; half empty
transitory
transient
evanescent
ephemeral
short lived life
rational
factual; provable
subjective
feelings, opinions, attitudes
objective
impartial, factual, based on eveidence