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Rakish
-Adj
-lacking restraint; marked by indulgence in things
Reciprocal
-Adj
-shared, felt, or shown by both sides
Languid
-weak from exhaustion
-characterized by a lack of energy or spirit
Obtrusive
-Adj
-forward in manner or conduct
-intrusive
Convivial
-Adj
-relating to or fond of feasting, drinking, and good company
Hubris
-Noun
-exaggerated pride or self-confidence
Incipient
-beginning to come into being or to become apparent
-beginning stages
Invidious
-Showing or feeling envy
Indelicate
Improper, verging on the indecent
-Coarse
-Tactless
Idiosyncrasy
-An individulizing characteristic quality
Limpid
-Clear and simple in style
Gumption
-Common Sense
Foible
-A personal weakness or failing
Rectitude
-Noun
-Great integrity, more uprising
Staid
-Adj
-Marked by self-restraint
-Sober and serious
Suffuse
-Verb
-to spread over or through
Stanch
-Verb
-to stop the flowing of
Fathom
-to grasp and come to understand
divulge
-to make public
-to proclaim
Sentinel
-noun
-a gaurd, watchman
prominent
-adj
-standing out, important
docile
-adj
easily led or managed
dogmatic
-relating to a positiveness in assertion of opinion especially when arrogant
emulate
-to strive to equal or excell another
-imitate
eclectic
-compsosed of elements drawn from various sources
-adj
gingerly
-adj
-very cautiously or carefully
effervescent
-adj
-lively or exhilarated
divergent
-adj
-moving in different directions from a common point
-differing in opinion
Magnate
-noun
-a person of great influence in a particular field
tenet
-noun
-an idea or belief
usurp
-verb
-to seize power by force
lampoon
-noun
-sharp satire
-hunor, irony, or sarcasm, usually directed against an individual
jargon
-noun
-words used by people in a particular field of work
specious
-adi
-having a false look or truth
paragon
-a model of ecellence or perfection
equanimity
-noun
-evenness of mind, especially under stress
Lofty
-adj
-having great height or a proud, arrogant manner
sanction
-noun
-a forceful, manipulate measure designed to make a person/s obey
Tumultuous
-adj
-characterized by noisy uproar
Demystify
-Verb
-To eliminate the confusion of